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Qualcomm turns to Samsung and UMC to help meet Snapdragon demand

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Here’s the good news for Qualcomm: the most popular Android smartphones released in North America use its Snapdragon S4 chipset. Here’s the bad news for Qualcomm: the most popular Android smart…

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AT&T

NVIDIA Icera gets clearance for AT&T network, increases chance of future Tegra LTE phones

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NVIDIA announced today that its Icera 410 LTE modem has been validated for operation on the AT&T 4G LTE network. That’s an important distinction because it greatly increases the chance that weR…

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Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro improves dual-core chip with better graphics, shipping in H2 2012

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Qualcomm surrendered much of the processor hype in 2011 to NVIDIA, which powerered the first wave of dual core devices last year. But the company has since made strides in delivering strong experiences to dual…

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NVIDIA Tegra 3 detailed as quad-core chip with better graphics, battery life, and performance

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Say hello to NVIDIA Tegra 3, the quad-core processor previously codenamed Kal-El. Following up the Tegra 2 processor that powered practically every Android Honeycomb tablet announced in 2011, Tegra 3 is a ma…

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Qualcomm renames Snapdragon, gears up for quad-core showdown with NVIDIA

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Most Android phones today have a Snapdragon processor. Exactly which Snapdragon processor is in those phones is a completely different story, which is why Qualcomm is finally simplifying the naming structu…

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NVIDIA demo’s “Project Kal-El” quad-core processor. Meet Android’s next must-have spec

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NVIDIA is incredibly aggressive on its plans to support Android devices with quad-core processors. Already the first to release a dual-core processor, NVIDIA aims to have a quad-core Android tablet by the en…

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Android Games

TegraZone highlights the best games optimized for Xoom and NVIDIA Tegra 2

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NVIDIA is the lead name for the next generation of Android processors, and the chipmaker has released a new app to show why. With its new Tegra Zone app, NVIDIA highlights all of the best Android games available f…

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Android Fragmentation is so last year. Processor fragmentation is the real issue [OPINION]

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Everyone discussing Android OS fragmentation should take a seat. You’ve have had more than a year to discuss the differences among Donuts and Froyo ad nauseam. The new source of headache for developers…

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Texas Instruments OMAP 5 may offer the best quad-core chip [Processor fights]

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All cores are not created equal. That was the key message that I took away from a recent meeting with the folks from Texas Instruments. While the trend among mobile phones and tablets is to trumpet how many cores o…

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LG

LG Optimus 3D is the new king of the hill when it comes to hardware performance thanks to its TI OMAP 4 chip

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All the recently announced super chips for mobile devices that comparatively soon will carry the power of desktop PCs are highly intriguing and will eventually change the way we use computers – because…

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Qualcomm announce quad-core chipset “Krait”

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Dual-core is for punks! Qualcomm just announced its upcoming APQ8064, a quad-core chipset that will achieve maximum speeds of 2.5 GHz per core. Warning: don’t get too excited just yet because this chip…

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Dual-core processors are the future; brief browser demo shows why.

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2011 is expected to be a major year for new mobile processors, including the dual-core Nvidia Tegra2 chip expected to debut. We’ve been discussing the upcoming promise of dual core with Nvidia and expec…

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Qualcomm will ship 1.5 GHz processor in 2011, maybe even 2010

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Qualcomm has confirmed that it is readying a new processor that will reach speeds up to 1.5 GHz. The new chip would be ready to appear in phones in early 2011, but VP of Product Management Mark Frankel said an optim…

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Android Phones

Sibling Rivalry – HTC EVO vs. HTC Incredible: The Specs

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This week we are going to take a look at HTC’s two latest superphones, the HTC EVO 4G and the HTC DROID Incredible. These two phones are very similar; both with Android 2.1 with Sense UI, 1Ghz Snapdragon process…

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Motorola

Motorola making an Android phone with 2GHz processor

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You read the title right. Motorola is working on a phone that would support a 2GHz processor – two! Motorola CEO Sanjay Jha revealed his plans for a supercharged phone yesterday at an executive event in Ch…

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