Samsung Sales Decline but Company Holds Market Dominance
Jul30

Samsung Sales Decline but Company Holds Market Dominance

Samsung has sat atop the global smartphone market for a few years, and that certainly does not look like changing anytime soon. However, the Korean company’s dominance is waning with the company declining over several consecutive quarters. The trend continued through the second frame of this year, allowing Apple to once again gain ground. If you have followed this situation closely, you will know that while Apple has gained from...

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How Big Should a Smart Phone Be?
May25

How Big Should a Smart Phone Be?

Smart phones have a come a long way since I started covering them professionally back in 2009 they have a ton of new features, GPS, 41mp cameras, fingerprint sensors, heart-rate monitors, etc...  They have also in increased in size perhaps a little too much even.   When the HTC Titan came out it was well...HUGE at the time.  I remember opening the box to it's massive 4.7 inch screen.  That's right massive!  People made fun of me...

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Here’s Why Phone Design Doesn’t Matter
May21

Here’s Why Phone Design Doesn’t Matter

If there is one thing I use to LOVE about new devices when they first got introduced was design.  There are magic designs out there.  The HTC One is still a piece of art work, the latest Galaxy device is nice, iPhone's (while I hate the OS) are very well crafted and designed devices.  But something has changed in the past few years that made all of this design obsolete. Yup that's right somewhere along the way smartphone OEM's have...

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Samsung Gets a HUGE Break in it’s Apple Settlement

Way back in 2012 Samsung and Apple had a court dispute in which Apple got award a whopping $930 million dollars in damages.  This was for "violating Apple's intellectual property."  Well that ruling was partly reversed. It seems that Samsung did not violate Apple's trade dress — broader elements of design and aesthetic that dictate the presentation of Apple's gadgets.  This got the damages dropped... a lot all they way down too $548...

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10 Core Devices Coming Soon to a Pocket Near You
May13

10 Core Devices Coming Soon to a Pocket Near You

For all of you out there with your Octo core phones with 4Gb of RAM guess what?  Your phone is now officially outdated.  That's right the same company that brought you the first Octo core processor for your phones Mediatek has new launched a deca-core processor.  That's right a 10 core processor. What the heck would you do with ten cores anyway?  Well truth be told nothing.  In fact there is a pretty slim chance that all ten cores...

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Wi-Fi Hack Crashes iOS Devices as Long as Deivce in Range
Apr23

Wi-Fi Hack Crashes iOS Devices as Long as Deivce in Range

There was a bug discovered in the iOS software that will allow hackers to endlessly reboot and there is no way of stopping it from happening as the user.  This hack is starting to be so well know these areas are starting to be known as “no iOS Zone”. This hack works by using a “specially crafted SSL certificate” that triggers a bug in the operating system that crashes out any app using SSL.  This will make the device reboot over and...

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