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  • Samsung Galaxy S8 production hits a roadblock, issues with Snapdragon 835 processor reported

    As per a leak from a Chinese source, Samsung might be having trouble building the internal hardware for Galaxy S8 with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 processor and other internal chips (from Samsung) on the device. The report suggests of incompatibility with integrating Snapdragon 835 chip with other Samsung chips on the Galaxy S8. The Korean manufacturer […]

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  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor: What’s new

    The chipset upper-hand race has been once again set ablaze by Qualcomm, with its announcement of the new Snapdragon 835 processor, earlier today in New York at the Qualcomm Snapdragon Technology Summit, confirming our earlier report. The new flagship SoC will utilize Samsung’s new 10nm fabrication tech called FinFET process. 10nm, that’s right, smaller than your […]

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  • How to Enable Voice Wakeup on CM12S on OnePlus One, uses hotword “Hey Snapdragon”

    The CM12S update that released yesterday for the OnePlus One comes with more features than it meets the eye. Apart from the Lollipop sweetness and material design, the CM12S update also brings support for always-listening functionality that wakes up your device when you say “Hey Snapdragon”. Just voice. No hands touched. However, the feature isn’t available easily. Although Cyanogen is […]

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  • Qualcomm unveils Sense ID with ultrasonic fingerprint sensors at the MWC

    Apple has always pawned Android as far as fingerprint recognition is concerned —  more so after it released the superb TouchID with its Iphone5. However, a recent announcement by Qualcomm in its press conference at the MWC in Barcelona today promises to change that, as the US based manufacturer presented what it claims is the world’s first ‘ultrasonic’ fingerprint scanner —  The […]

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  • MWC 2015: Qualcomm announces Sense ID 3D Finger Scanner, Zeroth Machine Learning Engine and Snapdragon 820 Processor

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    Chip maker Qualcomm at the MWC 2015 tech show has unleashed its latest device security feature, an ultrasonic fingerprint scanner called Qualcomm Snapdragon Sense ID 3D Fingerprint Technology. This technology makes use of ultrasonic waves to go through the exterior layers of your finger and create a 3D map on your fingerprint. The ultimate aim […]

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  • After Samsung, LG gears up to take on the Snapdragon 810

    Smartphone companies are increasingly seeking to replace Qualcomm’s Snapdragon series of processors with their own, homegrown chips. After Samsung — which recently announced the Exynos 7420 for its upcoming flagship phone — LG is also keen to duplicate the feat with its own signature chipset. It’s not as if LG is a completely new entrant […]

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  • LG to sue Qualcomm?

    That’s weird, right? Especially, when you know that LG recently came in support of Qualcomm and its Snapdragon 810 SoC chip that powers the company’s G FLex 2, after reports appeared that Samsung had deemed the chipset as faulty, overheating to the extent that it had to replace the same with in-house Exynos processor for the […]