Category: Phone Business & Stocks

Motorola Moto X now with two prices on Best Buy 0

Motorola Moto X appears with a price at Best Buy

The Motorola Moto X has been a long-waited smartphone and it arrive on all major US carriers – AT&T, Sprint, Verizon, T-Mobile and even one regional one – US cellular. Today the Motorola Moto X has even showed up on Best Buy with two prices – with and without contract. Up until now we have informed that the 16 GB...

Microsoft says ARM is still fine for them 0

Microsoft reluctant to quit the ARM chips

It has been a really bad week for the Windows RT but it seems that Microsoft is committed to staying firmly with ARM based chips. On Thursday the CEO of Nvidia, Jen-Hsun Huang, said that the RT, which runs on its Tegra ARM chips and added to that is the Friday report which announced that Asus is exiting the RT...

Samsung & Apple is slowing down 0

Why the high-end phone market is slowing down?

Many analyzers believe that the peak of the high-end smartphone market is reached. Today, the devices are more affordable than two years ago and almost everyone in the world who can afford an expensive phone already have one. That doesn’t mean the whole phone business is shrinking, but it is switching to new consumer patters. Back in the past, the...

presentation of the next-gen Gorilla Glass 0

Cornel showed the next-gen Gorilla Glass

Cornel, the company which makes the Gorilla Glass protection for tablet and smartphone displays is developing a new generation of layers with anti-reflection and anti-microbial abilities. Cornel revealed some of the details about the technology at the MIT Mobile Technology Summit. The well-known test of a 4-pound steel ball dropping on the Gorilla Glass was performed by the Jeffrey Evenson...

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Qualcomm with six new Snapdragon 200 low-cost chipsets

According to many analyzers, the emerging markets possess huge possibilities for a market growth and many OEM and suppliers have turned their attention to these markets. In the new markets, the technology progress is in its very beginning and many people living there are not likely to buy the high-end and even mid-range devices. That’s why many part manufacturers like...

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Rambus develops a new image-sensor offering better picture quality

Have you heard of a company called Rambus? Rambus, previously well-known company with its memory chips and patent trolling now offers something completely different – a new image sensor technology allowing capturing the fuller dynamic range of the light and saving the battery power. We all know that despite the continuous improvements, the phones still make not so good pictures....

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ARM introduces new chips for mid-range devices

The biggest chip manufacturer, ARM has just announced its product line extension with three new models, which will be ready to power the 2014’s mid-range phones. Previously focused on high-end models, now ARM is ready to turn to more affordable handsets, those with a price up to $200. With the new chips extension, ARM is going to significantly increase the...

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Intel’s Haswell processors can boost the tablet sales

Not long time ago the gap between smartphones and tablets from one side and PC’s from others was huge. The phone manufacturers were struggling to combine all features like camera, GPS and large display into one compact device, which would provide the desired level of user experience. Now, the immense development has lead us to the point where the smartphones...

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Qualcomm shows demo version of the new Mirasol display with 2,560 x 1,440 resolution

After a long period of silence about the future Mirasol production, now Qualcomm has revealed some proof concepts during the SID display week in Vancouver, British Columbia. The company showed the previously announced 1.5-inch concept display panel. The display was embedded on a smart watch and on an “always-on” smartphone panel. Bear in mind that the hardware shown yesterday were...

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Samsung working on 5G mobile broadband allowing speed of tens of Gbps

Samsung is aimed at commercializing the new high-speed 5G mobile broadband technology within seven years, the company has announced today. While many parts of the world still have 3G networks, Samsung is working on delivering the next high-speed fifth generation of networks. According to Samsung, the new 5G networks will be several hundred times faster than the 4G LTE Advanced...