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Sony Makes Money from Cameras, Xperia Still Struggling
By Josh Dasey on Thursday October 29, 2015

Sony has revealed its third quarter financial results and the date shows that the company's smartphone business continues to falter, while its image sensor division keeps flourishing.

Huawei Soars, Ships 27 Million Smartphones in Third Quarter
By Micah Bartos on Wednesday October 28, 2015

Huawei is continue to enhance its position in the smartphone market. The Chinese company is currently locked in a fight for third place in the market against the likes of Xiaomi, Lenovo/Motorola, and LG. Huawei's third quarter shipments suggest that company may be the front runner to take that third position at the end of this year.

Sony CEO Talks Up Image Sensor Business
By Josh Dasey on Wednesday October 28, 2015

Sony may be struggling in the smartphone market (despite launching excellent devices), but the company is thriving in one other mobile area. We are talking about mobile image sensors of course, where Sony enjoys a dominant market share and supplied camera tech to many of its smartphone rivals. Indeed, the company is doing so well in this area that it re-strategized to make image sensors its primary focus moving forward.

ASUS is the Biggest Brand in Taiwan
By Micah Bartos on Wednesday October 28, 2015

When we think of the several giant smartphone manufacturers in Taiwan, it is HTC that we see as the standout company, the one that has delivered the best smartphones on a consistent basis. However, in its homeland HTC is actually far from being the number one company in terms of value, with that honor going to ASUS.

Tim Cook Happy with Apple's Results
By Micah Bartos on Tuesday October 27, 2015

Despite Apple's third quarter iPhone sales falling below analyst predictions the company still shifted vastly more units compared to last year and CEO Tim Cook is in bullish mood. He said that Apple continues to steal consumers from Android and the company reported that its expansion in China and Taiwan is going extremely well.

Apple Disappoints Wall Street with Very Good Third Quarter
By Pablo Jimenez on Tuesday October 27, 2015

It seems as though Apple is having a typical "s" year. When the company launches an iPhone with an s at the end of the title there is usually a levelling out of sales, which in turn usually leads to plenty of doom mongering that Apple has topped out. It is happening again as Apple released its third quarter financials that showed that iPhone sales fell below analyst expectations.

Samsung Dominates AnTuTu List of Fastest Smartphones
By Josh Dasey on Monday October 26, 2015

AnTuTu is just one of the benchmarking software used to put smartphones through their paces, and while real world application is another thing entirely, it is always good to see a list of which devices are fastest. AnTuTu has released a list of the fastest Android smartphones through the third quarter of this year.

Sony Denies Again that it is not Leaving Smartphone Market
By Josh Dasey on Friday October 23, 2015

Sony has been rumored to be exiting the smartphone business for the last two years, but the company keeps knocking those reports down. We can't decide whether there is no smoke without fire or whether the reports are unfounded and Sony is really not even considering ditching its Xperia brand. Either way, the Japanese giant has come out and denied once again the latest rumor that said 2016 will be the company's last in the smartphone industry if sales do not pick up.

Apple Music Has 6.5 Million Paying Subscribers
By Pablo Jimenez on Tuesday October 20, 2015

Apple has announced that its Apple Music streaming service is off to a good start as CEO Tim Cook revealed on Monday that the company has 6.5 million paying subscribers for the service. It is a very pleasing number for the company considering Apple Music only launched on June 30th of this year.

ZTE Reveals Lease-to-Own Plan for Buying Smartphones
By Micah Bartos on Wednesday October 14, 2015

With carriers in the United States slowly starting to turn away from the old model of contracted subsidized phones, it has opened a gap in the market for manufacturers to step into. Apple has done so with its iPhone Upgrade Program and now Chinese company has announced its own similar system.