Google's second-generation Nexus 7 tablet will reportedly arrive around July and will pack a Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, apparently chosen in part for its ability to tightly integrate with the chipmaker's 3G/LTE baseband modem.
Qualcomm said that some of its OEM customers using its Qualcomm Reference Design (QRD) program to build devices are able to launch their gadgets in as little as 60 days from the time the project is launched to when the product is ready. Although the chipset giant's QRD program is focused primarily on companies based on China--customers include Lenovo, Yulong's Coolpad brand and Tianyu-- Qualcomm said Tier 1 device makers are exploring the program for their lower-end handsets.
BARCELONA, Spain--Qualcomm is in discussions with multiple home appliance makers about its AllJoyn wireless proximal networking software project, and hopes by mid-year to announce partners, according to a Qualcomm executive.
Qualcomm unveiled a new chipset solution that it argues will help devices makers worldwide solve issues related to LTE spectrum band fragmentation by enabling single, global LTE design for mobile devices.
Chipset companies can throw money at increasing their brand awareness among consumers, but at the end of the day, I think people will care more about what they can experience with their mobile devices than what is inside of them.
LAS VEGAS--Qualcomm CEO Paul Jacobs announced a new line of the company's flagship Snapdragon chipsets and, in highlighting how he envisions them being used in smartphones and tablets, also noted how Qualcomm hopes to enable the next generation of mobile experiences.
SAN FRANCISCO--Qualcomm's new chief marketing officer said the company plans to more heavily advertise its brand, including to smartphone users. However, Qualcomm CMO Anand Chandrasekher said the company's new advertising push won't be as bombastic as Intel's "Intel Inside" marketing effort.
LG Electronics officially took the wraps off its latest high-end smartphone, the quad-core Optimus G, which it said will lay the foundation for all of its premier smartphones going forward.
Qualcomm ( NASDAQ:QCOM ) has used its annual Uplinq conference in San Diego as a showcase for its wide interest and presence in the mobile technology market. FierceMobileContent Executive Editor Jason Ankeny has been on the ground covering the developments form the conference. Here is a roundup of the coverage.
Qualcomm released its Snapdragon software development kit, enabling developers to leverage system-on-a-chip processor technologies to build value-added applications for devices running Google's Android mobile operating system.