It's the best of times to be a smartphone buyer. The competition is cutthroat, innovation reigns and multiple companies are vying for attention. The smartphone market is developing rapidly and arguably the most interesting tech sector to watch.
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Some people think they want a plain vanilla Google version of the HTC One. For those of us who have a One and use it daily, this makes very little sense and after you see all that may be missing you may change your opinion too.
Finnish smartphone startup Jolla unveiled its first phone this week, but its Sailfish Alliance seems to be taking a back seat to hardware development.
HTC is planning to release a mid-range device in the Desire range that will include a quad-core processor, 8-megapixel camera and its Sense 5 UI but has not yet confirmed that it will be headed to the UK.
Nokia adds another prong to its attack on Taiwanese handset maker HTC.
Rumours abound that HTC is thinking about releasing a stock Android version of the HTC One — but would this be the best decision?
Nokia is known for their optics and it is great to see them heavily promoting it in some new commercials for the Verizon Lumia 928. Will these commercials and targeted marketing plan resonate with consumers?
Samsung says that sales of the Galaxy S4 have passed the ten million mark less than a month after being launched.
Indonesian official says Taiwanese manufacturer will team up with local mobile phone distributor Erajaya Swasembada to offer locally-made handsets, and it will start constructing its factory later this year.
For those that need a ruggedized smartphone, the Cat B15 may be a decent competitor priced at a reasonable $350 with no carrier contract.
Several people have recently departed HTC, but that doesn't mean the company is shutting the doors. There may be marketing strategy changes, a focus only on Asia, or some other strategy we do not yet know about.
Bottom line: Amazon is looking for the next "Fifty Shades of Grey" by panning directly to would-be fan fiction authors.
I never travel overseas without Truphone and businesses will appreciate their new global shared plan offerings that include calls, text, and data.
Windows Phone devices with a compass will be able to use Nokia's LiveSight navigation tools in its Here maps.
China’s largest Internet company, Tencent, is eyeing India for further growth for its messaging platform as it ventures overseas. It will be up against an increasingly crowded market where rivals such as Whatsapp have had a headstart.
South Korean electronics giant's investment in local rival Pantech in a deal valued at almost US$47.6 million will boost cooperation in smartphone and other business areas.