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You Asked. We Answered.

Last week we alerted you that Qualcomm was invited to sit on the hot seat at Tom's Hardware for their third session of Ask Me Anything—an open forum designed to allow tech enthusiasts and the curious to ask featured companies anything they want.

Jul 26, 2013 by Anthony Eng

Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ Shows Why Quality of CPU Cores Trumps Quantity

There’s been a lot of fuss in China about who was actually first to deploy a quad-core system-on-a-chip and how the term “quad-core” has been misinterpreted as the only component of the processor that’s driving performance.

Qualcomm Technologies believes that there’s more to a processor than the number of CPU cores. To prove this, the company came up with four side-by-side videos that show how a Snapdragon™ processor with dual CPUs trumps a competitive solution with Quad CPUs. 

Mar 20, 2013 by Francisco Cheng

Dual Cores—Is Anyone Really taking Advantage of Them?

I recently spoke with Kevin Kwang of ZD Net Asia to discuss the state of mobile multi-core processors. I pointed out that while it’s exciting to see powerful, dual-core Snapdragon processors commercially available (in products like the HTC EVO™ 3D and HP TouchPad), if developers aren’t coding their applications with distinct APIs that take advantage of multiple cores, the power of the hardware is often underutilized.

Jul 8, 2011 by Liat Ben-Zur

What kind of mobile experience do you expect?

I think I’m a pretty typical mobile user, which means I have high expectations with no room for compromise. I want to be connected all the time and anywhere I happen to be. I want great performance and I want the battery to last all day.

May 23, 2011 by Michelle Leyden Li

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