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OnePlus delays open sales of OnePlus 8 series phones in India indefinitely

OnePlus will only be holding a limited sale for the OnePlus 8 5G in India tomorrow.

What you need to know OnePlus has delayed the availability of its latest OnePlus 8 series phones in India. Both phones were slated to go on sale in India from May 29. The new sales schedule for the OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro in India is expected to be revealed soon.

OnePlus had announced earlier this month that it would commence  [Read More…]

LG’s Q1 2020 net profit jumps 21.1% YoY, despite weak smartphone sales

The company’s smartphone sales decreased by 34% in the first quarter of the year.

What you need to know LG’s operating profit increased to KRW 1.09 trillion ($ 921.47 million) in Q1 2020. The company’s 7.4 percent operating margin during the quarter was the highest in its history for a first quarter. Consolidated revenue, however, declined slightly compared to the same period a year earlier.

Just like its compatriot Samsung, LG today announced its financial results for  [Read More…]

Jiggle Physics 32: Games sales are up; FF7 is absurd; Animal Crossing 1.2.0

In an episode filled with multiple side quests, the team talk about record-setting video game sales in March 2020. Final Fantasy VII is absurd and awesome, and more updates to Animal Crossing: New Horizons help keep the game fresh without shelling out for paid DLC. And in other Nintendo news, a data leak exposed credentials for 160,000 users.

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PS4 and other consoles see massive spike in sales across Europe

A lot of people are playing video games now that they’re stuck inside.

What you need to know Many countries have ordered people to stay in their homes the last few weeks due to COVID-19. Game networks like PSN and Xbox Live have seen an uptick in traffic as a result. PlayStation 4 and other consoles have also seen a spike in sales across Europe with over 250,000 sold.

People are spending a lot of time indoors  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy S20 sales have reportedly been ‘very disappointing’

Samsung was hoping to ship 32 million Galaxy S20 series phones this year.

What you need to know Samsung’s Galaxy S20 series phones are not selling as well as the company had expected. The Galaxy S20 series has only sold 60% of the number of units the Galaxy S10 series achieved within the same amount of time last year. Official sales numbers for the Galaxy S20 series are expected to be announced by Samsung at the end  [Read More…]

Xiaomi overtakes Huawei as smartphone sales tumble worldwide

It’s the first time Xiaomi has surpassed Huawei.

What you need to know Xiaomi sold more phones than Huawei in February this year. The former beat the latter by just 500,000 units. Smartphone sales also took a massive hit in the month, falling nearly 40% year-on-year due to the coronavirus.

As the U.S. ban continues to squeeze Huawei in the smartphone market, we may finally be starting to see its adverse effects on Huawei’s sales, despite the  [Read More…]

Huawei expects significant drop in smartphone sales this year

Annual sales could drop from 240 million in 2019 to about 190 million this year.

What you need to know The U.S. ban on the Chinese giant is finally starting to hurt Huawei. Despite stellar performance in 2019, the company expects a massive 20% drop in smartphone sales this year. The underlying cause? Lower demand in foreign markets due to the lack of Google services on its newest phones.

Despite holding strong for nearly a year since  [Read More…]

Galaxy S20 sales reportedly off to ‘dismal’ start, Coronavirus to blame

Sales of the three phones could still pick up in the coming weeks.

What you need to know A report out of Korea claims initial sales of Samsung’s new Galaxy S20 series phones are significantly lower than expected. Apart from the high prices of the new phones, Coronavirus infection fears may also have contributed to the lacklustre sales. While Samsung had shifted 140,000 Galaxy S10 units on day one, it could only sell 70,800 Galaxy S20 units  [Read More…]

Grab a Chromebook for Less with These President’s Day Refurb Sales

Another holiday, another excuse to do some tech shopping. If you’re in the market for an upgrade, but your wallet is still feeling a bit light from all those winter holiday purchases, consider shopping refurbished instead. From Dell to Samsung, these Chromebooks are ready to simplify your life for an unbeatable price.

Dell Chromebook 11-3120 2.16GHz Intel Celeron 16GB SSD – Black (Refurbished)

MSRP (new): $ 249.99

Refurbished Price: $ 84.99 (66% off)

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Sales of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt were up 554% year-over-year

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is almost five years old and it keeps on going.

What you need to know The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is experiencing a massive rush of new players since the TV show released. According to NPD, sales were up 554% last December when compared to the previous year. This comes on top of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt setting a record for concurrent players on Steam.

While The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt  [Read More…]