Tag Archive: Compete

Top 6 things Google needs to add to Chrome OS to compete with Windows

Chromebooks are only as good as their system, and Chrome OS could always use a few upgrades.

Chromebooks are great, lightweight computers that are great not just for kids, they’re great for more folks, whether you just want to browse Facebook or work full-time on one. A huge part of that success is that Chrome OS runs so well even on mid-range and budget hardware, allowing us to get a great experience out of a $ 300  [Read More…]

Samsung’s true wireless headphone sales in 2019 couldn’t compete with Apple

Apple ranks first with a 54.4% share after shipping 58.7 million units in 2019.

What you need to know Apple dominates the true wireless headphone market with over 50% of sales. Xiaomi comes in second with 8.5% of the market. Samsung is a distant third after shipping 7.4 million units in 2019 for 6.9% of the market.

When Apple introduced the AirPods, it pretty much created an entirely new category of headphones. One where Bluetooth earbuds cut  [Read More…]

Samsung outsourcing some production to China to compete with Chinese brands

Using a Chinese ODM will help it lower prices on budget level phones.

What you need to know Samsung is partnering with a Chinese ODM Wingtech to produce its Galaxy A series phones in China to save money. The South Korean company plans to ship 60 million made in China phones, according to sources. Critics fear there could be quality issues with the ODM-made phones and that it could likely backfire, lowering the costs for all companies  [Read More…]

Samsung putting $11 billion into quantum-dot displays to compete with China

Samsung is facing a loss in profits from increased competition and a slowdown in sales.

What you need to know Samsung is investing $ 11 billion along with $ 336 million from the South Korean government into quantum-dot displays to stave off Chinese competition. A new quantom-dot production line will be built in Asan and is set to start operating in 2021. It will create 81,000 jobs and initially will be able to produce panels 65 inches  [Read More…]

Register for a chance to compete in the 2019 Pokémon World Championships

One lucky fan will get to play in the championship!

What you need to know The 2019 Pokémon World Championships are being held from August 16 to August 18, 2019. For the first time ever, there will be a Pokémon GO Invitational Tournament. One fan who registers will get to compete in this special new tournament. Anyone who wants to register needs to do so by July 31, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. PDT.

The 2019 Pokémon World  [Read More…]

FreedomPop is launching UNREAL Mobile to compete with T-Mobile and Sprint

Unlimited plans will start out at just $ 15/month.

T-Mobile and Sprint made headlines in late April after announcing that the new companies were merging together as “The New T-Mobile”, and as a direct response to that, U.S. MVNO FreedomPop is launching a new company called UNREAL Mobile.

Where FreedomPop is meant to compete with the likes of Cricket Wireless, Boost Mobile, and other pre-paid MVNOs, UNREAL Mobile will be marketed as a proper alternative to post-paid  [Read More…]

Android Messages is Google’s best chance to compete with iMessage

After years of trial and error, all the pieces are in place for Android Messages to be a legitimate alternative to iMessage.

To say that Google’s had trouble creating and maintaining a messaging service to truly compete with iMessage would be the understatement of the century. We’ve seen countless attempts in the form of Hangouts, Allo, Duo, Android Messages, and others trying to offer the same experience that attracts and holds so many people within Apple’s ecosystem.  [Read More…]

Fitbit Ionic is the smartwatch that will compete with Android Wear

The newly announced Fitbit Ionic is the company’s official foray into the smartwatch game!

Fitbit has been making fitness trackers for ten years, and some of its more recent models, like the Surge, Blaze and Charge 2, have dipped their toes into being smartwatch/fitness tracker hybrids. Now, Fitbit has officially announced the release of the Fitbit Ionic the company’s first fully-fledged smartwatch with its very own operating system, Fitbit OS.

What’s new about Fitbit Ionic

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Xiaomi Mi 6 photo samples prove it can compete with the best cameras today

The dual-camera configuration in the Mi 6 is a step up from previous generations.

The Xiaomi Mi 6 is going to be a noteworthy phone in Asian markets. Imaging prowess is an area that Xiaomi’s rivals have banked on for several generations — OPPO brands its phones as Selfie Experts and Vivo calls its devices Camera Phones — and with the Mi 6, Xiaomi is catching up.

The Mi 6 has a dual camera setup that’s similar  [Read More…]

Can Huawei’s 2017 flagships compete against the Galaxy S8 in the UK?

Huawei isn’t targeting the same super-high price tier as Samsung with its new flagships. Nevertheless, the P10 series has a formidable high street presence.

If you’re used to the Apple/Samsung duopoly as it exists in the U.S. right now — sure, with a bit of LG and Motorola thrown in — then it might be a surprise to learn that Huawei is a major force in the UK market. The Chinese manufacturer has slowly but surely been  [Read More…]