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Thursday, February 22, 2018

Global sales of smartphones to end users totaled nearly 408 million units in the fourth quarter of 2017, a 5.6 percent decline over the fourth quarter of 2016, according to Gartner, Inc.

Qualcomm anticipates that its future Snapdragon 5G mobile chipsets will use Samsung's 7nm LPP EUV process technology.

LG Electronics (LG) will unveil the 2018 edition of its K8 and K10 mass-tier smartphones at MWC 2018, enhanced with more premium features.

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Qualcomm introduced the first integrated 2x2 802.11ax-ready solution for smartphones, tablets and notebooks.

Ahead of Mobile World Congress, Qualcomm today unveiled a new virtual reality (VR) reference platform based on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Mobile Platform, enhancements to the Qualcomm TrueWireless Stereo technology and an Artificial Intelligence (AI) Engine on Snapdragon mobile platforms.

Broadcom is lowering its offer to buy Qualcomm after the target company boosted its own bid for NXP Semiconductors NV.

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Google is uniting all of its different payment tools under the Google Pay brand, and Google's Android Pay becomes Google Pay, with the enhanced payment app for Android to launch today.

KT Corporation, Qualcomm Technologies and Samsung Electronics have successfully completed a multi-vendor 5G NR interoperable testing compliant with the 3GPP Release-15 Non-Standalone (NSA) 5G NR global standard.

Samsung Electronics will lower the output of its organic light-emitting diode (OLED) panels as Apple has decided to cut production of iPhone X amid weak demand, the Nikkei reported on Tuesday.

Friday, February 16, 2018

Commenting on the recent meeting with Broadcom, Paul Jacobs, chairman of Qualcomm's board, said that Broadcom's offer remains low and essentially asked for a better one.

Apple has confirmed that a fix for the Telugu bug, in which a single message containing an Indian character could crash your iPhone, is in the works.

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Xiaomi introduced at an event in India the Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro smartphones.

Croatian brand Noa will be launching the N7 smartphone, capable of capturing 80MP images, at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Qualcomm held its 5G Day event in San Diego and showed attendees various demonstrations of its new services focused on the Internet of Things, outlined its 5G NR plans, and showcased the Qualcomm Snapdragon X24 LTE modem, the first to support up to 2 gigabits per second (Gbps) download speeds.

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

LG Electronics will introduce the first of a suite of AI technologies for its smartphones at this year's Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain.

The new Galaxy S9 series is expected to support, among other new features, the creation of a 3D Emoji character based on a user's face.

Thursday, February 08, 2018

The source code for a key piece of the iPhone's core software, called iBoot, has appeaded on GitHub, bringing excitement to entusiasts envisioning a "liberated" iOS booted on generic arm boards.

Qualcomm is confident that it has the lead in the 5G model market and says that its Snapdragon X50 5G NR modem family has been selected by a number of global original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) for 5G NR mobile device product launches starting in 2019.

Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Snap inc. reported high sales as advertisers start to get more comfortable spending money on its Snapchat app.

Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Apple Watch shipments beat expectations, topping 18 million in 2017, up by more than 54% on 2016, according to Canalys.

The Honor 9 Lite is launching in Europe, armed with a 18:9 5.65" screen and a quad-camera set up.

Samsung today introduced a total dual camera solution with ISOCELL Dual image sensors and proprietary software for two features - refocusing (bokeh) and low-light shooting (LLS).

Monday, February 05, 2018

Qualcomm's shares got a hit on Monday after brokerages said Apple could drop the chipmaker in favor of Intel as the supplier for modem chips in its iPhones.

Sunday, February 04, 2018

Apple said a "small percentage" of iPhone 7 smartphones may experience a component failure that makes it appear the phone isn't connected to cellular networks.

Friday, February 02, 2018

Despite a slight downturn from the previous holiday quarter, iPhone sales for the Q4 2017 were enough to position the company above rival Samsung.

Thursday, February 01, 2018

Google extended its YouTube Go video app, designed for emerging markets where consumers may have cheaper phones and limited Internet access, to more than 115 additional countries on Thursday, the company said.

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

MediaTek, the world's No. 2 mobile chipmaker, on Wednesday said its revenue for the current quarter ending March is expected to drop up to 20% due to weak smartphone sales in China.

Fujitsu on Wednesday confirmed previous reports that it would sell a majority stake in its wholly-owned mobile phone unit to investment fund Polaris Capital Group.

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

The U.S. Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission are investigating whether Apple violated securities laws concerning its disclosures that it slowed older iPhones with flagging batteries.

Last year, Google took down more than 700,000 apps that violated the Google Play policies, 70% more than the apps taken down in 2016.

HTC has completed the divestment of its Pixel smartphone team to Alphabet Inc's Google for US$1.1 billion.

The next version of Apple's operating systems, iOS 12, will focus on reliability, performance and augmented realty, although Apple has removed some other features.

Pressured by the U.S. the government, Verizon Communications has reportedly dropped all plans to sell phones by Chinese manufacturer Huawei Technologies.

LG Electronics will make the LG V30's color options of Moroccan Blue, Lavender Violet and Raspberry Rose available on the LG G6 smartphone and Moroccan Blue, Lavender Violet for the LG Q6.

Monday, January 29, 2018

The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, Ajit Pai, criticized the idea of the U.S. government taking control of developing 5G wireless networks.

Apple's iPhone X is obviously not a record-breaking device in terms of sales, and the company is reportedly planning to reduce its production.

‌Nokia has unveiled its new ReefShark chipsets, which reduce the size, cost and power consumption of operators' networks and meet the massive compute and radio requirements of 5G.

Friday, January 26, 2018

Fujitsu on Friday confirmed it was in talks about selling its mobile phone business to investment fund Polaris Capital Group, although no final decision has been made yet.

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Qualcomm has signed memorandums of understanding for sales worth at least $2 billion with Lenovo Group, Guangdong OPPO Mobile Telecommunications Corp, vivo Communication Technology and Xiaomi Communications.

Samsung Electronics said it will unveil its next flagship smartphone line, dubbed the Galaxy S9, during the Mobile World Congress on Feb. 25 in Barcelona.

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Apple will release a software update for the iPhone in the spring that will let users view their health records, get new animated emojis on the iPhone X and disable a feature that slowed down iPhones in order to preserve battery life.

EU antitrust regulators hit Qualcomm with a 997 million euro ($1.23 Billion) fine on Wednesday for paying Apple to only use Qualcomm chips, rather than those made by rivals such as Intel.

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Apple shipped 29 million iPhone Xs in Q4 2017, making it the world's best-shipping smartphone model over the holiday season.

Monday, January 22, 2018

Cryptocurrency mining drains your smartphone's battery and overworks its CPU, and Opera says it can stop that.

LG will not showcase its new flagship G series smartphone at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona next month.

Friday, January 19, 2018

A creditable Apple analyst has whacked about 23 percent off his initial projections for iPhone X shipments, and expects Apple to launch a three-tier iPhone lineup this year.

A patent that shows a folding smartphone has appeared at the website of the World Intellectual Property Organization, filed last year by LG Electronics.

LG's first smartphone for 2018 is the new LG X4 +, which will be launched in South Korea next month for about 300,000 won ($282).

‌Nokia has signed an agreement with NTT DOCOMO, Japan's largest mobile operator, to supply 5G baseband products for aiming to deploy in a 5G mobile network planned to be in commercial service by 2020.

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Autorita Garante della Concorrenza e del Mercato, Italy's antitrust body, said on Thursday it had opened a probe into allegations that Apple and Samsung Electronics used software updates to slow their mobile phones and push clients into buying new handsets.

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Meizu has just announced the M6s, a smartphone featuring a The Exynos 5 7872 SoC, a 5.7-inch 1440 x 720 and a 16MP rear camera.

With less than a month to-go until the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018, Samsung Electronics today unveiled the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Games Limited Edition.

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Samsung is helping Galaxy Note8 owners find balance in turning off their tech to devote time to other activities such as connecting with important people in their lives.

A Chinese consumer group has asked Apple for information about the slowing of older iPhones after operating system updates, demanding a reply before Friday.

Monday, January 15, 2018

Sharp will be the first Japanese company to have the capability to produce OLED displays for smartphones, and plans to supply OLED displays to Hon Hai this summer.

HTC has unveiled its new U11 Eyes smartphone, featuring dual front cameras and coming in Hong Kong and China markets later this month.

Friday, January 12, 2018

Samsung's highly hyped flagship foldable smartphone was reportedly demonstrated to select clients at a private meeting during CES.

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Honor announced at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) that the AI-powered Honor View10 would go on sale in overseas markets from January 8th, 2018 and released a limited edition Honor 7X Red.

LG Electronics' chief said during CES 2018 it will no longer regularly launch smartphones as it has done over the past years, in a strategic move to help its struggling smartphone business.

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Samsung confirmed previous reports that its next flagship smartphone (Galaxy S9 and S9+) will be unveiled at the MWC held in February in Barcelona, Spain.

Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Huawei Technologies's planned deal with U.S. carrier AT&T to sell its smartphones in the United States has reportedly collapsed.

Budget phone maker TCL, which licenses the BlackBerry name, plans to release at least two new keyboard phones this year.

Samsung's mobile chief Koh Dong-jin stepped back from his earlier comments on foldable phones during a press briefing in Las Vegas prior to the Consumer Electronics Show.

Monday, January 08, 2018

Garmin is showing the Speak Plus with Amazon Alexa dash camera along with the Forerunner 645 Music GPS running watch at CES 2018.

Sony today unveiled Xperia XA2 and Xperia XA2 Ultra - the latest additions to its mid-range line, with Sony camera technology, elegant designs and powerful performance.

Friday, January 05, 2018

Nokia has released an upgraded version of the Nokia 6 smartphone in China. The device is featuring a better processor, USB-C, and more RAM at 4GB.

Thursday, January 04, 2018

Analysts predict that 80 Percent of smartphones shipped Will have on-device Artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities by 2022, and AI solutions running on smartphones will become an essential part of vendor roadmaps over the next two years.

AT&T expects to be the first U.S. company to introduce mobile 5G service in a dozen markets by late 2018.

Samsung's new Exynos 9810 application processor (AP), currently in production, brings premium features with a 2.9GHz custom CPU, a 6CA LTE modem and deep learning processing capabilities.

Wednesday, January 03, 2018

Nokia, T-Mobile and Intel are collaborating to bring a 28 GHz outdoor 5G commercial radio system on air in the downtown corridor of Bellevue in Washington state.

Tuesday, January 02, 2018

LG Display will to supply OLED panels to Apple this year for Apple's upcoming new iPhones, according to a report.

Monday, January 01, 2018

Qualcomm achieved once led the smartphone chipset market during the third quarter of 2017, being responsible for about 42 percent of the revenue generated by the chipsets made for smartphones.

Friday, December 29, 2017

The profit Apple makes by selling an iPhone is about five times the profit Samsung makes by selling a Galaxy smartphone, according to market research firm Counterpoint Research.

Apple apologized for secretly slowing down older iPhones, a move it said was necessary to avoid unexpected shutdowns related to chemically aging batteries.

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Cellular data usage among consumers with unlimited plans is 67 percent higher than those with limited plans, according to NPD Group.

Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Apple looks like it's having a not-so Merry Christmas, as analysts have lowered iPhone X shipment projections for the first quarter of next year.

Friday, December 22, 2017

For a product that was criticized by many only a short time ago, the smartwatch has regained momentum in the U.S. market, according to NPD.

Thursday, December 21, 2017

Samsung and Korean telecom firm KT announced today that the LTE-Railway (LTE-R) network for the new Wonju-Gangneung high-speed train line is now live.

Nokia has signed a multi-year patent license agreement with Huawei, completing its list of agreements with the world's largest handset makers.

Today the 3GPP TSG RAN Plenary Meeting in Lisbon completed the first implementable 5G NR specification, and baseband chips are now on their own accelerated path to hit the market before July.

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Apple has confirmed that it intentionally slows down older phones equipped with oldel batteries, a strategy that has been considered as Apple's pressure to users to upgrade their devices.

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Samsung Electronics has officially announced the latest additions to the Galaxy A series: the Galaxy A8(2018) and A8+(2018).

Monday, December 18, 2017

Uber is now available on BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) in some countries where the service is still popular.

The Samsung Galaxy S9 is expected to debut this February with no groundbreaking features besides a stronger processor and more internal memory.

Saturday, December 16, 2017

Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics plan to introduce their new low-end Smartphones at January's 'CES 2018', showcasing the Galaxy A8 /A8+ devices and the next K series phone, respectively.

BlackBerry on Friday said that it will end monthly security updates for its Android-powered handset Priv and outlined the future of BB10.

Google on Friday said it will stop supporting Project Tango, its first augmented reality platform for developers, on March 1, 2018.

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Synaptics has started mass production of its new Clear ID FS9500 family of optical in-display fingerprint sensors, which can be installed under the surface of an OLED screen.

MediaTek unveiled MediaTek Sensio, a 6-in-1 smartphone biosensor module which tracks heart rate information, blood pressure trends, peripheral oxygen saturation levels and more.

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

T-Mobile US, Inc. president and CEO John Legere unveiled the next phase in the Un-carrier's mobile video strategy, announcing plans to launch a new TV service in 2018.

Samsung may be working on a "double-sided" smartphone in which the display covers almost half of the back of the device.

Monday, December 11, 2017

Google has announced three new photography applications: Storyboard, Selfissimo! and Scrubbies.

LG Electronics Inc. has filed a patent related to iris-scanner technology to the World Intellectual Property Organization agency, an indication that the South Korean smartphone maker may adopt an iris scanner for its next flagship smartphones.

Thursday, December 07, 2017

Facebook's Instagram is testing a standalone messaging app called Direct, making it the company's third chat tool alongside WhatsApp and Messenger.

Samsung Electronics will release latest this month in China the premium W2018 flip phone, estimated to be worth 3 million won ($2,760).

Apple may return to the metal back for a new iPhone model that will have an LCD display, according to a report.

LG Electronics will start the sales of its first luxury smartphone featuring a zirconium ceramic back in South Korea.

Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Qualcomm has announced the Snapdragon 845, a new 10nm mobile processor that brings new features like 4K HDR video capture on smartphones, better battery life and improved AI processing.

Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Google has released Android Go (Oreo edition), a version of Android custom-designed for low-end devices, which has been made available for device manufacturers and developers.

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