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    Qualcomm Introduces Quick Charge 4.0, Gets Help From Samsung on Their Next-Gen Chipset

    Qualcomm is getting us excited for next year’s phones this week by telling us what to expect from their next-gen chipsets. What Qualcomm’s Snapdragon chipsets are capable of outlines what smartphones are capable of, making their announcements a preview of the next year’s hot smartphone features. Here’s a couple — Quick Charge 4.0 is ready to […]

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    Qualcomm Introduces Two New Low-Power Chipsets for IoT Devices

    IoT devices are going to become a little friendlier on the wallet in more ways than one soon. Today, Qualcomm is announcing their Snapdragon 600E and 410E chipsets, low-power versions of the existing 600 and 410 chipsets. The E series will be a little less powerful, but will consume less energy and come with a 10-year […]

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    New Lego Collections Blend AR and Traditional Building

    Lego remains one of the best loved and best selling kids toys. And they’re no slouch when it comes to advances in technology either. Products like Lego Mindstorms and Lego Universe pushed the Lego envelope by melding real land virtual play. The newest high touch meets high tech collection is Lego Fusion — a mashup […]

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    8 Ways Qualcomm Will Affect Our Mobile Lives in 2014

    Qualcomm was a major player behind the scenes at MWC this year. For starters, their Snapdragon processor is powering practically all of the hottest phones that have been announced at the show – that includes everything from the Samsung Galaxy S5, to the Xperia Z2. But beyond the hardware announcements, Qualcomm had several other new […]

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    Qualcomm Announces 801 Processor and LTE Cat 6

    The Qualcomm Snapdragon 200, 400, 600, and 800 processors – whoa! Next step is 1,000, right? Well actually, Qualcomm has released a new processor called the Snapdragon 801, opting for the most modest of numerical increases. There’s a reason for the incremental name change – the 801 isn’t a total redesign, and has a lot […]

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    Samsung Galaxy S5 is a Glam iPhone Killer [Hands on]

    It’s that time of year again – Samsung is officially trotting out this year’s upgrade to their ultra-popular smartphone. The Galaxy S5 is coming April 11, and the changes are – well, they’re significant in some respects, but also pretty minimal in some ways. If it isn’t broken, don’t fix it, right? At 5.1”, the […]

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    ZTE Grand Memo II is an Anorexic 6″ Phablet

    At Mobile World Congress, ZTE has announced a brand new 6” phablet with LTE capabilities called the Grand Memo II. The specs aren’t half bad, which is pretty impressive, because as far as 6” devices go, this one is ridiculously thin. The Grand Memo II LTE has a 6” HD display and runs on a […]

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    Lenovo’s S860 Fashion Phone Rocks All-glass Exterior

    Lenovo has been driving pretty hard at getting into the mobile game the past couple of years, and they’re making the same kind of push at this year’s Mobile World Congress. They’re announcing updates to their S line of smartphones – the S860, S850, and S660. The S860 isn’t a flagship phone in the strictest […]

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    You Won’t Believe What Qualcomm is Doing To Your Toys

    Augmented reality – viewing the real world on the mobile screen, with little digital extras added in – is nothing new to the world of toys. But, with Qualcomm’s Vuforia platform, it’s becoming far more engaging than ever before. Vuforia is a software platform for apps that specializes in image recognition. A lot of times, […]

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    Qualcomm Announces Big Bird Approved Chipsets at CES

    Qualcomm made an appearance at CES this week to unveil the next step past their successful Snapdragon S4 chipset, which was found in, among other things, the bulk of HTC’s and Nokia’s smartphone line-up from last year. The S4 was the main competitor to the highly touted quad-core NVIDIA Tegra 3 processor in the mobile […]