Angry old men patrol Japanese train stations
Published in Mobiles


Walking into smartphone users

Japan’s train stations are seeing a new form of vigilante – grumpy old men who don’t like people using smartphones.

Android is on two billion devices
Published in News
Thursday, 18 May 2017 12:19

Android is on two billion devices


Nine out of 10 smartphones


While the fruity cargo-cult Apple and its minions in the Tame Apple Press want you to believe that iOS is the most successful operating system, Google Android really is the clear winner.

Nearly a fifth of Chinese smartphones are fake
Published in Mobiles


And a quarter of video game consoles


If you are fond of buying cheap smartphones and games consoles from China then you should be aware that a big chunk of them are fake.

Wiston chairman says notebook industry facing a crisis
Published in Notebooks


Market stagnation from an industry led only by Microsoft and Intel


While most notebook brand vendors expect the notebook industry to grow steadily in 2017 as a result of increases in shipments, at least one ODM vendor is claiming that the proliferation of more feature-rich smartphones, tablets and other handheld devices is still a good reason to consider otherwise.

Voice assistants are a priority in smartphone launches
Published in News

This year, several smartphone manufacturers, including Apple, Samsung Electronics, Huawei, LG and Xiaomi are expected to introduce new devices that feature better AI-based assistants in an effort to increase overall market share, according to industry reports.

Melting smartphones didn’t stop Samsung
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 06 January 2017 11:34

Melting smartphones didn’t stop Samsung


Profit leapt by 50 percent


Samsung’s bottom line was not really harmed by the Note 7 fiasco and the outfit saw its fourth-quarter profit leap 50 percent from a year earlier to its highest level in more than three years.

112.3 million smartphones shipped in China
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 16 December 2016 11:44

112.3 million smartphones shipped in China


And nine million bicycles in Beijing

Figures in from the Far East show that the Chinese smartphone market is hotting up.

Samsung prepares for all-screen smartphone
Published in News
Friday, 09 December 2016 15:49

Samsung prepares for all-screen smartphone


Follower of the pack

A report said that the Samsung Galaxy S8 will feature a screen without home buttons on it.

Taiwan’s smartphone sales decline
Published in News
Monday, 14 November 2016 11:19

Taiwan’s smartphone sales decline


Lower than expected results


Shipments of smartphones by Taiwan-based brand vendors and handset ODMs showed a surprise fall.

Google is a saint, not a sinner
Published in News
Thursday, 10 November 2016 16:58

Google is a saint, not a sinner


Kent hops about

The head lawyer of Google spent some time today outlining that his company isn’t motivated by greed, or by monopolistic tendencies, but instead is contributing to the welfare of all creatures great and small.