Smartphone sales plumet to their worst levels in a decade
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Mobile revolution stalled

Beancounters at CCS have added up some numbers and reached the conclusion that sales of mobile phones will slump to their lowest level for a decade due to the impact of coronavirus.

LG gives up on its G
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Tuesday, 31 March 2020 11:20

LG gives up on its G


It just can't find the spot anymore

LG is ditching the "G" series branding on future smartphones.

Smartphone sales tumble
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Thursday, 26 March 2020 11:40

Smartphone sales tumble


Mobile revolution trips and falls in a hole

Global smartphone sales tumbled 14 percent in February as the coronavirus spread in China and overseas, according to beancounters at Counterpoint Research.

Top phones in short supply
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Friday, 06 March 2020 11:01

Top phones in short supply


Sales are falling too as people realise they have better things to worry about

As Chinese factories hit by the coronavirus look to restart production, the pain is only beginning for carriers that rely on steady shipments of Asian smartphones.

Brits think their phone is killing their sperm
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Thursday, 20 February 2020 09:19

Brits think their phone is killing their sperm

 

And you can charge an iPhone in seconds by putting it in a microwave

OnBuy.com has been asking British people daft mobile phone beliefs to see if they are as stupid as many in Europe believe and discovered that the nation which gave us Brexit is probably a sandwich short of a cut lunch when it comes to mobile tech.

Chinese smartphone sales chopped in half by Kung Flu
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Shops still closed

China’s smartphone sales may plunge by as much as half in the first quarter, as many retail shops have closed for an extended period and production has yet to fully resume due to the fast spread of a new coronavirus, according to research reports.

Huawei sold 240 million smartphones in 2019
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Thursday, 16 January 2020 23:54

Huawei sold 240 million smartphones in 2019


6.9 million 5G devices

Huawei had a pretty good year, and despite the trade wars between China and the US, the company not only rolled some of the best smartphones on the market but also managed to move 240 million smartphones and over 6.9 million 5G smartphones in 2019.

Samsung has record smartphone profit
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Thursday, 31 October 2019 13:43

Samsung has record smartphone profit


Best mobile business profit in six quarters

Strong sales of the Galaxy Note 10 smartphone helped Samsung report its best mobile business profit in six quarters in the three months ended in September.

Former Apple people intro smarter smartphones
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Innovation happens outside the fruity cargo cult

A startup founded by a former Apple bloke is coming up with cutting edge technology which aims to bring something new to the smartphone industry.

Camera bumps might be thing of the past
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Thursday, 10 October 2019 11:03

Camera bumps might be thing of the past


But bumps are for superior beings 

Camera bumps on smartphones may soon go away thanks to a team of researchers at the University of Utah who've developed a radically thin camera lens.