smartphones

Apple Expands iPhone Sales In Spite Of Shortages

Apple retakes worldwide No. 2 smartphone spot as Samsung retains lead in spite of decline, shipping more than 3 million…

1 month ago

Location Data Firm Addresses Privacy Breach Concerns

UK-based Huq acknowledges at least two of its partner apps collected users' location data even when users had explicitly opted…

1 month ago

Apple ‘May Be Working On Mobile Advertising Platform’

Anti-tracking tech in iOS 14.5 may be part of Apple plan to compete in online advertising against Facebook and Google,…

2 months ago

Lithuania Seeks To Ban ‘Untrustworthy’ Smartphones Amidst China Row

Lithuania's Defence Ministry reportedly drafting legislation that could ban public institutions from purchasing Chinese-made smartphones

2 months ago

Huawei Sees £22bn Smartphone Losses From Trade Ban

Huawei is seeing £22bn in lost smartphone handset revenues per year from the US' 'Entity List' trade blacklist, as it…

2 months ago

Samsung Heir Lee Released From Prison On Parole

Samsung vice-chairman Jay Y. Lee released from prison on parole amidst chip crisis as South Korean government pleads for public…

4 months ago

Huawei Reports Biggest-Ever Revenue Drop

Huawei reports largest-ever decline in revenues in first half of 2021, after selling off Honor smartphone brand and grappling with…

4 months ago

LG Quits Smartphone Business, Citing Losses

LG, which introduced first-ever capacitive touchscreen smartphone, to stop making phones after failing to compete against Apple and Samsung

8 months ago

Snapchat Owner ‘Explored Ways’ Of Violating Apple’s Privacy Rules

Snap, owner of Snapchat, admits it conducted tests into tech that could bypass Apple's privacy controls to track iPhone users

8 months ago

Oppo Shows ‘Expanding Phone’ Prototype

Oppo provides hands-on demonstrations of Oppo X 2021 smartphone prototype with flexible OLED display that rolls and unrolls inside device

9 months ago

Dating App Bumble Sees Shares Soar On Debut

Dating app company Bumble sees market cap rise to more than $8bn after Nasdaq listing, as investors rush to scoop…

10 months ago

Samsung Warns Auto Chip Shortage May Affect Smartphones

Global shortage in semiconductors for automobiles could have a knock-on effect disrupting orders for mobile devices, says world's biggest memory…

10 months ago

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra Flagship Gets Stylus Support

New Galaxy S21 Ultra smartphone gets support for S Pen for the first time, as Samsung introduces smart earbuds and…

11 months ago

Huawei Launches Flagship Mate 40 Line Amidst Sanctions

Huawei launches Mate 40 devices with advanced 5-nanometre Kirin 9000 processor, even as new sanctions threaten to cut off its…

1 year ago

US Regulator Demands New Hearing On Qualcomm Decision

US Federal Trade Commission asks appeals court to reconsider decision that struck down landmark Qualcomm antitrust injunction

1 year ago

ARM Sold To Nvidia As Critics Blast Deal

Labour urges government to step in to ensure ARM retains its British headquarters as SoftBank agrees sale to Silicon Valley-based…

1 year ago

Apple Stock Surge Makes It World’s Most Valuable Company

Apple shares rise 10 percent on blockbuster earnings, propelling it past Saudi Aramco to become world's most valuable listed company…

1 year ago

Huawei Set For £10m Laptop Push As UK-China Relations Deteriorate

Huawei to launch £10m UK laptop marketing push this month, as China's ambassador to UK says relations have become 'seriously…

1 year ago

Scotland To Launch Own Coronavirus Tracing App

Scotland to develop Covid-19 contact tracing app based on software already used in Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland, amidst…

1 year ago

Government ‘Planning 2025 Deadline’ For Huawei Removal

Government expected to give mobile operators five years to remove all Huawei equipment after companies warned of service blackouts

1 year ago

Facebook Code Changes Crashes Dozens Of iOS Apps – Again

Popular iPhone and iPad apps such as Spotify, Tinder, TikTok and Waze offline for hours after Facebook makes changes to…

1 year ago

Norway Shuts Down Contact Tracing App After Data Warning

Norway's health authority says it will pause data collection and delete all collected data after country's data regulator says the…

1 year ago

Planet Launches 5G Smartphone With Slide-Out Keyboard

The Astro Slide is Planet Computers' third device with a Psion-like physical keyboard, eschewing the clamshell form factor for a…

1 year ago

Smartphone Sales See Record Decline Due To Pandemic

Huawei sees biggest year-on-year sales drop for first quarter, but maintains No. 2 position after Samsung and ahead of Apple,…

2 years ago

Google Postpones Android 11 Launch Event

The virtual launch event for Android's next version, originally set for this week, has been pushed back amidst civil unrest…

2 years ago

Bluetooth Standard Vulnerable To Unpatched Spoofing Attack

Researchers warn of weaknesses affecting all Bluetooth-compliant devices – just as governments roll out coronavirus apps reliant on the tech

2 years ago

Huawei Calls Latest US Export Measures ‘Arbitrary And Pernicious’

Telecoms equipment giant says its survival is at stake with regulatory changes that would cut off its access to semiconductors…

2 years ago

O2 Legal Challenge Could Delay 5G Spectrum Auction

O2 has voiced concerns about the organisation of the UK's upcoming auction of 5G spectrum, creating the prospect of a…

2 years ago

Automatic Labs Pulls Plug On Car-Tracking Service

Car data tracking device maker says it 'does not see a path forward' for its business after Covid-19 lockdown drastically…

2 years ago

Apple, Google Bring Forward Virus Tracing Tech Amidst Privacy Row

Apple and Google speed up development of contact tracing API, as France and Germany accuse Apple and Google of holding…

2 years ago