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Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 865 will support India’s NavIC in a future update

Back in October last year, American chipmaker Qualcomm announced support for India's NavIC Satellite Navigation system in select chipsets. Then, earlier this year in January, the company officially announced the new Snapdragon 720G, Snapdragon 662, and Snapdragon 460 SoCs, with support for the Indian satellite navigation system. However, it's flagship Snapdragon 865 chip still doesn't...

Qualcomm announces support for India’s NavIC Satellite Navigation System

In a bid to improve location services in the region, Qualcomm has officially announced support for India's Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS) in select chipsets across the company's upcoming portfolio. This initiative, which was undertaken in collaboration with the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), will make use of India's NavIC constellation of 7 satellites to...

Android Auto head units finally get Google Maps satellite view

Sattelite view is one of the few available viewing modes in Google Maps on various platforms. Android, iOS and web versions of the service all have a support for it. But, surprisingly, Android Auto has never had the feature. We don't really know the reason behind that, but Android Auto just got satellite view on...

Voices Of XDA: Orbiting The Earth With Android

Editor’s note: This week's feature has been written by forum member RowHanSolo and takes a look at the exciting prospect of launching satellites fitted with little more than an Android phone as an onboard computer. From a university to NASA, multiple projects like this have launched! Technology is an ever-growing industry, regardless of which corner you look...