Will The Smartphone Market Soon Mirror The PC Market?

Will The Smartphone Market Soon Mirror The PC Market?
Oppenheimer analyst Andrew Uerkwitz sees a major transformation happening in the smartphone market, and he believes that the latest news from Chinese handset maker OnePlus is a further indication that this change is coming sooner rather than later.
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AT&T Requests Android Smartphone Makers To Turn On FM Radio Chips
Smartphones contain several kinds of radios within them to be able to provide users with various services. One of these radios is the FM radio, which can be used by customers to listen to FM radio stations for music, news reports and emergency broadcasts.
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Android Circuit: Galaxy Note 5 Launching Early, Nokia's Smartphone Return

Android Circuit: Galaxy Note 5 Launching Early, Nokia's Smartphone Return
Taking a look back at seven days of news across the Android world, this week's Android Circuit includes the release dates of the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and S6 Edge+, the Galaxy S6 measured as the 'most powerful phone', Nokia's plans to return to the …
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Apple's iPhone 7 will be the first eSIM – SIMless smartphone – GeekSnack
Although unconfirmed by Apple, the iPhone 7 will be the first smartphone to feature such an eSIM and will become the pioneer of an entirely new era of smartphones: without SIM card slots. Apple has not been fond of slots until now, but with the eSIM …
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Investors don't seem confident in Samsung's new flagship smartphone

Investors don't seem confident in Samsung's new flagship smartphone
SEOUL (Reuters) – Doubts over the sales prospects of Samsung Electronics Co Ltd's new flagship smartphones are damping expectations of a rapid turnaround for the South Korean giant, even though profit likely continues to recover from last year's troughs.
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Shares in Chinese smartphone maker Coolpad fall sharply despite US2m
Shares of Coolpad Group, one of mainland China's leading smartphone suppliers, fell sharply in early trading on Monday, roughly a week after the company raised US$ 352 million from new investor LeTV. Shenzhen-based Coolpad saw its share price shed …
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This Landline-Inspired Gadget Aims to Outdo Your Smartphone

This Landline-Inspired Gadget Aims to Outdo Your Smartphone
Even though we all value our smartphones for the Swiss Army knives they've become, the same multi-functionality can be overwhelming, leading to a loss of personal connection landlines used to provide. “Precisely because these devices are so successful …
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BlackBerry Considering Making Bacteria-Free Smartphone
BlackBerry CEO John Chen revealed the plans, but added that BlackBerry is not making the smartphone as of yet. The plans were disclosed during the announcement that BlackBerry is teaming-up with ThoughtWire and Cisco Systems to offer doctors and …
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Patient records his operation on smartphone and is shocked by what medics say
A medical professional who trash talked her patient when she put him to sleep has been fined – after his smartphone recorded the WHOLE THING. Tiffany M Ingham, who was working as an anaesthesiologist in Reston, Virginia, was caught making rude and …
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Pizza Hut has a new box that turns into a movie projector for your smartphone

Pizza Hut has a new box that turns into a movie projector for your smartphone
Once you've inserted the lens into the side of the pizza box, you'll then need a smartphone to power the experience. Placing your smartphone in the center of the Blockbuster Box, the lens will magnify your smartphone's display and project it onto the wall.
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Bits | Remittances at the Click of a Smartphone Button
While the likes of Western Union have offered international money transfers for decades, new tech start-ups and traditional telecom operators are taking advantage of the rapid rise of smartphones in many emerging economies to reduce the barriers — and …
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