Qualcomm's GameCommand Hits Android Market Jan 10
Qualcomm today announced that the SnapDragon GameCommand application will become available in the Android Market on January 10. GameCommand is a tool that Android device owners can use to browse through and search for games that have been optimized for Qualcomm's SnapDragon-based phones and tablets. The service will also offer exclusive titles. It is meant mirror the TegraZone service offered by Nvidia, which also supplies chips for Android devices.
Microsoft and Qualcomm to Bring Windows 10 to ARM-Based Snapdragon Processors
Microsoft and Qualcomm plan to make Windows 10 run on Qualcomm's next-generation, ARM-based Snapdragon processors. The idea is to enable full PC functionality on cellular-connected devices of varying form factors.
Qualcomm Renames 600 Series Snapdragon Chips
Qualcomm has changed the names of two 600 series Snapdragon processors. Specifically, the Snapdragon 620 and Snapdragon 618 will now be called the Snapdragon 652 and Snapdragon 650.
Qualcomm Says Some Snapdragons Are Ready for Android P
Qualcomm said it has been working with Google to ensure that its latest mobile chips will function properly with Android P. The effort falls under the purview of Project Treble, Google's effort to help device makers update their hardware with new builds of Android on a faster schedule.
Snapdragon Wear to Serve as Qualcomm's Smartwatch Platform
Qualcomm today announced Snapdragon Wear, a new platform for wearable devices. The Snapdragon Wear 2100 system-on-a-chip is the first product in the Snapdragon Wear platform and is meant to improve next-generation smartwatches.