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June 2013 (20)

Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 processors: A leader in the smartphone revolution

There was a time in the evolution of mobile phones that smaller was clearly better.

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Top GPS-based apps for everything from traffic to travel

When your smartphone has a Qualcomm Snapdragon processor it can do a lot more than just give you turn-by-turn directions. The advanced satellite guidance system in Snapdragon processors is designed to boost accuracy, reliability and speed so you can take advantage of more sophisticated location-based apps.

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Avoid a dead battery on your guys night out with BatteryGuru

At the end of May, our Snapdragon™ BatteryGuru app came out of beta in the Google play store. The response has been tremendous, with over 200K new downloads. This battery life saver app is designed to extend battery performance and improve overall user experience by intelligently making changes that optimize device functionality in phones with Snapdragon mobile processors

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Beyond the ordinary, 5 reasons to say wow to the Sony Xperia Z Ultra

There are a lot of reasons it’s called Ultra. As one of the first smartphones with a Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 800 mobile processor, and boasting several cutting-edge features Sony’s newest offering, the Xperia Z Ultra, is fast becoming a must-have large-screen smartphone.

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Snapdragon processors summer mobile safety alert

As summer is arriving, Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ wants to help spread the word on how to keep your best-technology-friend safe all summer long--from the sandy beaches to the refreshing pool:

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Get this game: BlastPoints

In this monthly series, we’ll bring you a hand-picked game that comes to life on your Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ powered smartphone. With the Snapdragon integrated GPU and a Snapdragon processor designed to enable longer battery life, we’ll have you having more fun with your smartphone in no time. You can also find more free games on the Qualcomm Snapdragon Game Finder.

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3 days at E3

E3 (the Electronic Entertainment Expo for the uninitiated) overtook Los Angeles last week. Don’t worry if you weren’t able to join us at the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ Lounge (which featured our Snapdragon 800 Theatre and the Verizon stage): we’ve got all the highlights right here.

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Snapdragon processor powered Sony Xperia Z comes to T-Mobile

If you spend a lot of time gazing at your phone, set your sights on the Sony Xperia™ Z. Initially announced at CES 2013, and already released and widely popular outside the US, Sony announced today that T-Mobile will be the exclusive US carrier to bring the phone to eager fans.

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Presale of rugged GALAXY S4 Active joining Samsung family starts today

Capitalizing on the success of its flagship smartphone, Samsung is releasing a more rugged spin-off of the GALAXY S4. Dubbed the “GALAXY S4 Active,” the new phone will meet the IP67 standard for durability, designed to allow it to handle conditions the majority of consumer electronics can’t. You’ll find this tough new device on sale at AT&T locations starting June 21, with presale starting today

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Mobile Processors 101: Why smartphones are smarter with an all-in-one processor

From sending emails to watching HD video, an all-in-one processor is designed to make every operation on your smartphone smoother, faster and more energy efficient.

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