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Qualcomm’s Next-Gen Snapdragon Chip Details Leaked

Qualcomm’s Next-Gen Snapdragon Chip Details Leaked

A Qualcomm presentation was leaked that reveals its plans for the next-generation Snapdragon processors. The company is quite ambitious, suggesting that it would not only beat existing ARM Cortex A9 chips currently used in devices such as the iPad 2 and the Motorola XOOM, but that it would also beat future Cortex A15 chips by the time its new chip architecture arrives later this year.

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Qualcomm Q2 Sales Results Show $3.9 Billion in Revenue

Qualcomm Q2 Sales Results Show $3.9 Billion in Revenue

It appears that everyone is excited to let the world know that they're massively successful today, both Qualcomm and Apple showing off fabulous numbers in print form for the public to digest. It's a LOT to digest when you've got it all lying out there in front of you, and indeed we DO have their entire sales call and numbers here in this post, but let's see if we can't filter it down a bit for those average citizens who, like me, like to see giant numbers after money signs right underneath year markers.

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AMD integrates USB 3.0 support into chipsets

AMD integrates USB 3.0 support into chipsets

USB 3.0 can already be found on a lot of computers in the notebook and desktop market today. All of these computers use a third party controller for the USB 3.0 ports though because neither Intel nor AMD offer native support for the USB 3.0 port in their chipsets. AMD has announced that it will be changing that.

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Intel Acquires Silicon Hive In Push For Mobile Processing Chips

Intel Acquires Silicon Hive In Push For Mobile Processing Chips

Intel acquired Silicon Hive today in an effort to push itself further into the mobile device market. Silicon Hive is a company specializing in making chipsets for smartphones, media hubs and other small devices. Intel has been lagging behind in mobile processing, and although its Intel Atom is gearing up for tablet devices, their processor is still too big, demands too much power, and is more expensive than those of competing chip makers such as ARM and NVIDIA.

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ASUS: U36JC and U31JG Getting Sandy Bridge Soon

ASUS: U36JC and U31JG Getting Sandy Bridge Soon

According to an exclusive by Swedish tech blog TechNYTT, ASUS will be updating its U31JG and U36JC series to Sandy Bridge chips. The new models may also have "better graphics and a better hard drives," according to ASUS. The prices on the new models will stay the same. According to ASUS, the launch of the two new models will happen in April or May.

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Qualcomm Makes a Slew of Announcements at MWC 2011

Qualcomm Makes a Slew of Announcements at MWC 2011

SlashGear is live at MWC 2011 in Barcelona, where Qualcomm just released a series of announcements about new product releases, including Quad-Core Snapdragon for Next-Gen Tablets, Next-generation Snapdragon Mobile Chipset, Commercial Availability of Gobi3000 Modules, Chipset with Support for Next-generation Release 9 HSPA+, New, Higher Speed LTE Devices, Netflix streaming on Android devices and much more. Continue after the cut to see the whole slew...

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