Uplinq archive

  • Want longer battery life in your mobile phone?
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    Want longer battery life in your mobile phone?

    By 28 June 2012

    Qualcomm has taken great pleasure in showing the world the graphic potential of the next generation of Snapdragon-powered handsets but if your real hope in mobile use is to get significantly better battery life, then you’d best not hold your breath....

  • HTC boss predicts an NFC revolution
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    HTC boss predicts an NFC revolution

    By 3 June 2011

    Earlier this month HTC's top exec in Europe, Florian Seiche, stated that the Taiwanese company would release an NFC-equipped handset within a year. And now we've had confirmation of just how significant HTC considers the platform to be from the big cheese...

  • Nokia boss hammers nail into MeeGo coffin
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    Nokia boss hammers nail into MeeGo coffin

    By 3 June 2011

    MeeGo could be spreading its wings further afield with the likes of Asus and LG but where Nokia is concerned, its days could well be numbered. Speaking at the Uplinq expo in California, where the Nokia CEO detailed just why the Finnish company chose Windows...

  • HTCdev launch makes perfect Sense
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    HTCdev launch makes perfect Sense

    By 2 June 2011

    Peter Chou, CEO of HTC, kicked off the second day of Qualcomm's Uplinq event in California with the announcement of HTCdev - a developers platform designed to be "a holistic experience that is focused on improving how people live and communicate." One...

  • Qualcomm boss confirms Mirasol ereader canned
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    Qualcomm boss confirms Mirasol ereader canned

    By 2 June 2011

    Qualcomm boss Paul Jacobs has confirmed that the first Mirasol product, which was an ereader originally scheduled to land in the first quarter of 2011, has been cancelled as he wasn't happy with the device. Speaking at a briefing attended by Pocket-lint...

  • Qualcomm fires warning at Nvidia in the core-wars
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    Qualcomm fires warning at Nvidia in the core-wars

    By 1 June 2011

    If you were thinking of rushing out and getting an Nvidia Tegra 2 packing tablet or smartphone simply on the basis that its CPU is dual core, then maybe you should consider the warning shot fired from Qualcomm CEO Paul Jacbos. Speaking at the company's...

  • HP Boss: webOS to be available to other manufacturers
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    HP Boss: webOS to be available to other manufacturers

    By 1 June 2011

    HP senior vice president Jon Rubinstein has hinted that webOS may not be restricted to just HP devices in the future, and that there is a possibility that some "special companies" could indeed offer the platform on their devices. Speaking at the Qualcomm...

  • Nokia shares plummet despite WP7 themed future
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    Nokia shares plummet despite WP7 themed future

    By 1 June 2011

    If you thought that Nokia's downward spiral would be halted following the Microsoft partnership announcement in February then think again - the Finnish company's share price has dropped significantly following its issuing of a profit warning to shareholders....