“AI-enabled smartphones consume less power to perform multiple operations per second. Thus, technological advances in AI and its integration in smartphones, will drive sales leading to the growth of the smartphone market during the forecast period,” the report added. … [Read more...] about Global smartphone market to grow by 64 mn units in 2020-24
A five-megapixel selfie-camera can capture every nick and wrinkle. But the HTC One M8's party piece has to be its Duo Camera, which puts a depth sensor on the back, making fancy photo effects seamless and after-the-fact focus possible, even if the photos aren't always pin-sharp at just 4.1-megapixels (yes, the selfie-cam is higher resolution). … [Read more...] about Which is the must-have smartphone of 2014 so far?
The strategy meeting shows that Apple had mapped out its smartphone plans at least two years ahead. The iPhone 4S and its Siri voice assistant are both referred to in the email – as is the iPhone 5, then just under two years away from being launched. … [Read more...] about Apple chiefs feared that smartphone buyers ‘want what we don’t have’
Dutch electronics giant Philips released the magnetic audio cassette, intended for journalists and secretaries to use in dictation machines. But it was soon used much, much more for music. Boom boxes meant you could take your music with you for the first time, as long as you didn’t mind the stares. … [Read more...] about [email protected]: Here’s a timeline of the listening devices that led to the smartphone
I use my wireless charging stations with my Galaxy S9+, my iPhone 11 Pro Max, and my mom's Galaxy S7. When we have guests, we can easily invite them to set their phone down for a quick charge. It's also a nice way to get the phone out of someone's hands, and they're less likely to pick it up if it interrupts charging. … [Read more...] about Go wireless charging now and love it later
Sunnebo says that in Europe, people almost always move between device sizes by simply switching to the next size up or down. "In Europe there's far, far less interest in phablets, so manufacturers find it a struggle to push them over here, compared to Asia where they are a big thing. The difference is that tablets took off a lot earlier in the US and Europe - in the UK, tablet penetration is close to 40% of households." … [Read more...] about Phablets to make a splash in Asia – but appeal in Europe is ‘limited’