Tag Archive: Smartphone

HTC leaves ‘ultra competitive’ entry-level smartphone market to focus on turning a profit

Expect only mid-range and high-end flagships from HTC moving forward.

HTC is hoping that less is more when it comes to smartphone offerings. Chia-Lin Chang, President of HTC’s Smartphone and Connected Device divisions, says the Taiwanese company will stop chasing high sales numbers in the entry-level smartphone markets and instead focus on designing and selling highly profitable devices.

This news comes from HTC’s quarterly conference call with investors, wherein the company announced a fourth straight quarter posting  [Read More…]

Lenovo’s third-quarter profits take a nosedive over slow smartphone sales

Lenovo is hoping to turn its mobile business profitable by the end of the year.

Lenovo has posted its financial results for the quarter ending December 31, 2016 (third fiscal quarter). The Chinese manufacturer netted $ 12.2 billion in revenue, a decline of 6% from the same period a year ago. Net profit at $ 98 million was 67% less than the 300 million it posted this time last year, and a decrease of 37% from a  [Read More…]

Would you buy a Snapchat smartphone?

Snapchat is a popular mobile app that allows users to send pictures and videos, which automatically self-destruct after the recipient views them. But even if Snapchat is widely used today, it doesn’t mean the public will continue to be loyal to the app forever. And the company behind Snapchat – Snap – knows this very […]

Get legal help through your smartphone: 3 apps to install on your Android

There is reason it takes many long years of extensive test and schooling to become a lawyer; law is incredibly complex and every state has different intricacies. It takes a long time to learn the ins and outs of the law. Even though you may not be an actual lawyer, you should be informed about […]

World’s first Helio X30 smartphone, 8GB of RAM headed for MWC 2017

Vernee is one of the more obscure Andorid OEMs, but the company is trying to emerge from the shadows. A while back we presented you with the Vernee Apollo, which seems like a pretty decent OnePlus 3T alternative – selling at half the price. Well as it turns out Vernee is going to be presented […]

Why Xiaomi is developing its own smartphone processors

According to reports, Xiaomi will announce its new SoC within a month.

Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi is looking to have more control over its own hardware. According to a report in the Wall Street Journal, the company is looking to move away from Qualcomm as its primary chip provider and start developing smartphone processors for its own hardware. The report cites sources familiar with the matter who says Xiaomi is planning to release its new processor, allegedly codenamed “Pinecone”,  [Read More…]

New Nokia N series smartphone might be headed for MWC 2017

At MWC 2017 we expect Nokia to finally announced its comeback Android flagships. But that might not be all the Finnish company has in stored for us. Remember the Nokia N series? It was probably one of the most successful lineups from the company’s golden age. First released in 2005, the Nokia N series included […]

LG Watch Sport to be available from AT&T for $49.99 with LG smartphone purchase

LG just unveiled its latest Android Wear 2.0 smartwatches, the flagship LG Watch Sport and the more affordable LG Watch Style. We told you the LG Watch Sport will become available with Verizon starting February 11, but as it turns out interested customers will be able to grab it from AT&T as well. The LG […]

Your next smartphone will be able to shoot super slow 1080p video at 1,000 fps

Sony might not be your favorite smartphone maker, but the company surely rules supreme when it comes to image sensors. Actually in all possibility, your current smartphone takes advantage of a Sony camera sensor. Well this week the Japanese giant has announced its latest development in sensor technology for mobile phones – a 3-layer BSI […]

Pixel XL vs Huawei Mate9 (Smartphone Showdown)

Google’s Pixel XL has been doing a great job of grabbing the attention of customers who prefer a larger phone form factor. But Huawei’s new phablet, the Mate9 which only recently made it to the US also promised a big-screen experience with plenty of power on board and exquisite camera experience thanks to the partnership […]