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US iPhone sales grew a record 16% in Q1 despite 11% drop across market – Counterpoint

May 22, 2018

Via: 9to5Mac

IDC figures showed that Apple managed to grow global iPhone sales in Q1 despite falling sales across the smartphone market as a whole, and new data from Counterpoint shows that the same was true in the US market – to […]


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Lenovo’s new smartphone will be nothing but screen on the front

May 14, 2018

Via: Mashable

Could Lenovo be the first company to launch a phone that literally has nothing on its front side except the screen? Judging by a sketch of the upcoming Lenovo Z5, posted on Weibo by Lenovo VP Chang Cheng (unearthed by […]


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iPhone X remained ‘comfortably’ the most popular smartphone in Europe in Q1

May 9, 2018

Via: 9to5Mac

The iPhone X remained ‘comfortably’ the best-shipping smartphone in Europe during Q1, according to the latest data from Canalys. It follows Strategy Analytics data showing that the same was true worldwide. Canalys suggests that it’s a particularly impressive achievement at […]


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Verizon, Samsung Partner To Bring Oath Content To Samsung Devices

May 2, 2018

Via: Pymnts

Verizon Communications’ Oath Inc. subsidiary has signed a deal to place four of its most popular apps on millions of Samsung devices across the United States. Through the new deal, Oath’s Newsroom app, Yahoo Sports, Yahoo Finance and Go90 mobile […]


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Apple officially kills its AirPort router

April 27, 2018

Via: Mashable

The Apple AirPort router is no more. The company officially discontinued the AirPort products on Thursday, when it confirmed the news in a statement to 9to5Mac. All three AirPort products that Apple is currently selling — AirPort Express, AirPort Extreme, […]


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Global smartphone sales were down in Q1 2018, but premium models boosted average prices

April 26, 2018

Via: Pocket Now

Rather than tracking the achievements of individual smartphone vendors or comparing mobile OS share numbers, Germany’s largest market research institute generally focuses on providing the most accurate and detailed view possible of global demand and revenue fluctuations. GfK’s latest report […]


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Samsung breaks quarterly profit records yet again, mostly thanks to chips and high-end phones

April 26, 2018

Via: Pocket Now

It’s no big secret that Samsung had a great year following 2016’s Note 7 debacle, turning into gold everything the chaebol touched, from memory chipsets to mobile processors, OLED panels and, of course, own-brand high-end smartphones. 2018 predictably started on […]


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Report: Huawei is now under criminal investigation in the US

April 25, 2018

Via: Boy Genius

So far, 2018 has been a bad year for Chinese technology companies in the US. January started with the news that the US government had intervened to kill deals that Huawei was making with Verizon and AT&T, which would have […]


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WhatsApp is banning teens under 16 in Europe ahead of privacy law changes

April 25, 2018

Via: Mashable

For teenagers in the European Union, WhatsApp is about to change in a big way. The Facebook-owned messaging app is raising its age limit from 13 to 16 in Europe to meet the new European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) […]


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LG may not be ready to supply Apple with any OLED iPhone screens this year

April 20, 2018

Via: Pocket Now

The consensus among mobile industry pundits, analysts and insiders is that Apple will be unveiling two new OLED iPhones in the fall, following in the footsteps of last year’s single “all-screen” model, which marked the long-anticipated debut of the popular […]