Samsung Galaxy Book 2 hands-on: A Snapdragon-powered Surface rival

Looks like 2018 is the year of the 2-in-1. Just in the last couple of weeks alone, we've seen the launches of detachables like Google's Pixel Slate, Microsoft's Surface Pro 6 and HP's Spectre Folio. Samsung is introducing a new contestant -- th...

Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon Wear chip could revitalize smartwatches

Don't give up on smartwatches just yet. Qualcomm has finally unveiled its latest made-for-wearables processor, which it first teased at Google I/O earlier this year. The new chipset is called the Snapdragon Wear 3100 and succeeds the existing 2100 mo...

aptX Adaptive Bluetooth audio delivers low latency and high quality

As headphone jacks continue to disappear, wireless options for audio are becoming more important than ever. In 2015, Qualcomm acquired the aptX codec for Bluetooth audio connections, and currently offers technology as a pair of extended flavors: aptX...

Nokia will make €3 for every 5G smartphone sold

Licensing-related patent wars are pretty run-of-the-mill occurrences for tech companies -- there's always a report of some spat or another in the news. But now Nokia, and a bunch of other giants, are taking steps to avoid future battles by publicly d...