How Snapdragon 845 snaps 25 to 30 percent faster
Published in Mobiles


From the horse's mouth

We know that Qualcomm has officially released the Snapdragon 845 but our key question is how the company managed to get a 30 percent performance increase using the same manufacturing process.

Qualcomm and NetEase working on Messiah
Published in News
Friday, 08 December 2017 13:08

Qualcomm and NetEase working on Messiah


More Vulcan content

Qualcomm and NetEase Games have teamed up to work together to optimize NetEase’s game engine, Messiah, on Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 series flagship mobile platforms including the newly announced Snapdragon 845 Mobile Platform.

HP details Snapdragon-powered Envy X2 tablet
Published in Notebooks
Wednesday, 06 December 2017 21:42

HP details Snapdragon-powered Envy X2 tablet


12.3-inch WUXGA+ screen and Snapdragon 835 SoC

HP has now officially launched the product page for its upcoming Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 powered HP Envy X2 tablet with a detachable keyboard, revealing a few more specifications.

Snapdragon 845's guts revealed
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 06 December 2017 20:43

Snapdragon 845's guts revealed


Adreno 630 and Kryo 385

Keith Kresin and Tim Leland just gave us a first glimpse of the inside of the Snapdragon 845.

Qualcomm expects 5G in 1H 2019
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 06 December 2017 01:07

Qualcomm expects 5G in 1H 2019


Things are speeding up

Qualcomm Snapdragon Tech summit 2017 was, of course, focused around Gigabit LTE and 5G.

AMD gets in LTE bed with Qualcomm
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 06 December 2017 00:53

AMD gets in LTE bed with Qualcomm


The enemy of my enemy

In a  surprising announcement, AMD’s Kevin Lensing took the stage here in Hawaii to announce that Ryzen Mobile will support Snapdragon GigabitLTE with its laptops.

Windows 10 on Snapdragon shows up
Published in Notebooks
Wednesday, 06 December 2017 00:38

Windows 10 on Snapdragon shows up


HP and Asus showcased devices

Windows 10 on Snapdragon laptops, whether they are two in ones or detachables,  are becoming real. Qualcomm and its partners showcased some devices and talked about some details and prices.

Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 845
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 05 December 2017 23:06

Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 845


SVP Alex Katouzian shows the chip

Qualcomm has just wrapped up the second Snapdragon technology event keynote and a small part of the keynote was the three year effort called the Snapdragon 845.

Broadcom prepares for board room battle for Qualcomm
Published in News


Hostile bid begins

Chipmaker Broadcom will take its first formal step on Monday toward a hostile bid to take over Qualcomm and will unveiling nominees who Qualcomm shareholders can vote on to replace the US semiconductor company’s board of directors.

Qualcomm finds more patents Apple "borrowed"
Published in Processors
Friday, 01 December 2017 11:19

Qualcomm finds more patents Apple "borrowed"


Borrowed genius

Apple's legal spat with Qualcomm just got even messier as the chipmaker found even more patents which it thinks that Apple is using without permission.