Qualcomm shareholders, because the company delivered the financial results for its fiscal Q1 2013 today, and things are looking pretty good across the board. GAAP revenue came in at $6.09 billion, which is up 29% year-over-year and 24% over the previous quarter. Of that $6.09 billion, Qualcomm got to keep $1.91 billion, with net profits up 36% year-over-year and a whopping 50% sequentially.
LG plans to introduce their next-gen Optimus G2 in the fall. It's being reported that their new model will arrive right around the 1 year anniversary for the original. Previous reports had many thinking LG would announce the phone last week at CES, but now late February for Mobile World Congress will probably be the stage at which the device is unveiled.
Qualcomm have outlined and detailed their attack on the mobile processor market for 2013. With their highly popular quad-core Snapdragon S4 Pro being the king of the latter half of 2012, they're back with two brand new and improved quad-core Snapdragon's for 2013. With improvements to all areas from speed to battery life, read on for the full details.
Qualcomm's Snapdragon S4 line of processors has proven to be incredibly popular, so it isn't much of a surprise that the company has added two new CPUs to the Snapdragon S4 family. Announced today, the MSM8226 and the MSM8626 are bound for China, and offer a number of features that we have a feeling manufacturers will pay attention to. Those manufacturers will have a little bit of a wait ahead of them, though, as these new processors aren't scheduled to launch until Q2 2013.
DROID DNA, and it shows. This Verizon exclusive enters a new space for smartphones here in the US. That space being full 1080p HD right in the palm of your hand. That isn't all either, they've also added a top-tier quad-core processor and the latest version of Android all to this new flagship smartphone. Can the 5-inch 1080p HD HTC DROID DNA deliver? Read on to find out.
Qualcomm have posted some annual and quarterly earning reports that were quite impressive. Not only did they release their Q4 financial results, but also their entire 2012 fiscal year -- which is up 28% year-over-year actually. Head on past the break for more details on Qualcomm's earnings, and how smartphone and Snapdragon sales have them staying at the top.
Nexus 4, a device manufactured by LG with software pure vanilla Android - a collaboration creating yet another true member of the Nexus family. This device is made to bring on the next version of Android, that being 4.2 Jelly Bean (the second iteration of the software still code-named Jelly Bean) complete with the updates you see in our full update guide. The body of this device rather similar to that of the LG Optimus G, complete with the same display, camera technology, and quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro 1.5Ghz processor under the hood.
LG are reaching towards the high end with their latest smartphone. That being their new flagship LG Optimus G powerhouse. When you think of top-tier specs or a dream smartphone, the LG has almost everything you'd like. With an HD screen, quad-core processor, 4G LTE (sort of) and awesome hardware can this smartphone do it all and earn your hard earned cash. Read on to find out what we thought of the Optimus G.
CES have announced who will give the keynote address during 2013's show, and it may surprise you to find out that it's Qualcomm CEO Paul Jacobs. Okay, it might not be that surprising considering that Jacobs also gave the keynote address at the 2012 and 2010 shows, but with Microsoft giving up its keynote spot, many thought that the CES people would choose a more well-known company. That's not to say that Qualcomm isn't well-known among technophiles like all of us, but for the mainstream crowd, Qualcomm isn't the first name that comes to mind when the word "technology" is mentioned.
LG Optimus G quad-core 4G LTE powerhouse. We have it here to quickly unbox and get our hands all over once again. LG announced this device last month in Korea, and it will be arriving soon for multiple carriers here in the US. Lets take a look at the Now Network version below.