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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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Get this game: Despicable Me: Minion Rush

For this month’s Get This Game pick, your favorite yellow sidekicks are as goofy and beguiling as ever in Despicable Me: Minion Rush by Gameloft for Android.

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Best Buy and Sprint offer students a smart deal

If you, or a student in your life, are looking to get a new smartphone this holiday season, Best Buy and Sprint are giving you a really good reason to shop with them first. Now through Jan. 4, 2014, Best Buy and Sprint are giving students 12 months of free talk, text and data from Sprint when they buy a Sprint phone at the Student Activated Price at Best Buy and activate a new line of service on an Unlimited, My Way plan, which includes unlimited talk, text and 1GB data each month for smartphones.

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Top 5 Android deals for Black Friday 2013

Black Friday is still a few days away, but retailers are already out of the gate with their promotional information and sales circulars, so shoppers can start getting prepared for the biggest shopping day of the year. A number of those deals will give shoppers access to Android-based devices at great prices.

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Nokia Lumia 2520 tablet available from Verizon Wireless and AT&T

First announced in late October, it’s now official—Nokia’s first Windows tablet, the Lumia 2520, powered by a Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 800 processor, is now offered through Verizon Wireless and AT&T last week.

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