Traditionally the USA has been the key market for smartphones and tablets. However, new data is showing that as of February 2013, China has more active Android and iOS smartphone and tablet users than the USA.
New data being published by mobile app analytics company Localytics shows that one third of all Android tablets in the USA are from Amazon. Also the company is claiming that the USA is the largest tablet market in the world with nearly 60% of all tablets made being sold in the States.
Samsung has just confirmed the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update for three of its best tablets – the Galaxy Tab 2 7, Galaxy Tab 2 10.1, and the Note 10.1.
Ever since Sony has introduced the Xperia Z in Las Vegas during CES, we’ve been all eyes and ears to make sure we’re bringing you all the availability updates issued around the world.
Rumors started to emerge a couple of months ago that Sprint would like to buy up the rest of the controlling shares in Clearwire. The deal, which is worth $2.2 billion, has been finalized and is all about airwaves.
The HTC One SV has already received FCC approval. It has been vetted for use with GSM bands 850 and 1900 as well as WCDMA bands II and V. Strangely, the documents don’t mention anything about it being approved for use with LTE.
It has been revealed that Sprint has made a $2.1 billion offer to buy out Clearwire. Sprint already owns 50.4 percent of the company but wants to buy all of its share to control its spectrum.
Looking to get your hands on a new HTC smartphone? Tomorrow Best Buy will offer $99 off on select HTC handsets.
Last week a report from the U.S. House Intelligence Committee accused Chinese manufacturers Huawei and ZTE of being a threat to national security. Both companies were quick to deny the claims, but a number of complaints have emerged in the days following the report and suspicions of Chinese espionage will be investigated further.
Ok, so we know nobody has ever accused Americans of being stingy. The occasional sale comes along and they indulge. The coupon book arrives in the mail or Groupon is accessed and voila! instant savings gratification. But by and large, the American mindset is on achieving the highest value item for the lowest cost. However, low cost and high value are subjective terms, and this is where US carriers profit greatly.