Fastest Android phone on the market?
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Friday, 13 September 2019 11:53

Fastest Android phone on the market?


ASUS makes the claim

The latest phone from Asus is being touted as the fastest phone in the world.

Smartphones lose value really fast
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Tuesday, 10 September 2019 10:41

Smartphones lose value really fast


The more you spend the faster values fall

According to a report from musicMagpie’s, while smartphones are becoming increasingly expensive, they’re losing value much quicker than some older and cheaper handsets.

Huawei shipped 100 million smartphones so far
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Up to May

Huawei Technologies has shipped 100 million smartphones this year as of May 30.

Huawei’s new operating system ready by end of summer
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“HongMeng OS” for China market and “Oak OS”

Huawei is trying to develop its in-house operating system to take on Android and it should be ready by the end of summer, according to Chinese newspapers.

Sony not giving up on smartphones
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Wednesday, 22 May 2019 11:08

Sony not giving up on smartphones


Tells investors to go forth and multiply

Sony has told its investors that it will not be giving up on smartphones, despite them thinking that it is a waste of cash and effort.

China smartphone sales fall
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Wednesday, 10 April 2019 12:34

China smartphone sales fall


Along with hope for Apple

Any hope that overpriced smartphones will make any impact in China have been dashed.

Oracle blames Google for shutting it out of the smartphone industry
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Oh those pesky applets

Oracle has made the bizarre claim that the only reason it is not the king of the smartphones is that Google used applets in its software.

US falling behind on smartphones
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Monday, 18 March 2019 12:34

US falling behind on smartphones


Apple/Samsung dependant US is snubbed by the cool tech

One of the take-outs from this year’s Mobile World Congress was a noticeable lack of development from US smartphone companies.

Samsung to hide the front facing camera behind screen
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Learnt from the fingerprint scanner

Samsung is working toward building phone displays where the front-facing camera hides under the display completely, similar to the way the fingerprint reader is embedded inside the displays of the latest Galaxy S10 phones.

Apple caught out by foldable phones
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Friday, 08 March 2019 11:46

Apple caught out by foldable phones


Cards: you gotta know when to hold 'em, know when to fold 'em

The fruity cargo cult Apple has discovered, much to its horror, that the great unwashed see foldable phones as the sort of future technology it should have been producing.