Category: Phone Business & Stocks

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Intel Silvermont to offer more CPU power and longer battery life

Most of the contemporary smartphones use the ARM-based processors, including every iPhone and Android tablets. But in the near future we may see a new type of chips to challenge the traditional ones. Intel promised to develop energy efficient processors six years ago. Since then, Intel failed several times in its attempts to bring the idea into reality. This year,...

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Good ol’ Gorilla Glass or the new-rising Sapphire?

In the dynamic world of new technologies, one of the most interesting and growing demands of the customers seems to be the perfect protection for their devices. The ultimate goal for the companies in terms of protection of the screens is to create unbreakable and scratch-resistant protection. Is that possible? We will wait and see… Nowadays the leading athlete in...

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New low-cost MediaTech chip released by year end

The big.LITTLE architecture processors are quite popular nowadays. But these chips have some problems especially in the energy efficiency and balanced performance. The big.LITTLE architecture is based on one group of cores with low power, pared with the same number of more powerful cores. But the chip uses only the big or the little cores at any time. That means...

Verizon and AT&T may be working together to acquire Vodafone - the second largest carrier in the world. 0

Verizon and AT&T to divide Vodafone between themselves

According to a new rumour from the mobile world, Verizon and AT&T may be working together and with a common aim – to acquire Vodafone, the second most significant carrier in the world (the first is China mobile). If the companies reach an agreement and the deal is signed, Verizon and AT&T will pay through the nose – 260 pence...

Google is preparing a music streaming service in Google play as well as changes in Youtube. 0

Music streaming by Google goes serious

Today, on Google Play’s first birthday, we hear rumours that the company is working hard to start the music streaming service we reported to you about earlier. The rumours say that Google has reached an agreement with the grand record label Warner Music. Moreover, Google is expected to leave YouTube aside and perform changes with it different from those in...

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Google enters the mobile music market

If you think this is surprising, consider it twice – Google has experience in the music and streaming as it owns Youtube – the biggest and most popular website for video streaming as well as Play Music – a music catalogue with more than 13 million downloadable tracks. Now it is rumoured that Google is going to start its own...

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Who uses their mobiles more – men or women

Have you ever considered which sex makes more business calls and who talks more? As to the second, most of us would say that women are more talkative. However, Marchex Institure conducted a research on the topic and the results they got may come as surprise to you. The institute analysed 200 000 mobile business conversation and the results are...

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India will get BlackBerry Z10 soon

BlackBerry is proving it is still out there and struggling to keep its positions on the market. It set a release date for one of the developing yet profitable markets – India. This is only 9 days ahead and those fans of India (yes, there are a lot of people there still loyal to the company) are eagerly anticipating one...

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Apple and Staples plan to work together in the USA

The large and famous chain Staple has about 2 000 stores in USA and Canada. The customers in Canada can already buy Apple products from the company stores and now Apple is planning to sign the same contract in the USA. In fact, this serious distribution expansion may be crucial for both sides and for the customers, but nothing is...

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Voice over LTE draining battery life in half

While the voice over LTE, more commonly known as VoLTE, is seen as the future of mobile phone calls, the new technology may not be well received by consumers. According to a new report from Spirent Communications, VoLTE can reduce a smartphone’s talk-time battery life in half. The research firm came to a conclusion : “The significant difference in current...