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Qualcomm rolls out Quick Charge 2.0 support in Japan, rest of the world to follow

Qualcomm rolls out Quick Charge 2.0 support in Japan, rest of the world to follow

Rich Edmonds 23

Qualcomm has today announced that its expanding its Quick Charge ecosystem with the release of Quick Charge 2 in Japan. Local mobile network operator DOCOMO has integrated the technology in products that include smartphones, tablets and certified power adapters that are expected to be available later this year. The improved Quick Charge 2 will enable consumers to charge their devices at...

Qualcomm to begin mass production of Snapdragon 615, Snapdragon 810/808 coming later this year

Qualcomm to begin mass production of Snapdragon 615, Snapdragon 810/808 coming later this year

Harish Jonnalagadda 90

Qualcomm has announced that it will start mass production of its eight-core SoC, the Snapdragon 615, soon. At an event held in Shenzhen, China, Qualcomm revealed that the Snapdragon 810/808 would also be available before the end of 2014. The Snapdragon 615 will target the mid-range smartphone segment, while the 64-bit-enabled Snapdragon 810- and 808-series CPUs are designated for...

Qualcomm and Verizon join the Wireless Power Consortium board, the alliance behind the Qi wireless charging standard

Qualcomm and Verizon join the Wireless Power Consortium board, the alliance behind the Qi wireless charging standard

Sam Sabri 65

Last fall, Windows Phone joined the world of wireless charging with the introducing of the Nokia Lumia 920 and the HTC 8X on Verizon. The feature was met with mixed reviews, but anyone who has used it will testify to its usefulness. It’s a shame devices like the Lumia 925 and 1020 need covers to add the feature. All Windows Phone devices that can charge wirelessly do so by using the Qi...

Nokia Lumia 1520’s Snapdragon 800 processor confirmed by Qualcomm? [Update]

Nokia Lumia 1520’s Snapdragon 800 processor confirmed by Qualcomm? [Update]

Daniel Rubino 73

Did Qualcomm just confirm the Lumia 1520's new advanced chipset? [Updated below] The upcoming 6-inch Nokia Lumia 1520 is expected to be announced next month and released in the US for November. While many points about the device have already come forward, it’s still nice to get some seemingly solid confirmation on specifics. In this case, the official Qualcomm Twitter account responded...

With the Nokia deal, Microsoft become a juggernaut in patents for smart devices

With the Nokia deal, Microsoft become a juggernaut in patents for smart devices

Daniel Rubino 200

We’re still going through all the details of the recently announced Nokia acquisition by Microsoft and are getting a clearer understanding of all the implications of the transaction. Needless to say, Microsoft is going to come out ahead of this deal and it will be something for its competitors to take note in the morning. The biggest impact is of course Nokia’s favored patent portfolio...

Nokia, Qualcomm and Verizon assemble to move Wireless Power into the mainstream

Nokia, Qualcomm and Verizon assemble to move Wireless Power into the mainstream

robert brand 33

Nokia, Verizon and Qualcomm look to shake things up during a power conference at the beginning of November The International Wireless Power Summit 2012, set to take place on 1-2 November, will involve industry heavyweights discussing furthering the cause of moving Wireless Power into the mainstream. We have recently seen Nokia go forward and incorporate Qi wireless charging into its new...

ST-Ericsson gets deal with Nokia to supply chipsets, breaks Qualcomm's hold on Windows Phone

ST-Ericsson gets deal with Nokia to supply chipsets, breaks Qualcomm's hold on Windows Phone

Daniel Rubino 13

Although Qualcomm is sitting comfortably with Microsoft and Windows Phone, it looks like their monopoly on the OS has finally given in. Today, ST-Ericsson has announced a deal with Nokia to supply low-end chipsets for upcoming Windows Phones. The deal both confirms and contradicts and earlier report about Microsoft's plans, though it does reinforce earlier rumors of a Nokia-ST Ericsson...