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CompareMyMobile Says iPhone 6 is Most Valuable Smartphone
By admin on Friday January 30, 2015

Trade-in monitoring company CompareMyMobile from the UK revealed its new 2014 report that shows trade in results from the country through last year. The survey shows which devices and companies get the most trade-ins, taking into account such factors as depreciation, and the most valuable smartphones.

SolidEnergy Makes Battery with Double Life
By Luke Jones on Friday January 30, 2015

While smartphone manufacturers will tell you that screen, processor, storage, and RAM are the most important factors in a handset. However, while they are of course important to an extent, battery life is now becoming a major thing to look out for. However, it is also one of the things manufacturers are consistently failing with.

Google's Growth Misses Wall Street Estimates
By Luke Jones on Friday January 30, 2015

Google managed to increase revenue through the fourth quarter, but the company missed out on meeting Wall Street expectations. The results made the company's shares go through a bumpy day, initially falling 3% after the earnings call and then trending up by 1.44% later in the day.

Apple Catches Samsung at the Top of Smartphone Market
By admin on Thursday January 29, 2015

This time last year it would have been unthinkable for Apple to match Samsung in the smartphone market, but that has happened through the calendar fourth quarter. An astonishing turn of events where Samsung's sales have declined and Apple's iPhone sales soared meant that both companies sold 74.5 million smartphones through the October to December quarter.

Apple Catches Samsung at the Top of Smartphone Market
By admin on Thursday January 29, 2015

This time last year it would have been unthinkable for Apple to match Samsung in the smartphone market, but that has happened through the calendar fourth quarter. An astonishing turn of events where Samsung's sales have declined and Apple's iPhone sales soared meant that both companies sold 74.5 million smartphones through the October to December quarter.

Facebook Maintains Profit and Mobile is the Reason
By Luke Jones on Thursday January 29, 2015

Facebook as a web company is a tired notion at this point as the social network is very much a mobile giant these days, or at least it is in terms of how it makes its money. On the whole the company increased revenue by a massive 49% through its fiscal fourth quarter to $3.58 billion. From that Facebook raked in $701 million in clear net income, with much of the revenue and profit coming from mobile advertising.

Samsung Profit Slide Continues
By Luke Jones on Thursday January 29, 2015

Samsung's drop over 2014 has been well documented, but it is now in black and white and it does not make for pretty reading. Samsung recorded its third straight quarterly decline through Q4, a period that included the roll out of the Galaxy Note 4 and the busy holiday period. The company could not turn around its fortunes and profits have now fallen by 64% over the last three quarters.

Nokia Impresses through Q4 with Big Profit
By Luke Jones on Thursday January 29, 2015

2014 was a year of change for Nokia. The company sold its Devices and Services division to Microsoft, said it may never make smartphones again, launched a tablet, and also rolled out some impressive software. So, how is Nokia doing post Microsoft? Very good is the answer and the company confirmed that with its latest earnings call.

Qualcomm Note Supplying Snapdragon 810 to ?One Top Flagship)
By Luke Jones on Thursday January 29, 2015

Qualcomm, the premier smartphone chip manufacturer, announced its fiscal first quarter 2015 results today. While the company announced a solid period, the outlook is a little modest because the Qualcomm says that its latest high end processor (Snapdragon 810) will not be arriving on one of the top flagships of the year.

Apple to Top Xiaomi in China
By Luke Jones on Wednesday January 28, 2015

Things really could not be going any better for Apple. The company has announced record profits and record sales of the iPhone, while the device has enjoyed considerable growth in key markets since the company switched to a larger screen. The previously cool Chinese market has gone red hot for Cupertino with fantastic sales, and now research company Canalys says Apple is now the premier smartphone maker in China.