Qualcomm

Apple’s iPhone 6 May Include Qualcomm’s MDM9625 LTE Modem [PIC]

Apple’s next-generation iPhone could include Qualcomm’s MDM9625 LTE modem, with support for LTE-Advanced. MacRumors has released an image of what could be the logic board on the 4.7-inch model iPhone 6. The below image reportedly shows a part of the iPhone 6’s logic board, housing the A8 processor and MDM9625 LTE modem (outlined in the...

Apple Not Working on LTE Modem, Qualcomm to Remain Sole Supplier

According to a report by Fudzilla, reliable industry sources have revealed that Apple is not developing its own LTE modem, amid rumours of its next generation A8 SoC to sport an integrated LTE modem (via GforGames). The source goes on to report that Intel, Nvidia and Samsung also do not have any SoC package yet that includes the...

Apple’s iWatch and Qualcomm’s Toq Seeing less than 50% Yield Rates [DigiTimes]

Taiwanese publication DigiTimes is reporting through its anonymous sources inside the upstream supply chain that wearable devices such as the widely rumoured Apple iWatch and the Qualcomm Toq, are seeing less than 50% yield rates due to difficulties applying surface treatments on their metal injection molded (MIM) chassis. The source claims that the MIM process is used in the...

Qualcomm Employee: Apple’s A7 Chip “Hit Us in the Gut”

When Apple introduced the iPhone 5s, powered by a 64-bit chip, the tech world was caught on the wrong foot, at least according to a Qualcomm employee speaking to Dan Lyons, a former Fake Steve Jobs columnist. Back then, Qualcomm CMO Anand Chandrasekher called the 64-bit chip a "marketing gimmick," but his comments were labelled...

Surprise! Qualcomm Launches 64-bit Processors Just Like Apple

With the release of the new iPhone 5S back in September, Apple introduced its new A7 chip, the world’s first 64-bit mobile chip. Just a few months after former Qualcomm executive, Anand Chandrasekher made negative comments about Apple’s 64-bit A7 chip, Qualcomm has announced they will be making the move to 64-bit. Qualcomm will be using...

After Criticizing Apple’s 64-bit A7, Qualcomm Executive Reassigned

Former chief marketing officer at Qualcomm, Anand Chandrasekher, has been reassigned to a new position after making negative comments about Apple’s 64-bit A7 chip. According to a statement Qualcomm sent to CNET: Anand Chandrasekher, is moving to a new role leading our exploration of certain enterprise related initiatives...Anand will continue to report to Steve Mollenkopf,...

64-Bit A7 Processor In iPhone 5S Is Simply A Marketing Stunt, Claims Qualcomm [u]

Anand Chandrasekher, senior vice president and chief marketing officer at Qualcomm, has said in an interview that Apple’s 64-bit A7 processor in the iPhone 5S is more of a marketing gimmick than a technical enhancement, TechHive reports. “I think they are doing a marketing gimmick. There’s zero benefit a consumer gets from that”, said Chandrasekher. The Qualcomm...

Qualcomm Launches its Own Smartwatch: Toq

Turns out, not just Samsung (and a couple other players) is interested in the smartwatch market, but Qualcomm as well. And today was a big day for the industry: after the Samsung Galaxy Gear here comes another smartwatch unveiled today. Qualcomm unveiled today a wrist computer named Toq (pronounced "talk") (via AllThingsD), which will be...