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Smartphones Outsold Feature Phones Last Year Smartphones Outsold Feature Phones Last Year

Though feature phones have passed out of style in western markets, the low-cost devices are still very popular in many parts of the world. Even that is set to change in the near future, however, as consumers in emerging markets …

SanDisk Makes Mobile Data Management More Convenient SanDisk Makes Mobile Data Management More Convenient

Generally speaking, nobody is ever going to say it’s hard to move content between a smartphone and a PC. Every mobile device comes with a USB cable that can be plugged into your PC for easy transfer. While it may …

Samsung Teases Galaxy S 5 Features Ahead Of MWC Samsung Teases Galaxy S 5 Features Ahead Of MWC

Samsung has traditionally showcased its latest Galaxy S smartphones at its own events instead of revealing them at industry events like Mobile World Congress. If a teaser from the company is any indication, that may be changing this year. This …

Mobile Video Viewing Continues to Grow Mobile Video Viewing Continues to Grow

With an increased focus on streaming media boxes, all-in-one entertainment devices, and smart TVs, tech manufacturers are now more focused on dominating the living room than ever before. The war may already have been lost, however, as it now appears …

HTC One-Two Punch: Bigger,Faster…More Everything

The “Quietly Brillant” brand has been steadily growing in popularity, providing some of the first large screen smartphones along with its unique technology. HTC’s One has sealed the deal to make it one of the top phones of last year, …

HTC One Successor Leaked Via Twitter [Rumor] HTC One Successor Leaked Via Twitter [Rumor]

The HTC One was one of the best reviewed phones of 2013, but it wasn’t anywhere near the best selling. Regardless, HTC will be back at it again in 2014 with a successor codenamed M8. We don’t know much about …

Millions of Ultra HD Smartphones Coming Next Year Millions of Ultra HD Smartphones Coming Next Year

This year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) was filled with Ultra HD TV sets, some even reaching what manufacturers are calling “8K” resolutions. While the ultra HD market will be focused on TV displays for some time, the falling cost of …

Introduce Your Child To The Surveillance State With The FiLIP Smart Watch Introduce Your Child To The Surveillance State With The FiLIP Smart Watch

Kids just love to scamper off into the nether when their parents aren’t looking. Previously, the only way to prevent this was to either actually educate your children or slap a leash on them. Disturbingly, too many parents often choose …

BlackBerry U.S. Market Share Dropped to Zero in Q4 BlackBerry U.S. Market Share Dropped to Zero in Q4

One year on from a name change and the launch of its BlackBerry 10 smartphone platform, BlackBerry has now all but disappeared from the high-end mobile market. Market research firm Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP) this week released its estimates …

Google-less Android Smartphone Segment Growing Google-less Android Smartphone Segment Growing

The openness of Google’s Android platform has been both a blessing and a curse for the mobile industry. The software is free for manufacturers to use, allowing them to focus on hardware while decreasing development costs for mobile device software. …

New Nokia Phones Rumored For Mobile World Congress New Nokia Phones Rumored For Mobile World Congress

This year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) was filled with a wide array of tablet, smartphone, and TV announcements and reveals. Manufacturers will get a second world stage to debut products at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, and it …

Smartphone Shipments Hit 1 Billion in 2013 Smartphone Shipments Hit 1 Billion in 2013

Though the tablet market grew at a stunning pace last year, the smartphone market is still finding new customers and growing at a steady pace. Market research firm IDC has released a new report estimating that global smartphone shipments hit …

Google Continues To Improve Crawling Capabilities For Smartphone Content Google Continues To Improve Crawling Capabilities For Smartphone Content

Throughout 2013 and into 2014, Google has been making various improvements to the way it handles website content on mobile devices. That continues this week with the announcement of a new user-agent for crawling smartphone content. Google says it’s retiring …

LG To Unveil G Pro 2 At MWC 2014 [Report] LG To Unveil G Pro 2 At MWC 2014 [Report]

In 2013, LG released two flagship mobile devices – the G2 and Nexus 5. While we’re not likely to see a G2 or new Nexus 5 anytime soon, the company will reportedly be unveiling a new high-end smartphone at next …

Samsung, Apple Bought 17% of Semiconductors in 2013 Samsung, Apple Bought 17% of Semiconductors in 2013

While Apple remains the top brand for the premium smartphone market, Samsung has managed to top global market share for the entire smartphone market with its large selection of differently-priced devices. These facts map almost directly to the semiconductor market, …

Large-Smartphone Market to Continue Growth Large-Smartphone Market to Continue Growth

Though it seems smartphone sizes may have topped out in the 6-inch range, it appears that consumers are still eager for large smartphone screen sizes. Market research firm Juniper Research today released a new report predicting that over 120 million …

Here’s A Closer Look At The LG G Flex Here’s A Closer Look At The LG G Flex

2014 will either be the year of the wearable or the year of the flexible display. Until manufacturers can combine both into a single product, they’re going to try to sell you one or the other. While Samsung has both …

Samsung May Revamp UI For Galaxy S 5 [Rumor] Samsung May Revamp UI For Galaxy S 5 [Rumor]

At CES, Samsung introduced us to a number of new mobile devices, including the Galaxy NotePRO and TabPRO. As expected, the Galaxy S 5 was nowhere to be seen as the company will likely unveil its latest flagship smartphone in …

Samsung Makes Its Smartphones Easy To Use For First Timers Samsung Makes Its Smartphones Easy To Use For First Timers
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While a majority of Americans now owning smartphones, it’s hard to think that there are still people out there who have never used one in their life. There still are, however, and many of them don’t want to upgrade out …

Apple Still Dominates U.S. Smartphone Ownership Apple Still Dominates U.S. Smartphone Ownership

Smartphones now make up over half of mobile phone sales worldwide and no two companies have benefitted more than Apple and Samsung. While Apple has continued to dominate the premium smartphone market, Samsung is now out-shipping every other smartphone manufacturer …

Smartphone Shipments to Hit 1.2 Billion This Year Smartphone Shipments to Hit 1.2 Billion This Year

As established markets begin to saturate, smartphone manufacturers are now facing more intense competition than ever before. Though Apple and Samsung have emerged as market leaders, even their shipment numbers may be threatened by inexpensive smartphones from Chinese manufacturers like …