Snapdragon 810: Your Next Phone's Brains Are Way More Than Just Fast

A new year means a new flagship smartphone brain, and Qualcomm has detailed some of the most fun features of its upcoming Snapdragon 810 chip, which will start popping up in Android and Windows phones next year. It's faster, and it supports better graphics sure, but it also has other tricks up its sleeve. Here's what… » 12/12/14 9:00am 12/12/14 9:00am

This Cheap Little Circuit Could Double Data Speed on Your Next Phone

Wireless technology is already amazing. It's any data you could ever want through the air. But some exciting innovations are hiding on the horizon. This cheap little circuit that allows a wireless antenna to send and receive data at the same time is one of them. It stands to double the rate at which your phone… » 11/24/14 2:30pm 11/24/14 2:30pm

Intel's Core M Might Finally Give Us True Laptop-Tablet Hybrids


The perfect in-between device—something that's as thin as a dedicated tablet and as powerful as a dedicated laptopis something we've been promised for years. Once, it looked like the answer might come when Intel's Atom chips—Bay Trail chips, specifically—got potent enough to power highly mobile machines that could… » 9/05/14 11:30am 9/05/14 11:30am