The mobile world can collectively let off a sigh of relief. Qualcomm has apparently fixed the overheating issues with their Snapdragon 810 chipset, if reports are to be believed. Sure, the company never officially confirmed that these problems actually existed in the first place. But this report cites a Chinese...

The mobile world has never been more interesting. Focus is steadily shifting towards budget devices. Take the Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 for instance. The new chip, just announced, aims to bring 4G LTE connectivity to the cheapest devices. Of course, it also packs in a lot of power in terms of processing, and this will...

Another rumor that proved true. Microsoft have just announced that a former Qualcomm executive, Peggy Johnson, is officially joining the company to head up global business development. As part of her new role, she will report to CEO Satya Nadella directly, and will be given charge of industrywide strategic business...

Downsizing your company by 18,000 in one stretch does not mean you cannot hire new faces, and Microsoft has just added a high-profile executive from Qualcomm. Peggy Johnson is a top executive at the chip maker, in fact, the highest ranking female executive within the company — having spent 24 years at Qualcomm. She...

It is somewhat amusing that while Redmond is all set to unveil the Surface Mini later this month, little is known about the device that soon become the smallest Microsoft tablet ever. We do have a bit of an idea of how it is being positioned, but hardware specifications remain a mystery. This report by Bloomberg,...

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...

The times they are a-changin’. Mobile is currently where all the fun in technology is at, and the involved parties are just starting to heat things up to another level on the processors front. Next month could see a whole bunch of 64-bit smartphone processors being showcased at one of the most high-profile events of...