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Snapdragon Articles & Reviews

An Open-Source Graphics Driver For Snapdragon   Display Drivers   14 Apr 2012
Qualcomm Snapdragon MDP MSM8660   Computers   11 Jul 2011

Snapdragon Linux News

Independent Developers Tackling Snapdragon 630/660 SoC...   Hardware   27 Sep 2020
Linux 5.9 Adds Intel "Keem Bay" Support, 8...   Arm   04 Aug 2020
MSM Open-Source Driver Continues On Qualcomm Adreno...   Hardware   30 Jul 2020
Linux 5.8 Will Light Up The Adreno 405 / 640 / 650...   Hardware   08 Jun 2020
Linux 5.7 Kernel Released With New Apple Driver,...   Linux Kernel   31 May 2020
The Top Linux 5.7 Features From Apple Fast Charge To...   Linux Kernel   29 May 2020
Qualcomm Adreno 650 + 640 GPUs To Be Supported By...   Hardware   25 May 2020
Linux 5.7 Changes So Far: New exFAT Driver, Tiger Lake...   Linux Kernel   06 Apr 2020
Linux 5.7 Adds Support For The Qualcomm Snapdragon...   Arm   04 Apr 2020
MHI: Linux 5.7 Getting A New Bus From Qualcomm   Linux Kernel   19 Mar 2020
TURNIP Open-Source Adreno Vulkan Driver Adds A618...   Mesa   14 Feb 2020
Char/Misc Updates For Linux 5.6 Bring New Qualcomm...   Linux Kernel   31 Jan 2020
Linux 5.5 Can Boot The Modem Processor On Snapdragon...   Arm   02 Dec 2019
The Exciting Linux 5.4 Changes From exFAT Support To...   Linux Kernel   17 Nov 2019
Qualcomm's Adreno 640 GPU Is Working Easily With The...   Mesa   12 Nov 2019
MSM+Freedreno Driver Stack Adding Support For The...   Hardware   20 Oct 2019
Linux 5.4-rc1 Kernel Steps Forward With Next-Gen GPU...   Linux Kernel   30 Sep 2019
Linux 5.4 Adds Qualcomm Snapdragon 855, Supports Some...   Arm   17 Sep 2019
ARM-Powered Lenovo Yoga C630 Laptop To See Better...   Hardware   06 Sep 2019
Fairphone 3 Pre-Orders Begin For Ethical Smartphone...   Hardware   30 Aug 2019
MSM DRM Adding Snapdragon 835 / Adreno 540 Support In...   Hardware   26 Jun 2019
Qualcomm Adreno 540 Support Prepped For Open-Source...   Hardware   31 May 2019
Red Hat / Fedora To Work On Bringing Up Arm Laptops...   Arm   08 Apr 2019
Open-Source Adreno Driver Gets A6xx "Zap"...   Hardware   12 Mar 2019
Raspberry Pi 3 Model A+ and Bitmain BM18xx Supported...   Arm   07 Mar 2019
Qualcomm FastRPC Driver Going Mainline For Offloading...   Linux Kernel   12 Feb 2019
It's Becoming Possible To Run Linux Distributions On...   Arm   11 Feb 2019
Freedreno Lands An A2xx NIR Backend, Other...   Mesa   23 Jan 2019
The Most Notable New Features Of The Linux 4.20 Kernel   Linux Kernel   20 Dec 2018
Freedreno Gets Patches For A2xx NIR Backend   Mesa   20 Dec 2018
Freedreno Gallium3D Lands MSAA Support For Qualcomm...   Mesa   09 Dec 2018
Patches Surface In 2018 For Upstream Adreno 200 Series...   Hardware   23 Nov 2018
ARM Is Very Busy In The Next Kernel With A Lot For...   Arm   30 Oct 2018
Linux's Qualcomm Ath10k Driver Getting WoWLAN, WCN3990...   Linux Networking   15 Oct 2018
The Qualcomm MSM DRM Driver Prepares To Switch To The...   Linux Kernel   02 Oct 2018
Adreno 600 Series Support Lands In Mesa 18.3 Gallium3D   Mesa   18 Aug 2018
Qualcomm Adreno 600 Series Support Submitted For Linux...   Hardware   17 Aug 2018
DRM Updates Sent In For Linux 4.19 With New VKMS...   Linux Kernel   15 Aug 2018
Qualcomm Adreno 600 Series Support Proposed For Linux...   Linux Kernel   11 Aug 2018
Linux 4.19 Certainly Is Going To Be A Big Kernel   Linux Kernel   10 Aug 2018
The Best Features Of The Linux 4.18 Kernel   Linux Kernel   07 Aug 2018
Freedreno's MSM DRM Driver In Linux 4.19 Getting...   Linux Kernel   30 Jul 2018
Soon It Might Be Possible To Finally Have A Nice...   Arm   14 Jun 2018
Linux 4.18 Supports The Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 &...   Hardware   12 Jun 2018
VIA Joins In The AI Race, Linux/Android Support For...   VIA   10 May 2018
Coreboot Picks Up Librem Enhancements, New HP...   Coreboot   26 Mar 2018
UBPorts' Ubuntu Touch Ported To The Moto G 2014   Ubuntu   22 Feb 2018
Qualcomm Rolls Out ~110k Lines Of New Kernel Code For...   Linux Kernel   13 Feb 2018
Several New ARM Devices Supported By The Linux 4.16...   Arm   02 Feb 2018
Open-Source Adreno A6xx GPU Support Posted   Hardware   01 Feb 2018
Code Aurora Working On Adreno 6xx Support For...   Hardware   23 Jan 2018
Razer Shows Off Android Laptop/Phone Hybrid Concept   Hardware   09 Jan 2018
Qualcomm Mentions "Vulkan2" & What I...   Vulkan   12 Dec 2017
HP & ASUS Rollout Their ARM-Powered Laptops   Arm   05 Dec 2017
Freedreno MSM DRM Driver Updates Submitted For Linux...   Linux Kernel   29 Oct 2017
Freedreno Continues Stacking On New Features For...   Mesa   26 Jun 2017
Ten Exciting Features Of The Linux 4.10 Kernel   Linux Kernel   12 Feb 2017
Freedreno's MSM Updates For Linux 4.11, Code Aurora...   Linux Kernel   07 Feb 2017
PCI Updates For The Linux 4.10 Kernel   Linux Kernel   18 Dec 2016
The New Linux 4.10 Kernel Features So Far: AMD Zen,...   Linux Kernel   16 Dec 2016
Linux 4.10 Gets Early Support For NVIDIA Tegra Parker,...   Linux Kernel   15 Dec 2016
Qualcomm Adreno A5xx Open-Source Driver Bringup For...   Hardware   28 Nov 2016
Snapdragon 821 Launched, Tops Out At 2.4GHz   Hardware   11 Jul 2016
Google's Gale Powered By Qualcomm Added To Coreboot   Coreboot   11 May 2016
A Bunch Of New ARM Hardware Will Be Supported With...   Arm   20 Mar 2016
Freedreno MSM Driver Lands New Support For Linux 4.6   Linux Kernel   06 Mar 2016
Canonical Makes The DragonBoard 410c Its Reference...   Ubuntu   24 Feb 2016
Qualcomm Announces Vulkan For Adreno 530, Will Also...   Vulkan   17 Feb 2016
Adreno 430 Support Coming To Freedreno's MSM DRM...   Hardware   02 Feb 2016
Qualcomm Adreno 430 Now Supported By Freedreno...   Mesa   21 Jan 2016
Linux 4.4 DRM Pull Has Raspberry Pi Driver, AMDGPU...   Hardware   08 Nov 2015
Looking Forward To The Linux 4.4 Merge Window Next...   Linux Kernel   28 Oct 2015
Linux 4.4 MSM DRM Will Add Snapdragon 820 Support   Hardware   23 Oct 2015
Google Announces New Hardware, Android 6.0 M Shipping...   Google   29 Sep 2015
Qualcomm's QuIC Adds Open-Source DRM For Brand New ...   Hardware   15 Sep 2015
MSM DRM Driver In Linux 4.3 To Bring Initial HDCP...   Linux Kernel   16 Aug 2015
Freedreno Now Supports The A306 GPU   Mesa   17 May 2015
DRM Graphics Updates Sent In For The Linux 4.1 Kernel   Linux Kernel   20 Apr 2015
Qualcomm Announces DragonBoard 410c With 64-bit ARMv8...   Arm   13 Mar 2015
More Details On GNOME's Nuntius Android Notification...   GNOME   09 Mar 2015
QuIC Continues Contributing To Open-Source MDP DRM/KMS...   Hardware   06 Mar 2015
Qualcomm Announces Four New Snapdragon Processors   Hardware   19 Feb 2015
Freedreno's MSM Driver Has New Features For Linux 3.20   Hardware   01 Feb 2015
Adreno A4xx Rendering With Freedreno Takes Shape   Mesa   21 Dec 2014
Qualcomm A4xx Gallium3D Support Takes Shape   Mesa   16 Nov 2014
Has The Sky Fallen? Qualcomm Contributes To...   Hardware   31 Oct 2014
Android 5.0 Lollipop, Nexus 6 & Nexus 9 Announced   Google   15 Oct 2014
Mozilla Starts Pre-Orders For Its Flame Firefox OS...   Mozilla   27 May 2014
Freedreno Gallium3D Now Handles sRGB Textures, OpenGL...   Mesa   17 May 2014
Qualcomm Announces 64-bit Snapdragon Processors   Hardware   07 Apr 2014
Possible Features For The Linux 3.14 Kernel   Linux Kernel   12 Jan 2014
Freedreno Gallium3D Gets A Performance Boost   Hardware   09 Jan 2014
MSM DRM Will Support New Hardware In Linux 3.14   Hardware   08 Dec 2013
LLVM/Clang Gets Targeting Support For The Krait   LLVM   08 Dec 2013
Freedreno Gains Support For The Adreno 330   Mesa   07 Dec 2013
The DRM/KMS Drivers In The Linux 3.13 Kernel   Linux Kernel   02 Dec 2013
Freedreno Graphics Driver Reaches Version 1.0   X.Org   16 Nov 2013
Linux 3.12 Changes, Kernel Feature Overview   Linux Kernel   03 Nov 2013
Freedreno Gallium3D Sees New Activity   Mesa   02 Nov 2013
MSM Driver To Get PRIME & Render Nodes Support   Linux Kernel   20 Oct 2013