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.
Fourth quarter will see a boom
The numbers of VR-enabled smartphones and tablets, as well as shipments of VR devices bundled with gaming consoles or PCs will grow like topsy in the fourth quarter.
Turning everything upside down
When, and it is a when rather than an if, autonomous driving cars really begin to tick, it’s going to turn the whole motoring industry upside down.
Samsung and Huawei lower their expectations
Rumours from the Far East claim that Samsung Electronics and Huawei are lowing their shipment targets for the third quarter due to slacking demand for high-end smartphones globally. Although this appears to be news to at least one of the outfits mentioned.
Apparently due to smartphone demand
The memory-IC market conditions is picking up in the second half of 2016 because manufacturers want them in their smartphone devices.
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.
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.
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.
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.