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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.

Huawei announced a global launch of its mid-range Honor 6x smartphone which includes dual-lens camera technology and is aimed at young consumers.

Qualcomm announced its 10nm Snapdragon 835 at CES 2017. The new smartphone SoC sports impressive upgrades across all its subsystems.

Tuesday, January 03, 2017

The upcoming Galaxy S8 smartphone is said to offer a new operating mode called the 'Samsung Desktop Experience,' which will allow the handset to connect to a monitor, keyboard and a mouse.

Monday, January 02, 2017

Samsung Electronics today announced the latest Galaxy A series, including the 5.7-inch A7, 5.2-inch A5 and 4.7-inch A3 smartphones, with refinements in design and performance.

Friday, December 30, 2016

Qualcomm and Meizu Technology have reached a patent license agreement whereby Qualcomm grants Meizu a worldwide royalty-bearing patent license to develop, manufacture and sell CDMA2000, WCDMA and 4G LTE (including "3-mode" GSM, TD-SCDMA and LTE-TDD) complete devices.

Samsung Electronics plans to equip its new Galaxy A series, which will be released in early 2017, with 12-megapixel front cameras.

Monday, December 26, 2016

LG Electronics is planning to release its next flagship 'G6' smartphone a month earlier than usual in order to gain an advantage over competition.

Friday, December 23, 2016
Thursday, December 22, 2016

Google is planning to release Wear 2.0 in early 2017, and has confirmed that it will launch two smartwatches with the new software very soon.

Nokia said on Thursday it had filed a new set of patent lawsuits against Apple in Asia, Europe and the United States.

Chinese panel manufacturers shipped more than one million AMOLED (active-matrix organic light-emitting diode) smartphone displays for the first time in the third quarter of 2016.

LG Electronics will unveil four new mass-tier K Series smartphones and a new Stylus 3 at CES 2017 in Las Vegas, as the mid-range segment continues its strong growth as the market matures.

Nokia has today filed a number of complaints against Apple in Germany and the US, alleging that Apple products infringe a number of Nokia patents.

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

BlackBerry posted another loss and a sharp fall in revenue on Tuesday as the software growth it is relying on failed to make up for shrinking handset sales and lost service fees.

Monday, December 19, 2016

Samsung Electronics has been in talks with LG Chem to make it one of its smartphone battery suppliers, the Chosun Ilbo newspaper said on Monday.

Friday, December 16, 2016

LG Display has partnered up with Apple, Microsoft and Google To develop "out-foldable" displays for smartphones.

The most beloved video game hero of all time is now available on the App Store for iPhone and iPad.

Thursday, December 15, 2016

TCL and Bllackberry have entered into a "long-term" licensing agreement, providing acceleration to BlackBerry's transition into a security software and services company.

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Samsung Electronics is planning to use a touch flexible display for the upcoming Galaxy S8 smartphone, set to be released in spring of 2017.

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

HMD Global, the Finnish company that owns the rights to use the Nokia brand on mobile phones, announced its first new products on Tuesday - the basic Nokia 150 handsets.

Monday, December 12, 2016

Apple has released iOS 10.2 for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices.

Saturday, December 10, 2016

Super Mario Run, Nintendo's much-anticipated mobile game, will require an always-on internet connection, according to Nintendo.

Friday, December 09, 2016

Samsung will soon release a software update for the Galaxy Note7 smartphones that are still in use, which will eliminate their ability to work as mobile devices.

BlackBerry on Thursday unveiled a mobile-security platform for Internet of Things devices connected to enterprises - the result of the company's recent acquisitions.

Thursday, December 08, 2016

Samsung's first "foldable" smartphone could use a two screen setup, with has a hinge in the middle that will let the device fold like a book.

Wednesday, December 07, 2016

Confirming previous reports, Fitbit, Inc. today announced that it has acquired specific assets of Pebble, including key personnel and intellectual property related to software and firmware development, but excluding the company's hardware products.

Sony plans to release six smartphone games in the financial year starting April and unveiled Project Field, a controller designed to interact with cards, figures to control games, in the hope of replicating the success of Nintendo's Pokemon GO.

Tuesday, December 06, 2016

The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that Samsung may not have to disgorge all profits from smartphone sales even if some designs of the phones were copied from Apple's iPhone.

Meizu has just today unveiled the m5 Note, 5.5-inch smartphone that replaces the m3 Note mid-range model.

Monday, December 05, 2016

Google is rolling out Android 7.1.1, an update to Nougat that showcases more ways to express yourself, along with a handful of other features and improvements to stability and performance.

Simplicity is a driving factor, as basic wearables sell better than smartwatches. Fitbit was once again the market leader in 3Q16, followed by Xiaomi, Garmin and Samsung, according to data released by IDC.

Google is offering yet another app that tracks your daily movements. The Trusted Contacts personal safety app lets you share your location with loved ones in everyday situations and when emergencies arise.

Samsung has released an update for the Gear S2, which gets some features already offered by the newer Gear S3.

Researchers from LG Electronics and Yonsei University have demonstrated full duplex radio technology based on an 80 megahertz multiple-input multiple-output broadband antenna at the electronics company's research and development campus.

Friday, December 02, 2016

Apple is offering a fix free of charge after a China consumer group complained about a problem with iPhone 6s products randomly shutting down, eventually due to a battery flaw, according to Apple.

Multiple reports of a smartphone called Mi MIX Nano have been circulating online, but Xiaomi refutes the rumor.

Nokia is staging a come back to the smartphone market in collaboration with Finland's HMD Global, and the specifications of the purported Nokia D1C mid-range smartphone have appeared online.

A former senior manager at Taiwan's technology giant Foxconn has been indicted for stealing and selling 5,700 iPhones in China to pocket around US$1.56 million (S$2.2 million), Taiwanese prosecutors said Friday.

Thursday, December 01, 2016

Samsung is partnering with Lonely Planet to enable travelers to discover new destinations whilst on the go using the Samsung Gear S3.

China's top social messaging app WeChat censors messages that contain sensitive terms and are sent from overseas to mainland-linked accounts, according to a report.

MediaTek is launching two upgraded mobile processors- MediaTek Helio X23 and Helio X27 - adding new features to the MediaTek Helio X20 family.

Nokia on Thursday announced that its deal with HMD Global Oy, a new company formed to revive the Nokia brand in phones, has come into force and that HMD has opened for business.

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Security researchers revealed and alarming malware campaign. The attack campaign, named Gooligan, breached the security of over one million Google accounts. The number continues to rise at an additional 13,000 breached devices each day.

Chinese handset maker Meizu has released its latest flagship smartphone. The Pro 6 Plus will be available in Asia and Europe for $435 and is powered by a Samsung Exynos chipset.

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Facebook on Tuesday rolled out a feature that allows users to play popular games such as Pac-Man and Space Invaders through the messaging app.

Samsung Electronics is planning to introduce automatic focus (AF) function for a front-camera of its next flagship smartphone, (Galaxy S8), as the company is trying to offer differentiated functions to the market.

Monday, November 28, 2016

Mobile phones and mobile computing users can choose the right SD memory card to run applications on mobile devices at optimal performance levels with the latest SD Specification 5.1.

The demand for OLEDs in the near future years could force Chinese companies Huawei, VIVO and OPPO's parent company BBK and Royole, among others, start investing into flexible OLEDs by next year.

A new report has been added to previous ones, claiming that Apple's 2017 iPhone lineup might include a model with a curved screen similar to Samsung's Edge devices.

Friday, November 25, 2016

Huawei Technologies has displaced Samsung Electronics to become the second most profitable smartphone supplier in the world in the three months ended September 30, although Apple remains the smartphone industry leader.

Thursday, November 24, 2016

Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella says that his company remains in the mobile phone business but any new devices will have to bring something different to the table, in terms of form factor, usability and security.

Leading OLED maker Samsung Display plans to convert its liquid crystal display (LCD) TV panel production lines to organic light-emitting diode (OLED) smartphone panel fabs, as the company is ramping up the production capacity to meet market demands.

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

The U.S. Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) released proposed guidelines today to help address driver distraction caused by mobile and other electronic devices in vehicles.

LG Innotek is joining forces with Apple to develop a smartphone camera module which enables 3D photo shooting, a feature that is expected to find its way to Apple's new products starting from the latter half of next year.

Microsoft is planning to enable x86 on ARM64 emulation in Windows 10 by Fall 2017 with its 'Redstone 3' release, according to reports.

Tuesday, November 22, 2016
The recent election of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump and his criticism on overseas manufacturing are not enough to force Apple bring the iPhone production to the U.S., as costs would be very high, unless very high tariffs were imposed to Chinese imports.
Monday, November 21, 2016
Lenovo will soon begin rolling out Android 7.0 Nougat globally to the Moto Z and Moto Z Force smartphones, an update that will make the devices compatible with Daydream, Google's platform for mobile VR.
Instagram is jumping on the live video trend and users will soon be able to share live videos from within its new Stories feature for disappearing posts.
MediaTek is launching its UltraCast technology, the first chipset-enabled streaming technology on the market that enables users to enjoy 4K video content generated by their smartphones and stream it wirelessly to a 4K-ready television or set-top box.
Apple will offer free battery replacements for faulty iPhone 6s that shut down unexpectedly.
Sunday, November 20, 2016
A new variant of the impressive Xiaomi Mi Mix smartphone featuring a 5.5-inch display has surfaced on Weibo.
Saturday, November 19, 2016
Both Nokia and HP are planning to release new smartphones in 2017, according tp reports.
Apple needs to get OLEDs on its new iPhones, as rival Samsung has been doing that for quite some time now, but the OLED supply is limited, at least for now.
Thursday, November 17, 2016
Qualcomm and Samsung Electronics have extended their strategic foundry collaboration to manufacture Qualcomm Technologies' latest Snapdragon premium processor, Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, with Samsung’s 10-nanometer (nm) FinFET process technology.
Twitter has launched Android TV app allowing users to stream National Football League (NFL) and other live videos available on its platform.
Three Chinese vendors - Huawei, Oppo and BBK Communication Equipment - together accounted for 21 percent of the smartphones sold to end users worldwide in the third quarter of 2016, and they were the only smartphone vendors in the global top five to increase their sales, according to Gartner.
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Japan Display has formed two LCD panels together in a format that allows smartphones to fold open like a book, an alternative approach to the foldable smartphone concept.
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
BLU Products has identified and removed a recent security issue caused by a 3rd party application which had been collecting unauthorized personal data in the form of text messages, call logs, and contacts from customers using BLU mobile devices.
Facebook's WhatsApp is adding fully encrypted video calling to its messaging app, following the U.S. election of Donald Trump as president last week that heightened fears of increased digital surveillance.
Monday, November 14, 2016
Apple is rumored to release two iPhones that will have curved, bezel-free displays next year.
Saturday, November 12, 2016
AT&T will offer wireless subscribers the ability to stream lower-quality video to save on data charges, a controverssial industry practice that has raised concern about equal treatment of internet content.
Friday, November 11, 2016
HTC has announced the Bolt, a 5.5-inch phone running Android 7.0 that will only be available via Sprint, and promises to offer blazing-fast speeds.

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