Tag Archive: Qualcomm


Wi-Fi Alliance announces EasyMesh, Qualcomm promises support for WPA3

EasyMesh will allow mesh routers from different brands to communicate with each other.

W-Fi is a crucial part of what allows our digital world to keep spinning, and today, the Wi-Fi Alliance announced a brand-new standard to ensure it’s as easy-to-use as can be — EasyMesh.

Mesh Wi-Fi systems like Google Wifi and Eero are becoming increasingly more popular, and with EasyMesh, hardware from different brands will be able to work with one another.

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Qualcomm partners with Google to speed up Android P adoption rates

The Snapdragon 845, 660, and 636 already support the new software.

Android P was one of Google’s biggest talking points during the I/O opening keynote on May 8, and following the announcement of Developer Preview 2 and its new beta, Qualcomm’s confirmed that its three top processors already fully support the new software.

The processors in question include the Snapdragon 845, 660, and 636, and because of this rapid support, Qualcomm notes it’ll be easier for OEMs  [Read More…]

Qualcomm is working on new chipsets for Wear OS smartwatches

Qualcomm aims to revive the stagnant Wear OS platform with new chips for wearable devices. The new silicone will be launched this fall, alongside a flagship device.

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Qualcomm announces new Vision Intelligence Platform for IoT applications

The QCS605 and QCS603 are powered by AI and machine learning.

If you’re rocking a modern Android phone, chances are it’s powered by a Qualcomm processor. Qualcomm’s become most well-known for its mobile processors that are found in millions of gadgets, and now the company’s further expanding into the Internet of Things (IoT) world with its new Vision Intelligence Platform.

At the heart of the Vision Intelligence Platform are Qualcomm’s QCS605 and QCS603 chipsets, and they both  [Read More…]

President Trump preemptively blocks Broadcom’s Qualcomm takeover, citing national security concerns

This one is finally settled.

The seemingly never-ending saga of Broadcom‘s attempted takeover of Qualcomm has all-but-ended, as President Trump today issued an order that the deal will not be allowed to go through under the assertion that it would be a threat to U.S. national security. Broadcom is primarily a Singapore-based company, but operates globally. Qualcomm and Broadcom have been dancing around the details of a potential merger or takeover for several months, but in recent weeks had  [Read More…]

Trump blocks Broadcom’s takeover bid of Qualcomm

Broadcom made several attempts to purchase Qualcomm, but that appears to be in vain. President Trump officially blocked any possibility of a deal.

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Guide to Qualcomm Snapdragon processors: What’s the difference in each?

Take a dive with AndroidGuys into the world of mobile processors – specifically, Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Mobile Platform. From Entry-Level to Premium-Tier, we take a look at all the major Snapdragon CPUs.

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Qualcomm announces the Snapdragon 700 series Mobile Platform with a focus on on-device AI

Snapdragon 700 Series Qualcomm is pretty firm in its naming conventions for mobile processors. For a while now Snapdragons were limited to four categories (and corresponding numerical value): Premium (800), High (600), Mid (400), and Entry (200). But in a change of pace, Qualcomm announced today a new tier of processor. It doesn’t have a […]

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Qualcomm fills in the blanks, unveils Snapdragon 700 series platforms

Qualcomm has decided to fill in the gaps in its Snapdragon lineup with its 700-series platforms.

If you’re using a flagship Android phone, you likely have an 800-series Snapdragon processor. If you’re using a mid-range phone, chances are your Snapdragon chip starts with a 6. If you’re rocking an entry-level phone, it’s probably a 200- or 400-series Snapdragon.

Today, Qualcomm is going odd, announcing a Snapdragon 700 series, cribbing a number of features from its high-end Snapdragon  [Read More…]

Qualcomm increases NXP offer to $44 billion amidst Broadcom drama

Qualcomm’s increasing its original bid by 16%.

Earlier this month, Qualcomm remained resilient against Broadcom by declining the company’s second buyout offer of $ 121 million. Shortly after this, Qualcomm has increased its offer to NXP by 16% in an attempt to get Broadcom off of its back.

NXP is a Dutch semiconductor business that’s primarily involved with the creation of infotainment systems in automobiles, and this bid increase would see Qualcomm pay $ 127.50 per each  [Read More…]