France says “non” to mobiles in schools
Published in Mobiles


Public health issue


The French government is planning to ban students from using mobile phones in the country's primary, junior and middle schools.

Trump wants to purge White House of mobiles
Published in Mobiles

 
Not his of course 

Donald (Prince of Orange) Trump is rather attached to his mobile phone which he uses to make pronouncements through his Twitter account at all hours.

Indian government considers propping up failing Apple
Published in Mobiles


Sure we will prop up your failing business model - what else can we spend our cash on?

It appears that the Indian government is taking seriously a request from Apple to help prop up its failing business model and inflate its stonking margins.

LG sees highest profit in eight years
Published in Mobiles


On home appliances and tellies, not the phones

LG Electronics said its first-quarter operating profit rose to its highest in nearly eight years on strong sales of home appliances and televisions, with revenue likely to increase in the current quarter.

MediaTek plans Indian expansion
Published in Mobiles


Leaning on the next big thing

Now that the Chinese smartphone market has become saturated, telco makers are trying to jump through all the hoops the Indian government is setting up so they can set up shop there.

"Arrogant" Apple falls foul of Tsar Putin
Published in Mobiles


Price fixing allegations

Fruity cargo cult Apple's arrogant attitude to its business partners might have earned it a price fixing court case in Tsar Putin's Russia.

Samsung beats Wall Street estimates
Published in News


It is actually selling smartphones

While its rivals, like Apple, are suffering, Samsung is doing rather well – in fact much better than the cocaine nose-jobs of Wall Street have predicted.

Intel mobile chip boss gives up
Published in Mobiles


Only took a year

The woman who was supposed to be behind Intel’s mobile chip boost has given up on the job after only a year.

Xiaomi misses sales targets by 10 million
Published in Mobiles


But what is 10 million between friends?

The Western Press is having a field day after Xiaomi failed to meet its rather ambitious target of flogging 80 million handsets in 2015.

Apple denies that Samsung A9 uses more power
Published in Processors


TSMC and Samsung chips have the same battery life 

Reports have been coming in claiming that some iPhone 6S handsets have longer battery life than others, depending on which version of the A9 processor it's running.