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Full details, photos of the Samsung Galaxy S8 just leaked

Full details, photos of the Samsung Galaxy S8 just leaked It’s never easy keeping a lid on the various details of a smartphone, but some companies try much harder than others.The two devices are codenamed “Dream” and “Dream 2” and both sport QHD Super AMOLED screens, according to the Guardian.

MashTalk: How Apple's lawsuit against Qualcomm could affect future iPhones

MashTalk: How Apple's lawsuit against Qualcomm could affect future iPhones On this week's MashTalk, Mashable Tech Editor Pete Pachal, Chief Correspondent Lance Ulanoff and yours truly chat about Apple's lawsuit against Qualcomm and the latest iPhone 8 rumors.We also have special guest, Tech Reporter Brett Williams, to explain why everyone should get laser eye surgery in case of the apocalypse.

A mystery Samsung phone has emerged online, sporting a MediaTek processor

A mystery Samsung phone has emerged online, sporting a MediaTek processor Historically, Samsung has sourced smartphone processors from its own internal chip division, or from chip maker Qualcomm.It February, a mystery Samsung device with the model number SM-G615F was spotted on benchmarking website GFXBench.

Rumor: Apple may add wireless charging to iPhone 8, but top-end model could cost $1,000

Rumor: Apple may add wireless charging to iPhone 8, but top-end model could cost $1,000 Business Insider has published a pair of rumors on various aspects of the upcoming iPhone 8.KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo Apple will move back to all-glass construction with the iPhone 8 for all three models.

Xiaomi reportedly building its own processors to break away from Qualcomm

Xiaomi reportedly building its own processors to break away from Qualcomm Many of the major smartphone manufacturers have developed quite a dependence on Qualcomm over the years, but new reports indicate that yet another manufacturer is looking to begin building its own chips so it can move away from Qualcomm.That manufacturer is Xiaomi, and it follows in the footsteps of the likes of Apple, Samsung, and Huawei, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal.

Here's how your home Wi-Fi is going to get a lot better

Here's how your home Wi-Fi is going to get a lot better In a perfect world, our Wi-Fi speeds would always be ridiculously fast and we'd never have to worry about Wi-Fi networks getting clogged up from too many devices.The first devices to incorporate these new Wi-Fi chips will arrive in the first half of 2017.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 is the first Android Things-enabled chip to support LTE

Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 is the first Android Things-enabled chip to support LTE More: Google’s Android Things is a new OS for the Internet of Things So why do IoT devices need LTE?“We are very pleased to add support for Android Things OS on Qualcomm Technologies’ Snapdragon 210 processor and bring these exciting new development options to our IoT customers,” said Jeffery Torrance, vice president of business development for Qualcomm Technologies.

Intel’s new modem can deliver gigabit download speeds

Intel’s new modem can deliver gigabit download speeds Not to be outdone by Qualcomm’s speedy new X16, Intel on February 22 announced the XMM 7650 modem, a new chip that promises to deliver gigabit download speeds for tablets, smartphones, laptops, and other mobile devices.The device is what’s known as a category 16/13 modem, meaning it can offer download speeds of up to 1Gbps and upload speeds of 225Mbps.

The holy grail of VR headsets might look something like this

The holy grail of VR headsets might look something like this Having conquered smartphones and smartwatches, Qualcomm now wants its powerful mobile chips to power all-in-one virtual reality headsets.To help developers get a jump on creating mobile VR experiences, Qualcomm's introducing a Snapdragon VR development kit (VRDK) that includes an all-in-one VR headset (often called the holy grail of VR) with a bunch of sensors that doesn't require a smartphone to be slotted in.

Qualcomm and TomTom sync up on mapping for self-driving cars

Qualcomm and TomTom sync up on mapping for self-driving cars For autonomous vehicles to be truly safe and efficient, they will need the most accurate mapping data possible.announced a partnership with TomTom, the navigation company, to provide autonomous cars with the best map data around.

Qualcomm announces 48-core Falkor CPUs to run Microsoft Windows Server

Qualcomm announces 48-core Falkor CPUs to run Microsoft Windows Server Today at the Open Compute Summit, Qualcomm announced a significant partnership with Microsoft that could have ramifications for the entire server industry.Not only has Qualcomm created new server designs around Microsoft’s Project Olympus specifications and its own Centriq 2400 SoCs, it’s working with Microsoft to bring ARM support to Windows Server.

Qualcomm ARM-based servers to make their way into Microsoft’s cloud data centers

Qualcomm ARM-based servers to make their way into Microsoft’s cloud data centers Now, Microsoft is putting some pressure on Intel at the highest end, specifically on machines made to run Windows Server in its largest data centers running its cloud services.The move follows years of collaboration between the companies on optimizing a version of Windows Server to run on ARM in Microsoft data centers.

Nvidia, Microsoft announce new HGX-1 hyperscale GPU accelerator for AI workloads

Nvidia, Microsoft announce new HGX-1 hyperscale GPU accelerator for AI workloads Unlike the venerable ATX standard, this one is designed for data centers and aimed at maximizing GPU performance as part of Microsoft’s Project Olympus initiative.According to Nvidia, HGX-1 is designed “to meet the exploding demand for AI computing in the cloud — in fields such as autonomous driving, personalized healthcare, superhuman voice recognition, data and video analytics, and molecular simulations.

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon is no longer just a processor — now it’s a ‘platform’

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon is no longer just a processor — now it’s a ‘platform’ Now, after almost a decade of releasing Snapdragon processors, the company has announced that Snapdragon is no longer a line of processors — it’s now a platform.So, instead of referring to Snapdragon as the “Snapdragon Processor,” it will instead now be known as the “Qualcomm Snapdragon Mobile Platform.

Qualcomm targets low-end with its first LTE chip for feature phones

Qualcomm targets low-end with its first LTE chip for feature phones The SoC (system-on-a-chip) line is called the Qualcomm 205 Mobile Platform, and is the first time it's bringing 4G LTE capability to feature phones, company executives said.Although feature phones are quickly disappearing from developed markets, they are still very popular in developing regions such as India.

Qualcomm 205 gives feature phones high-speed 3G LTE

Qualcomm 205 gives feature phones high-speed 3G LTE On Tuesday, though, chipmaker Qualcomm righted that wrong with a new platform, the Qualcomm 205, that includes its system-on-a-chip (SoC) compatible with 4G, 3G, and 2G networks.” The rest of the Qualcomm 205’s hardware isn’t quite as capable.

Qualcomm declares Snapdragon processors aren't 'processors' at all

Qualcomm declares Snapdragon processors aren't 'processors' at all Its argument is below: The Qualcomm Snapdragon Mobile Platform takes our offerings beyond a single chip.When Nvidia launched its Tegra 2 smartphones, it attempted to rebrand Tegra products as “super phones” rather than the already-common “smartphone.

ARM announces new DynamIQ technology, will focus on AI, machine learning, and phones

ARM announces new DynamIQ technology, will focus on AI, machine learning, and phones Dubbed DynamIQ, the CPU developer has created a CPU design that expands the idea of big.Here’s how ARM describes its own DynamIQ technology: The introduction of DynamIQ is an evolutionary step forward for ARM big.

New Snapdragon 835 tests show Qualcomm's latest SoC doesn't beat the 821 in every scenario

New Snapdragon 835 tests show Qualcomm's latest SoC doesn't beat the 821 in every scenario The new Snapdragon 835 uses a CPU core that Qualcomm calls the Kryo 280, but that chip isn’t based on its prior Kryo CPU at all.The new Built On ARM Cortex Technology license allows companies to make more significant deviations from ARM’s base plans without having to build entirely custom chips.

South Korea finds Qualcomm prevented Samsung from selling chips to phone makers

South Korea finds Qualcomm prevented Samsung from selling chips to phone makers According to the South Korea Trade Commission (SKTC), chip-maker Qualcomm prevented Samsung from supplying its in-house Exynos processor to third parties.and South Korea.