But mobile phones not what they are cracked up to be
China's Lenovo saw its first quarter profit jump nearly two thirds but its mobile arm lost money again as a $3 billion bet on buying Motorola to diversify has yet to pay off.
More than 44 per cent of the world's total
Beancounters working for Digitimes Research have added up some numbers and divided by their shoe size and worked out that chinese vendors shipped 145.9 million smartphones globally in total during the second quarter of 2016.
Too much like hard work
Motorola has dubbed Android's monthly security updates "difficult" and says it cannot commit to them.
A research note from IDC said that PC shipments in the EMEA region accounted for 16.1 million units in the second quarter of this year.
Sanity starting to be restored
After dragging up the smart watch industry thanks to its legions of fanboys who will buy any old rubbish provided it has an Apply logo, Jobs’ Mob is causing it all to crash again.
Four years after the announcement
Lenovo has finally released a Windows phone almost four years after it was announced and two years late.
Major PC suppliers are jacking up their prices in the UK following the country's brilliant move to show the world that Britain can economically destroy itself without any help from the EU.
No one ever got fired for buying Lenovo
It seems that Lenovo has managed to buy IBM's reputation along with its server business and scored a contract building data centers for Microsoft.
Unless you are Apple
There are signs that the falling PC market has opened its parachute and nearly hit rock bottom – unless you are Apple which is continuing to fall like a meteor.