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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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  • Xiaomi Mi Note Pro features revised Snapdragon 810 chip, Improved heat and performance parameters

    Remember the heating issues that caused many major manufacturers to shift from using the Snapdragon 810 to other alternative processors and led many such as Samsung, to start mass production and use of home-grown chips. Although, heating issues apart the Snapdragon 810 is still one of the fastest processors out there as many others continue […]

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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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  • Asus Zenfone 2 will have Qualcomm and MediaTek variants, along with Intel processors

    It seems like Asus is having change of plans for its upcoming flagship Zenfone 2 which was announced at CES 2015 last month. The device might retail in different variants (processors, specifically) for different market types. The Zenfone 2 which was announced originally housed with an Intel Atom Z3580 or Z3560 chip will soon have Qualcomm and […]