Huawei unveils Honor 8 smartphone in Europe
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 25 August 2016 18:03

Huawei unveils Honor 8 smartphone in Europe


Starting at €399

Huawei has decided that its 5.2-inch Honor 8 smartphone deserves a dedicated European launch, where it will be available in the coming month with a starting price of €399.

Huawei shipments up
Published in News
Tuesday, 26 July 2016 11:03

Huawei shipments up


60.5 million smartphones globally

Huawei has said that it shipped 60.5 million smartphones globally in the first half of 2016, a 25 percent rise from a year before.

MediaTek expected to do well in the third quarter
Published in Processors


Everyone wants its chips

MediaTek is to announce its third quarter results soon and the word on the street is that the outfit will do rather well.

LG profits reach two-year high
Published in News
Friday, 08 July 2016 11:43

LG profits reach two-year high


$504 million for April June

LG Electronics appears to be doing rather well all of a sudden and says its second-quarter operating profit will reach a two-year high.

Apple patents tech to stop iphone users videoing concerts
Published in Mobiles


Acting in its users’ interests.

Fruity cargo cult Apple has come up with a method to switch off all the iPhones at a concert to stop Apple fanboys recording live acts.

LeEco's Le 2 smartphone with Helio X20 now available
Published in Mobiles


Helio X20 starts at $199

Le Eco is a company that got renamed from Le TV and it looks like they are ready to ship four phones, some with Helio X20 and some with Snapdragon 820 chips inside. 

Ulefone has Helio P10 smartphone for $199
Published in Mobiles


Full HD bezel-less screen, 4GB RAM, 32GB ROM

Ulefone Future is an interesting smartphone that is currently selling for $199 to $239, and you get quite a lot including Helio P10 SoC, 5.5-inch bezel-less Full HD screen, Android 6.0 out of the box, Gorilla Glass 3 and 16-megapixel camera.

Samsung outsells Apple
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 21 April 2016 11:16

Samsung outsells Apple


Twice as many Smartphones in 2016

Samsung managed to sell twice as many smartphones as Apple in the first quarter of 2016.

HTC unveils the new 5.2-inch HTC 10 flagship smartphone
Published in Mobiles


It is all about the design

HTC has officially unveiled the successor of the HTC One lineup, the new HTC 10 flagship smartphone with 5.2-inch screen, Qualcomm's Snapdragon 820 SoC, 12MP UltraPixel camera and new BoomSound speakers.

Smartphone goldrush is over
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 01 April 2016 12:43

Smartphone goldrush is over


Gartner declares there is no longer gold in them thar hills

The days of the smartphone being a licence to print money are over and any growth in the market is going to be smart, according to the bean counters at Gartner.