Posted by Calvin Robinson on December 25, 2013 ·
Nokia have gone in hard with their product placement deals for the Lumia range
Posted by Calvin Robinson on December 24, 2013 ·
Let’s be honest, it has been a while since HTC have had a killer phone.
Posted by A Ocean on July 29, 2013 ·
Taiwanese phone maker HTC has announced a revenue and profit warnings for Q3 2013 which says that HTC may make its first ever loss in 16 years – first time since it’s inception.
The company’s profits have been heading south for few quarters now mainly due to fierce competition from dominant smartphone makers Apple and Samsung coupled by saturation of Smartphone demand. Delay in launch [...]
Posted by A Ocean on June 7, 2013 ·
Samsung’s market value eroded on Friday by US $12 Billion which is 6 percent of its value due to brokerage downgrades that have highlighted concerns about slowing sales of its flagship Galaxy S4 smartphone according to a report by Reuters.
“The share slide of more than 6 percent comes after it recently introduced two stripped-down versions of the S4, fanning worries that profit margins [...]
Posted by A Ocean on April 5, 2013 ·
Facebook unveiled HTC First, the first Android powered smartphone that will debut with the Facebook Home suite of integrated apps with it right from the start at the “Home on Android” event.
HTC First is equipped with a 4.3-inch screen, a 5-megapixel camera, a front-facing camera, and a dual-core Snapdragon 400 processor and runs Android Jelly Bean.
The smartphone will be released in four [...]
Posted by A Ocean on August 8, 2012 ·
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iPhone User? - You’re in the minority. Smartphones powered by Android accounted for 68% of all smartphones shipped in Q2 2012, Apple iPhone came in at a in a distant second with a 17% share of the global market. IDC analysts traced Android’s success in the market directly to South Korean personal electronics giant Samsung, which so far this year has [...]
Posted by A Ocean on July 27, 2012 ·
Samsung shipped 52.1 million smartphones, double the number of iPhones shipped by its leading rival Apple in the second quarter of 2012 according to estimates by Juniper Research. Samsung’s numbers were mainly due to its flagship phone Galaxy S3 which achieved sales of 10 million in June.
Other players in the smartphone game aren’t coming out as shiny as Samsung. RIM shipped 7.4m [...]
Posted by Adam Cook on July 24, 2012 ·
To celebrate Xperia Unleashed, we’ve teamed up with Sony to give Sporkings readers the exclusive chance to win an Xperia U!
Posted by A Ocean on July 18, 2012 ·
58 percent of people in UK send text messages each day, that’s way ahead of 47 percent who prefer making phone calls according to a study by Ofcom, the Independent regulator for the UK communications industries.
The change in communication is being driven by the growth of smartphones, and Ofcom found that more than one quarter of adults (27 per cent) and close to half of teenagers (47 per cent) [...]
Posted by A Ocean on July 13, 2012 ·
A recent Nielsen survey revealed that two-thirds of new mobile phones purchased in the second quarter of 2012 were smartphones. Nielsen also reported that just under 55% of all U.S. mobile subscribers owned smartphones.
Android was the market leader with 51.8% of smartphone owners using an Android OS handset, Apple came second with 34.3% share, and Blackberry owners represented another 8.1 % of [...]