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Saturday, May 27, 2017

Apple is reportedly developing a dedicated artificial intelligence (AI) chip, called the Apple Neural Engine, that would power AI-related tasks on mobile devices.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

The European hacker community "Chaos Computer Club" on Wednesday published a video showing a purported security hole in the iris scanner of Samsung's Galaxy S8 smartphone.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Global sales of smartphones to end users totaled 380 million units in the first quarter of 2017, a 9.1 percent increase over the first quarter of 2016,and China's Huawei has narrowed the gap with its two biggest competitors Apple and Samsung Electronics.

Qualcomm Technologies plans to commence the first eMTC/NB-IoT/GSM (LTE Cat M1/NB1 and E-GPRS) multimode field trials in China, with China Mobile Research Institute (CMRI) and China's smart bike sharing company, Mobike.

Nokia and Apple have settled all litigation related to their intellectual property dispute and agreed a multi-year patent license.

Monday, May 22, 2017

LG Electronics (LG) today unveiled its second X series smartphone for 2017 designed for active users who want a smartphone that can keep up with their on-the-go lifestyles.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Qualcomm filed a lawsuit against four Apple contract manufacturers - Hon Hai Precision Industry, Pegatron, Wistron and Compal Electronics - for not paying royalties, as its legal battle with the iPhone maker intensifies.

Google CEO Sundar Pichai on Wednesday appeared on stage during the annual Google I/O developers conference in San Jose, California, U.S., and talked about Google's digital assistant that is coming on the iPhone, Google Android "O", new VR Daydream stand-along geadset, a new TPU and many more exciting news.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Today HTC announced their latest flagship, the U11, featuring a 5.5-inch, Quad HD display, Snapdragon 835 processor, and new glass and metal design and a new way to interact with it.

Sunday, May 14, 2017

Samsung Electronics is rumored to implement - for the first time - a dual-camera system in its next flagship smartphone Galaxy Note 8.

Saturday, May 13, 2017

Samsung Electronics and Intel are backing the U.S. Federal Trade Commission's lawsuit accusing Qualcomm of trying to corner the market for semiconductors used in smartphones.

Friday, May 12, 2017

Google unveiled a new system called Project Treble that could eliminate major delays in pushing Android updates to existing devices.

Chinese smartphone manufacturer Vivo is launching its latest flagship mobile smartphone, the V5s, armed with a 20MP front camera and optimized Selfie Softlight feature as well as 4GB RAM and 64GB ROM.

Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ launched with a collection of accessories that allow users to protect their phones in style.

Sprint and its largest shareholder SoftBank have started preliminary conversations to merge with T-Mobile US, Bloomberg reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter.

Designed for first-time smartphone users, Samsung's new Tizen-based Z4 smartphone offers convenience with quick access to essential applications and clever camera features.

Thursday, May 11, 2017

LG Electronics has reportedly won a license to manufacture Google's flagship Android device, the Pixel 3, in the second quarter of 2018.

Basic band shipments, mostly fitness bands, fell 7% year on year to just over 9 million in the first quarter of 2017 - the category's first ever decline - according to Canalys.

Samsung Electronics on Thursday named a new head of mobile marketing and a new China chief as part of an executive reshuffle.

Tuesday, May 09, 2017

LG Electronics begins rolling out its LG X power2 smartphone this month in markets around the world starting in North America followed by markets in Asia, Europe, Latin America and other regions.

Qualcomm is bringing some advanced features - improved connectivity, enhanced imaging, faster charging, and even machine learning - to its mid-tier lineup with the addition of the Snapdragon 660 and Snapdragon 630 Mobile Platforms.

Monday, May 08, 2017

Competition in the high-end smartphone virtual reality market is heating up in 2017 with Google's Daydream platform emerging to offer an alternative to the established market leader, Samsung's Gear VR.

Contrary to previous reports, there will be no delay for the launch of the next generation iPhone devices, with the new devices to be unveiled in September, Chinese Economic Daily News (EDN) reports.

Once again Microsoft is teasing its new Surface Phone hardware, with the company's CEO to talk about new phones that "will not look like phones that are there today."

Sunday, May 07, 2017

LG Electronics' smartphone market share in the U.S. reached a record high of 20 percent in the first quarter of this year, before the release of the latest G6 flagship model.

Friday, May 05, 2017

According to the latest research from Strategy Analytics, global wearables shipments reached 22 million units in the first quarter of 2017. Apple captured 16 percent marketshare and became the world's largest wearables vendor, overtaking Fitbit.

Thursday, May 04, 2017

Following Apple's decision to stop paying licensing fees for smartphone chips, Qualcomm is reportedly planning to ask a U.S. trade agency to ban the imports of iPhones.

Tuesday, May 02, 2017

Apple reported a fall in iPhone sales for its second quarter on Tuesday, indicating that the company should move to a more advanced device soon, and that one could be the 10th-anniversary edition of the company's most important product later this year.

T-Mobile US said on Tuesday it plans to roll out fifth-generation network (5G) in the United States in 2019, targeting full nationwide 5G coverage by 2020.

Samsung's new digital assistant Bixby is starting to roll out to Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus users in South Korea.

Monday, May 01, 2017

LG Electronics will reportedly launch of a compact version of its latest flagship G6 smartphone.

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Samsung and Apple maintained their leadership in the smartphone market in early 2017 while Huawei's strong growth cemented its number three position, a market tracker said Thursday.

BlackBerry's partner TCL Communication will release the BlackBerry KEYone Android smartphone in the U.S. and Canada from May 31, the phone's maker said Thursday.

3.4 billion smartphones will be ready for Apple Pay, Samsung Pay and Android Pay by the end of 2017, and the number is expected to increase to 5.3 billion by 2021, according to IHS Markit.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Verizon has rolled out a new unlimited data offering for prepaid customers on Tuesday priced at $80 a month.

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.

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