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Thursday, 30 Jul 2015

Samsung to adjust price of Galaxy S6 series to maintain sales momentum

Samsung to adjust price of Galaxy S6 series to maintain sales momentum

Samsung revealed during its second quarter earnings report today that it plans to maintain sales of its premium smartphones by "flexibly adjusting the price of the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge".

Friday, 24 Jul 2015

LG CEO teases a

LG CEO teases a "super premium phone" coming our way later this year

LG CEO Cho Jun-ho revealed during the company's quarterly results press conference that the company will be releasing a "super premium phone" later this year.

Monday, 20 Jul 2015

Xiaomi looking to file more patents ahead of U.S. launch

Xiaomi looking to file more patents ahead of U.S. launch

Xiaomi international head Hugo Barra recently said at a conference that the company is looking to build up its patent "war chest" ahead of a planned launch in the United States.

Thursday, 9 Jul 2015

Microsoft cuts 7,800 jobs and writes US$7.6 billion off from Nokia deal

Microsoft cuts 7,800 jobs and writes US$7.6 billion off from Nokia deal

Microsoft has announced that it will be laying off up to 7,800 workers and that it will also be taking a US$7.6 billion write-down on Nokia.

Friday, 3 Jul 2015

Xiaomi sold more than 34.7 million phones in the first half of 2015

Xiaomi sold more than 34.7 million phones in the first half of 2015

Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun announced on his Weibo account that the company has sold more than 34.7 million smartphones in the first half of the year. This marks an increase of 33% compared to the same period last year.

Saturday, 20 Jun 2015

Iris-based authentication systems coming to the Samsung Galaxy S7 and LG G5?

Iris-based authentication systems coming to the Samsung Galaxy S7 and LG G5?

South Korean publication INews24 reports that Samsung and LG are preparing to launch smartphones with iris-based authentication systems as early as next year. Could this mean that the Galaxy S7 and G5 will integrate the new biometric login systems?

Saturday, 13 Jun 2015

Sony admits that the Xperia Z3+ and Z4 have heating issues, fix is on the way

Sony admits that the Xperia Z3+ and Z4 have heating issues, fix is on the way

Sony reportedly admits that its Xperia Z3+ and Xperia Z4 smartphones have overheating issues. The company also said that a software update is coming soon to fix the issue.

Wednesday, 13 May 2015

Smartphone maker Xiaomi ventures into finance, launches own money market fund

Smartphone maker Xiaomi ventures into finance, launches own money market fund

China's largest smartphone maker Xiaomi has just announced the launch of its own money market fund, signaling the company's intentions to enter finance.

Thursday, 7 May 2015

Xiaomi launches Mi Note Pro, will go on sale in China next week

Xiaomi launches Mi Note Pro, will go on sale in China next week

Announced earlier this year, Xiaomi has just finalized the specifications of its new Mi Note Pro phablet. It also said that it will go on sale in China next week for just 2999 yuan.

U.S. market for phablets reportedly quadrupled in 2015, with the iPhone 6 Plus leading the way

U.S. market for phablets reportedly quadrupled in 2015, with the iPhone 6 Plus leading the way

The U.S. market for phablets, smartphones that are a cross between regular phones and tablets, reported grew four times in size in 2015, thanks to stellar products like the iPhone 6 Plus.

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