Tag Archive | "Qualcomm"

Apple’s low-cost iPhone to utilize Qualcomm’s Snapdragon chip – Report

Friday, March 8, 2013

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With rumors of Apple’s plans to release a low cost iPhone this Summer swirling about, we now have a new report via the China Times which claims that Apple’s more economical iPhone will make use of Qualcomm’s Snapdragon chip as opposed to one of Apple’s A-series processors. The report claims that the Snapdragon’s ability to [...]

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Supply issues with Qualcomm LTE chip points to Fall release for the iPhone 5

Monday, April 23, 2012

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It used to be that we’d speculate on what features Apple’s next-gen iPhone would have, but now the iPhone’s release date is also a question open to speculation. Apple of course routinely released a new iPhone model in the Summer months, but the delayed October launch really changed things up. Since then, many have wondered [...]

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Qualcomm and Intel hand over source code to Apple

Friday, April 6, 2012

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As part of Apple’s defense against Samsung’s claims that iOS products infringe upon certain wireless patents owned by Samsung, Apple argues that they have an implied license via Qualcomm to those patents. In other words, because Qualcomm is licensed to use the patents at issue, Apple’s own contract with Qualcomm to provide the baseband chips [...]

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iPhone 5 will be a worldmode device with out-of-the-box support for GSM and CDMA networks

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

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With all of the speculation surrounding what Apple’s next-gen iPhone will look like, people seem to be glossing over some of the more intriguing, albeit speculative, features of what will likely be called the iPhone 5. Going back a few months, two of the more persistent rumors suggested that Apple’s next-gen iPhone would be Near [...]

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iPhone 5 to sport A5 processor, will be completely redesigned handset

Monday, January 17, 2011

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If you thought the iPhone 4 was an A+ upgrade, as Steve Jobs famously declared during Apple town hall meeting, then you ain’t seen nothing yet. Okay, that might be a bit hyperbolic, but new information about Apple’s next-gen iPhone suggests that Apple is really looking to push the envelope with the iPhone 5. Citing [...]

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During iPhone negotiations, Verizon and Apple fought over digital content and more

Thursday, October 7, 2010

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Expanding on its earlier report of a CDMA iPhone hitting Verizon in early 2011, the WSJ now gives us a few more details about the inner dealings, and disputes, that Apple and Verizon had to hammer out before inking a deal. The Journal reiterates Apple’s plans to begin mass producing a CDMA version of the [...]

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Report – Apple to tap Qualcomm for baseband for iPhone 5

Thursday, September 30, 2010

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AppleInsider reports: A report out of the Far East early Thursday claims that Apple has decided on its lineup of component suppliers for the fifth-generation iPhone and second-generation iPad — both of which will reportedly obtain baseband chips from CDMA inventor Qualcomm. Rumors that Apple would dump Infineon chipsets in future versions of the iPhone [...]

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Qualcomm looking to hire “iPhone Developer Guru”

Friday, August 27, 2010

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Qualcomm yesterday put up an interesting job posting on its career board looking for an “iPhone Developer Guru.” The job description cryptically reads: The iPhone has no secret for you? Well, that’s what you think… join us and develop the most challenging product of your life! You are driven by a very strict development discipline, [...]

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Report: Qualcomm to supply 3G EV-DO chips for upcoming CDMA iPhone

Thursday, January 7, 2010

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TheStreet has a dubious track record when it comes to Apple rumors, and we’ve been so blunt as to call Scott Moritz an idiot before, but the latest report from Moritz and co. is worth noting. Citing Northeast Securities analyst Ashok Kumar, Moritz writes that Qualcomm will provide a 3G EV-DO chip for a CDMA [...]

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Report: Qualcomm still in talks with Apple

Monday, November 30, 2009

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Rumors that Apple might strike a deal with Qualcom linger on as Digitimes, citing market sources, reports that Qualcomm is still in talks with Apple regarding the possible inclusion of Qualcomm chips for future iPhone models.  The report notes that Qualcomm’s presence amongst the most popular smartphones on the market (iPhone, Palm Pre etc.) is virtually non-existent. [...]

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Qualcomm talking with Apple about supplying chips for new iPhones

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

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Qualcomm CEO Paul Jacobs recently toldBloomberg TV that his company was in talks with Apple to supply the California based iPhone maker with chips for its next-gen iPhones.  “We continue to discuss it, but haven’t made it yet,” Jacobs was quoted as as saying.  “Hopefully, in the future, we will have the opportunity.” In mid-October, rumors [...]

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