Qualcomm and Xiaomi develop Game Turbo graphics tuner for smartphones

It looks like GPU tweaking software is coming to smartphones. Xiaomi and Qualcomm appear to have developed an app called Game Turbo which will let users adjust GPU settings to optimize for performance, picture quality, or frame rates, among other things. Neither company has made an official announcement yet, but Ice Universe has shared a few […]

Qualcomm launches Snapdragon Wear 4100 and 4100+ chips for smartwatches

Two years after releasing its last smartwatch chip, Qualcomm is bringing two new models to market. The Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 4100 and Snapdragon Wear 4100+ are faster, more efficient chips based on newer technologies. The new chips also support devices with cameras up to 16MP and offer optional support for 4G LTE. Qualcomm says we can expect […]

Qualcomm introduces Snapdragon 690 5G chip for mid-range phones

Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 600 series chip is designed to bring 5G connectivity to mid-range smartphones, while also offering a significant performance boost over earlier chips in the series. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 690 processor features an integrated 5G modem and promises up to 20-percent better CPU performance and 60-percent faster graphics than the Snapdragon 675. The […]