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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Apple iPhone 6C coming soon/will look like this?
Mar31

Apple iPhone 6C coming soon/will look like this?

While Apple announced two different sizes of iPhone's at their last announcement they didn't announce an "affordable" iPhone 6C to follow up last years iPhone 5C.  Now it seems according to some leaked pictures from Future Supplier it looks like the 6C is on it's way. Looking at the leak photos it seems that this newer device would not be the larger size the iPhone 6 plus carries but would be simply more of an upgrade to the 5C. ...

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Nintendo Games Coming Soon to Your SmartPhone
Mar17

Nintendo Games Coming Soon to Your SmartPhone

For years and years smartphone users of all ages have been playing Nintendo emulators on their devices and wondering why Nintendo isn't putting out official games themselves. Nintendo for their part has been going all in on their own handle-held gaming systems and has refused to make mobile games for fear of cannibalizing it's own mobile gaming market share. Now it looks like Nintendo has finally saw the light and will start making...

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The SmartPhone War Heats Up: Apple Samsung Ship Same Number of Devices
Jan29

The SmartPhone War Heats Up: Apple Samsung Ship Same Number of Devices

It looks like the smartphone war just got a little more interesting.  Reports now show that Samsung's recent struggles combined with Apples new found love for phablets and the Chinese market have both companies shipping the same number of smartphones out the door.  Apple and Samsung  shipped around 74.5 million devices in Q4 of 2014. These number a combination of a few factors.  First the new iPhone 6 came out during this time frame...

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Samsung’s Market Slide While Apple and Xiaomi Grow
Dec16

Samsung’s Market Slide While Apple and Xiaomi Grow

The smartphone boom does not seem to be slowing down anywhere in the world as 20% more devices were sold during the third quarter compared to the second three month period of the year. The data was gathered by respected market researchers Gartner. The company found that 310 million smartphones were sold during the last quarter, while good old feature phones continue to fall in the market as more and more budget smartphones are made....

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Is the iPhone 6 eating into Android market share?
Nov13

Is the iPhone 6 eating into Android market share?

For those who have a soft spot for Android that borders on fanatical there is an easy target to slap on Apple, the fact that Google's platform hands down beats iOS in terms of market share. The other side of the fence, the iPhone crazies were hoping that the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus would address the balance somewhat. However, despite mammoth sales one survey seems to suggest that the two new iOS smartphone have not enjoyed...

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