The iPhone's 64-bit chip is not a "gimmick" after all, says Qualcomm in an embarrassing U-turn.
The company is trying to bring the cost of smartphones down to as little as $50.
The company's chipsets will support 1080p video capture and playback and up to a 13-megapixel camera.
Samsung is rumoured to be working on a new 8-core CPU design for its smartphones and tablets, but the focus could be more on power efficiency than grunt.
Research analysts from Piper Jaffray predict the iPhone 5 will have a fall launch.
The H.265 video standard, aka HEVC or MPEG-5, squeezes more pixels over a network connection to support new high-resolution 4K TVs. Broadcom's chip supports both and is due to arrive in volume next year.
Ahead of Intel's next generation of CPUs, AMD announces new chips, formerly code-named Temash, Kabini, and Richland.
Better power efficiency is a key selling point to these new GPUs.
AMD reclaims the 3D card crown with its new Radeon HD 7970.
Could the Samsung Galaxy S4 boast a bendy 1080p screen, a 13-megapixel camera or even an eight-core processor?