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It Keeps Going and Going...

Battery life is still the number one requested feature in smartphone purchase decisions.

Jan 30, 2014 by Pat Lawlor

How Our Integrated Fabless Manufacturing Model is Right for Mobile

Even though Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. (QTI) is a fabless semiconductor company, we still are very involved in the manufacturing process. Our Integrated Fabless Manufacturing (IFM) model allows QTI to address the evolving mobile world by working closely with found­ries, test and assembly vendors, and even academia. IFM offers the best solutions for mobile processors through:

Jan 13, 2014 by Roawen Chen

Meet the Snapdragon 805 “Ultra HD” Processor

Using a smartphone or tablet powered by Snapdragon 805 processor is like having an Ultra HD resolution home theater in your pocket, with Ultra HD video, imaging and graphics, all built for mobile.

Nov 20, 2013 by Brent Sammons

The Technology Behind Improved Connected User Experiences

In our fourth blog post on smartphone power and battery life, we will explore the innovations around connectivity and how they deliver a better user experience. Our previous posts can be found below.

Nov 13, 2013 by Adam Kerin

Power vs. Performance Management of the CPU

This blog installment continues our series on smartphone power and dives deeper into the power and performance management of Krait CPUs inside Snapdragon processors.

Oct 25, 2013 by Adam Kerin

The Thermal Efficiency Behind Smartphone Trends

In our second blog post on the power and thermal challenges that face modern devices, we will explore the current trends in the industry and the technologies and innovations that make them possible.

Oct 9, 2013 by Adam Kerin

Wireless USB Connection with Snapdragon USB Over Wi-Fi

Imagine the convenience of being able to connect wirelessly to all the USB peripherals of your choice using your mobile device. That would open up a lot of possibilities. With devices powered by next generation Snapdragon processors next year, you will be able to do just that with what we call Snapdragon USB Over Wi-Fi.

Sep 30, 2013 by Brent Sammons

World’s Fastest Mobile Router Debuts in Japan

The days of worrying about being off the grid during travel are officially over, thanks to the commercial launch of the first wireless routers featuring Qualcomm Technologies’ third-generation, 4G LTE modem solution.

Sep 11, 2013 by Kanu Chadha

True Heterogeneous Computing

Some processor manufacturers are discussing heterogeneous computing within the limited domain of the CPU, where tasks are switched between CPU cores. We don’t accept this limitation, as we believe the future of true heterogeneous computing goes well beyond the CPU...
Sep 3, 2013 by Adam Kerin

What is Qualcomm’s Next Big Idea?

The interns may have the answer.

Earlier this summer, the 2013 Intern Idea Quest kicked off by challenging Qualcomm’s U.S.-based interns to imagine Qualcomm’s next big idea, and to develop a ground-breaking concept. More than 110 entries were submitted, and after weeks of deliberation by employee judges, 10 of the best entries were selected for the final showcase, slated for August 8, at Qualcomm’s main campus café.

Aug 28, 2013 by Alyssa Wright

Take Notice – Are You Near a Qualcomm LTE modem?

Whether it is your smartphone, your tablet, your router or your car, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. is helping connect devices with its Qualcomm Gobi™ modems and Qualcomm Snapdragon™ processors which feature integrated modems, in many places around you.

Aug 23, 2013 by Kanu Chadha

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

A Hollywood VIP Drops in on Qualcomm at E3!

This month, E3—the pinnacle of gamer tradeshows—took place in Los Angeles, California. While the traditional console gaming action took place inside the Staples Center, the Qualcomm booth and mobile gaming was kickin’… where else? Outside of course—because mobile gaming can take place anywhere.

Jun 28, 2013 by Anthony Eng

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