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Xiaomi’s cross-licensing deal with Nokia sees both brands collaborating on VR and AI

Xiaomi enters into a landmark cross-licensing deal with Nokia.

Xiaomi signed a broad cross-licensing deal with Microsoft last year, and the Chinese manufacturer is now inking a similar agreement with Nokia. The deal will see both companies cross-licensing each other’s cellular standard essential patents, with Xiaomi also picking up an unspecified number of patents from Nokia.

The deal will benefit Xiaomi’s burgeoning Mi Ecosystem platform, which has clocked sales in excess of 60 million devices and  [Read More…]

Lenovo ships 14 million smartphones in Q2, Moto brand sees 40% surge

Lenovo has posted its financial results for the quarter ending September 30, 2016 (second fiscal quarter). The company announced a net profit of $ 157 million, a turnaround from the $ 842 million loss resulting from restructuring efforts in Q2 2015. Overall revenue was $ 11.2 billion, an 8% YoY decrease but an increase of 12% from the previous quarter.

Lenovo shipped 14 million phones in the quarter, resulting in a 25% increase from Q1 2015.  [Read More…]

Huawei sees strong growth in first half of 2016

Huawei has announced its financial results for the first half of 2016. The company saw a sales revenue increase of 41.% over the same period last year, with ¥77.4 billion ($ 11.6 billion), with smartphone shipments up 25% to 60.56 million units.

With this progress, Huawei has captured 11.4% of the global smartphone market. The company has also apparently taken 10% of the market for phones between $ 500 and $ 600. It’s marketshare in China  [Read More…]

Pocket Mortys sees Rick and Morty fight across the multiverse

Pocket Mortys is a new turn-based battle game from Adult Swim that takes place in the world of the Rick and Morty cartoon series, and it has just arrived on the Google Play Store. Pocket Mortys sees you travel around a multiverse, fighting and collecting different versions of Morty, all with their own unique abilities.

There are more than 70 versions of Morty to collect across the game, which you fight in turn-based combat. In  [Read More…]

Amazon Prime Day sees the prices of Fire TV, Kindle and Fire HD 7 slashed

Amazon Prime Day is well under way and you can grab some sweet deals on Fire TV, Kindle and the Kindle Fire HD 7. The retailer has its Fire TV Stick listed for just £20 in the UK, which is an absolute steal for anyone looking to turn a supported screen into a smart entertainment center. The Fire TV has also had its price reduced, and is now available for £59.

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Transformers: Battle Tactics sees its first in-game event to take down the evil Stunticons

DeNA has announced the first in-game event to hit Transformers: Battle Tactics, launching Menasor’s Might on both Android and iOS. This special event will take place from March 12 through March 18.

Android sees uptick in market share in 2014 after one billion device sales

Market research firm IDC’s latest numbers showcase the continued rise of Android, which now commands an 81.3 percent market share, up from 78.7 percent in 2013. The entry-level segment was seen as the major growth driver in 2014 as device sales crossed a billion units for the first time. The firm noted that Android and iOS now account for 96.3 percent of all smartphone shipments, a slight increase from the 95.6 percent commanded by the two  [Read More…]

Gmail service sees partial restoration in China

It appears that Gmail service has been partially restored in China. It was reported yesterday that the Chinese government was blocking access to the service through third-party apps, while the Gmail website has been blocked for years. While many are reporting that service has been restored, others are still experiencing delays or outages.

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Huawei’s Honor line sees massive surge in sales over last year

Huawei‘s low-cost smartphone strategy appears to be paying off. According to a new report, the Chinese manufacturer has increased sales of its Honor lineup from 1 million to 20 million units in one year, which no doubt contributed to its rise to the fourth largest smartphone seller in the world.