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Snapdragon GameCommand to Launch on Android Market at CES 2012

– UFC Fighter Alistair “The Reem” Overreem to be Onsite at Qualcomm’s Booth Showcasing One of the Latest Games Optimized for Snapdragon Devices

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) today announced that Qualcomm Innovation Center, Inc. (QuIC), a wholly owned subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, is expected to launch the Snapdragon GameCommand™ application to the Android Market on January 10, 2012, the opening day of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES). At its heart, Snapdragon GameCommand will give mobile users a way to quickly discover, organize and access the latest Snapdragon optimized, featured and exclusive games. It will also provide feeds from top gaming news sites to help consumers stay up to date with the latest gaming news.

Snapdragon GameCommand will enable users to easily access and play many of the over 100 Snapdragon™ GamePack featured games on a wide range of mobile phones and tablets. The Snapdragon GamePack includes several titles exclusively available on Snapdragon devices running on Android for a limited time, including “Fight Game Heroes” from Khaeon Gamestudio. “Fight Game Heroes” features head-to-head battles with real MMA fighters, including multiple combat champion and UFC fighter Alistair “The Reem” Overeem. Visitors to CES will have the chance to meet the 6’-5”, 265-pound Overeem in-person and watch as he takes on Qualcomm executives in live rounds of “Fight Game Heroes” at the Qualcomm Booth in the LVCC South Hall, Upper Level, Booth #30313.

Other exclusive games that are accessible to consumers with Snapdragon GameCommand include titles such as “Bunny Maze 3D” from Eyelead Software and “Desert Winds™” from Southend Interactive. In “Bunny Maze 3D”, players help the adventurous Bunny get back his stolen carrots, in a cheerful journey through a magical world. In the “Desert Winds” mini-game players take on the persona of princess Amira as she battles gruesome creatures of the desert to save her people.

“With mobile gaming proliferating at a blistering pace, apps like Snapdragon GameCommand make it easy for consumers to discover and access the most advanced Snapdragon optimized games,” says Dave Durnil, director of advanced gaming at Qualcomm. “With exclusive and highly-anticipated games like ‘Fight Game Heroes’ and ‘The Reem’ Snapdragon mobile gaming is really starting to heat up.”

Snapdragon GameCommand is expected to be available in North America at launch and will be available in other markets at a later date.

About Qualcomm Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) is the world leader in 3G and next-generation mobile technologies. For more than 25 years, Qualcomm ideas and inventions have driven the evolution of digital communications, linking people everywhere more closely to information, entertainment and each other. For more information, visit Qualcomm’s website, OnQ blog, Twitter and Facebook pages.

About QuICQualcomm Innovation Center, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, focused on enabling and optimizing open source software for use with Qualcomm technology. The company is focused on technical innovations to mobile open source software that leverage the unique capabilities of today’s mobile devices, with a particular eye to optimizing platforms and the applications that run on them via tight hardware integration.

QUALCOMM and SNAPDRAGON are trademarks of Qualcomm Incorporated, registered in the United States and may be registered in other countries. SNAPDRAGON, GAMECOMMAND and DESERT WINDS are trademarks of Qualcomm Incorporated. Other brand names may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.

Qualcomm Contacts:Tina Asmar, Corporate CommunicationsPhone: 1-858-845-5959Email: [email protected]

Warren Kneeshaw, Investor RelationsPhone: 1-858-658-4813Email: [email protected]

SOURCE Qualcomm Incorporated

Qualcomm launches Skifta streaming media app for Android

Qualcomm’s (NASDAQ:QCOM) Atheros networking and connectivity subsidiary unveiled Skifta, a new application enabling Android smartphone and tablet users to access their music, videos and photos from wherever their media resides, whether it’s their home or the cloud.

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The Skifta media control solution touts Wi-Fi support for home access and 3G support for on-the-go access, as well as a desktop media server plug-in for Mac, Windows and Linux. The application enables consumers to stream personal content stored on their Android smartphone or tablet to millions of Digital Living Network Alliance and Universal Plug and Play devices including TVs, IP-connected stereos, game consoles and PCs—after selecting a photo, song or video, users can share the content to any compliant device using Skifta, with no wires, downloading or sideloading necessary.

Skifta features the Channel library, which allows users to more efficiently access media from the cloud without relying on multiple applications. Skifta Channels also promise immediate access to Facebook Photos, Picasa, Flickr, Photobucket, Soma.fm, Napster, ShoutCast, Revision 3, TED Talks and other media services.

Skifta 1.0 for Android is free to download immediately from the Android Market and is currently available for Android smartphones and tablets (2.2 or higher). The Skifta desktop application for remote access to media stored at home (PC, Mac and Linux) is available at www.skifta.com. For regular Skifta updates, follow us at www.twitter.com/skifta or become a Fan on Facebook at www.facebook.com/skifta.

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