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Smartphone sales drop in China
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 29 July 2022 12:20

Smartphone sales drop in China


Numbers at their lowest 

Sales in China dropped sharply in second quarter by 14.2 per cent over last year, according to number crunchers at Counterpoint.

Boffins worry that smartphones stuff up your mental health
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Use Google Health App to prove it

The University of Oregon in the US have partnered with Google to launch a research on how smartphone use impacts mental wellbeing.

Smartphones blamed for teen angst
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 27 July 2021 11:05

Smartphones blamed for teen angst


In my day it was television, later it was video games

A new study is blaming smartphones for teen loneliness.

According to the Journal of Adolescencesmartphone use is the most likely candidate for a sharp rise in teen angst in 36 out of 37 countries between 2012 and 2018.

Sales of smartphones fall in India
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 22 July 2021 11:33

Sales of smartphones fall in India


Coronavirus dents smartphone sales 

One of the world's largest smartphone markets has been dinged by a coronavirus wave.

LG thinking of getting out of smartphones
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 21 January 2021 11:25

LG thinking of getting out of smartphones


Competition too much

After losing around $4.5 billion over the past five years, LG is considering exiting the smartphone market in 2021.

Huawei might work its way around US chip ban
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Monday, 02 November 2020 11:17

Huawei might work its way around US chip ban


If it is prepared to wait a bit and scales back on high end phones

Huawei might have a way to avoid some of the worst consequences of tightening US trade restrictions, provided it’s willing to wait a while.

Huawei shipped more smartphones than anyone else
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Despite American bans

For the first time, Huawei has shipped more smartphones worldwide over a quarter than any other company, according to a report from analyst firm Canalys.

Honor X10 Max specifications and renders appear
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Launch soon

Honor X10 Max specifications and renders are starting to appear with the first details appearing on the China Telecom website.

Honor gets a temperature sensor
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Friday, 05 June 2020 12:29

Honor gets a temperature sensor


Welcome to the 21st century

The  Honor Play 4 Pro smartphone is set to ship with an infrared temperature sensor.

Global smartphone shipments will fall further
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IDC sees lower consumer spending due to coronavirius

IDC beancounters say that global smartphone shipments will fall nearly 12 percent to 1.2 billion units in 2020 due to lower consumer spending due to the economic impact of the coronavirus crisis.