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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.

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Samsung Electronics announced Thursday it has begun mass production of the Exynos 9 Series 8895, its latest premium application processor.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Verizon Communications said on Wednesday it would offer its high-speed wireless 5G network to certain customers in 11 U.S. cities in the first half of 2017.

Renown industrial designer Torsten Valeur said in an interview that he had a chance to see the LG G6 recently and praised it as "the ideal fusion of beautiful shape and clever solution and obviously great user experience the essence of what a smartphone is."

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Heading into MWC '17 next week, Intel will showcase new "pieces" of the 5G puzzle, including the 3rd Generation Intel Mobile Trial Platform, the Intel XMM 7560 Modem, as the company continues to seek out partners across the industry to prototype and deliver 5G products.

Qualcomm has started sampling Qualcomm Snapdragon X20 LTE chipset, its seventh-generation LTE multimode modem and second generation Gigabit LTE solution, which is built on a 10nm FinFET process.

Apple's latest refresh of the iPhone series will include three new models, with one of them having significant hardware and design upgrades such as an AMOLED display, TrendForce predicts.

LG will soon release the LG X400 smartphone with South Korea's three major mobile carriers.

Monday, February 20, 2017

Samsung Electronics announced the commercial readiness of its 5G RF Integrated Circuit (RFIC) - a key component in the production and commercialization of next-generation base station and other radio access products.

LG continues to tease by revailing the features of its next flagship smartphone G6. This time the company talks about the phone's wide-angle cameras both on the front and rear.

Friday, February 17, 2017

Japan's SoftBank Group is prepared to give up control of Sprint to T-Mobile US to clinch a merger of the two U.S. wireless carriers, according to a Reuters report.

Thursday, February 16, 2017

ZTE is ready to unveil one of the most forward-looking smartphones at MWC 2017. The company will focus on leading 5G evolution, advancing cloudification, creating the Internet of Everything, and developing state of art devices.

LG will upgrade the UX of the upcoming G6 smartphone with new multitasking, calendar, and camera features that utilize the 18:9 ratio Full Vision display and a new square GUI.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

In a possible blow for Google, Huawei Technologies is preparing to enter the competitive world of digital assistants with its own voice-powered service.

Technicolor has initiated several patent infringement suits in Germany and France against Samsung Electronics, across a range of Samsung products, including mobile phones and televisions.

Global sales of smartphones to end users totaled 432 million units in the fourth quarter of 2016, a 7 percent increase over the fourth quarter of 2015, according to Gartner. The fourth quarter of 2016 saw Apple leapfrog past Samsung to secure the No. 1 global smartphone vendor position.

HTC's chief financial officer has hinted on an upcoming device that will combining mobility with VR.

Apple has been reportedly in discussions with China's BOE Technology Group Co. to supply next-generation displays for future iPhones, a key component that's being provided by a Samsung Display.

SK Telecom said Wednesday it successfully developed and demonstrated joint network slicing with its German and Swedish partners, a new means of connectivity based on 5G roaming that creates multiple virtual networks from a single physical network.

Patent owners in MPEG LA's AVC Patent Portfolio License have filed patent enforcement actions in the Germany against Huawei Technologies Deutschland GmbH and ZTE Deutschland GmbH for infringing patents essential to the AVC/H.264 (MPEG-4 Part 10) digital video coding standard used in mobile devices and other products.

Pioneer today introduced Rayz and Rayz Plus earphones, a new line of appcessories for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Rayz and Rayz Plus blend an iOS app with Lightning accessories to deliver new experiences not possible through the 3.5mm headphone jack.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

BlackBerry has filed a patent-infringement lawsuit against Nokia, demanding royalties on the Finnish company's mobile network products.

Monday, February 13, 2017

Apple has been rumored to bring wireless charging to the iPhone 8, and wthe company has joined the Qi Wireless Power Consortium just in time.

Verizon Communications Inc. is adding a package that includes unlimited data, marking a reversal of strategy in order to compete in slowing a mobile market.

Google is facing an anti-competitive investigation into whether it obstructed Samsung Electronics' development of its own operating system (OS), which could eventually replace the Android OS.

LG Electronics disclosed that the G6 smartphone coming out late this month will be equipped with Quad DAC to augment its edge in audio sound.

Sunday, February 12, 2017

South Korea's Samsung Display has reportedly received an order by Apple to supply 60 million units of light-emitting diode (OLED) displays for the next-generation iPhones.

Wednesday, February 08, 2017

Android Wear 2.0 is finally here in the LG Watch Sport, the LG Watch Style, and Verizon's first smartwatch, the Wear24

The artificial intelligence (AI) voice-powered digital assistant for the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S8 smartphone will support mor than seven different languages, including Korean, English, and Chinese.

MediaTek's newest Helio P25 mobile chipset combines the power of 16nm Octa-core processing with MediaTek Imagiq and dual camera features.

Tuesday, February 07, 2017

YouTube is ready to offer mobile live streaming to anyone with over 10,000 subscribers, with "the rest of you will have it soon."

ZTE is updating the Axon 7 to Android Nougat today, and with it comes Google Daydream compatibility.

Sony has developed the industry's first 3-layer stacked CMOS image sensor with DRAM for smartphones, a device that offers high-speed data readout with minimum distortion in still images, and also enables super slow motion movie shooting.

Monday, February 06, 2017

Xiaomi has been working on its own mobile procecssor dubbed "Pinecone," and the first details about the new chip have emerged.

Last November, Blackberry announced a partnership with Optiemus Infracom Ltd to make our devices available in India. Now the two companies have entered into a long-term licensing agreement - the first since Blackberry's partnership with TCL Communications.

Sunday, February 05, 2017

Blackberry and TCL plan to unveil the 'Mercury' smartphone on 25th February, two days before Mobile World Congress 2017.

Friday, February 03, 2017

Apple plans to start assembling the iPhone in Bangalore India by end April under a contract manufacturing arrangement with Taiwan's Wistron.

Thursday, February 02, 2017

Following the recall of the Galaxy Note 7 smartphone due to battery issues, Samsung Electronics is discussing a supply deal with Japan's Murata Manufacturing for batteries for its upcoming Galaxy S8 smartphones.

Samsung has announced it will roll out the Samsung Pay Mini mobile online payment service for non-galaxy Android smartphones in South Korea.

LG Electronics is expected to launch two smartwatches based on the latest Google Anrdroid Wear 2.0 platform. The LG Sport and LG Style models are coming at MWC 2017, according to a Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) report.

Wednesday, February 01, 2017

Xiaomi is gearing up to launch the Xiaomi Redmi Pro 2 and the smartphone's alleged specifications have appeared online.

The European Union reached a preliminary deal early on Wednesday to cap wholesale charges telecom operators pay each other when their customers use their mobile phones abroad, paving the way for the abolition of roaming fees in June.

Apple reported high quarterly revenue fueled by demand for the company's latest and priciest iPhones.

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Apple has removed the "Activation Lock" tool that allows users to check the ownership status of their iPhone, iPod touch or iPad.

Telstra, Ericsson, Qualcomm Technologies Inc. and NETGEAR announce the first commercial Gigabit LTE network and device.

Samsung Electronics has been reportedly developing a new smartphone that runs on the next Tizen operating system (OS), as the company seeks to decrease its dependence on Google's Android platform.

LG Electronics will release its budget X400 smartphone next month.

Sunday, January 29, 2017

Huawei, Oppo & vivo (HOV) emerged as clear leaders in smartphone sales in China for 2016, with Oppo, Vivo registering significant growth.

Saturday, January 28, 2017

Nokia has created the MIKA 'digital assistant' that will improve telecom operators' efficiency by providing engineers faster access to critical information.

Thursday, January 26, 2017

South Korea's LG Display was dropped out of the supply chain for Apple and for the first time in 10 years, it may not be supplying panels for the new iPhone.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Apple has filed a lawsuit against Qualcomm in Beijing, alleging that the chip supplier abused its dominant position in the chip industry and seeking 1 billion yuan ($145.32 million) in damages.

BLU Products today introduced the BLU Vivo XL2, the next generation of the highly BLU Vivo XL launched at CES last year.

Defects that caused Samsung's Note 7 phones to burst into flames last year revealed that the industry's voluntary standards for the design and manufacture of rechargeable batteries aren't adequate.

Japan Display has developed a 5.5-inch Full-HD LCD display featuring the new "FULL ACTIVE FLEX" technology - a plastic substrate in both sides of the liquid crystal layer that adds flexibility.

Monday, January 23, 2017

Xiaomi is losing its most high-profile executive, Hugo Barra. The executive will be soon leaving after a three-and-a-half year stint, citing health concerns and a new role.

Following several months of investigations, Samsung Electronics today announced the cause of the Note7 incidents and measures to prevent a recurrence during a press conference held in Seoul.

Friday, January 20, 2017

Following several months of investigations, Samsung executives will announce the cause of the Galaxy Note7 incidents and quality enhancement plan during a press conference in Seoul, South Korea, on January 23, 2017.

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Nintendo announced its second smartphone game Thursday, with "Fire Emblem Heroes" available for download in 39 countries starting Feb. 2 as the Japanese company tries to generate revenue from mobile titles.

Samsung began rolling out the official Android 7.0 Nougat update for the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge on January 17.

LG Electronics will launch its upcoming flagship smartphone - the G6 - at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in February, focusing on improving its user experience with the world's first 18:9 screen aspect ratio.

Japan Display Inc. (JDI) today announced the mass production start of an advanced 5-inch class low temperature poly-silicon (LTPS) LCD module with wide quad-HD resolution format (WQHD, 1440x2560 pixels).

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Google has announced that its Android app will now save search results so that going into airplane mode, or losing your connection, won't get in the way of your search.

Samsung today confirmed that it is participating in the Audi Progressive SemiConductor Program (PSCP) as a partner supplier of Exynos processors, for Audi's In Vehicle Infotainment (IVI) system.

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has filed a complaint in federal district court charging Qualcomm Inc. with using anticompetitive tactics to maintain its monopoly in the supply of a key semiconductor device used in cell phones and other consumer products.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Imagination Technology, the company that provides GPUs to Apple's iPhones, wants to shake up the Android landscape by bringing high-quality VR experiences to low-end phones with a new GPU.

ZTE USA has announced the specifications for Hawkeye smartphone, which will include Android N, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor, a large 3000mAh battery and dual-rear cameras among more.

Sunday, January 15, 2017

LG Electronics' new flagship smartphone, the G6, will be safer and handle internal heat more effectively, the company said Sunday.

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Samsung will expand their Samsung Alliance Program, which is designed to help accelerate businesses' mobile-first strategies.

Following the release of the not so impressive HTC 10 smartphone last year, HTC is adding two new smartphones to its lineup today: the HTC U Play and HTC U Ultra.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

LG Electronics will officially launch its new flasgship G6 smartphone to South Korea in March 10th, with another more affordable X300 smartphone to follow in the March 18th.

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

A new report supports previous rumors that this year's iPhone will abandon aluminum in favor of glass back and front.

Nokia may be jumping in on the digital assistant bandwagon, as it has filed for a trademark today in Europe for a web-based assistant code named "Viki".

LG Display has developed a new 5.7-inch quad high-definition (QHD) liquid crystal display (LCD) panel for mobile devices, including LG's upcoming smartphones.

Monday, January 09, 2017

SK Hynix, the second largest chipmaker in South Korea, announced the launch of the world's highest density 8GB LPDDR4X mobile DRAM on Monday.

Sunday, January 08, 2017

Samsung Electronics is expanding the iOS compatibility across the latest Gear family of its wearable devices including the Gear S3, Gear S2 and Gear Fit2.

HMD Global, the Finnish company that owns the rights to use Nokia's brand on mobile phones, announced on Sunday the Nokia 6, its first smartphone, targeted for Chinese users with a price of 1,699 yuan ($246).

The ZTE Axon 7, the ASUS ZenFone AR, the Huawei Mate 9 Pro & Porsche Design Mate 9 phones are the latest devices to join Google's Daydream-ready family.

Thursday, January 05, 2017

T-Mobile said at CES that the company's unlimited plans will be the only option for new customers even though they are more expensive than some of its old, limited plans.

Alcatel today announced at CES the launch of the Alcatel A3 XL phablet, a cross between phone and tablet, which comes with a 6-inch screen, fingerprint recognition feature and LTE Category 4 connectivity.

Today at a CES event, Huawei Device USA revealed that its Huawei Mate 9 will be available in the United States starting January 6, 2017.

ZTE today announced "Hawkeye" as the winning name of the Project CSX eye-tracking, self-adhesive smartphone device at CES 2017.

Wednesday, January 04, 2017

ASUS Chairman Jonney Shih today unveiled the ASUS ZenFone AR and ZenFone 3 Zoom smartphones during the Zennovation press event at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas.

Garmin will be showcasing a variety of new product launches at this week's Consumer Electronics Show 2017 in Las Vegas, including a new collection of fenix 5 sports watches for adventurers and new sports app for fitness fans.

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