• “Always Connected” Windows on ARM machines coming this quarter

    4 monthes ago - By Ars Technica

    Enlarge / The Asus NovaGo.
    Always Connected Windows 10 PCs that use Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835 ARM processors will work on all four major US networks, the chip company has announced today , with T-Mobile and AT&T joining the previously announced Sprint and Verizon.
    In total, 14 different network operators across 10 countries have pledged to support the new generation of ARM-powered Windows 10 laptops and tablets. Qualcomm adds that some of those network operators will also be selling the systems, though it has not specified which will be doing so.
    Initially, three systems will be...
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  • Snapdragon 845 Gets “Near-Perfect” Audio Sync Solution

    Snapdragon 845 Gets “Near-Perfect” Audio Sync Solution

    4 monthes ago - By Android Headlines

    Qualcomm Technologies on Tuesday announced a multi-speaker audio streaming solution for the Snapdragon 845 chip, having unveiled it in the form of the Broadcast Audio platform. The technology is meant to facilitate the process of casting audio to numerous devices in a seamless manner and promises to deliver “near-perfect synchronization” across all compatible outlets to which it's relaying audio signals. The San Diego, California-based semiconductor firm claims its platform can be implemented in a manner that doesn't require any kind of complicated setups for pairing and managing devices...
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  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 VR Reference Headset Announced

    Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 VR Reference Headset Announced

    4 monthes ago - By Ubergizmo

    The new Snapdragon 845 processor from Qualcomm is going to power a lot more than just Android flagship smartphones this year. Qualcomm today announced a Snapdragon 845 virtual reality headset reference design, it's powered by the company's latest high-end mobile platform which can be used for both virtual reality and augmented reality applications.
    The reference design is capable of powering two 2400 x 2400 pixel resolution screens at 120 frames per second. That's quite a bit higher than existing headsets such as the Vive Pro from HTC which drivers 1400 x 1600 resolution per eye. The VR...
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  • Qualcomm's New AI Engine Enhances Capabilities Of Existing Snapdragon Chips

    Qualcomm's New AI Engine Enhances Capabilities Of Existing Snapdragon Chips

    4 monthes ago - By Ubergizmo

    Qualcomm today announced the Qualcomm Artificial Intelligence engine which is made up to multiple hardware and software components to enhance on-device artificial intelligence enabled user experiences on select Snapdragon chips. The new AI engine is supported by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 845, 835, 820, and 660 chips with the Snapdragon 845 delivering “cutting-edge on-device AI processing.”
    One of the main benefits of on-device AI is to ensure AI-powered user experiences deliver better performance with or without a network connection. The core hardware architectures of Snapdragon chips are...
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