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2018: 1.44 billion smartphones sold for $522 billion

February 22, 2019

Via: Pocket Now

A new GfK study reveals, in time for the upcoming MWC, that in 2018, smartphones, mobile phones and wearables accounted for 44 percent share of the $1.2 trillion technical consumer goods (TCG) market. Smartphone demand declined in 2018 by 3% […]


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Apple no longer the world’s most innovative company according to annual ranking, drops down to 17th place instead

February 21, 2019

Via: Phone Arena

Apple was once synonymous with innovation and breakthrough technology. The company made millions of people smartphone users with its original iPhone and the iPod became a staple device for a whole generation. Recently, however, Apple is focusing on improving its […]


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Samsung announces 5G partner carriers in Europe, Galaxy S10 5G launch in the US still vague

February 21, 2019

Via: Phone Arena

Despite all the leaks from the last few months, there were still a couple of surprising things during yesterday’s Samsung Unpacked event. One was that we got to see a surprisingly polished foldable phone, coming along with a set price […]


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Apple says the App Store has now paid out over $25 billion to European developers

February 21, 2019

Via: 9to5Mac

In a statement to Macerkopf, Apple’s vice president of Apple Music and International Content announces that App Store payments to European developers have just exceeded $25 billion. Schusser became the head of Apple Music last year with the departure of […]


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Qualcomm again calls for US import ban on iPhones, cites Apple’s own statement as justification

February 20, 2019

Via: 9to5Mac

The legal battle between Qualcomm and Apple continues, the chipmaker again urging trade regulators to impose a US import ban on iPhones after they were found to infringe on one of the company’s patents. The U.S International Trade Commission (ITC) […]


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Can Samsung still make truly great phones?

February 20, 2019

Via: The Verge

June 15th, 2010. That was the first time that I, along with a majority of other tech bloggers and journalists, first got my hands on a Samsung Galaxy S. I’d love to say that there was a sense of a […]


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HTC kicks off 2019 with its worst month ever; revenue down over 70%

February 19, 2019

Via: Phone Arena

At HTC’s peak in 2011, the company held a very respectable 8.8% share of the global smartphone market. Since then, the brand has experienced seven consecutive years of declining sales and it now seems that 2019 could become HTC’s eighth […]


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Huawei’s 5G equipment is a manageable risk, British intelligence claims

February 18, 2019

Via: The Verge

The cybersecurity risks of using Huawei’s equipment in 5G networks are manageable, according to an unpublished report from British intelligence. The Financial Times says two sources familiar with the contents of the report, authored by the UK’s National Cyber Security […]


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Huawei wants to dethrone Samsung this year, to become number one

February 15, 2019

Via: Pocket Now

It is a well-known fact that Huawei will not settle for the second place, after grabbing it last year from Apple. As a matter of fact, both CEO Richard Yu and Walter Ji, President of Consumer Business Group in Europe, […]


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Apple to resume selling banned iPhone models in Germany exclusively with Qualcomm inside

February 14, 2019

Via: 9to5Mac

Apple will resume sales of iPhone 7 and iPhone 8 devices in Germany, after a ruling in December forced the company to halt sales of the two devices for infringing on Qualcomm patents. The legal disputes between Apple and Qualcomm […]