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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 To Show Off The Power Of Its CPUs Qualcomm Made An Awesome Photobooth To Show Off The Power Of Its CPUs
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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 Now it could show off the power of its CPUs by making an outdated reference to …

Apparently, Mobile CPU Performance Is Just Like Playing Guitar Hero Apparently, Mobile CPU Performance Is Just Like Playing Guitar Hero

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 …

A World Without Smartphones Apparently Means The Return Of Rock ‘Em Sock ‘Em Robots A World Without Smartphones Apparently Means The Return Of Rock ‘Em Sock ‘Em Robots

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 With Qualcomm CPU To Launch In July [Report] Nexus 7 Successor With Qualcomm CPU To Launch In July [Report]

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 …

The World’s Most Powerful Android Tablet Will Set You Back $1,300 The World’s Most Powerful Android Tablet Will Set You Back $1,300
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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 …

Android Developers Can Now Better Leverage The Power Of Snapdragon Android Developers Can Now Better Leverage The Power Of Snapdragon

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. …

Snapdragon S4 Processor Launches In Four Tiers Snapdragon S4 Processor Launches In Four Tiers

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 2012 Results Qualcomm Announces Second Quarter Fiscal 2012 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 …

Snapdragon S4 Pro Announced By Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro Announced By Qualcomm

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.