Louis Vuitton Tambour Horizon Wear OS smartwatch will be updated with Snapdragon Wear 3100

This model is going into a second year, but not without a few new muscles in its body. This includes extneded battery life.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 introduced

It’s here for 5G and cheer. Qualcomm has launched its latest systems-on-a-chip with a battery of artificial intelligence enhancements.

Apple A12 Bionic is the first commercial 7nm processor

The A12 Bionic is an 18-core chipset that will be found inside the iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Max and it has all of the transistors to do more work at once.

Netherlands may get up to 8GB RAM in the Galaxy Note 9

The next step up from here is 8GB of RAM and up to 512GB of storage. But will it happen in places other than Asia and Benelux?
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Qualcomm Snapdragon 1000 could go to 12W and battle low-end Intel Core U-series

Intel may have to watch its back if Qualcomm is able to land its ambitions next year on a big chipset for laptops and maybe even desktops.

Xiaomi-backed Black Shark brand to launch gaming phone April 13

All we know for sure so far is that this phone will have a Snapdragon 845 processor from Qualcomm. That coming from the quasi-startup within a startup.

Qualcomm’s new Bluetooth 5 multi-device broadcast feature is proprietary

The chipmaker says that this feature is proprietary to items incorporating aptX HD codec and the Snapdragon 845 platform.

Meizu and MediaTek partner for facial recognition tech

Will MediaTek be able to churn up China with fancy face-reading cameras with Meizu… perhaps on a Meizu phone next year?

Pixel Visual Core in Pixel 2 was made with Intel

Intel had its hand in helping the visual processing out for the Google Clips camera and on the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL as well.

Qualcomm releases new parts to add to Snapdragon chips to support 600MHz

This portfolio of amplifiers, duplex filters and other microcomponents are in testing now and should be out to serve T-Mobile customers next year.

Google Pixel Visual Core is the company’s machine-learning co-processor for Pixel 2

It’s the company’s first silicon and it’s here to help the Pixel 2’s image processing from computational work to HDR brushes.

Huawei reveals the HiSilicon Kirin 970 chipset

The company uses a proprietary CPU core design to help it reach competition-smashing speeds. It’s now catching up with a dedicated AI sub-chip.

If you enjoy components porn, this post about the iPhone 7s is for you

If you live for pictures of logic boards and silicon, — not silicone — then we have something more exciting than the pants on fire iPhone 8 speculation.

Kirin 970 chip specs leaked out and, with it, the Huawei Mate 10’s potential

We’ve got new substance for the Mate 10, but how fast and how strong is this silicon? The numbers are here and so is a new set of renders.

TCL files visual tour of Alcatel Idol 5 with FCC

It looks like the device will sport a metal body, a fingerprint sensor, a 2,710mAh battery and a mid-range MediaTek chipset.

Samsung moving forward on Exynos and Galaxy Note 8

Samsung publicly acknowledges, at least in front of investors, that the Galaxy Note 8 will be great for multimedia. Based on its track record, why not?

Qualcomm complaint to ITC on Apple lists Snapdragon 845

Qualcomm is showing off how widely its patents are used by disclosing the modems, codecs and application processors that are covered.

iPad Pro 10.5 benchmark reveals 4GB RAM, impressive scores

The A10X Fusion chipset inside the new iPad Pro models cooks. It destroys the A9X on single-core and multi-core Geekbench tests.

Apple chipset leader is now Google’s

Google has been planning on making its own chipsets for a long time. It’s now making the necessary hires from all points, including Apple, to do so.

TSMC to make Snapdragon 845 as Qualcomm rejects Samsung’s bid

Samsung, which produced the Snapdragon 820, 821 and 835, will not produce the 845. TSMC, which has been pushing for 7nm fabs, is on the case.

One Qualcomm employee’s proud of their work on the Snapdragon 845

But if you’re a senior engineer who works in the commercialization department, you might not want to tout it on your LinkedIn profile just yet.

LG and Qualcomm working to get Snapdragon 845 on G7

The story about the G6 getting the Snapdragon 821 instead of the Snapdragon 835 may be a little more complicated than we have first thought.

Newest chip from MediaTek supports Google Assistant, Android Things

As Google Assistant looks to expand its integration into other home appliances beyond the company’s own, MediaTek is making a play with a new chip.

10nm chip production rumored to hobble Galaxy S8 supply

The Galaxy S8 will use either the Snapdragon 835 or the Exynos 8895 chipset, depending on the region. Samsung isn’t making enough of them.

TSMC churns up Apple A11 production for the iPhone 8

The chipset is finally getting ready for mass production and just in time, too. There’s going to be a swell of demand for a pricey iPhone 8.