Most city users happy with their mobile connection
Published in Mobiles


Only half of rural users


UK telcom watchdog Ofcom has used crowd-sourced data collected from 4,288 users of their Smartphone app to reveal that 72 percent of users in UK urban areas were satisfied with their overall mobile service.

BlackBerry doing well by not being BlackBerry
Published in Mobiles


Car market to save company bacon

A top Wall Street analyst has said that the maker of the Crackberry is set to clean up in the car market.

ARM is coming back to mobile devices in a big way
Published in News


The x86 battle is about to get a lot hotter

Qualcomm is expected to show its ARM goodies at Computex event

Ballmer: I would do Windows phone differently now
Published in Mobiles


Regrets, I’ve had a few

The shy and retiring, softly spoken and delightfully understated former Microsoft CEO, Steve Ballmer, has been talking to Bloomberg about Microsoft’s failed move into mobile.

Mobile phones kill pedestrians
Published in Mobiles


Darwin in motion


The US is mulling over a report which indicates that the pedestrian deaths are the highest since records were started to be kept and the belief is that smartphones are to blame.

Huawei growth slows
Published in Mobiles
31 March 2017

Huawei growth slows


Profits up only 0.4 percent

Chinese telecom equipment and smartphone maker Huawei Technologies is seeing its growth slow to its lowest levels since 2011.

TSMC plans 7 nm in 2018 with MediaTek
Published in Mobiles


Catching up, fingers crossed strategy

TSMC is currently manufacturing the MediaTek 10nm, deca core based Helio X30 and it looks like in 2018, TSMC might be ready for 7nm and twelve core SoCs from the same house. 

Verizon claims it will offer 5G this year
Published in News


Jumping the gun

Verizon Communications claims it will be offering its high-speed wireless 5G network to certain customers in 11 U.S. cities in the first half of 2017.

Xiaomi to release its own chip next week
Published in Processors


Pinecone ready


Xiaomi has sent out invitations for the product launch for its in-house developed Pinecone CPUs and  entry-level to mid-range smartphones.

3G phones piling up
Published in Mobiles
01 February 2017

3G phones piling up


Can’t shift them any more


It is starting to look like customers are giving up on 3G phones, even in India where they are cheap reliable work horses which normally get a signal.