Category: Phone Business & Stocks

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Apple found guilty in influencing iPhone prices in Taiwan

Apple fined $667 000 for signing pricing agreements with carriers in Taiwan Taiwan’s fair Trade commission has fined Apple for trying to interfere the iPhone prices in the country. According to WSJ, Apple has tried to influence the market prices by signing pricing plans with some of the largest wireless providers in Taiwan. $667K is the initial fine, but it can...

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Samsung’s KNOX security system might be vulnerable to malware attacks

It’s no secret that Android has been a target for attacks from malicious applications and hackers, which is why Samsung endorsed the KNOX security system. This was supposed to be their way of targeting BlackBerry, which is known for its secure service due to encryption. According to recent studies and the researchers at the Ben-Gurion University of Negev in Israel,...

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Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900F prototype shows up in AnTuTu

Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 (MSM8974AC) will run the show Since we haven’t talked about the anticipated Samsung Galaxy S5 for at least a whole day now, the Chinese media AnTuTu seems to believe that rest is for the weak and has leaked more stuff about the handset’s hardware. One of the expected variants of the device, if you can recall, the...

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Google becomes a full ION member

OIN works to increase its own patent library to cross-license it to its members The fact that so many people choose Android as a preferable operating system is quite justified. On one hand, as there’s a big range of hardware partners, users can customize the UI. On the other, there are also quite a lot great third-party launchers and stores....

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What if all phone storage actually becomes removable?

The design would require more complexity in comparison to eMMC chips The internal storage integrated for our handsets surely has become a very important issue. In fact, less people would go for smartphones with 16GB of internal storage, but the problem is that we can’t expect much space from budget-friendly devices and we’ll either have to spend some money on...

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Samsung gets ready to unveil 10.5-inch AMOLED tablet at CES 2014

Samsung revealed its plans to focus on such devices next year Recently we reported that Samsung is working hard on releasing more AMOLED tablets in the upcoming 2014. So far the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 has been the only tablet by the Korean company that launched with a super AMOLED screen. Fortunately, Samsung revealed its plans to focus on such...

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Microsoft won’t name the new CEO until ‘early 2014’

Microsoft’s Board of Directors reports that the process keeps rolling Back in August Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer was announced to retire from his position within 12 months and since then the Board of Directors has been in search for a replacement. Recently, we reported that Microsoft’s search of a new CEO narrowed to Ford CEO Alan Mulally and Microsoft’s could-executive...

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Can HTC survive 2014 and get back on its feet?

So what’s next for HTC? HTC might be facing a lot of problems lately, like quarterly loss of $100 million on revenues of $1.6 billion as well as some unpleasant situations in the court, however no one can deny that the Taiwanese company manufacture great devices. In fact, HTC has made the very first consumer Android handset along with the...

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Rumor: Microsoft’s Surface 2 Mini to arrive with a visual tracking system

Surface 2 Mini might use Nokia’s air-control project There hasn’t been a world for Microsoft’s plans on releasing Surface 2 Mini for a while, except for a couple of rumors in September that suggested its possible specifications. In all, it seemed that the tablet went under witness protection for that time and we almost forgot about the device. Most of...