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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

After spending two quarters in second place, Huawei moved past Oppo to recapture the lead in China's smartphone market in Q1 2017, according to Canalys.

ZTE announced that the 6-inch ZTE MAX XL smartphone is available online today at Boost Mobile for $129.99 MSRP.

Sunday, April 23, 2017

LG Electronics plans to release the 'X Power 2' (LGM-X320) smartphone in early June, equipped with a large 4500mAh battery.

Friday, April 21, 2017

Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+, Gear VR with Controller and Google Play Music as the default music player and service are now available for purchase from AT&T, Cricket Wireless, Sprint, Straight Talk Wireless, T-Mobile, U.S. Cellular and Verizon Wireless.

Samsung Electronics on Friday confirmed the release of software updates for its Galaxy S8 smartphones next week amid complaints that some screens on the flagship device have an unnatural reddish tint.

Thursday, April 20, 2017

The new Samsung Galaxy S8 equipped with 64 gigabytes (GB) of NAND flash memory carries a bill of materials (BOM) cost that comes out to US$301.60, much higher than for previous versions of the company's smartphones.

Makers of parts such as semiconductors, displays and camera modules used in Apple's iPhones are concerned about Apple's move to become more self-sufficient when it comes to the components used in iPhones.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo claims that that the Samsung's Galaxy Note8 will sport a 6.4-inch screen and the dual camera system, a feature that is missing from the S8 model.

Samsung is ready to produce faster and even more power-efficient chips than the ones it uses the latest Galaxy S8 smartphones, based on the 10-nanometer LPP (low-power plus) process.

Xiaomi has created the beautiful phone Mi 6 equiiped with a battery that can last for one day, a great camera, a lot of storage and a powerful 10-nm Snapdragon 835 processor.

Responding to users who claimed that their Galaxy S8's displays had an unnatural reddish tint, Samsung Electronics on Wednesday said that there is no defect in its new flagship smartphone.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Ten years after Steve Jobs announced the original iPhone to a gushing San Francisco crowd, Apple is planning its most extensive iPhone lineup to date.

The HUAWEI WATCH 2, Huawei's second-generation smartwatch, hits the U.S. today starting at $300, and for a limited time, it will come with 10 weeks free access to Google Play Music.

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Alphabet subsidiary Verily released information about a new product it has developed, the Verily Study Watch, designed mainly for clinical researchers.

Windows 10 Creators Update is already live for those who have a desktop, laptop or tablet, and for Mobile users the roll out is expected to kick off soon.

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Pre-orders for Samsung Electronics's flagship Galaxy S8 smartphone have exceeded those of its predecessor S7, the firm's mobile chief said on Thursday.

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Qualcomm said on Wednesday it was asked to refund BlackBerry$814.9 million in an arbitration over royalties for certain past sales.

Samsung's much-anticipated answer to Apple's Siri will be delayed. The Bixby voice-powered assistant was unveiled last month and was meant to debut on the South Korean giant's new flagship devices.

Smartphone brands, especially those based in China, lowered their production volume forecasts through the first quarter as demand slowed down significantly due to the conventional seasonal effect.

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Qualcomm today filed its Answer and Counterclaims to the January lawsuit brought by Apple against the company in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California.

Monday, April 10, 2017

ZTE's first Android 2.0 Wear watch, the Quartz, will be available on April 21 via T-Mobile for just $200, and you can also get it online starting April 14th.

Friday, April 07, 2017

Samsung Electronics released a value pack update for the Gear S3 at the end of March that is currently available in major markets and will be available globally soon.

Thursday, April 06, 2017

Cable giant Comcast will start selling cellphone plans called Xfinity Mobile in the coming months, using a network it's leasing from Verizon.

A Chinese court has ordered Samsung Electronics's China-based subsidiaries to pay 80 million yuan ($11.60 million) to Huawei Technologies for patent infringement.

Following the initial rollout in its home country of South Korea, LG Electronics announced the commencement of shipment of its latest LG G6 smartphone to international markets this week.

Wednesday, April 05, 2017

AT&T Inc said on Wednesday customers of its unlimited mobile data plan would get Time Warner's HBO, home to hit shows such as "Game of Thrones", at no additional cost.

Honor today introduced its smartest device to date, the Honor 8 Pro. The new flagship device offers high processing power, long lasting battery life, 5.7-inch Quad HD display and a dual-lens camera.

Monday, April 03, 2017

Google announced PAX, a patent licensing initiative focusing on patent peace for makers of Android devices.

Apple has placed orders for bendable organic light-emitting diode (OLED) panels with Samsung for use in 70 million handsets this year, the Nikkei Asian Review reports.

Samsung Electronics hopes to regain to regain its past success in China with a dedicated version of its new Galaxy S8 smartphone, which will be equipped with 6GB of RAM.

Imagination Technologies, the company that designs the iPhone's graphics chip, has been informed that Apple plans to stop using the technology.

Friday, March 31, 2017

Hon Hai Precision Industry, the main assembler of Apple's devices, reported a rise in quarterly earnings attributed to record iPhone sales.

BlackBerry reported adjusted earnings for the sixth straight quarter, indicating that the company's shift to the software business was the right choice.

Within days of Congress repealing online privacy protections, the No. 1 U.S. wireless carrier Verizon has announced new plans to install software on customers' devices to track what apps customers have downloaded.

Huawei Technologies's earnings grew at their slowest pace in five years, as the Chinese telecommunications gear invested into research and a marketing efforts to gain ground on Apple and Samsung in smartphones.

Thursday, March 30, 2017

The new Galaxy S8 and S8+ smartphones provide strengthened security features and convenience through a combination of biometrics, including iris scanning technology, fingerprint scanning and new facial recognition capabilities.

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Samsung Electronics today officially introduced the Galaxy S8 and S8+ smartphones to the world, featuring Infinity Displays. The company also announced a 4K enabled Gear 360 camera, the Bixby intelligent interface and the Samsung DeX to transform your smartphone into a desktop.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Facebook is once again showing the influence of camera-friendly rival Snapchat by introducing a new camera with effects and two additional ways to share the photos and videos users take.

Monday, March 27, 2017

LG Electronics filed complaints with the U.S. International Trade Commission and United States District Court for the District of Delaware against BLU and its products for infringing five LG patents that have been declared as essential to the LTE standard.

Facebook has added a feature to its Messenger app on Monday to allow users to share their locations continuously for up to an hour, ramping up competition with tools offered by Apple and Alphabet Google Maps.

Samsung Electronics plans to sell refurbished versions of the Galaxy Note 7 smartphones that were pulled from markets due to problematic, fire-prone batteries.

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will begin volume production of Apple's A11 chips in April, according to a Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) report.

Sunday, March 26, 2017

A Chinese court has ruled in favor of Apple in design patent disputes between the U.S. company and a domestic phone-maker, overturning a ban on selling iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus phones in China, Xinhua news agency reported.

Friday, March 24, 2017

LG will soon launch its own mobile payment service, joining archrival Samsung in offering customers the option of paying without cash.

Samsung on Friday backed away from a planned corporate restructuring as the company is going all out to come up with marketing strategies to best promote its upcoming Galaxy S8 device.

Amazon today announced two new devices joining the roster of Prime Exclusive Phones. Alcatel is bringing the Alcatel A30 for $59.99 for Prime members, $40 off the full retail price. Motorola's Moto G5 Plus will be offered starting at $184.99 for Prime members.

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Samsung Electronics today announced 4G LTE availability of the Gear S3 classic, bringing enhanced LTE connectivity to the stylish smartwatch so users can call, navigate, pay, and more, all without their phone.

Facebook is introducing two new features that improve group conversations in Messenger, to make them more fun and useful.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Qualcomm's new Snapdragon 835 Soc is fast and Qualcomm's touted improvements during the official annoucnement of the platform seems to be accurate.

Google says it has been working closely with smartphone manufacturers in order to deliver security updates for the Android OS faster, and has recently got wait times down from six to nine weeks to several days.

In terms of shipments, the iPhone 6s from Apple bested all competitors for sales in 2016, according to new analysis from IHS.

The Taiwan Fair Trade Commission unveiled that Qualcomm blocked Samsung Electronics from selling its integrated mobile chipset "Exynos" to third parties.

Google unveiled the next generation of its mobile software. The preview version of Android O is currently available to developers before Google officially releases it.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Apple unveiled an updated version of its iPad tablet with a brighter screen on Tuesday, available to order from Friday and with a $329 starting price. The company also announced a more powerful version of the iPhone SE and the new iPhone 7 & iPhone 7 Plus (PRODUCT)RED Special Edition.

Monday, March 20, 2017

Apple has reportedly embarked on an ambitious bid to bring the augmented reality (AR) technology to the masses - an effort Apple CEO Tim Cook see as the best way for the company to dominate the next generation of gadgetry.

Samsung has employed artificial intelligence, reinforcing deep learning concepts to the core of its user interface designs, and the result is the company's first digital assistant called Bixby.

At a launch event in New Delhi, Qualcomm today introduced the Qualcomm 205 Mobile Platform, designed to bring 4G LTE connectivity and 4G services to entry-level feature phones.

Friday, March 17, 2017

Apple has revealed plans to set up two more research centers and boost investment in China, a lucrative market in which the iPhone is not as popular as local rivals.

BLU Products introduced the BLU Life One X2 Mini, the slimmer and more compact version of the Life One X2 launched in September of last year.

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Google has started testing Family Link, an app that lets you create a Google Account for your kid and helps you manage the apps your kid can use, keep an eye on screen time, and sett a bedtime on your kid's device.

Swatch Group AG is developing an alternative to the iOS and Android operating systems for its smartwatches.

A new report suggests that Samsung Electronics's new Galaxy S8 will employ facial-recognition technology for mobile payments within months of release, adding weight to previous reports on the matter.

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

The Commission of the Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) of Russia has found Apple Rus guilty of fixing prices for a number of iPhone models.

Starting today, Google Wallet is now fully integrated into the Gmail app, although only in the U.S. and Android devices, at least for now.

Intel's powerful Atom Z34XX chip is powering the Tag Heuer Connected Modular 45, a US $1,600 luxury smartwatch.

Monday, March 13, 2017

Apple dominated the market share of smartphone subscribers in the United States in the three-month period from November 2016 to January 2017, with 44.6 percent of the total, according to comScore.

As rival LG Electronics' new flagship smartphone G6 is selling smoothly in South Korea, Samsung Electronics has made a rare move to release an ad for the Galaxy S8 on TV three weeks ahead of its official launch.

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Security firm Check Point has recently detected a severe infection in 38 Android devices, belonging to a large telecommunications company and a multinational technology company. Interestingly, the malware was pre-installed.

Friday, March 10, 2017

Researchers from the University of Stuttgart and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich in Germany have managed to identify secret codes in smartphones by tracking the heat traces left on the screen.

Samsung Electronics' Galaxy S8, scheduled to be released at the end of this month, will feature face recognition technology along with iris recognition.

Smartphones that can be bent could be eventually released next year based on a new "flexible hard-coating" technology developed by researchers at KAIST university.

Thursday, March 09, 2017

Facebook continues to copy Snap. In the social media giant's mobile chat app, Messenger, users can now post to a feature called Day to broadcast annotated photos and videos of their life that disappear in 24 hours.

Wednesday, March 08, 2017

JEDEC Solid State Technology Association today announced the publication of JESD209-4B, Low Power Double Data Rate 4 (LPDDR4) and JESD209-4-1, Addendum No. 1 to JESD209-4, Low Power Double Data Rate 4X (LPDDR4X).

Monday, March 06, 2017

Fitbit today introduced Fitbit Alta HR and new advances in sleep tracking, giving you insights and guidance in the Fitbit app to make more informed decisions about your health and stay motivated.

Samsung Electronics' upcoming smartphone Galaxy S8 was actually showcased behind closed doors during the Mobile World Congress last week, while alleged specs have appeared online.

Saturday, March 04, 2017

LG will update its the G4 and V10 smartphones with the latest Android operating system (OS).

Friday, March 03, 2017

At Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2017 in Barcelona, many smart-sensor developers presented fingerprint recognition devices that are secure.

Google Assistant is moving beyond the Pixel smartphones, and from today it will roll out to non-Pixel devices, starting with the Nexus phones.

Thursday, March 02, 2017

The worldwide wearables market reached a new all-time high as shipments reached 33.9 million units in the fourth quarter of 2016 (4Q16), growing 16.9% year over year, with Fibit to lead the market folllowed by Xiaomi and Apple.

Wednesday, March 01, 2017

The global launch of nubia's newest smartphone, the N1 lite, is making waves at Mobile World Congress 2017, offering a combination of enhanced camera features, functionality and elegant finish.

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Smartphone manufacturer Meizu on Tuesday unveiled its latest fast-charging solution "Super mCharge" at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2017 in Barcelona, Spain.

Xiaomi on Tuesday unveiled in Beijing the the Mi 5c smartphone, which is based on the company's own Pengpai S1 processor, developed by its subsidiary Pine Cone Electronics.

Monday, February 27, 2017

OPPO on Monday announced at MWC 2017 a very promising, periscope-styled dual-camera technology for smartphones, which offers a 5x lossless zoom capability.

Gionee announced its new lineup of A series smartphones - A1 and A1 Plus - at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2017.

The SD Specification 6.0 expands support for mobile devices with Application Performance Class 2 (A2) more than doubling random read and write speeds guaranteed in the entry level App Performance Class 1 (A1), and new low voltage signaling (LVS) SD memory cards availability.

Sony in Barcelona has detailed Xperia Smart products and announced four additions to the X-Series - the Xperia XZ Premium, Xperia XZs, Xperia XA1 and XA1 Ultra.

ZTE is showcasing the newly updated Axon 7 with both Android Nougat and Daydream by Google, along with the ZTE Blade V8 Mini and the Blade V8 Lite smartphones at MWC 2017.

MediaTek has made available the Helio X30 system-on-chip (SoC), the most powerful addition to the Helio family for today's high-end smartphones.

Sunday, February 26, 2017

Finnish company HMD Global Oy unveiled a range of new phones, including a redesign of the classic Nokia 3310, in a bid to win back mobile consumers.

Lenovo has officially announced the Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus, two new affordable Android 7.0 Nougat smartphones that will begin shipping in March.

ZTE will have on display at the Mobile World Congress a gigabit phone capable f making 360-degree VR, 4K video, and instant cloud storage possible on the move.

Huawei has today announced the launch of the new HUAWEI P10 and P10+, smartphones, co-engineered with Leica, which bring professional studio-like effects to enhance portrait photography.

LG Electronics today officially unveiled the LG G6 smartphone, the newest smartphone that features a new display format complimented by a cinematic-like viewing experience, a 18:9 screen to body ratio, wide angle camera and more.

Chinese smartphone maker TCL Communication has introduced its first Blackberry-licensed phone with the physical keyboard that was long its key allure.

Google is bringing its voice assistant to the latest Android phones, starting with the just announced LG G6, hoping the service can boost its odds to win customers from Apple Inc.'s iPhone.

Friday, February 24, 2017

Both Apple and Samsung Electronics are planning to offer more services based on biometric authentication technologies, in order to make their upcoming smartphones more attractive and expend their revenue sources.

Global feature phone shipments reached 396 million units in 2016. Samsung was the world's number one feature phone vendor with 13 percent marketshare last year, followed by Nokia in second place with 9 percent share.

Samsung has officially released a downloadable version of Secure Folder, a security solution that helps mobile users protect their valuable data and information.

LG X power2, designed for users who specifically seek large battery capacities and big screens, will be unveiled at Mobile World Congress 2017 in Barcelona, Spain.

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