Market stagnation from an industry led only by Microsoft and Intel
While most notebook brand vendors expect the notebook industry to grow steadily in 2017 as a result of increases in shipments, at least one ODM vendor is claiming that the proliferation of more feature-rich smartphones, tablets and other handheld devices is still a good reason to consider otherwise.
This year, several smartphone manufacturers, including Apple, Samsung Electronics, Huawei, LG and Xiaomi are expected to introduce new devices that feature better AI-based assistants in an effort to increase overall market share, according to industry reports.
Profit leapt by 50 percent
Samsung’s bottom line was not really harmed by the Note 7 fiasco and the outfit saw its fourth-quarter profit leap 50 percent from a year earlier to its highest level in more than three years.
And nine million bicycles in Beijing
Figures in from the Far East show that the Chinese smartphone market is hotting up.
Follower of the pack
A report said that the Samsung Galaxy S8 will feature a screen without home buttons on it.
Lower than expected results
Shipments of smartphones by Taiwan-based brand vendors and handset ODMs showed a surprise fall.
Kent hops about
The head lawyer of Google spent some time today outlining that his company isn’t motivated by greed, or by monopolistic tendencies, but instead is contributing to the welfare of all creatures great and small.
Even when they are turned off
Parents who allow their kids to have smartphones and tablets might end up rewarding their kids with sleepless nights.
This year is just the beginning
A report said that 60 million smartphones with USB Type-C ports will ship this year. But adoption will really take off from next year on.
Says final goodbye to affordable Nexus smartphones
Google has now severed its connection to the affordable Nexus lineup as it has unveiled two premium smartphones, the Pixel and Pixel XL.