Smartphone shipments to fall further
Published in Mobiles


So much for iPhone 7 and small screens saving Apple’s bacon

Any hopes that the Smartphone industry will pull out of its woes this year have been dashed by the latest IDC report.

Oracle claims Google has killed Open Source
Published in News


Before Oracle could do it

Oracle claims that Google’s court-room win gaining fair-use rights over a thousand lines of java APIs in Android will mean that Open Source is dead.

Windows Phone OS now on less than 1 percent of phones
Published in Mobiles


Microsoft only sells 2.3 million Lumia devices in Q1 2016

According to the latest report, Microsoft's Windows Phone now holds less than one percent of the market share due to low sales in the Q1 2016.

Oracle blames falling profits on Google
Published in News


Payback is cool for Catz


Data-storage outfit Oracle is blaming the fact that Google “illegally” used Java in Android for all the woes which have befallen the company.

Serious security flaw in Qualcomm packages
Published in Mobiles


Found in hundreds of Android phone models

FireEye has found a vulnerability in Qualcomm software packages which are under the bonnet of hundreds of Android phone models.

Outfit creates “super-secure” mobile
Published in Mobiles


Yours for $20,000

A British-Israeli start-up wants to flog a super-secure smartphone which will cost $20,000.

EU hits Google with Android monopoly charges
Published in News


Do not pass go, to not collect $200

As we expected the EU has finally waded into Google for “abusing” its dominant position in the smartphone market by forcing device makers to adopt certain apps.

EU preparing to slap Google
Published in News


Anti-trust

The EU is gearing up for what will be an epic legal battle with the search outfit Google.

BB10 is now dead and buried
Published in Mobiles


Blackberry gives up

As we expected, Blackberry has given up on its BB10 operating system and will no longer make phones which use it.

Lenovo’s Android based Yogabook leaked
Published in Notebooks


True 2-in-1

Lenovo’s Yoga brand is rather nice when you look at Windows machines, but its Android flavour has been a bit of a yawn, lacking all of the windows flavour's adaptability.