Post Tagged with: "Qualcomm"

Toshiba ARM Based Windows 8/RT Tablets On Ice – Delivery Problems with TI and Qualcomm CPU’s?

Uhoh, this is not a good sign! The Japanese manufacturer Toshiba has abandoned plans for the introduction of Windows RT tablets and laptops running on ARM-based technology (that is the ARM version of Windows 8). Toshiba officially stated that “delayed components that make a timely…

Samsung Announces Two Windows 8 Phones for This Year: Odyssey & Marco

Court cases are boring. Especially when they revolve around pointless patent disputes, but every now and then, a small exciting kernel of information pops out when you least expect it. In the Samsung vs. Apple case, exactly that has happened. The patent argument forces both…

Gimbal by Qualcomm: My Smartphone Knows Me Better Than YOUR Smartphone

Qualcomm may have just introduced a new era for the smartphone with its Gimbal platform. Gimbal knows you, what you like, what you eat, what you do, even, where you are. But not in a creepy way. The idea behind Gimbal is that your smartphone…

Samsung Allegedly Planning Windows 8 Tablet with Qualcomm Snapdragon for October

ASUS, Dell, HP, Lenovo and now, according to reports, Samsung has joined the great Windows 8 tablet race. According to Bloomberg news, Samsung plans to release a Windows 8 tablet with Qualcomm’s dual core Snapdragon S4 processor in October. Samsung already entered the tablet game…

ASUS Padfone Extended Review – 4 Weeks of Use [Video]

I picked up the ASUS Padfone… at the beginning of June and I’ve finally gotten around to shooting and posting my 4 weeks review (thanks for the reminders that I owed you this video! .  My opionons haven’t changed much from my original review so

Snapdragon S4: Samsung Helps Qualcomm Out in a Jam

There have been whispers of a Snapdragon S4 shortage for a while now. Qualcomm has been silent on the subject and has never acknowledged the problem– until now. The deal is inked and underway: Samsung will aid Qualcomm in the manufacturing of the 28 nm…

HD Video Playback on the Snapdragon S4 Pro 8064 – Video – (Uplinq)

We all have those great videos on our smartphones and tablets that we always wish we would remember to edit or watch on our big screen T.V.’s. But it’s always too complicated, too time consuming or just not a priority. Qualcomm has an idea  that…

Improved Gaming Graphics on the Snapdragon S4 Processor – Video Demo – (Uplinq)

Gaming on smartphones and tablets just got a whole lot sharper.  At Uplinq yesterday we got a hands-on demonstration of the improved gaming graphics on the Snapdragon S4 processor. Playstation 3 like graphics will soon be possible on smartphones and tablets with the Snapdragon S4…

Blippar App – Try Out Nail Polish Colors with Virtual Shopping – Video – (Uplinq)

Virtual shopping seemed to be the wave of the future at Uplinq yesterday. British based company Blippar demonstrated its virtual shopping apps for various products during Qualcomm’s keynote address. In Britain people are blipping almost as often as they’re tweeting. Blippar is now trying to…

Muppets Come to Life with Band-Aid Magic Vision App – Uplinq 2012

Does a singing, swinging muppet make a boo-boo feel better? Johnson & Johnson certainly think so. Their Band-Aid Magic Vision App uses augmented reality technology to recognize the image on a band-aid and bring Kermit the Frog to life. Simply scan the band-aid and Kermit…

Mobile Shopping at American Apparel with Image Recognition – Video – (Uplinq)

Yesterday at Uplinq, Vuforia demonstrated its vast improvements augmented reality technology. The most impressive of their demonstrations, the mobile shopping app with American Apparel showed AR in action. Cloud based image recognition allows your smartphone to recognize an advertisement and then searches instantly through an…

Uplinq 2012: Qualcomm Keynote Round-Up

Today at Uplinq, Qualcomm set out to woo developers with their Snapdragon S4 processors, improved gaming graphics for smartphones and tablets and Vuforia augmented reality applications. Qualcomm demonstrated the capabilities the S4 dual core processor in comparison with the latest quad core processors.In addition to…

Rio, Accord & Zenith: HTC Reveals First Facts About New Windows 8 Smartphones

HTC has really hit the ground running with Windows 8 Phones. HTC already announced earlier that they would to rock Windows 8 on their smartphones for the first time this year and now that statement is concrete. HTC’s Windows 8 smartphones will be released under…

Qualcomm Confirms Which S4 Processor Windows Phone 8 with Launch With

Today, Microsoft announced that Qualcomm will be the sole provider of dual core SoCs for initial launch devices from hardware partners Nokia, Huawei, Samsung, and HTC. This doesn’t mean that they will hold this spot exclusively, but at launch you will only find Qualcomm Snapdragon…

Quad Core vs. Dual Core: Why would Two Be Better Than Four?

If two cores are better than one, shouldn’t four cores be better than two? Why then do dual core processors sometimes out-preform quad core processors? The answer is, it’s complicated. Every processor is different in terms of pipeline depth, clock-speed, cache, optimization and specially customized…