Xiaomi Leapfrogs Apple to Become Number Two Smartphone Vendor

Xiaomi has become the world’s number two smartphone maker for the first time ever, dropping Apple to third place.

The Smartphone’s Next Frontier: Earthquake Early Warning System

A new study has shown that smartphones can be used to create an earthquake early warning system, providing an inexpensive option for many countries.

LG Makes “Three Year Pledge” to Provide Smartphone Android Updates

LG has committed to providing Android updates to its premium smartphones up to three years, despite plans to exit the business.

LG to Exit Smartphone Business by July 31

LG will become the first major smartphone maker to completely exit the market, following years of losses and failure to find a buyer.

LG May Shut Down Phone Business

LG Electronics may shutter its phone business amid long-standing rumors it was looking to sell it.

France May Regulate Early Smartphone Renewals

France is looking to enact legislation that would restrict wireless carriers from using commercial offers to entice users into early upgrades.

Huawei Will Cut Smartphone Shipments by More Than 60% in 2021

Huawei has informed suppliers that it will cut smartphone shipments by at least 60% in 2021.

LG May Exit Smartphone Business

LG’s CEO has sent out a memo to employees warning the company could exit the smartphone business after suffering significant losses.

Google Asking For Help With Its Fuchsia OS

Google is opening the door to greater collaboration with the open source community on its latest operating system (OS) endeavorer, Fuchsia.

Qualcomm Intros Snapdragon 888, Promises ‘Breakthrough Performance’

Qualcomm has announced the next iteration of its Snapdragon line of processors, the flagship Snapdragon 888.