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LG and Qualcomm set to introduce the Optimus G in NYC on September 19

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LG and Qualcomm are going to host a joint press conference on September 19 in New York City.  Based on previous announcements, leaks, and today’s teaser invitation, it’s safe to say the star of the…

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Qualcomm reveals Snapdragon S4 Pro will likely power LG Optimus G

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A couple of days ago, information regarding the powerful LG Optimus G was leaked and tipped for  an IFA 2012 introduction.  While the device certainly features high-end hardware, the processor it would launc…

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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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Qualcomm launches Android SDK to open up more Snapdragon S4 features for developers

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Just in case you didn’t know, Google I/O isn’t the only developer conference happening in the Golden State this week. A few hundred miles south in San Diego, Qualcomm is making news at its annual Up…

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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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T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S II coming Oct. 12. $229 with NFC and Qualcomm processor

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The Samsung Galaxy S II set to launch on T-Mobile USA will have a few differences from its brothers at other carriers. The biggest will be the lack of a Samsung Exynos processor, which has been replaced by a dual-c…

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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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HTC

HTC Sensation emerges from Pyramid with dual-core Android 2.3 for T-Mobile USA and Vodafone UK

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HTC, T-Mobile USA, and Vodafone UK confirmed today that the Android 2.3-powered HTC Sensation, previously known as the HTC Pyramid in leaked documents, will arrive to usher in a new era of HTC “superpho…

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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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Qualcomm announces new CPUs, gets Netflix certification (with limited video preview)

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Amazingly, I was just talking to fellow writer Chris about this subject yesterday. He was of the mind that if Netflix were coming to Android tablets, the manufacturers would be shouting it from the rooftops. My…

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Rumor: HTC Pyramid with dual-core 1.2GHz Snapdragon and 4.3-inch qHD screen arriving in May?

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Some juicy rumors about a device nicknamed the HTC Pyramid have appeared, and judging from the reported specs, the Taiwanese manufacturer’s next superphone will not disappoint. According to an unnamed sour…

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Qualcomm Unveils Dual Core Snapdragons

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We’re all waiting for the first Nvidia Tegra 2  dual core powered Android devices, including the upcoming LG Star, NotionInk Adam tablet, and rumors suggest maybe even the Nexus S. Qualcomm, however, w…

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Android Hacks

Final version of XDAndroid released: a Froyo port for Windows Mobile devices

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A month ago we did a comprehensive tutorial on getting Android to run on Windows Mobile devices. If you got an old WinMo phone lying around that you no longer use, you can probably have some experimental fun with i…

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HTC adds T-Mobile G2 to its US site, confirms final specs

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HTC has finally included the T-Mobile G2 on its US website, and the final specifications of the successor to the very first Android device are confirmed on the page. Even though there basically is nothing liste…

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T-Mobile G2 will have stock Froyo and 800 MHz processor

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The T-Mobile G2 has been believed to run a new Qualcomm processor that supports 1 GHz speeds, but the device will actually top out at 800 MHz based on specs revealed by T-Mobile. On its Scoop page, T-Mobile lists a…

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