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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Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 Detailed
Dec04

Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 Detailed

Qualcomm is a famous name in the world of smartphones, the company makes processors almost every major mobile company out there, especially on the Android platform. There are other chip makers of course (MediaTek, Samsung, NVIDIA, and Intel spring to mind), but if you are buying a smartphone there is a good possibility that it will have a Qualcomm Snapdragon piece of silicon running the show. The latest builds of the company's...

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Android KitKat Continues Growth, Fragmentation Remains
Dec03

Android KitKat Continues Growth, Fragmentation Remains

Android 4.4 KitKat’s ascent in the market share for the platform continued to rise through the last week of November (Google uses a 7-day period for monthly analysis). The build has cut into every version, including market leader Jelly Bean, while it is starting to eradicate Ice Cream Sandwich and Gingerbread. KitKat now accounts for 33.9% of the Android market, up from 30.2% the previous month and continues the builds’ huge growth...

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Motorola Planning Phablet Nexus 6-like Device
Dec03

Motorola Planning Phablet Nexus 6-like Device

Some are arguing that the new Nexus 6 is not a Nexus at all and is a Motorola device. Hardly a surprising accusation since Motorola built the handset for Google, but in the past Nexus devices have been individual, but the 6 seems like new Moto device, even if it is still a fantastic (if slightly flawed) smartphone. As this has plenty of Motorola’s touches all over it, a new rumor saying that Motorola is going to build its own version...

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Sprint Cuts Price of HTC One M8 Harmon/Kardon
Nov22

Sprint Cuts Price of HTC One M8 Harmon/Kardon

Black Friday is still a weekend in the future, but already the deals are coming out as retailers snap into action a bit earlier. Take Sprint for example, the Now Network has opened the festivities with a strong deal, cutting the price of the HTC One M8 Harman/Kardon Edition by a sizeable amount, ushering in one of the best smartphone deals you will find over the Black Friday period. Normally through the carrier this handset comes with...

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