Qualcomm Snapdragon 805-powered developer tablet detailed

It was back in November of 2013 when we learned the Snapdragon 805 "Ultra UD" processor would be heading to devices in 2014. Well, it looks like the first of these devices will be arriving in April. But before anyone gets super excited here -- this first device is going to be one aimed at developers. We've seen similar reference tablets from Qualcomm in the past, and this time around we are seeing the Snapdragon 805 Mobile Development Platform Tablet (MDP/T).

Dolby Atmos surround sound coming to mobile devices soon

Proving that they're still kings of sound, Dolby has promised to bring its brand new Atmos sound technology to smartphones and tablets as early as the end of this year. Soon mobile device users will be able enjoy the same surround sound feeling without having to leave the comfort of wherever they currently are.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 and 801 variants demystified

When it comes to hardware, reality is far more complicated than what we see in spec sheets and promotional materials. Processors in particular, even with the same brand or model, seem to have different speeds floating around. Fortunately, AnandTech dived into the nitty gritty of Qualcomm's Snapdragon chips to give us an overview of what the differences between all those variants mean.

Qualcomm’s new CEO is uniquely qualified to lead company forward

Qualcomm, already the leader in mobile chipset implementation, has a new CEO. A family business since being founded in part by Dr. Irwin Jacobs 28 years ago, Steve Mollenkopf has been with the company for most of that — 20 years. He has held many titles in his tenure, and will be the first guy without the last name Jacobs to hold the title of CEO. [caption id="attachment_175217" align="alignnone" width="600"] Steve Mollenkopf, right, shakes hands with Paul E Jacobs[/caption]