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Samsung Infringed Apple Software Patent
By Luke Jones on Friday September 18, 2015

Oh yeah, do you remember the Apple vs. Samsung court battle that has been rumbling on in the United States for what seems like centuries? Well, that's still happening. Apple has just grabbed a "win" of sorts as the court found that Samsung infringed on Apple's software with some of its older Galaxy products may result in them being banned, if Samsung does not remove the naughty software in question that is.

64GB iPhone 6s Costs $234 to make, Retails for $750
By Luke Jones on Wednesday September 16, 2015

If you ever wondered why Apple makes vastly more money than any other smartphone company then you should read this. Investment banking enterprise Merrill Lynch has revealed how much it costs to make the new iPhone 6s, and once again it shows that Apple is hitting a home run in terms of its margins.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 coming with Quick Charge 3.0
By Luke Jones on Tuesday September 15, 2015

Qualcomm's Snapdragon 820 flagship processor is not quite with us yet, but the company confirmed it sometime ago and it promises to be the best chipset the processor market leader has ever made. It will certainly be a contrast to the troubled Snapdragon 810 and Qualcomm is now showing off another new feature that will be rolled out with the 820, namely Quick Charge 3.0.

Windows Phone Topples Apple and iOS in Brazil
By admin on Thursday September 10, 2015

Microsoft does not have a whole lot of wins with Windows Phone 8. The platform sits a distant third in the market and sales are hardly anything to get excited about and in many cases have stalled. However, if you look into emerging markets Windows Phone is and always has done quite well, ever since Nokia's affordable Lumia's paved a way for the platform in fact.

HTC's Revenue Continues to Tumble
By Luke Jones on Friday September 04, 2015

Things really are going from bad to worse for HTC. Sales continue to decline and the company is losing money quarter after quarter, as was confirmed with HTC's financials for the last month. The Taiwanese giant released its figures for August and they prove some pretty dire reading for fans of the company.

BlackBerry Bolsters Security with $425 million Good Technology Purchase
By admin on Friday September 04, 2015

BlackBerry is finished, the company is sinking, give it a year. These are some of the things we still hear about BlackBerry to this very day. Sure, declining and consistently low smartphone sales point to a hardware company that may one day just stop building products. However, the company is actually behaving well for a rebounding giant, having decent quarters and some poor ones, but generally moving in the right direction.

Apple Dominates Money League, Few Android Companies Turn Profit
By Luke Jones on Thursday September 03, 2015

Google maybe winning the platform war with Android enjoying a dominant market share over iOS, but it is Apple that is running away with all the cash it seems. Google's platform makes it plenty of money, but OEM's who build Android devices are struggling to make profits from mobile sales... what's that saying about there being no money in Android?

Sony Prices for Xperia Z5 Range
By admin on Thursday September 03, 2015

Sony impressed us yesterday with its new flagship range, the Xperia Z5, Xperia Z5 Compact, and the Xperia Z5 Premium that is the first smartphone with a 4K screen. All handsets are very good in their own way, but how much will they cost and when will they be available? Sony has now revealed the cost.

Europe Sees Shift in Consumers Moving from Android to iOS
By Luke Jones on Wednesday September 02, 2015

It has been a good summer for Apple in Europe, a time of year that is traditionally slow for the company has consumers await the launch of new iPhones in September. In the five major European economies (United Kingdom, Spain, France, Germany, and Italy) during the last three months increased numbers of customers have switched from Android to Apple's iOS.

Meizu Rebrands with New Logo and High End Smartphones
By Luke Jones on Monday August 31, 2015

2015 has been a very successful year for Chinese company Meizu so far with millions of units sold and some stellar handsets along the way. Now the company is ready to move into a bold new modern era and the first step has been the introduction of a new logo.