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A new study by consumer insight company – Kantar Worldpanel (via  South China Morning Post), finds Samsung‘s popular Galaxy line of smartphones helped the company maintained the largest share of the Chinese mainland’s mobile market this year, while Apple saw a decline in their market share. According to the report, Samsung and Xiaomi are the big winners in China‘s smartphone market this year. Apple’s sales this year have lagged behind the competition, and its market share dropped from 19.5 per cent in the second quarter of the year to 18 per cent in the third. “Galaxy S3Read More
BlackBerry Launches BlackBerry 10 line in India, for 43,490 rupees ($800)
BlackBerry Launches BlackBerry 10 line in India, for 43,490 rupees ($800), which shows that Blackberry still has a huge fan base in the country. BlackBerry Launches BlackBerry 10 line in India, for 43,490 rupees Despite its depature from Japan, Blackberry is launching its new Blackberry 10 line of smartphone in India. This clearly shows that Blackberry still has a huge fan base in the country. Reuters: [quote] BlackBerry launched its first smartphone from its BlackBerry 10 line in India on Monday, pricing the phone at 43,490 rupees ($800). The touch-screen BlackBerry Z10 phone, whichRead More
Good Technology: Apple Dominated Device Activation in Enterprise [Q4 2012]
Good Technology: Apple Dominated Device Activation in Enterprise [Q4 2012] – customers showed a clear preference for iOS devices, which accounted for 77 percent of all activations.   Apple Dominated Device Activation in Enterprise In a press release today, Good Technology -the leader in secure enterprise mobility, released its Q4 2012 Device Activation Report. The report looked at the number and type of smartphone and tablet devices activated amongst Good’s enterprise customers, which include half of the Fortune 100™. The study included more than 4,000 participants from various companies such as financial services, healthcare,Read More
Samsung Unveils 8-inch Galaxy Note Tab and New HomeSync Hub to Combat Apple Samsung has unveiled a new multimedia home hub called HomeSync at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona today. The new HomSync device is seen as a direct competitor to the Apple TV. According to the press release: [quote] Shared Storage for a Family HomeSync’s 1TB drive can help you sync to multiple devices, providing shared or private storage for all your content. It supports eight separate accounts to cover a whole family, and allows each user to uploadRead More
Apple’s iPhone Is Three Times More Reliable than other Smartphones FixYa has released a report covering various aspects of smartphones from Apple, Samsung, Nokia and Motorola. The study looked at the reliability and Pros and Cons of these devices. Apple iPhone 25.86% Market Share I 74,163 Problem Impressions Pros: Dead Simple UI Reliability App Ecosystem Cons: Lack of customizability Battery life Lack of new features with new models   Motorola Droid 1.81% Market Share I 136,436 Problem Impressions Pros: Great Battery Life Design of Phone Cons: Unable to remove pre installedRead More
Are These Photos Really Taken With A Samsung Galaxy S IV? Gupta writes for Andosym: [quote] I accidentally came across a couple of images that were supposedly taken earlier today using Samsung’s next flagship phone – the Galaxy S4. EXIF data mentions model as GT-I9500 which possibly corresponds to SGS4. Both images are in 16:9 format and have a resolution of 4128 x 2322 that is roughly 9.6MP.  However a 13MP sensor will also take pictures in similar resolution in Auto mode because the viewfinder can only utilize full screen in 16:9 mode. We have seenRead More

Posted On February 19, 2013By Storm WilliamsIn Tech News

HTC Unveils The New HTC One

HTC Unveils The New HTC One HTC unveiled their new Flagship smartphone, HTC one, today. At first glance the new HTC One appears to be a beautiful. The device sports and all new design with a 4.7-inch Full HD 1080p display. This comes with an eye-popping  468 PPI resolution. It has 2 GB DDR2 memory on board and a Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 600, quad-core, 1.7GHz to power the beast. The smartphone measures 137.4 x 68.2 x 9.3mm and weighs 143g.     HTC Zoe™: Your photo gallery brought to life. Capturing a moment takesRead More
Philip Elmer – DeWitt: [quote] In April 2011, three months before Motorola, Apple (AAPL) filed a complaint charging that Samsung’s smartphones and tablets were infringing Apple’s patents, trademarks and designs. The case went to trial 16 months later, and a jury ruled in Apple’s favor, famously assessing Samsung $1.05 billion in damages. Nearly half a year has passed, and no injunction has been granted, no fines have been paid and the judge has yet to issue a final ruling on the damages. While the legal procedures drag on, Samsung is freeRead More
More Evidence of Samsung Galaxy Q (GT-B9150) with Folding 1080p Display Surfaces More evidence of the Samsung Galaxy Q (GT-B9150) have come to light according to a new posting by TechWeb. Samsung Galaxy Q sports two 1080p screens, which can be combined into a complete touch screen, and the middle of the screen without borders converge, bringing a more stunning visual effects. According to the report, Samsung Global Download Center page on its official website, users now have the option of selecting the Samsung Galaxy Q (GT-B9150) model. It is still not clearRead More

Posted On February 16, 2013By Storm WilliamsIn Tech Quotes

Is Apple’s CEO Tim Cook Serious About OLED?

Is Apple’s CEO Tim Cook Serious About OLED? Doug Ehrman, writing for Motely Fool, pointed out that Apple’s CEO Tim Cook comments on OLED display is reminiscent of his predecessor Steve Jobs’ – Thoughts on Flash. However, Ehrman believes that Apple has a lot to lose, in this scenario, if they do not adopt OLED. Doug Ehrman: [quote] Fast-forward to today, and you have to wonder if Tim Cook’s railing against OLED technology at a recent Goldman Sachs event is a little bit of history repeating itself. One of the highlight buzzes of thisRead More

Posted On February 16, 2013By Storm WilliamsIn Tech Quotes

Photos of Apple’s iPhone 5 Clone – “GooPhone i5”

This story is pretty old, however its worth having a look at the extent companies will go to make clones of successful products. As the saying goes -“Imitation is the best form of flattery.” In a way, Apple should be proud of their achievement with the iPhone, can’t remember seeing anyone cloning the Galaxy S Smartphone series. Check out this gallery of these photos of Goophone i5, first published by GizChina Tech Quotes..quotes from the best tech news and writings on the web.Read More

Posted On February 13, 2013By Storm WilliamsIn Tech Quotes

Vertu Ti, Luxury Smartphones, on Sale From €7,900

According to BBC, Vertu, the has launched their latest luxury smartphone – Vertu Ti. The Vertu Ti set you back 7,900 euros (£6,994), runs Android 4.0 and is handmade in Church Crookham, Hampshire. BBC: [quote] Each device is assembled by hand. The name and signature of the person who assembled the phone is laser inscribed onto the inside lid of the SIM card holder. Vertu handsets can only be purchased in 500 retail outlets, 70 of which are the company’s own boutiques, around the world. Each device has a “concierge” button that connects the caller withRead More