HP’s leather-covered business laptop uses a Snapdragon CPU

  • January 11, 2021
It’s been more than two years since HP announced that it made a laptop out of leather, and based on our review the Spectre Folio was more than just a gimmick. It was the company’s take on the Always Connected PC category of thin and light laptops and…

Qualcomm reportedly asks US to let it sell chips for Huawei phones

  • August 8, 2020
You might think Qualcomm would be happy with US trade bans limiting Huawei’s access to chips, but it appears to be arguing just the opposite. The Wall Street Journal said it had obtained a Qualcomm presentation lobbying the US government to remove re…

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 690 chipset brings 5G to cheaper phones

  • June 17, 2020
As far as 5G smartphone chipsets go, Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 865 might be the best known, but there’s one issue: It’s as expensive as it is powerful. The company’s new Snapdragon 690 chipset is a little different — instead of powering new flashy new fl…