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Apple Vs Qualcomm

Qualcomm accuses Apple of sharing proprietary code with Intel

November 2nd, 2017

The ongoing legal battle between Apple and Qualcomm over iPhone royalty payments is getting more outlandish by the week. Earlier this week, word surfaced that Apple may tap Intel to be its sole supplier of LTE chips on upcoming iPhones and iPads. According to a report from The Wall Street Journal, the motivation behind the …

5G release date

This is the world’s first 5G phone

October 17th, 2017

Qualcomm just took a big leap in its long shuffle towards 5G. The company has conducted the first 5G test on a single-chip smartphone, and it’s released the reference design for the first 5G phone. The device will be out next year, and while it’s only for testing purposes, just the fact that someone somewhere …

Apple Vs Qualcomm

Qualcomm sues to stop Apple from manufacturing iPhones in China

October 13th, 2017

As the legal battle over iPhone royalties rages on, Qualcomm recently filed a new suit against Apple, this time seeking to prevent the iPhone maker from manufacturing and selling iPhones in China. Though Qualcomm previously sought to prevent Apple from importing iPhones into the United States, taking steps to hinder the iPhone manufacturing process itself — which …

Qualcomm Antitrust Fine

Qualcomm takes a $773 million hit in its fight against Apple

October 11th, 2017

The Taiwanese Fair Trade Commission has fined Qualcomm NT$23.4 billion ($773 million) for antitrust violations. This is one other major defeat for the chipmaker that’s currently embroiled in a complicated legal battle against Apple and other tech firms. And local regulators keep hitting Qualcomm with fines, seemingly siding with Apple. Whatever Qualcomm says about Apple’s …

Galaxy S10 Specs

Qualcomm is working on a crazy-fast processor we won’t see for years

October 11th, 2017

For years, Samsung used two different processors for all its flagship devices, including Qualcomm’s flagship CPU and a chip of its own. Reports already say that some of next year’s Galaxy S9 models will be powered by the next-gen Snapdragon 845 processor. But a fresh rumor indicates that the Galaxy S10 chip is already in …

Apple vs. Qualcomm

Everything you need to know about the Apple vs Qualcomm battle

October 4th, 2017

The Apple vs. Samsung legal battle was one of the most important patent-based wars in mobile tech until last year when Apple helped ignite what looks like a crusade against Qualcomm. It’s all happening over a piece of technology that most users have no idea about, a chip that turns an iPod touch into an …

Apple iPhone 8 modem: Qualcomm vs Intel

Apple is tired of relying on Intel or Qualcomm for anything

September 29th, 2017

Apple already does the most end-to-end work of any company building smartphones. It has complete control over the physical design, codes all the software, and designs the CPU at the heart of every phone. But it still relies heavily on outside companies to produce many of the critical components for its phones and laptops. That …

Apple Vs Qualcomm

Judge rules that Apple’s lawsuits against Qualcomm can proceed

September 9th, 2017

Over the past few months, Apple has been embroiled in a bitter legal dispute with Qualcomm over iPhone royalty payments. According to Apple’s initial $1 billion suit, which was filed this past January, Qualcomm has been overcharging Apple for iPhone components for years. Apple, in turn, has decided to withhold royalty payments from Qualcomm until …

Google Pixel 2 release date, price vs Galaxy Note 8

Yep, the Google Pixel 2 will be the same as every other Android

September 6th, 2017

Just two weeks ago, noted mobile leaker Evan Blass tweeted that the Google Pixel 2 will arrive on October 5th, packing a Snapdragon 836 processor. That would make it the first Android flagship to launch this year with something better than the Snapdragon 835, which has been Qualcomm’s mainstay all year. But you might not …