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Android Wear: Google Unveils Smartwatch Platform

Android Wear: Google Unveils Smartwatch Platform

By Chris Crum March 18, 2014

Google-based smartwatches have been rumored for quite some time, and today, the company finally revealed it its platform for such wearables: Android Wear. Android Wear is described as a project that extends Android to “wearables,” and they’re just starting with …

Qualcomm Made An Awesome Photobooth Qualcomm Made An Awesome Photobooth
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Qualcomm is in the CPU business, and is quite proud of its Snapdragon SoCs that power pretty much every Android smartphone on the planet. Now it could show off the power of its CPUs by making an outdated reference to …

Qualcomm References Guitar Hero In Latest Ad Spot Qualcomm References Guitar Hero In Latest Ad Spot

Qualcomm CPUs are in pretty much every major smartphone available today. There’s a good reason for that – they’re damn good CPUs. That doesn’t mean there aren’t other good CPUs out there, but Qualcomm thinks it still has the best …

What Would A World Without Smartphones Look Like? What Would A World Without Smartphones Look Like?

I absolutely adore my smartphone. It seems that many of you do too. In fact, I find it hard to imagine a world without smartphones despite having lived most of my life without one. That’s how powerful of an impression …

Nexus 7 Successor To Launch In July Nexus 7 Successor To Launch In July

It’s pretty much assumed at this point that Google will be showing off the new Nexus 7 at Google I/O next month. Now we just need to know its specs, and its launch date. Lucky enough, a new report out …

Check Out Qualcomm's New $1,300 Tablet Check Out Qualcomm's New $1,300 Tablet
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I’ve been hesitant to jump on the tablet hype train since Apple popularized them with the iPad. I’m a power PC user and the limited resources of tablets didn’t appeal to me. The good news is that tablets are getting …

Qualcomm Releases SDK For Snapdragon Processors Qualcomm Releases SDK For Snapdragon Processors

Unless you’re one of the few owners of an Nvidia Tegra powered Android device, you’re probably using a Qualcomm processor. The company’s recent line of Snapdragon S4 processors operate as a system-on-a-chip and can be somewhat difficult to develop for. …

The Snapdragon S4 Pro Is Now Joined By Three Others The Snapdragon S4 Pro Is Now Joined By Three Others

It was announced back in February that Qualcomm, makers of fine mobile processors, would be releasing its Snapdragon S4 processor in the later half of the year. They also used it as an excuse to announce the S4 Pro that …

Qualcomm Announces Second Quarter Fiscal Results Qualcomm Announces Second Quarter Fiscal Results

Qualcomm has just announced record earning per share via their second quarter 2012 fiscal report. Revenue is up 28% year-over-year and came in at just under $5 billion for the quarter. Very impressive! Operating income fell by 2% since last …

Samsung Developing Its Own Chips for Galaxy S III Samsung Developing Its Own Chips for Galaxy S III

Further distancing itself from Qualcomm technology, Samsung will be using their own chips in its upcoming Galaxy S III smartphone. The change will see Samsung implementing its own single-chip design in the new Galaxy device. A Samsung executive told the …

There's Already A New Snapdragon S4 Processor There's Already A New Snapdragon S4 Processor

Qualcomm has made a name for themselves by making great mobile processors that power phones and tablets. Their new processor is already looking really good. Qualcomm announced today that they’re working on the Snapdragon S4 Pro processor. Qualcomm already released …

Windows and Intel Stay Stubborn Windows and Intel Stay Stubborn
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Apparently the soon to be arriving Windows 8 based Tablets are going to cost an arm and a leg for consumers. The steep cost is reportedly due to an inability for either Intel or Microsoft to flex on prices. A …

Qualcomm To Bring Netflix Streaming To New Android Devices
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Wireless company Qualcomm said today that new Android devices using its Snapdragon platform will have access to instant streaming of TV shows and movies from Netflix.

“We’re excited about this collaborative effort to help bring the Netflix application to Android devices running on the Snapdragon platform,” said Liat Ben-Zur, senior director of software strategy and ecosystems for Qualcomm.