Tag: Snapdragon

  • Google loses lawsuit to patent troll Bedrock Computer Technologies

    Google has been sued successfully and lost for use of Linux on it’s server platform.  Although this may not be a huge loss to Google financially, this issue could extend to the Android platform. Bedrock Computer Technology has also sued AOL, Yahoo and Amazon to name a few. Will companies like Bedrock Computer Technologies impede […]

  • Windows Phone 7 in numbers: A promising start

    There are many GEEKsters out there looking for some numbers from MS to help them make a decision on their next smartphone. Judging by some of the numbers released by MS, things are moving in the right direction. The number of developers downloading the needed tools to develop apps are great considering this is a new platform. Read more…

  • Windows Phone 7 Update Adds Copy and Paste Functionality

    Microsoft has finally started rolling out the NoDo update after a few delays. The latest Windows Phone 7 device (HTC Arrive) has this update and seems to work well. The NoDo update has other functionality updates also, including apps search on the device, performance improvements, Wi-Fi functionality and Outlook e-mail client.

  • Qualcomm Ships First Dual-Core Snapdragon Chipsets Clocked At 1.2GHz

    Way back in January, we reported on some dual-core Snapdragon processors that were supposed to go into testing and be released into devices by the end of the year. These were the 8X50A clocked at 1.3GHz and the 8X72 clocked at 1.5GHz. These chipsets aren’t those, but they’re clocked at 1.2GHz and are already being shipped to manufacturers, although Qualcomm won’t tell anyone who. Read more…

  • Verizon Droid Incredible Official Announcement

    Verizon has released an official press release regarding its Droid Incredible by HTC. First of all, you can pre-order it online starting Monday, April 19th. It will be on sale in stores on April 29th. Pricing will be $199.99 after a $100 mail-in rebate with a two-year contract. You will need the Nationwide Talk and an Email and Web for Smartphone plan to qualify. Another confirmation is that the Snapdragon processor will be clocked at the full 1GHz.

  • HTC Incredible Specs & Manual Leaked

    We just reported that the Incredible is rumored to go on sale on April 29th. Back in March, we also reported of some possible specs. The good news is that it appears it will have a Snapdragon processor clocked at the full 1GHz, not at 768MHz like was previously rumored. Full specs to follow.

  • Toshiba TG02 and K01 Announced

    Toshiba announced two new devices today at MWC10. They are both powered by a 1GHz Snapdragon processor and will run Windows Mobile. Here’s the details… Toshiba TG02 4.1-inch WVGA capacitive touchscreen Super-slim design (9.9mm) Customized 3D user interface Toshiba K01 4.1-inch OLED capacitive touchscreen Side-sliding QWERTY keyboard Slim body (12.9mm) microSD memory card slot Source: […]

  • Samsung Galaxy 2- Does it take you to the Androidosphere?

    Androphones has it from several sources that Samsung will be launching a new Snapdragon powered Android device. Judging from the likely specifications, this will surely have enough rocket power to boost you to whatever galaxy you want to go to. – 1 GHz Snapdragon – 3.7 inch AMOLED touchscreen – 5 MP camera – 32 […]

  • Why everything is running an ARM A8 Cortex Chip

    In the following months, the mobilephere will be overtaken with several new devices and most of them will be running the same underlying chipset design. As any mobile power user will tell you, support for HD video and hardware-accelerated graphics are must-haves for future devices. What will most of these devices have in common? Several […]

  • Possible HD3 Specs – Nov. 2010 Release Date

    More than likely this will wind up being fake, but the Chinese site QQ.com has posted a spec sheet for the successor of the HD2, dubbed the HD3. According to the sheet, its expected release date November 2010 with a 1.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon CPU. Other specs of interest: – Running on Windows Mobile 7 – […]

  • Motorola MOTOSPLIT Rendering

    We’ve already seen the Morotola Backflip that’s coming to At&t this year, but now its time for another new design concept from Motorola, the MOTOSPLIT. Taking a queue from Nokia (there was the Nokia 5510 and the 6800), the rendering to the left (click on it to view the full size) has a split qwerty […]

  • HTC Bravo Headed To T-Mobile?

    The HTC Bravo is very similar to the Nexus One.  It features a 3.7″ touchscreen, 1GHz Snapdragon processor, and HSDPA/HSUPA.  The biggest difference is that it includes HTC’s SenseUI.  Rumor has it that this device will also land on T-Mobile, just as the Nexus One is.  The source also says it may be free on […]

  • Dual-Core Snapdragon Coming In 2010

    There’s been a lot of hype over the new 1GHz Snapdragon processor that is just now starting to show up in high-end phones like the HD2 and Nexus One. Now that it is becoming the hottest processor available, Qualcomm has announced its successor, with speeds of 1.3GHz and 1.5GHz. The first one is the Qualcomm […]

  • WM6.5 Can’t Decode 720p HD Video?

    As we’ve known for a while, the Acer Liquid Android device has a processor from the Snapdragon family, just as the HD2 has, however, it has been determined that the HD2, or any WM6.5 device for that matter, cannot play 720p HD video. This is obviously not a Qualcomm issue since the Snapdragon processor can […]

  • LG eXpo Reviewed

    The folks over at PhoneScoop had the opportunity to review the recently announced LG eXpo, coming to At&t. Overall, it got a pretty good rating with a few downsides. They said the phone feels solid, but they had some complaints about the resistive screen and the fingerprint sensor/D-Pad. In addition to unlocking the phone, the […]