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Apple’s iPhone 6s is the Best-Selling Smartphone for 2016

iPhone 6s was, in terms of shipments,  the top selling smartphone brand in 2016 according to new analysis from IHS Markit. If looking at the fourth quarter alone, the new iPhone 7 was the 2016 best-seller, followed by iPhone 7 Plus, based on research from the IHS Markit Smartphone Shipment Database, which tracks quarterly shipment data for more than 350 smartphone…

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Siempo – Distraction Free Phone

Smart technology re-imagined for a less distracted life. Many people welcome the distraction smartphones provide — say, while waiting for a bus, commuting, or basically any moment when we used to daydream — but others consider it a modern illness in need of cure. Now, a phone that’s launching on Kickstarter is trying to tap into that same movement. The…

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Nearly Half of iPhone Users Feel Uncomfortable with Storing Personal Information on iCloud

Nearly half of iPhone users have little or no confidence in storing their personal information on iCloud, according to a survey of 1,001 iPhone users conducted by Clutch, a leading B2B ratings and reviews firm. Forty-seven percent (47%) of iPhone users said they are only “slightly” or “not at all” comfortable with storing personal information on iCloud. Meanwhile, 44% of respondents…

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“Hush Me” is the Gadget which Keeps Your Conversations Private In The Office

Meet the world’s first voice mask for mobile phones, Hushme. This strange neckband-style wireless headphone is a device that is built to muffle your conversations and has integrated earbuds to be used as headphones too. So how does it work? Well the idea is remarkably simple, the muzzle closes in around your mouth creating a seal that should cut out much…

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Chinese smartphones grow more popular in Russia

Smartphones made in China took a larger share of the Russian market in January than a year ago, local retailers said recently. In January 2017, five Chinese brands — Lenovo, Huawei, Meizu, Xiaomi and ZTE — collectively accounted for 24 percent of the Russian market in sales and 19 percent in revenue, increased from 19 percent and 13 percent respectively…

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Mobile phone manufacturers and their competitively priced laptops: Xiaomi

The Xiaomi Mi Notebook Air has a 4G SIM slot which could come in handy when you don’t have access to Wi-Fi. The global smartphone market is reaching saturation point, and phone makers are now focusing on computing products too. According to CounterPoint Research, the global smartphone market saw a modest year-on-year growth of 3.4% in 2016 —it was 1,462 million…

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Xiaomi climbs technology ladder with self-developed chip

Xiaomi, one of China’s leading smartphone manufacturers, released its first independently developed smartphone chip on Tuesday, making it the fourth cellphone company in the world that can independently develop processor after Apple, Samsung and Huawei. Pengpai S1, the fingernail-sized chip, cost Xiaomi over 1 billion yuan ($145 million) in research and development. “Chip is the apex level of cellphone technology….

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Noa Launches its Latest Smartphones at MWC 2017

Hangar 18, the company from the town of Koprivnica, Croatia, has participated for the first time at the largest world mobile technology exhibition. At the event, NOA launched its new range of flagship smartphones – the NOA H10le, NOA H2 and NOA N5. “Mobile World Congress is organised by GSMA – a global association of telecom companies. Hangar 18 is…

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Xiaomi, Huawei, Oppo turn to cutting-edge technology to take on global giants

Xiaomi , Huawei and Oppo are keen to demonstrate that they’re innovators capable of producing devices that can stand alongside the latest from Apple and Samsung Cheap handsets helped Chinese smartphone makers climb to the top of their home market. Now they’re hoping cutting-edge technology will take them global. Shrugging off a reputation for knockoffs, the country’s biggest brands are…

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China’s phone makers eye world stage

Cheap handsets helped Chinese smartphone makers climb to the top of their home market. Now they’re hoping cutting-edge technology will take them global. Cheap handsets helped Chinese smartphone makers climb to the top of their home market. Now they’re hoping cutting-edge technology will take them global. Shrugging off a reputation for knockoffs, the country’s biggest brands are starting to push…

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