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Qualcomm's Snapdragon 820 Chips Will Provide Better Signal And Battery Life

Qulacomm has announced its next generation or chip in the form of the Snapdrgaon 820 — and it hopes to usher in better signal and longer battery life to the next slew of high-end phones.

Google May Start Making Its Own Smartphone Chips

Google wants to make a better Android for the future. That means building a smartphone that can handle the technical challenges of augmented reality, virtual reality, and whatever else smartphones will become. And that means tying Android more tightly together with hardware.

Huawei's New Chipset May Worry Its Competition

Huawei, the Chinese smartphone manufacturer, is slowly becoming a big deal in the West, too — and its latest chipset may just provide its competitors with a little cause for concern.

Apple Found Guilty Of Using University Of Wisconsin Patent In Its Chips

Apple has been found guilty of using a technology, patented by the University of Wisconsin-Madison way back in 1998, in its chips without the proper permission — and it could cost it close $US1 billion.

Intel's New Skylake Processors: What You Need To Know

Stop. Don’t buy that new Windows laptop or tablet. Don’t pull the trigger unless you’re getting a truly amazing deal. Because today, Intel’s launching its latest processor — Skylake — and you’re may want one in your next PC.

IBM's New Chip Is Four Times As Powerful As Today's Best Silicon

IBM has announced that it’s designed a new kind of ultra-dense chip, which squeezes in four times as much computing power as the best silicon currently available.

400 Football Fields Could Fit Inside Samsung's New Semiconductor Complex

Samsung already makes the most smartphones in the world, but now the South Korean company is pushing to make the most semiconductors. Samsung just started constructing its own version of Silicon Valley, starting with $US14 billion semiconductor complex larger than 400 football fields.

This Guy Implanted A Cattle Tracker In His Hand To Hack A Phone

A security expert had a computer chip for tracking cows implanted in his hand by an “unlicensed amateur” so he could show how hackers could use tools hidden underneath their skin to hijack devices.

Bloomberg: Samsung Is Dropping Qualcomm Chips For The Galaxy S6

Samsung has long used Qualcomm chips to powers it flagship phones. But now a report from Bloomberg suggests that the company is to drop Qualcomm’s Snapdragon chips in its new Galaxy S6 due to overheating issues.

Intel Broadwell: The Badass Brains That Will Power Your Next PC

The brains that will power your next laptop are here. Intel’s just taken the covers off the high-powered versions of its new Broadwell architecture. That is to say, the 5th generation Intel Core i3-i7 chips that will make your next laptop better than ever.

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