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  • ZTE Axon M : ZTE Revives the Flip Phone

    by Ken Hyers | Oct 17, 2017
    ZTE has unveiled a new smartphone with a strikingly new form-factor. The Axon M is arguably the most innovative new design in smartphones since the first iPhone... ...
  • Huawei Mate 10 Pro vs. Samsung Note 8

    by Neil Mawston | Oct 16, 2017
    Huawei announced its new Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro smartphones on October 16th, 2017. According to our WSS (Smartphones) service, their main differentiators are ... ...
  • What is the Future for Fingerprint Sensors?

    by Neil Mawston | Oct 16, 2017
    With Apple abandoning fingerprint authentication for its flagship iPhone X, what is the future for this technology? Will other handset makers follow suit,... ...
  • Bitcoin Hits Record High

    by Neil Mawston | Oct 16, 2017
    Bitcoin, a digital currency, soared to a record high in recent days. As Wikileaks posted recently, the price of Bitcoin has jumped from US$0.06 i... ...
  • Smart Clothing Forecast

    by Neil Mawston | Oct 12, 2017
    Everyone has to wear, make or buy clothes. We estimate 80 BILLION “dumb” garments will be produced worldwide in 2018. The potential for “smart... ...
  • Nvidia's Pegasus Putsch

    by Roger Lanctot | Oct 12, 2017
    There hasn’t been this much excitement in Munich since the 1920’s. Nvidia’s great pivot was on display at the GPU Technology Conference ... ...
  • TCL-Alcatel Sells Half Its Phone Business

    by Neil Mawston | Oct 11, 2017
    After years of relentless decline and disastrous missteps, TCL-Alcatel has finally admitted defeat and sold half its mobile phone business to outside inves... ...
  • Entry-Level Smartphones More Prominent on the Global Top-500 Bestseller List

    by Juha Winter | Oct 11, 2017
    As we’ve discussed earlier on this blog, during most of the year, Apple’s latest iPhone range and Samsung’s Galaxy S series and Galaxy J serie... ...
  • Xiaomi Launches Mi Mix 2 in India

    by Rajeev Nair | Oct 10, 2017
    Xiaomi is re-entering the premium smartphone price tier in India with the launch of Mi Mix 2. The vendor has had a high focus on the entry and mid-price tiers o... ...
  • Windows Phone is Dead -- Long Live Andromeda OS

    by Neil Mawston | Oct 10, 2017
    Microsoft has this month confirmed publicly what everyone already knew -- Windows 10 Mobile for smartphones is dead. But what comes next? Is rumored Andromeda O... ...
  • Nokia Stops Development of OZO VR Camera

    by Ville-Petteri Ukonaho | Oct 10, 2017
    Today, 10th of October 2017 Nokia announced that it will stop the development of its industry leading professional virtual reality camera OZO. Nokia justifies t... ...
  • This is How We Autonomous

    by Roger Lanctot | Oct 10, 2017
    Some days it seems like the world is obsessed with autonomous vehicles. No one really understands why. Surveys tell us that consumers are both interested ... ...
  • Do Senators Dream of Autonomous Cars?

    by Roger Lanctot | Oct 10, 2017
    You can’t legislate safety. Safety is complicated. Automotive safety is positively mysterious if not impossible. The U.S. Senate, and a compli... ...
  • Global Smartphone Wholesale Revenue Will Growth +12% in 2018

    by Linda Sui | Oct 07, 2017
    According to the latest report from our WSS service: Global Smartphone Revenues, ASPs and Price-Tier Forecasts : 2003 to 2022, global smartphone wholesale (trad... ...
  • Gigaset Volks Smartphone -- For the People!

    by Neil Mawston | Oct 06, 2017
    Gigaset, of Germany, is quietly taking another stab at conquering the Western European smartphone market. Our WSS (Smartphones) service has noti... ...
  • In-Car Infotainment Systems are Distracting. Now What?

    by Derek Viita | Oct 05, 2017
    In what has become an almost-annual tradition, the American Automobile Association (AAA) is making the media rounds with distracted driving research the organiz... ...
  • Is Google Pixel 2 an Apple iPhone Killer?

    by Neil Mawston | Oct 05, 2017
    Google introduced its new Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL smartphones on October 4th, 2017. Their main differentiators are an enhanced Google Assistant AI and Google Len... ...
  • GM Cruise Has a Solution, But Do They Understand the Problem?

    by Derek Viita | Oct 04, 2017
    In a Medium post yesterday, Kyle Vogt (CEO of Cruise Automation, acquired last year by GM) discussed his company's rationale for focusing their autonomous drive... ...
  • Driverless U.S. Senate

    by Roger Lanctot | Oct 04, 2017
    The U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation is considering autonomous vehicle legislation today – the American Vision for Safer Tr... ...
  • No Radio in Tesla Model 3: Time for a Mandate

    by Roger Lanctot | Oct 04, 2017
    There is a soccer chant crafted by Manchester City fans in the United Kingdom seeking to cast shade on fans of Liverpool FC by suggesting that the latter are i... ...