Chinese smartphone makers looking away from US
Published in Mobiles


US dependence is too risky

Chinese smartphone manufacturer Oppo is increasing its its efforts to develop its own smartphone CPUs believing that US gear is too risky to have in your supply chain.

Honor teases May 18 for new launch
Published in PC Hardware
Wednesday, 13 May 2020 12:10

Honor teases May 18 for new launch


Smart life as opposed to the one you see on Facebook

 Huawei sub-brand Honor is holding an event next week, on 18 May to announce new smart life products. The new products are part of the company's vision to offer a full ecosystem of products around its smartphones, such as the recently-announced Honor 30 family.

China smartphone shipments increase
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 12 May 2020 12:20

China smartphone shipments increase


But not Apple

While we know that Apple's smartphone sales in China are pretty flat, it seems that runs against Android sales which are growing rather nicely.

Smartphone sales drop down the loo
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 30 April 2020 11:05

Smartphone sales drop down the loo


Bad for the big names

Global smartphone production is expected to slump a record 16.5 percent to 287 million phones in the June quarter from a year earlier as the coronavirus pandemic kills demand, according to beancounters at Trendforce.

Motorola finally has a flagship phone
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 23 April 2020 11:09

Motorola finally has a flagship phone


Just as everyone wants a mid-range

Motorola hasn't had a true flagship on the market since its Moto Z line was downgraded to mid-range status, but now has released its Motorola Edge and Edge+ which should put it in the top league again.

Smartphone sales plumet to their worst levels in a decade
Published in Mobiles


Mobile revolution stalled

Beancounters at CCS have added up some numbers and reached the conclusion that sales of mobile phones will slump to their lowest level for a decade due to the impact of coronavirus.

LG gives up on its G
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 31 March 2020 11:20

LG gives up on its G


It just can't find the spot anymore

LG is ditching the "G" series branding on future smartphones.

Smartphone sales tumble
Published in News
Thursday, 26 March 2020 11:40

Smartphone sales tumble


Mobile revolution trips and falls in a hole

Global smartphone sales tumbled 14 percent in February as the coronavirus spread in China and overseas, according to beancounters at Counterpoint Research.

Top phones in short supply
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 06 March 2020 11:01

Top phones in short supply


Sales are falling too as people realise they have better things to worry about

As Chinese factories hit by the coronavirus look to restart production, the pain is only beginning for carriers that rely on steady shipments of Asian smartphones.

Brits think their phone is killing their sperm
Published in News
Thursday, 20 February 2020 09:19

Brits think their phone is killing their sperm

 

And you can charge an iPhone in seconds by putting it in a microwave

OnBuy.com has been asking British people daft mobile phone beliefs to see if they are as stupid as many in Europe believe and discovered that the nation which gave us Brexit is probably a sandwich short of a cut lunch when it comes to mobile tech.