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Qualcomm Press Release: Microsoft Working on Flagship
By Luke Jones on Tuesday February 03, 2015

With all the debate surrounding the Snapdragon 810, Qualcomm decided to talk up its newest flagship chip with a press release. The 810 has been subject to controversy because the chipset overheating, apparently prompting Samsung to ditch the chip for its Galaxy S6. Now The company has sent out a press release that gives props to the company?s latest processor and even drops some hints as to which smartphones will be rocking it this year.

OnePlus Announces European R&D Center
By Luke Jones on Monday February 02, 2015

OnePlus has a couple of new smartphones due to launch in 2015, and the company has already won plenty of plaudits for its OnePlus One flagship killer from last year. It is widely expected that the company will continue to deliver high end, slick looking, and affordable smartphones, but more than that 2015 is a year of growth for the Chinese brand.

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.