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  1. News - China Insider - SMARTPHONES

    Despite the iPhone's popularity, Android remains king in China

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 08:29pm by Jeremy Blum

    ... that the Android platform is dominant in China, while Apple’s iOS is only used by a small number of mobile owners despite the iPhone’s popularity as a luxury item. Baidu’s 2014 Mobile Internet Trends report says that Android phones now encompass 79 per cent of China's market share, a rise from 73 per cent in 2013. In comparison, Apple’s iOS operating system only holds about 12 per cent ...

  2. Lifestyle - Technology - SMARTPHONES

    Australian teenager leaks another iPhone secret: a fingerprint scanner

    Posted Sep 06th 2013, 08:46am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Sydney Australian teen leaks another iPhone secret An Australian teenager who has built an online following by leaking pictures of upcoming Apple products has done it again, ... with the rumoured biometric fingerprint scanner that numerous pundits and analysts have predicted. In fact, we’d count on it,” Dickson said on his website, sonnydickson.com . Apple, which zealously controls ...

  3. Lifestyle - Technology - SMARTPHONES

    Xiaomi tests the Taiwan market with a HK$1407 smartphone

    Posted Nov 28th 2013, 07:37pm by Jeremy Blum

    ... new phone line, will be sold in Taiwan starting on December 9 for NT$3,999 (HK$1,047), similar to its mainland price point of 799 yuan (HK$1,016). Despite lacking the computing power of other ... in the Taiwanese market, which still largely prefers Samsung and Apple products, is a matter of time. The company has already encountered some success since it began selling its phones in Taiwan six months ...

  4. Lifestyle - Technology - SMARTPHONES

    Google to introduce US$50 smartphone that users can customise

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 10:26am by GDN

    ... The Guardian Project Ara ’Grey Phone’ will be a frame, screen, Wi-Fi connection and processor- ready for users to customise Google’s ambitious modular smartphone concept, an attempt to disrupt the market dominated by Apple and Samsung, could be available in January 2015 for as little as $50. Paul Eremenko, Google’s Project Ara head, told attendees of its developer conference ...

  5. Business - Companies - SMARTPHONES

    Apple, Samsung searches sizzle as new smartphones launch

    Posted Sep 28th 2012, 12:00am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... Bien Perez bien.perez@scmp.com Phone rivalry echoes in online search The proverbial battle for the hearts and minds of Hong Kong's tech-savvy consumers between Apple and rival Samsung ... Apple's iPhone 5 surged over the past three months to no one's surprise in its survey of more than 1.8 million local internet users. But Experian said its survey also showed that "while ...

  6. News - World - SMARTPHONES

    Mozilla jumps into smartphone OS fray

    Posted Feb 24th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The world of personal computers has only ever had two operating systems that mattered, and smartphones are following the same pattern. Apple's iOS and Google's Android hold an 85 per cent ... it will be not via desktop computers but mobile phones. Firefox will have an app store - which will charge a nominal commission - but it expects most apps to be downloaded directly from other people's ...

  7. Business - Companies - SMARTPHONES

    Struggling HTC gets ready to ring in changes in 2013

    Posted Feb 14th 2013, 12:00am by Ralph Jennings

    ... shortfalls, competition from Samsung and old legal battles with Apple. The Taiwanese company, known for its mid-priced Android-based smartphones, posted operating income of just 1 per cent of sales ... as the company and archrival Apple dropped 20 patent lawsuits in November and signed a 10-year licence deal for future patents. But it's deep enough into those difficulties to hold any comeback well ...


    Nokia jumps on hopes it may benefit from Samsung court defeat

    Posted Aug 27th 2012, 05:16pm

    ... Shares in mobile phone firm Nokia leapt 10 per cent on Monday on hopes it can benefit from a setback to rival Samsung, which has lost a high-profile court case to Apple that could lead to an injunction against some of its products. A US jury found South Korea’s Samsung Electronics copied critical features of Apple’s hugely popular iPhone and iPad and awarded the US company US$1.05 ...

  9. News - China Insider - SMARTPHONES

    Does Xiaomi's new budget smartphone mean the end for China's cheap counterfeits?

    Posted Oct 18th 2013, 07:20pm by Jeremy Blum

    ... microblog on 15 October. Founded in 2010 and sometimes labelled as China’s answer to electronics giants Apple and Samsung, Xiaomi has made a name for itself selling homegrown mobile devices ... gigabyte version goes for 2,499 yuan (HK$ 3,179). In contrast, Apple’s iPhone 5S is sold in China at a starting price of 4,488 yuan (HK$5,687). Early adopters of Xiaomi’s Mi-3 shared enthusiastic ...

  10. Business - Companies - SMARTPHONES

    South Korean court ruling clears Samsung of copying iPhone design

    Posted Aug 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Reuters in Seoul South Korean court ruling penalises firm and rival Apple for violating each other's patents Samsung cleared of copying iPhone design Samsung Electronics' flagship Galaxy S smartphone looks very similar to Apple's iPhone, but the South Korean firm has not violated the iPhone design, a Seoul court ruled yesterday. The ruling comes as the two tech ...




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