Tag: Qualcomm

Full disk encryption on Qualcomm-powered Android devices not so secure after all

While Google can take pride in the flexibility and adaptability of the Android mobile platform, as well as it being open source and all...

Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 and 600 series being prepped for Google Tango

Qualcomm is getting ready to dance the Google Tango as it prepares for its next Snapdragon series. The top chipmaker just announced that it...

LeEco could be the first to launch a Snapdragon 823 phone

The Snapdragon 820 is presently the fastest processor from Qualcomm. It has powered some of the best smartphones in the market today like the...

Qualcomm announces Snapdragon Wear 1100 chipset for targeted purposes

Back in February, Qualcomm introduced the Snapdragon Wear 2100 to replace the Snapdragon 400. The latter was the more common chip used in smartwatches...

Quick Charge 3.0, USB Power Delivery can co-work over USB Type-C on the LG...

It's public knowledge that the LG G5 already comes with a USB Type C and Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 technology. That's an interesting combination...

Critical Android vulnerability allows hack of Qualcomm-powered devices

A critical vulnerability in Android has been made public, and it specifically points to devices that are powered by Qualcomm chipsets. If you realize...

Qualcomm outs SDK for Zeroth, deep-learning AI for mobile devices

Qualcomm may have the dragon’s grip (pun intended) on the chipset market, but it certainly wants more of its elements installed into your device....

Xiaomi plans to enter chipset market, will challenge Qualcomm and Samsung

There are only a few brand names, if any at all, more popular than Qualcomm when it comes to the mobile chipset and application...

Qualcomm clarifies Quick Charge vs. USB Type-C issue

If you’ve been paying attention to Android news, there has been this issue going around that Qualcomm’s proprietary Quick Charge standard is actually “not...

Qualcomm updates list of Quick Charge 3.0 compatible devices

Gone are the days when you need to wait for 5 to 6 hours before your mobile phone's battery reaches 100% charge. Some phones...

Qualcomm jumps on the VR bandwagon, announces VR software SDK

While there is no doubt that virtual reality (VR) is a technology on the rise, there is also the fact that it is restricted...

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 820 top of the pile in AnTuTu’s Q1 performance list

The 2016 Q1 numbers are out from benchmark outfit AnTuTu – that is, a simple aggregation and averaging of benchmark numbers from different mobile...