Time was, companies big and small were scrambling to launch new social networks. Back when people still talked with a straight face about dislodging Facebook from its spot atop the social food chain, and as a result we got everything from Ello to Google+ that promised us better experiences —-better, of course, in comparison to a certain familiar blue app. Never mind how that did or didn’t work out. The mad dash, these days, is for a much narrower prize. From Facebook to Snapchat to much smaller... [Read More]
The first smartphones to use Google’s Daydream virtual reality platform are coming later this year, and many could have Qualcomm’s latest processor, the Snapdragon 821.
On Tuesday, Qualcomm shared more details about the new flagship processor, which is the company’s fastest to date. It has a 10 percent faster CPU and 5 percent faster graphics processor than the Snapdragon 820, which is in top smartphones like LG’s G5 and Samsung’s Galaxy S7.
Mobile chip makers often tweak processor... [Read More]