What, is it time for surprises, already? Qualcomm has been pushing for the 4K standard for a few months now. Since last November in fact, when it unveiled the Snapdragon 800 processor capable of handling Ultra HD 4K resolution video. An equally interesting variant is the Snapdragon 805 processor for tablets that can...

Qualcomm has never been a stranger to either Nokia or Microsoft. The Finnish telecom titan has deployed the Snapdragon chipsets in its Lumia handsets since the advent of Windows Phone. And now with the Microsoft finalizing the takeover of Nokia’s device and services unit, the collaboration is about to go into...

There are some that believe that there we are living in the golden age of gaming, and at least when it comes to technology, there has never been a better time to be a game developer. Gaming is one of the most popular uses of mobile devices, smartphones and tablets. And even on the Windows Store, gaming apps make up a...

MWC 2014 is in full flow, and many of the major companies have already fired off the first shots. None so more reverberant than Qualcomm and its eight-core Snapdragon 615 chip. The high-performance 64-bit solution integrates LTE and 4K video streaming capabilities. As this report reveals, this astonishing chipset is...

Windows RT, the version of Windows for ARM devices is one of the most divisive software products currently available. While Microsoft has reiterated its belief in the platform, several hardware companies have expressed their discontent. The latest sales numbers do not paint too bright a picture either, and are heavily...

Windows Phone 7 began a very close relationship between popular ARM-processor company, Qualcomm, and Microsoft. For now the only processor that is available in Phone 7 is a Qualcomm processor, showing you just how close this partnership is. Now it seems that Windows 8 is taking many cues from Phone 7, adding the new...

With Windows 8 we now have the power of ARM support, which should take Windows beyond traditional desktop/laptop environments due to the highly mobile nature of ARM. While many companies are considering tablets that operate on an ARM processor and utilize Windows 8, Qualcomm is hard at work on the first...

Qualcomm had a really good fourth quarter and it seems the elation of the results got some of the execs talking about Windows 8 very enthusiastically. Among some of the revelations – they have over 350 devices in development based on the company’s Snapdragon chip. Some of the Windows related comments came from Qualcomm...

Qualcomm has released more information about its upcoming Snapdragon processors for Windows 8 devices. They announced that the next version of its Snapdragon range will power the very first Windows 8 computers, showing the potential for Windows 8 in the increasingly lucrative mobile device market. Rick Lau, a staff...

In light of the fact that Windows 8 is coming soon, there is a lot of movement in the chip industry. Mobiletechworld.com posted a PDF document that appears to describe the roadmap of a range of Qualcomm products. It details the following: The MSM8960 This is Qualcomm’s first Windows 8 certified SoC and is expected to...