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ZTE Launches Blade L3
By Luke Jones on Friday January 30, 2015

ZTE is continuing to release smartphones, with the Chinese company releasing its third Blade smartphone of the month. Following the launch of the Blade S6 yesterday, the company has announced the new Blade L3.

Google Explains why Nexus 6 is Out of Stock
By Luke Jones on Friday January 30, 2015

Google's Nexus 6 is the first bona fide flagship smartphone the company has ever released. Built by Motorola the device is a high spec'd with a Quad HD screen and Qualcomm Snapdragon 805. However, it has retained something that other Nexus smartphones have always had, it is not widely available. In fact, it has been in and out of stock sporadically since it launched back in November.

OnePlus Launching new OnePlus One Cover
By Luke Jones on Thursday January 29, 2015

OnePlus One has posted a new teaser to its Weibo social media page in China and the image shows the company's "Never Settle" moto, while it also says a 10:00am time. As I understand it, we can expect an announcement for the Chinese company tomorrow at 10:00am, but don't go expecting any new smartphones.

LG Says Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 is not Overheating
By Luke Jones on Thursday January 29, 2015

While Samsung and Qualcomm are not seeing eye to eye over the Snapdragon 810 processor, LG has actually already announced a device rocking the chip, the G Flex 2. Of course, the company also has the G4 flagship ready to land, but that handset has been has been plagued by issues of the Snapdragon 810 overheating, something that has led to Samsung probably ditching the chipset for its Galaxy S6.

Apple CEO Tim Cook Says Most iPhone 6 Users came from Android
By Luke Jones on Thursday January 29, 2015

Apple is riding the crest of another huge wave with the announcements that the iPhone sold 73.4 million iPhones and recorded the best ever quarterly profit in business history. According to Cupertino CEO Tim Cook, the huge success of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus did not come from Apple fans, but instead came from Android users.

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.

Moto E Renders, New Motorola Handset?
By Luke Jones on Thursday January 29, 2015

Motorola's Moto E is nearing a year old, which of course in the smartphone world means it is due to be refreshed. The affordable but well spec'd handset is still doing well in the entry level market, but Motorola has been known to be working on a replacement for some time. Android Police has now uncovered two renders of the Moto E 2, and it looks as though the company has not strayed too far away from the original.

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.