Mini flagship devices are not in demand
Jul31

Mini flagship devices are not in demand

Digitimes is reporting today that sales of so-called mini smartphones are on the wane as demand for the devices has fallen. The website claims sources within Taiwanese supply chains have confirmed that mini handsets have "fallen short of expectations" because of "uncompetitive performance-price ratios". The idea of the mini flagship was kick started by Samsung with the Galaxy S3 Mini, a handset I actually appreciated and so did the...

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Samsung’s mobile division falls 31%
Jul31

Samsung’s mobile division falls 31%

amsu Samsung called it a few weeks ago and the company was right, overall performance for its mobile division over the last quarter has been poor. Of course, when discussing a poor quarter from a company that makes billions, a huge dollop of perspective is needed. However, this is without a doubt the Korean company's worst three month period for some time as it felt the pinch of competition and global economics. Back last month when...

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Windows Phone New Lockscreen Demo’d
Jul22

Windows Phone New Lockscreen Demo’d

During the Windows Phone 8.1 introduction there were a ton of new features shown off and almost all of them have made it to the Windows Phone 8.1 preview expect for one.  That was the new and improved lock screen.  Then last week Joe Belfiore (head of Windows Phone/Tablet/PC product definition & design) tweeted that this feature was only a week or so of coming out in beta form. Now a hands on video of these new lock screen...

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An official look as the LG G3 Mini
Jul16

An official look as the LG G3 Mini

Earlier in the day Daily Mobile writer Kevin Everett brought us news of the LG G3 Mini, with the devices instruction manual showing up online. Hot on the tail of that leak is the device itself, finding its way online as it passed through Tenaa, China's telecommunications certification body. This looks to be smaller than the LG G3 Beat that showed up in China and will get a worldwide launch later on. This newer device seems to be...

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Samsung targets Apple with the Galaxy Alpha
Jul16

Samsung targets Apple with the Galaxy Alpha

If we told you that there is a phone arriving with a metal chassis, a gold color option, and a rumoured 4.7-inch screen you would probably think we were talking about Apple's iPhone 6. Cupertino's next device will be all those things, but it seems another company is building a device that will match those features. Samsung's oft spoken of Galaxy Alpha will arrive with a 4.7-inch screen the Korea Herald is reporting, making it very...

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