Samsung achieves record high net profit for Q3

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There’s no stopping tech giant Samsung at the moment as the company has just reported on Q3 figures that show record high net profit. This is despite the fact that profit margins were down due to the large number of low-end phones sold. Samsung has announced net profit over the third quarter rose 26%. It’s […]

BlackBerry share price during buyout talks

BlackBerry share price during buyout talks

No one knows who will be buying failing BlackBerry, but they are in talks with SAP, Cisco and Google about selling part or all of the business. BlackBerry recently announced a new acquisition deal with Fairfax Financial Holdings, and the value of BlackBerry was at $4.7 billion, then the company revealed a huge quarterly loss […]

Steve Ballmer’s moving goodbye to Microsoft, video

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Microsoft’s Steve Ballmer has always been one of the most ebullient characters of the tech world, and many will miss his presence when he finally steps down as CEO. We’ve enjoyed his enthusiastic keynote presentations over the years, and today we have a video of Steve Ballmer’s moving goodbye to Microsoft. Ballmer recently declared his […]

HTC vs Nokia in patent war violation

HTC vs Nokia in patent war violation

Nokia and HTC went head-to-head in a patent war and Nokia came out on top this time round, the patent violation saw HTC losing to Nokia after they infringed two patents to do with signals. The two patents that included signals being sent/received by tablets and mobile phones sparked the patent war between the two […]

BlackBerry sales staff cuts add impending gloom

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The situation for BlackBerry has looked pretty bleak for some time, and now more news about BlackBerry sales staff cuts will add to the impending sense of gloom surrounding the company. It was hoped that BB10 would give BlackBerry a new lease of life, but the company’s struggles seem to be worsening. We’re actually pretty […]

Microsoft Nokia deal vs Android, iOS

Microsoft Nokia deal vs Android, iOS

Microsoft buying Nokia and its main smartphone business for $7.2 billion has caused a lot of mixed reactions at the moment, many believe that Windows Phone is a failing product and will never compete with the likes of Android and iOS so what is the point. Some say that Windows Phone is a failing product, […]

Nokia style smartphones with Android get closer with Newkia

Nokia style smartphones with Android get closer with Newkia

Finnish smartphone manufacturer has long had fans of its hardware but many of these left for pastures new due to the limitations of the aging Symbian OS, and also wasn’t tempted back with the new partnership with Windows Phone. Now despite the takeover by Microsoft a Nokia style smartphone with Android gets closer with Newkia. […]

BlackBerry woes continue on reported T-Mobile decision

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It’s no secret that the launch of BB10 and the devices running it, hasn’t been the big success story that BlackBerry desperately needed. It was hoped that the new operating system would revive BlackBerry’s ailing fortunes, but it now seems that BlackBerry woes could be worsening following reports of a decision that T-Mobile has made. […]

Samsung smartphone price rises in India a concern

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We have many readers in India and often bring information about new smartphones and tablets arriving there. Today we have some rather unsatisfying news though, as it seems there are Samsung smartphone price rises taking place across India. Samsung has plenty of phones available in India and these are popular devices, so this news is […]

BlackBerry global market share slips further behind

BlackBerry global market share slips further behind

Back in February and with much fanfare and name changes the world was treated to its first official look at the much delayed Blackberry 10 operating system and the new hardware running it. The trouble is though things don’t seem to be going as well as the company would have hoped, and the BlackBerry global […]