Worst, most expensive, pointless, tastless smartphone appears
Published in Mobiles


Iphone 7 compresses more suck than a Dyson

If you had to come up with the world’s worst phone you would have to put the money trapping iPhone 7 close to the top of the list.

2017 is the year of 8GB RAM phones
Published in Notebooks


But laptops / tablets might benefit

It looks like 2017 is going to be a year of 8GB RAM with high-end phones. Most manufacturers support 8GB with their phones and there is a clear trend to add more Random Access Memory to them. Tablets and laptops will benefit, as well.

SK Hynix has 8 GB LPDDR4
Published in Memory


Joins Samsung

SK Hynix has joined Samsung with its ability to deliver LPDDR4 8GB memory for future phones and tablets. Fudzilla expects to see quite a few phones with 8GB or RAM in the high end market next year, but we think that 8GB is pure marketing and unnecessary for most phone tasks. 

HTC sends invites to product event on January 12th
Published in News


A few days after CES


Over the weekend, HTC sent out invitations to a new product announcement it will be holding on January 12th, 2017, during the week following CES in Las Vegas.

Foldable smartphones to gain market traction by 2019
Published in News

Got to fold a little

A new report from the folks at Kolon Industries says that foldable smartphones could make up 20 percent of overall market share, at least in South Korea, during the year after which they are expected to begin mass production.

Consumer robotics may not see much demand next year
Published in News


Learning abilities still require more fine-tuning


The demand for consumer robotic products next year is projected to be lower than anticipated, as market watchers have revised their forecasts to claim that most products are still rated as “not essential” to consumers and require further technological development.

Will the Apple Time Lords stuff New Year's Eve?
Published in Mobiles


We can but hope

Apple’s brightest and best software developers will be spending New Year’s Eve with their fingers crossed that their sensational ability to programme will not be questioned by millions of users as 2017 dawns.

Feature phone users are a weird bunch
Published in Mobiles

 
Dinosaurs yes, broke no

A new survey pours cold water on the myth that people use feature phones because they can't afford a smartphone.

Apple’s battery woes spread
Published in Mobiles


New upgrades make unaffected iPhone 6s sick


Apple seems to be serious in its cunning plan to get users to update to the iPhone 7, by issuing an update which was supposed to fix a problem with the iPhone 6s battery but actually spread the problem instead.

Virtual personal assistants will do a fifth of your smartphone's work
Published in Mobiles


Gartner dusts off its Crystal balls 

The divination unit of Gartner group has been dusting off its crystal balls for its solstice predictions and decided that by 2019, a fifth of all user interactions with the smartphone will take place via virtual personal assistants (VPAs).