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Corning’s Gorilla Glass 5 is sturdier, and can survive 5 feet drops

Gorilla Glass 5

The Smartphone industry is an industry of monopolies. Apple and Samsung control most of the smartphone market, but that’s just the tip of the iceberg. Peek behind the curtains, and you’ll see more companies that absolutely dominate the industry. Continue reading Corning’s Gorilla Glass 5 is sturdier, and can survive 5 feet drops

The flagships of 2016 are already outdated

Qualcomm has announced a new SoC, the Snapdragon 821, which is 10% faster than the Snapdragon 820, which is the SoC of choice for flagships in 2016. In fact, when you come to the big leagues, Qualcomm is pretty much the market leader when it comes to SoCs for smartphones, and as of late, it is making inroads into the mid-end and low-end markets, competing against companies like Mediatek. Continue reading The flagships of 2016 are already outdated

Report: Apple might choose Intel for its next iPhone

imageThe smartphone chipset industry is pretty much dominated by Qualcomm, which forms the brains of almost all flagships, some midrange and some low end phones. Behind it is Mediatek, and that’s where the line is drawn for major chipset makers. You may consider Huawei with its Kirin SoCs a chipset maker, but no one uses them (except Huawei, of course), so we can’t consider them. Continue reading Report: Apple might choose Intel for its next iPhone

Oppo’s SuperVOOC: Charges smartphone to 100% in 15 minutes

When it comes to battery technology, since we haven’t been making inroads into increasing battery density (for consumers), we have resorted to making the batteries themselves charge faster. Continue reading Oppo’s SuperVOOC: Charges smartphone to 100% in 15 minutes

Qualcomm gives a small look into its autonomous drone platform

When you look at the Smartphone market, you see giants like Apple and Samsung dominating, but when it comes to the innards of these smartphones, Qualcomm dominates with its Snapdragon line of SoCs. Continue reading Qualcomm gives a small look into its autonomous drone platform

Qualcomm announces Quickcharge 3.0: 80% in 35 minutes

qualcomm quick charge 2.0

Our batteries can’t grow any denser or any more efficient, so manufacturers have lately resorted to reducing charging times. Qualcomm has been making some real progress with its QuickCharge technology that charges almost half of the battery’s capacity within minutes, which could be useful in a pinch. Continue reading Qualcomm announces Quickcharge 3.0: 80% in 35 minutes

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 is 35% faster than the 810

Qualcomm E3 Snapdragon Gaming World Record Challenge

Specs of the processor that would power the flagships of 2016, the Snapdragon 820, has leaked. It would be 35% faster than the Snapdragon 810, and 40% better GPU and is more efficient.. Continue reading The Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 is 35% faster than the 810

Marshall announces the London: Using Design to sell a sub-par phone

The Marsall London features a dedicated Wolfson WM8281 soundcard, allowing for high resolution, FLAC audio playback

Marshall is probably the last brand you would expect to release a phone, yet ┬áhere we are, in the aftermath of Marshall’s announcement of the London, its first smartphone. Continue reading Marshall announces the London: Using Design to sell a sub-par phone