Microsoft And Others Work on IoT Standards For Companies And Developers

Tech heavyweights including Microsoft, Samsung, Intel, Qualcomm, Cisco, ARRIS, Electrolux, CableLabs, and GE Digital announced the formation of the Open Connectivity Foundation (OCF) aimed at helping to unify Internet of Things (IoT) standards so businesses and developers can create IoT…

Android Wear: Google Unveils Smartwatch Platform

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’s Snapdragon 615 Is The World’s First 64-Bit Octa-Core Chipset

Apple made headlines last year by introducing the first 64-bit mobile chipset in the iPhone 5S and iPad Air. The company said the move to 64-bit would allow for better performance while retaining backwards compatibility with 32-bit apps. Android device…

Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 Is The First 64-Bit CPU For Android Devices

Earlier this year, Apple introduced the first 64-bit CPU for a mobile device with the A7 chip found in the iPhone 5S and iPad Air. At the time, many wondered when Android devices would start to see 64-bit CPUs. Well,…

Qualcomm Enters The Smart Watch Market In December

Are smart watches going to be the next big thing? The general consensus is that we’ll all be wearing a mini-computer on our wrists within five years, but don’t expect a stellar performance out of the technology this holiday season.…

Qualcomm Announces Snapdragon 805, Can Playback 4K Video

4K video, or “Ultra HD,” is going to be the standard in a few years thanks to increased availability of 4K displays. It might even become standardized even faster if Qualcomm has anything to say about it. Qualcomm announced today…

Qualcomm Made An Awesome Photobooth To Show Off The Power Of Its CPUs

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 Now it could show off the power of its CPUs by making an outdated reference to…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

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

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]

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…