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.
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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.
If you’re like me and you channel your inner geek, I bet you’ve always wondered what makes Snapdragon mobile processors tick. Well, wonder no more. I’d like to invite you to listen in on the second in our Snapdragon mobile processor webinar series featuring Qualcomm’s Charlie Mater (VP, Product Management) who gives an in-depth overview of the Snapdragon family of system-on-chip (SoC) solutions and Qualcomm’s CPU micro-architecture.
In mobile communication , 2011 ushered in the buzz word “dual-core” with the introduction of the first tablets and smartphones. At Qualcomm, we began showcasing our MSM8660 dual-core CPU processors at CES, leveraging the Snapdragon Mobile Development Platform or MDP for short. If you aren’t familiar with the Snapdragon MDP, it is an important development tool available from BSQUARE to leverage the powerful capabilities of the Snapdragon processors.
The possibilities are endless with the new generation of the Snapdragon MDP. It offers developers powerful built-in graphics, power management and other profiling tools to develop, test and optimize Android applications for a wide range of pre-commercial devices. Purchase yours at bsquare.com/qualcomm.