Voice assistants are a priority in smartphone launches
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This year, several smartphone manufacturers, including Apple, Samsung Electronics, Huawei, LG and Xiaomi are expected to introduce new devices that feature better AI-based assistants in an effort to increase overall market share, according to industry reports.

Melting smartphones didn’t stop Samsung
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Friday, 06 January 2017 11:34

Melting smartphones didn’t stop Samsung


Profit leapt by 50 percent


Samsung’s bottom line was not really harmed by the Note 7 fiasco and the outfit saw its fourth-quarter profit leap 50 percent from a year earlier to its highest level in more than three years.

112.3 million smartphones shipped in China
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Friday, 16 December 2016 11:44

112.3 million smartphones shipped in China


And nine million bicycles in Beijing

Figures in from the Far East show that the Chinese smartphone market is hotting up.

Samsung prepares for all-screen smartphone
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Friday, 09 December 2016 15:49

Samsung prepares for all-screen smartphone


Follower of the pack

A report said that the Samsung Galaxy S8 will feature a screen without home buttons on it.

Taiwan’s smartphone sales decline
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Monday, 14 November 2016 11:19

Taiwan’s smartphone sales decline


Lower than expected results


Shipments of smartphones by Taiwan-based brand vendors and handset ODMs showed a surprise fall.

Google is a saint, not a sinner
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Thursday, 10 November 2016 16:58

Google is a saint, not a sinner


Kent hops about

The head lawyer of Google spent some time today outlining that his company isn’t motivated by greed, or by monopolistic tendencies, but instead is contributing to the welfare of all creatures great and small.

Kids kept awake by smartphones
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Thursday, 03 November 2016 11:56

Kids kept awake by smartphones


Even when they are turned off

Parents who allow their kids to have smartphones and tablets might end up rewarding their kids with sleepless nights.

USB Type-C to hit the ground running next year
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Wednesday, 05 October 2016 16:31

USB Type-C to hit the ground running next year

This year is just the beginning

A report said that 60 million smartphones with USB Type-C ports will ship this year. But adoption will really take off from next year on.

Google officially unveils Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones
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Says final goodbye to affordable Nexus smartphones

Google has now severed its connection to the affordable Nexus lineup as it has  unveiled two  premium smartphones, the Pixel and Pixel XL.

VR Smartphones and tablets to grow
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Monday, 26 September 2016 14:08

VR Smartphones and tablets to grow


Fourth quarter will see a boom

The numbers of VR-enabled smartphones and tablets, as well as shipments of VR devices bundled with gaming consoles or PCs will grow like topsy in the fourth quarter.