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December 2013 (9)

Stock Android devices + Snapdragon processors = powerful combination

If you love Android, you’ll be happy to know Santa has stocked his sleigh (made even faster by our Snapdragon) with lots of Google and Google Play edition smartphones and tablets powered by Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ processors.

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Update on KitKat Android upgrades: is your device included?

Android 4.4, code name KitKat, has been available for nearly a month and a half, and in recent days and weeks, upgrade plans to the new OS have been announced for a wide variety of hardware devices.

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Introducing the first Google Play edition tablet: LG G Pad 8.3

Google Play edition of LG G Pad 8.3

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Announcing the Sony Z Ultra Google Play edition

Android and Sony lovers can now enjoy the best of both worlds with the release of the Sony Z Ultra Google Play edition powered by a Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 800 Processor. Released with Android’s newest operating system, Android 4.4 KitKat, the Z Ultra will come unlocked and contract-free for AT&T and T-Mobile from the Google Play store for $649.

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A Snapdragon 800 processor was my best man

Last weekend my wedding was powered in part by a Snapdragon™ processor. The love of my life arrived to the US from Spain last week through a fiancée visa. It required that we were married shortly after she arrived, which meant our more formal wedding in España would have to wait until next year. For this initial ceremony, my parents came out and my father married us as “Deputy Marriage Commissioner for a Day.” Of course, we wanted to share this moment with our extended families and friends.

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5 NHL apps that make the cut

From underdog battles to all-out brawls, there’s always something exciting happening in the NHL. To help you keep up with all the action, we found the top 5 NHL apps for getting live coverage, scores and videos. Try them out on a smartphone or tablet with an all-in-one Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ processor, designed to provide incredible speed and better battery life from faceoff to finish.

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12 days of shopping apps

As you head online and in-store this holiday season, don’t forget your multi-tasking Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ powered smartphone to help you get the right gift for everyone on your holiday list. Plan, compare and shop with these 12 shopping apps, and be sure to download the battery-boosting Snapdragon BatteryGuru app to help make sure you through all your holiday shopping.

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Hands on with the LG G2

It’s sleek, thin, powerful and most importantly—intuitive. The LG G2, powered by an insanely fast and multi-tasking Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 800 processor, is made for people that could use some serious speed and performance. Its ergonomic design fits snugly in your hand while breaking smartphone convention with rear-key buttons logically placed where your fingertips meet your phone. The LG G2 maintains its powerhouse of a reputation with a specially engineered and efficient battery, beautiful display, crisp camera functions and exclusive software to make even your most hectic days genuinely better.

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Top 5 reasons the mobile processor matters on Cyber Monday

We know to expect some spectacular deals on Cyber Monday, the internet’s answer to the shopping frenzy of Black Friday. But what should you look for when it comes to having the right processor in the smartphones and tablets you’re shopping for?

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