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  • Will Qualcomm Antenna-Beamformer Modules Jumpstart 5G Millimeter Wave in Smartphones?

    by Chris Taylor | Jul 24, 2018
    Qualcomm Technologies (QTI) just intensified its efforts to put 5G millimeter wave radios in wireless phones in 2019 with the announcement of the QTM052 family ... ...
  • Gorilla Glass DX for Wearables

    by Neil Mawston | Jul 24, 2018
    Corning of the US has recently introduced Gorilla Glass DX and DX+ optimized for wearables. The protective coating is antireflective (for better reading) a... ...
  • Sleep Wearables for Big Data

    by Neil Mawston | Jul 24, 2018
    Insomnia and lack of sleep are common problems in modern society. How can wearables, such as Apple Watch, help you sleep better? Can wearable vendors differenti... ...
  • Online Channel Make Up 23% of Global Smartphone Sales in 2018

    by Linda Sui | Jul 20, 2018
    According to the latest report from our Wireless Smartphone Strategies (WSS) service: Smartphone Sales by Distribution Channel Forecast for 30 Countries: Online... ...
  • Ecobee’s Switch+: a Sign of Things to come in the Smart Home

    by Jack Narcotta | Jul 18, 2018
    The next stage in the evolution of the smart home, it would appear, won’t be about placing more Echo Dots (or Google Home Minis, for that matter) around a... ...
  • Smartwatch Revenues Leap 33% in 2018

    by Neil Mawston | Jul 12, 2018
    We forecast global smartwatch revenues will rise by an impressive +33% in 2018. Apple Watch, Garmin and others are benefiting from consumers' buoyant deman... ...
  • Hearables Will Grow 75% in 2019

    by Neil Mawston | Jul 12, 2018
    Hearables -- or smart headphones -- are deep-in-ear wireless devices optimized for voice comms, medical monitoring, fitness tracking, and other featur... ...
  • Xiaomi Conquers Russia & Ukraine

    by Neil Mawston | Jul 12, 2018
    Xiaomi has delivered spectacular smartphone growth across Eastern Europe this year. Xiaomi is particularly strong in Russia and Ukraine. What are the large... ...
  • Users of AliExpress Markedly Different From Those of Wish and Hollar

    by Jason Cerrato | Jul 09, 2018
    We previously examined incidence rates, daily engagement rates, and average monthly minutes of use for three top bargain shopping apps currently available in th... ...
  • Child Wearables Set to Grow

    by Neil Mawston | Jul 05, 2018
    Wearable device makers, such as Huawei, Qualcomm and LG, will target children under the age of 13 for fresh growth next year. Which brands, products and regions... ...
  • Will Google Pixel Topple Apple Watch?

    by Neil Mawston | Jul 05, 2018
    Rumors abound that Google will launch a Pixel smartwatch in the United States and worldwide during the fourth quarter of 2018. What is the likely strategy?... ...
  • Apple Watch Dominates China

    by Neil Mawston | Jul 05, 2018
    Apple Watch is dominating the China smartwatch market today. This wildly popular model is crushing competition from Huawei, Samsung and others, a... ...
  • Garmin Soars in Fitness Trackers

    by Neil Mawston | Jul 05, 2018
    Garmin’s global fitnessband revenue share has doubled in the past year. It is the world’s fastest-growing major vendor. A strong blend of attra... ...
  • Reliance Jio Phone 2 Launched in India

    by Rajeev Nair | Jul 05, 2018
    Reliance Jio launched the successor (Jio Phone 2) to its first 4G feature phone in India and would be available for retail from August 15 2018. The vendor with ... ...
  • Qualcomm Targets Child Wearables

    by Neil Mawston | Jul 04, 2018
    Qualcomm recently introduced its Snapdragon Wear 2500 chipset, which is optimized for the (quietly) growing category of child-focused and parent-focused smartwa... ...
  • Russian Army Troops Get Ruggedized Smartwatches

    by Neil Mawston | Jul 04, 2018
    It is being reported by Russian media that some Russian army troops will be using military-grade, ruggedized smartwatches from 2018 / 2019 onwards. T... ...
  • Huawei Patents Earbud-Storing Smartwatch

    by Neil Mawston | Jul 04, 2018
    The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) last month granted Huawei a patent for a smartwatch that can store a pair of Bluetooth earbuds ins... ...
  • Impressive Results Seen at Orange's 5G FWA Trial in Romania

    by Philip Kendall | Jul 04, 2018
    Orange Group’s 5G testbed in Romania released strong results from its fixed wireless access (FWA) trials at the start of this week. Orange Romania’s... ...
  • AESA Architectures Catalyze Military Radar Market Growth to $21.5 Billion

    by Asif Anwar | Jul 03, 2018
    AESA (active electronically scanned array) architectures enabled using GaN (gallium nitride) and GaAs (gallium arsenide) semiconductor technologies will continu... ...
  • MWC Shanghai: 5G Smartphones to Come in 2019

    by Yiwen Wu | Jul 02, 2018
    Mobile World Congress Asia took place in Shanghai, China from June 27th to June 29th 2018. Analysts from Strategy Analytics’ Device team have attended the... ...