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Qualcomm is reportedly imploring the United States government to let the semiconductor outfit sell its Snapdragon processors to Huawei, which would then be placed into 5G-capable handsets. As things currently stand, US companies are banned from selling parts to Huawei, which is based in China, due to national security... Read more...
Pressure worldwide continues to grow on Huawei as relationships between the company and the United States government have soured. Huawei announced this week that pressure from the United States on its suppliers had made it impossible for HiSilicon, its chipset division, to continue producing chips. The announcement... Read more...
And overwhelming number of Android smartphones rely on Qualcomm Snapdragon processors. While there are other SoC vendors out like Huawei and Samsung, Qualcomm alone captured roughly40 percent of the overall smartphonemarket during 2019. With that wide penetration comes greater scrutiny when it comes to any security... Read more...
Last week we reported that NVIDIA was keenlyinterested in purchasing Arm Holdingsin an effort to bolster its growing chip ambitions.Softbank acquired Arm back in 2016for $31.4 billion, but recently has been looking for a buyer to take the company off its hands as it looks to pay down its debt. A new report... Read more...
All things considered, Qualcomm is coming off a successful quarter, even though its third quarter revenue remained flat year-over-year. No change can be considered a good thing, given that the Coronavirus pandemic has disrupted the global economy and made things challenging in the technology sector (and beyond). Oh... Read more...
For the third time in a row, NVIDIA ran a clean sweep of MLPerf's set of AI and machine learning performance benchmarking suite. This time, however, the distinction of fastest GPU went to NVIDIA's A100 Tensor Core graphics solution, which is based on the company's 7-nanometer Ampere architecture that was recently... Read more...
T-Mobile has confirmed that beginning in January 2021, it will require all devices on its network to be VoLTE capable. T-Mobile issued a statement that it's trying to reduce the impact of the change to new customers and won't be activating new devices on its network after August 4 that lack VoLTE compatibility. It... Read more...
If rumors are accurate, or if where there is smoke there is usually fire, we could be soon witnessing a major shakeup in the chip industry. Multiple mainstream business press outlets are reporting this evening that NVIDIA is making a serious run at Arm, which is owned by Japanese mega-corporate holding company... Read more...
A new rumor is going around that Samsung has a new Galaxy M series smartphone coming with a massive battery packed inside. Rumors suggest the smartphone is called the Galaxy M41 and that it will have a battery rated for 6800 mAh typical capacity. A typical capacity of 6800 mAh would indicate the raw size of the... Read more...
Qualcomm has been on a crusade to iterate at lightning fast speeds with its smartphone SoCs, but the same cant be said for its efforts with the rapidly growing wearables market specifically with smartwatches. The company announced its lightly refreshedSnapdragon Wear 3100platform way back in September 2018, which... Read more...
So far, 2020 is the year of the Snapdragon 865 in the Android world, which is Qualcomm's flagship SoC. The Snapdragon 865 powers everything from theSamsung Galaxy S20family to theOnePlus 8 Seriesto theMotorola Edge+. But lurking behind the fancy marking name of Snapdragon 865 is a Kryo 585 CPU, which uses an Arm... Read more...
Tensions between the United States government and China have proven a burden for Huawei, which at one point had aspirations of selling its products on domestic soil in stores like Best Buy and wireless outlets like AT&T. Those plans were crushed, and the challenges keep mounting. The latest development has the US... Read more...
Smartphone makers are in a constant bid to outdo one another and develop unique features that will set their offerings apart from the competition. This has led to the advent of folding phones, like Samsung's Galaxy Fold and Huawei's Mate X. Not quite following in those footsteps, LG has something else in mind for a... Read more...
Google's Android operating system is the most populous in the world, and is used by hundreds of different smartphone OEMs. That large ecosystem along with OEMs that have varying timetables, resources, and "desire" to keep smartphones updateshas led to fragmentation. It's why we see new devices still be announced in... Read more...
A week ago, we brought you news of acheating scandal involving MediaTekand its popular [with low-end smartphones] Helio P95 SoC. The company was found to be gaming the system in UL's PCMark benchmark utility, posting overall scores that were inflated by as much as 30 percent due to a hidden Sports Mode. The Helio... Read more...
Cheating in synthetic benchmarks is an old practice; one that has been uncovered and litigated many times over through the years. Most recently,Huawei was caught gaming the systemwith a number of its smartphones (3DMark scores were inflated by as much as 47 percent), after which it apologized and ended the practice... Read more...
Times are tough all around as the nation, and world, deal with the Coronavirus pandemic. Non-essential businesses are temporarily closing (some inevitably will never open back up), people are being encouraged to stay home and practice social distancing, and toilet paper is like gold. This is one of the reasons why... Read more...
Can an Android smartphone with bleeding edge hardware, fancy cameras, and high-end features be considered a flagship handset if it ships without any Google apps or access to the Play Store? Huawei certainly thinks so, and that is precisely how it is labeling its new P40 series consisting of the P40, P40 Pro, and P40... Read more...
Details on the Huawei P40 and P40 Pro have turned up on Twitter from reliable gadget leaker Ishan Agarwal. According to the leaker, the Huawei P40 Pro 5G smartphone will have a Leica Ultra Vision quad-camera array on the back that includes a 50MP primary sensor, 40MP secondary sensor, 12MP sensor, and a 3D ToF sensor... Read more...
A new security vulnerability has now been detailed that exposes portions of your devices Wi-Fi traffic to nefarious individuals. The Kr00k vulnerability was disclosed today by ESET researchers presenting at the RSA Security Conference. The problem lies with Wi-Fi chips that were manufactured by Broadcom and Cypress... Read more...
Smartphone manufacturers are looking for ways to differentiate their products, and the latest trend appears to be with folding displays as witnessed by the Huawei Mate X, SamsungGalaxy Z FlipandMotorola Razr. But TCL is looking to put a slighttwiston the flexible display movement with a slide-out screen. As you can... Read more...
The contentious relationship between the United States government and Huawei, the second largest smartphone maker in the world behind Apple, is not easing up. Just the opposite, US government officials reportedly claim to have evidence that Huawei is able to spy on users through "backdoors" installed on its mobile... Read more...
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