What happens as the smartphone market reaches maturity? Prices are dropping, there’s less differentiation, and earning a premium profit depends on brand power.
How do new manufacturers break into a smartphone market that’s dominated by brand giants spending megabucks to retain their place in public consciousness? Xiaomi and OnePlus have been relying on viral social media campaigns with mixed success.
Researchers in Brazil are working on a system that can detect when you are on the phone behind the wheel. It won’t lock you out of your phone, or notify the police, at least not yet.
The Galaxy Alpha represents a change in design for the company, but is it a step forward or backward? What took Samsung so long to make a change?
Does a serious smartphone habit turn us into ill-mannered, socially inept, self-obsessed prisoners of our own technology? Smartphone use is out of control and it’s having a real impact on our social skills.
It may come as surprise that ZTE has consistently ranked as high as the fourth largest smartphone manufacturer for global volume and device shipments, and is a major contributor to the 3G and LTE (4G) standards that we enjoy today. What’s next?
The Windows Phone OS is largely irrelevant with just 2.7% of the market.
Microsoft’s Surface line of tablets has a long way to go before it is successful, will the success of Chrome OS powered Chromebooks and other mobile technology prevent that from happening?
Join us as we take a detailed look at Ara and ask the question “is this the future of phones” or merely an interesting side project?
With so many Android manufacturers out there, what do you look for when buying a handset? Which manufacturer do you throw your weight behind, and why?