We take a look at the data and figures for the third quarter of 2014 to analyse the biggest smartphone market trends this year.
The term ‘fanboy’ sure gets thrown around a lot in the mobile world. So what are some of the most common types of fanboys, and what are some signs you might be part of their tribe? Let’s take a look.
With Android 5.0 Lollipop we are seeing OEMs push updates out faster than ever, which has caused some discontentment among some Nexus users. Should Nexus owners expect updates first?
YouTube Music Key beta is getting closer and a lot of people are looking forward to it. If you have Google Play All Access, you may get first dibs!
How does a smartphone go from conception to launch? We take a look at the process for unveiling a new smartphone, and explain why we hear about some months in advance, while others hit the stores within days.
Android 5.0 Lollipop is coming, if your Android device is not in line for the update, why isn’t it? Should it be? We explore common reasons to end support for a device and offer suggestions if it happens to you.
For this week’s Friday Debate, we discuss Material Design. What’s your thoughts on Google’s new design direction, now that the dust has settled a bit?
Qualcomm’s Quick Charge 2.0 technology promised 75 percent faster charge times that regular smartphones. We examine how the technology works and whether it’s possible to reach these peak speeds.
With its technology in 95% of today’s smartphones, it’s clear that ARM has a big part to play. Luckily the company has a storied history in the gaming world that dates back to the BBC Micro. It was ARM processors inside the ill-fated 3DO console, the first mobile to feature a game (Snake on the Nokia 6110), and a string of handhelds including the GBA, DS, 3DS, and the PlayStation Vita.
Things aren’t looking very positive at Samsung right now, but who are the players responsible? Is the rise of LG, Xiaomi, and Lenovo, not to mention Apple’s continued success, actually dragging Samsung down?