LeEco decides not to acquire Vizio
Published in News


Companies expected to maintain a collaborative relationship


In a matter proceeding from the result of “regulatory headwinds” by Chinese regulators, LeEco has announced that it no longer intends to buy Irvine-based Vizio.

Google offers Android cross licencing
Published in News


No-one knows why and evil plan expected 

Google is offering up PAX a royalty-free, community-patent cross-license for its Android product, but no one is really sure why.

Android eclipses Windows
Published in News

Turn around bright eyes 

In March 2017, beancounters at web-analytics company StatCounter's officially declared that Android has became a more popular operating system than Windows.

Swatch enters the wearable OS market
Published in Wearables


Look out Apple


Designer watch maker Swatch said that it has written its own alternative operating system for mobile watches and will be launching its own battle for the world’s watches next year.

Android is about to become the world’s most-used OS
Published in News


Beating Windows


Beancounters at web analytics service StatCounter have added up some numbers and divided them by their shoe size and reached the conclusion that Android is about to eclipse Windows as the world's most-used operating system.

iPhones more likely to break than Android
Published in News


Particularly if you put them near me and a hammer

Apple’s build quality has dropped down the loo, according to mobile diagnostics outfit Blancco Technology Group.

HTC gives up on budget Android phones
Published in Mobiles


Too much competition and low margins


HTC has confirmed that it is giving up on budget Android phones beginning this year. Instead, the company will focus on premium devices, which have a higher profit margin.

Android phones out before the iPhone
Published in Mobiles


Spoilers sweetie


It looks like Android makers are rallying around to dump a spoiler on Apple’s launch of the iPhone 8.

Trump refusing to give up old handset
Published in Mobiles


Inquiry launched


Two US senators have requested details on President Donald (Prince of Orange) Trump’s smartphone security, claiming he is still using his old handset which might leak secrets to foreign powers.

Oracle continues to hassle Google over Android
Published in Mobiles

Java row goes on and on and on

Oracle has decided that it is not going to give up trying to convince the world that Google owes it billions for Android software.