Gartner says smartphone sales will fall dramatically
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That bubble has burst now

After sliding its slide-rules, flicking its abacus, and counting its toes, the beancounters at Gartner have decided that the smartphone business bubble has burst splattering in the face of those who depend on it.

China smartphone sales fall five percent
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Latest Strategy Analytics figures

The size of China's smartphone melt-down is surprisingly small, if the latest figures from Strategy Analytics are to be believed.

Huawei launches new P9 and P9 Plus smartphones
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Featuring a Leica-made dual-lens rear camera

Huawei has officially launched its two new flagship smartphones, the Huawei P9 and P9 Plus, both featuring a Leica-made dual-lens 12-megapixel rear camera.

Asustek thinks it can sell 30 million smartphones
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Cunning third world plan

Asustek has a cunning plan to ship 30 million smartphones and become a worldwide top-10 smartphone vendor this year by flogging its products to India, Brazil, Russia and Africa.

Xiaomi misses sales targets by 10 million
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Friday, 15 January 2016 13:03

Xiaomi misses sales targets by 10 million


But what is 10 million between friends?

The Western Press is having a field day after Xiaomi failed to meet its rather ambitious target of flogging 80 million handsets in 2015.

Hands on with Huawei's Mate 8 and Nexus 6P at CES 2016
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During CES 2016, Chinese multinational smartphone giant Huawei unveiled its 6-inch Mate 8 flagship smartphone to succeed the 6-inch Mate 7 released in October 2014. While both devices have beautiful 1080p, 368ppi IPS-NEO panels that take up roughly 78 percent of the device’s screen-to-body ratio, the Mate 8 is Huawei’s first device running its own silicon with the Kirin 950 16nm octa-core FinFET processor as we wrote about back in November.

Nintendo delays mobile game releases
Published in Games
Thursday, 29 October 2015 11:40

Nintendo delays mobile game releases


Shares tank

Shares in Nintendo tanked yesterday as the company announced that it was delaying the release of its games onto mobile phones and tablets.

Google officially unveils new Nexus smartphones
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Tuesday, 29 September 2015 23:04

Google officially unveils new Nexus smartphones


LG-made Nexus 5X and Huawei-made Nexus 6P

During its press event, Google has officially unveiled its two new Nexus smartphones, the LG-made 5.2-inch Nexus 5X and the Huawei-made 5.7-inch Nexus 6P.

Mediatek wants to push power management
Published in Motherboards
Friday, 11 September 2015 13:22

Mediatek wants to push power management


Targeting TV and smartphones

Beancounters at Digitimes research claim that Mediatek's moves to buy Richtek Technology will help the analog IC vendor to push its power management (PWM) gear to the smartphone and TV panel sectors.

Phones With 6GB RAM Incoming
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Wednesday, 09 September 2015 19:46

Phones With 6GB RAM Incoming


6GB of RAM to enable real phone productivity.

Moore's law may not hold true in processor tech any more, but memory chips keep getting denser, bigger, faster.