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Friday, July 21, 2017

Major technology companies have aligned against Qualcomm in its legal dispute with Apple by calling on regulators to reject Qualcomm's bid to ban the import of iPhones.

Samsung Electronics said Friday the latest phone in its Galaxy Series -- the Note 8 -- will be unveiled Aug. 23 in a New York event.

LG Chem has reportedly won a battery order from Apple, which will power the company's 2018 iPhone 9 model.

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Samsung Display will reportedly start supplying Xiaomi Technology with 6-inch QHD OLED panels in December for the production of Xiaomi's next-generation flagship smartphones.

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Google on Wednesday announced an update of its search app on mobile phones to include a personalized feed of links about hobbies, travel, sports and other topics.

iPhone chip supplier Qualcomm faces a new set of antitrust allegations from a group of four companies that assemble the iPhone and other products on behalf of Apple.

Samsung Electronics said Wednesday that the voice-based feature of Bixby will be available starting today, for Galaxy S8 and S8+ owners in the U.S.

Monday, July 17, 2017

HMD is refreshing the design of the Nokia 105 and Nokia 130 phones, designed for those who seek reliability, value and durability.

Friday, July 14, 2017

Today ZTE announced a new smartphone running the latest Android 7.1.1 for $99, as part of AT&T's prepaid service. Called "Blade Spark," it has a 5.5-inch display, 3140 mAh battery, a fingerprint reader, and expandable storage via micro SD.

Thursday, July 13, 2017

China's top ICT solutions provider Huawei Technologies has been developing AI processors, which are set to be released by the end of 2017.

LG Electronics said Thursday it plans to reveal a new flagship smartphone in Berlin next month ahead of an international tech convention.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Samsung Electronics on Wednesday released its mid-end Galaxy A7 smartphone, which adopts some advanced features found in the company's flagship models.

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

LG Electronics has unveiled a mid-tier series of smartphones with premium features, called Q. The new models, the Q6 and Q6 Plus, share a similar design to the firm's premium, the G6.

Monday, July 10, 2017

South Korea's top panel makers are experiencing both benefits and problems as the core material of panels shifts from liquid crystal displays to organic light-emitting diodes.

Chinese phone maker Vivo has released two new smartphones, the X9s and its X9s Plus. Both phones are upgraded versions of the earlier X9 devices.

Saturday, July 08, 2017

Qualcomm on Friday requested the import ban Friday with the U.S. International Trade Commission, which has the power to block shipments of products that violate intellectual property.

LG Electronics on Friday said its second-quarter operating profit is estimated at 664.1 billion won (US$574.5 million), posting a weaker-than-expected performance apparently on sluggish smartphone sales.

Apple said Imagination had known for nearly two years that it was winding down their relationship, despite the fact that Imagination's investors were shocked.

Researchers at the University of Washington (UW) have invented a phone that harvests power it requires from either ambient radio signals or light and requires no batteries.

Thursday, June 29, 2017

LG Electronics' new LG X charg, available in the US on Comcast's new wireless service, Xfinity Mobile, features the company's largest battery in a smartphone (4,500mAh) and a 5.5-inch HD display.

Samsung has officially released its sixth color edition of the Galaxy S8+ 64GB model: Rose Pink.

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Qualcomm today announced at MWC Shanghai the launch of the new Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 1200 platform and the Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 Mobile Platform for mid-range smartphones and tablets. The company also announced the Qualcomm Fingerprint Sensors, ultrasonic fingerprint solutions.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Following the announcement of the Honor 9 in China a couple of weeks ago, Huawei today, Huawei revealed details on global availability and pricing of its new smartphone at a launch event in Berlin.

U.S. mobile carrier Sprint has reportedly begun talks with cable television providers Charter Communications and Comcast regarding a potential mobile business partnership.

Monday, June 26, 2017

HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, is making its U.S. debut, bringing the Nokia 6 to U.S. fans in early July 2017 through Amazon.

Samsung created Smart Switch, an service that allows you to transfer important content from any phone or OS to your new Galaxy S8, S8+ or other Galaxy device.

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Samsung said Thursday it will release the Galaxy Folder 2 Flip Phone this week, seeking to grab consumers still yearning for handsets with traditional design.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Virgin Mobile becomes the first iPhone-exclusive carrier and launched a game-changing offer: Buy an iPhone and get six months of unlimited talk, text and data on Virgin Mobile's network for only $1 when you join the "Inner Circle."

The latest premium flagship smartphone from OnePlus, the OnePlus 5, is based on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Mobile Platform, complemented by up to 8GB of RAM.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Last year, Mozilla introduced Firefox Focus, a new browser for the iPhone and iPad. Today, Firefox Focus mobile app for Android is launching for Android.

Apple is adding adding more allegations to a complaint filed in January that accuses Qualcomm of trying to monopolize the chip market for wireless devices.

Samsung Electronics will officially anounce the Galaxy Note 8 phablet before the end of August and prior to September's IFA show in Berlin, ahead of the iPhone 8's projected September-October launch.

Monday, June 19, 2017

Japan Display (JDI) has started the mass production start of a FULL ACTIVE LCD display for smartphones. The new display has a slim bezel design and a display aspect ratio of 18:9.

Sunday, June 18, 2017

LG Electronics on Sunday unveiled plans to release a new model based on its flagship G6 smartphone, which will have double the storage memory than the existing version and premium sound.

Friday, June 16, 2017

Samsung will offer select Galaxy S8 and S8+ owners in the U.S. early access to Bixby's upcoming voice-control capabilities, allowing them to play with Samsung's intelligent interface.

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Google is ramping up a team to build mobile SoCs for tablets and smartphones, as the company has posted many job openings in its hardware group including at least 12 specifically for mobile SoC designers.

Monday, June 12, 2017

Huawei launches the Honor 9 smartphone in China, with a European unveiling expected later this month. The smartphone features dual-cameras running on Kirin processors.

Unlocked versions of the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ are now available for enterprise buyers through resellers CDW, Insight, Connection, SHI, PCM and Zones and distributors Ingram Micro, Synnex, Tech Data, Vertex Wireless, as well as for individual purchase through retailers Amazon, Best Buy, Ebay and

The new Moto E4 and Moto E4 Plus value-tier smartphones have been released, delivering sharp looks, all day battery, good display and advanced camera capabilities.

Friday, June 09, 2017

Apple may not be able to add gigabit data speeds to it upcoming iPhones, as both its modem suppliers - Qualcomm and Intel - may not be able to provide their components in time.

Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Apple looks to reduce long wait times for iPhone repairs at its retail stores and plans to put its proprietary machines for mending cracked iPhone glass in about 400 authorized third-party repair centers in 25 countries.

Monday, June 05, 2017

Apple today previewed watchOS 4, featuring a Siri watch face that displays the information users need most throughout the day, personalized Activity coaching and new music features. Apple also today previewed iOS 11, a major update to its mobile operating system, bringing new features to iPhone and iPad this fall.

The worldwide wearables market maintained its upward trajectory during the first quarter of 2017 (1Q17) with Xiaomi and Apple leading all companies and multiple products experiencing double- and triple-digit growth.

Friday, June 02, 2017

An unpatched vulnerability dubbed Cloak and Dagger applies to all versions of Android and allows malicious actors to steal data including passwords; install applications with a full set of permissions; and monitor what the user is interacting with or typing on a keyboard on any Android smartphone or tablet.

Qualcomm is making the Quick Charge 4 technology faster and safer, and has created a special program for those device and accessory manufacturers who design their products with new features included, called Quick Charge 4+.

Thursday, June 01, 2017

Motorola is adding the Z2 Play smartpjone to the Moto Z family. Compared to the $450 Moto Z Play, the new model is a thinner, faster, but also more expensive.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Sony has announced that the unlocked XZ Premium smartphone will be available for pre-order on Amazon and Best Buy beginning June 12, with an on-sale date of June 22, with a cost of $800, and the company's futuristic Xperia Touch projector will cost $1,700.

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Andy Rubin, the creator of Android, is launching a new type of smartphone. Essential Phone combines an edge-to-edge display with a modular system for accessories. Essential, Rubin's company is also launching a new Amazon Echo competitor with a focus on privacy.

Monday, May 29, 2017

ARM has unveiled at Computex a set of new processors - the new Cortex-A75 and Cortex-A55 processors, alongside the new Mali-G72 graphics processor - to provide the power for mobile devices to cope with advanced artificial intelligence (AI), virtual reality (VR), and mixed reality (MR) technologies.

Saturday, May 27, 2017

Apple is reportedly developing a dedicated artificial intelligence (AI) chip, called the Apple Neural Engine, that would power AI-related tasks on mobile devices.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

The European hacker community "Chaos Computer Club" on Wednesday published a video showing a purported security hole in the iris scanner of Samsung's Galaxy S8 smartphone.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Global sales of smartphones to end users totaled 380 million units in the first quarter of 2017, a 9.1 percent increase over the first quarter of 2016,and China's Huawei has narrowed the gap with its two biggest competitors Apple and Samsung Electronics.

Qualcomm Technologies plans to commence the first eMTC/NB-IoT/GSM (LTE Cat M1/NB1 and E-GPRS) multimode field trials in China, with China Mobile Research Institute (CMRI) and China's smart bike sharing company, Mobike.

Nokia and Apple have settled all litigation related to their intellectual property dispute and agreed a multi-year patent license.

Monday, May 22, 2017

LG Electronics (LG) today unveiled its second X series smartphone for 2017 designed for active users who want a smartphone that can keep up with their on-the-go lifestyles.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Qualcomm filed a lawsuit against four Apple contract manufacturers - Hon Hai Precision Industry, Pegatron, Wistron and Compal Electronics - for not paying royalties, as its legal battle with the iPhone maker intensifies.

Google CEO Sundar Pichai on Wednesday appeared on stage during the annual Google I/O developers conference in San Jose, California, U.S., and talked about Google's digital assistant that is coming on the iPhone, Google Android "O", new VR Daydream stand-along geadset, a new TPU and many more exciting news.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Today HTC announced their latest flagship, the U11, featuring a 5.5-inch, Quad HD display, Snapdragon 835 processor, and new glass and metal design and a new way to interact with it.

Sunday, May 14, 2017

Samsung Electronics is rumored to implement - for the first time - a dual-camera system in its next flagship smartphone Galaxy Note 8.

Saturday, May 13, 2017

Samsung Electronics and Intel are backing the U.S. Federal Trade Commission's lawsuit accusing Qualcomm of trying to corner the market for semiconductors used in smartphones.

Friday, May 12, 2017

Google unveiled a new system called Project Treble that could eliminate major delays in pushing Android updates to existing devices.

Chinese smartphone manufacturer Vivo is launching its latest flagship mobile smartphone, the V5s, armed with a 20MP front camera and optimized Selfie Softlight feature as well as 4GB RAM and 64GB ROM.

Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ launched with a collection of accessories that allow users to protect their phones in style.

Sprint and its largest shareholder SoftBank have started preliminary conversations to merge with T-Mobile US, Bloomberg reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter.

Designed for first-time smartphone users, Samsung's new Tizen-based Z4 smartphone offers convenience with quick access to essential applications and clever camera features.

Thursday, May 11, 2017

LG Electronics has reportedly won a license to manufacture Google's flagship Android device, the Pixel 3, in the second quarter of 2018.

Basic band shipments, mostly fitness bands, fell 7% year on year to just over 9 million in the first quarter of 2017 - the category's first ever decline - according to Canalys.

Samsung Electronics on Thursday named a new head of mobile marketing and a new China chief as part of an executive reshuffle.

Tuesday, May 09, 2017

LG Electronics begins rolling out its LG X power2 smartphone this month in markets around the world starting in North America followed by markets in Asia, Europe, Latin America and other regions.

Qualcomm is bringing some advanced features - improved connectivity, enhanced imaging, faster charging, and even machine learning - to its mid-tier lineup with the addition of the Snapdragon 660 and Snapdragon 630 Mobile Platforms.

Monday, May 08, 2017

Competition in the high-end smartphone virtual reality market is heating up in 2017 with Google's Daydream platform emerging to offer an alternative to the established market leader, Samsung's Gear VR.

Contrary to previous reports, there will be no delay for the launch of the next generation iPhone devices, with the new devices to be unveiled in September, Chinese Economic Daily News (EDN) reports.

Once again Microsoft is teasing its new Surface Phone hardware, with the company's CEO to talk about new phones that "will not look like phones that are there today."

Sunday, May 07, 2017

LG Electronics' smartphone market share in the U.S. reached a record high of 20 percent in the first quarter of this year, before the release of the latest G6 flagship model.

Friday, May 05, 2017

According to the latest research from Strategy Analytics, global wearables shipments reached 22 million units in the first quarter of 2017. Apple captured 16 percent marketshare and became the world's largest wearables vendor, overtaking Fitbit.

Thursday, May 04, 2017

Following Apple's decision to stop paying licensing fees for smartphone chips, Qualcomm is reportedly planning to ask a U.S. trade agency to ban the imports of iPhones.

Tuesday, May 02, 2017

Apple reported a fall in iPhone sales for its second quarter on Tuesday, indicating that the company should move to a more advanced device soon, and that one could be the 10th-anniversary edition of the company's most important product later this year.

T-Mobile US said on Tuesday it plans to roll out fifth-generation network (5G) in the United States in 2019, targeting full nationwide 5G coverage by 2020.

Samsung's new digital assistant Bixby is starting to roll out to Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus users in South Korea.

Monday, May 01, 2017

LG Electronics will reportedly launch of a compact version of its latest flagship G6 smartphone.

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Samsung and Apple maintained their leadership in the smartphone market in early 2017 while Huawei's strong growth cemented its number three position, a market tracker said Thursday.

BlackBerry's partner TCL Communication will release the BlackBerry KEYone Android smartphone in the U.S. and Canada from May 31, the phone's maker said Thursday.

3.4 billion smartphones will be ready for Apple Pay, Samsung Pay and Android Pay by the end of 2017, and the number is expected to increase to 5.3 billion by 2021, according to IHS Markit.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Verizon has rolled out a new unlimited data offering for prepaid customers on Tuesday priced at $80 a month.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

After spending two quarters in second place, Huawei moved past Oppo to recapture the lead in China's smartphone market in Q1 2017, according to Canalys.

ZTE announced that the 6-inch ZTE MAX XL smartphone is available online today at Boost Mobile for $129.99 MSRP.

Sunday, April 23, 2017

LG Electronics plans to release the 'X Power 2' (LGM-X320) smartphone in early June, equipped with a large 4500mAh battery.

Friday, April 21, 2017

Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+, Gear VR with Controller and Google Play Music as the default music player and service are now available for purchase from AT&T, Cricket Wireless, Sprint, Straight Talk Wireless, T-Mobile, U.S. Cellular and Verizon Wireless.

Samsung Electronics on Friday confirmed the release of software updates for its Galaxy S8 smartphones next week amid complaints that some screens on the flagship device have an unnatural reddish tint.

Thursday, April 20, 2017

The new Samsung Galaxy S8 equipped with 64 gigabytes (GB) of NAND flash memory carries a bill of materials (BOM) cost that comes out to US$301.60, much higher than for previous versions of the company's smartphones.

Makers of parts such as semiconductors, displays and camera modules used in Apple's iPhones are concerned about Apple's move to become more self-sufficient when it comes to the components used in iPhones.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo claims that that the Samsung's Galaxy Note8 will sport a 6.4-inch screen and the dual camera system, a feature that is missing from the S8 model.

Samsung is ready to produce faster and even more power-efficient chips than the ones it uses the latest Galaxy S8 smartphones, based on the 10-nanometer LPP (low-power plus) process.

Xiaomi has created the beautiful phone Mi 6 equiiped with a battery that can last for one day, a great camera, a lot of storage and a powerful 10-nm Snapdragon 835 processor.

Responding to users who claimed that their Galaxy S8's displays had an unnatural reddish tint, Samsung Electronics on Wednesday said that there is no defect in its new flagship smartphone.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Ten years after Steve Jobs announced the original iPhone to a gushing San Francisco crowd, Apple is planning its most extensive iPhone lineup to date.

The HUAWEI WATCH 2, Huawei's second-generation smartwatch, hits the U.S. today starting at $300, and for a limited time, it will come with 10 weeks free access to Google Play Music.

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Alphabet subsidiary Verily released information about a new product it has developed, the Verily Study Watch, designed mainly for clinical researchers.

Windows 10 Creators Update is already live for those who have a desktop, laptop or tablet, and for Mobile users the roll out is expected to kick off soon.

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