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Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro quad-core tops the benchmark charts [Hands-on]

Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro quad-core tops the benchmark charts [Hands-on]

Qualcomm's been hard at work with their new quad-core chipset for mobile devices, and we've got one in our hands. Their brand new Snapdragon APQ8064 S4 Pro SoC packs quite the punch and we've just started taking it through it's paces. Announced and available starting earlier today, this developer device isn't for average users, but is a clear indication of what we can expect from Qualcomm later this year.

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Samsung signs deal to produce Qualcomm’s 28nm chips

Samsung signs deal to produce Qualcomm’s 28nm chips

Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon S4 processors, built on a 28nm process, have proven so popular that TSMC has said that it's struggling to manufacture the chips. Qualcomm has recognized that it needs to keep up with demand, and has signed an agreement with an unlikely partner: Samsung. The terms of the deal with Samsung haven’t been disclosed, but an additional partner, United Microelectronics, will begin making 28nm chips by the fourth quarter of this year.

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Qualcomm and Akamai aim to reduce mobile internet load times

Qualcomm and Akamai aim to reduce mobile internet load times

It’s all about the need for speed in the world of the smartphone, and we’re certainly not going to say no to anything that makes the overall experience faster. Qualcomm and Akamai have teamed up to try and further optimize mobile page load times across devices. The duo are working on new protocol optimizations that will improve page load performance and save on bandwidth in the process.

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Qualcomm unveils Snapdragon SDK for Android

Qualcomm unveils Snapdragon SDK for Android

We’ve seen SoC exclusive app stores and games in the past thanks to NVIDIA’s Tegra Zone, but now Qualcomm is hoping to to leverage its own hardware with a new SDK. The Snapdragon SDK for Android allows developers to tap into various features available on the hardware platform that were previously unavailable thanks to new APIs. The first release is only available for the Snapdragon S4 8960 processor, but Qualcomm say more will be added over time.

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Qualcomm: Windows Phone 8 will use Snapdragon S4 Plus

Qualcomm: Windows Phone 8 will use Snapdragon S4 Plus

One of the hardware announcements at yesterday’s Windows Phone Summit was that Qualcomm would continue to power Windows Phone handsets going forward. Microsoft had also worked with the company to bring dual-core support to the platform, but exact processor details weren’t dished out at the time. Qualcomm has reached out to Engadget to clarify that Snapdragon S4 Plus chips will be used in Windows Phone 8 devices.

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Qualcomm expands Snapdragon S4 line

Qualcomm expands Snapdragon S4 line

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon S4 is certainly proving to be popular, and has now made the jump to televisions, tablets, and Windows 8 PCs in addition to smartphones. We’re used to seeing the dual-core 1.5Ghz chip in the this year’s range of high-end phones, but Qualcomm will be extending the line to include additional dual-core variants plus quad-core chips.

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Qualcomm Uplinq 2012 registration open: Join us June 27 and 28!

Qualcomm Uplinq 2012 registration open: Join us June 27 and 28!

It's that time of the year again, time for Qualcomm to invite developers of all kinds to their yearly main event: Uplinq 2012! This year's event is sure to have many fabulous presentations from great speakers bringing not just big ideas to the developer world, but presentations of next-level Snapdragon technology and more from Qualcomm as well. We'll be at these events bringing you everything you need to know on the future of Qualcomm as the event unfolds - and what's more, we're inviting you to join us!

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