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Fastest Smartphones – November 2011

Looking at just the specifications of the latest smartphones is becoming a little misleading. For example, Apple merely states that their iPhone 4S comes with a dual-core A5 processor … it doesn’t tell anyone that it is running at around 800Mhz. Similarly, dual-core processors and their respective chipsets vary a great deal in raw performance. […]

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Google’s Moat

Google’s share price has underperformed in recent years. Despite growing strongly, even through the credit crisis, investors appear to have misunderstood Google’s strategy and feared that competitors may steal a march on the search engine giant. Investors instead fell in love with Facebook and Apple, the latter probably completely justified given its enormous profitability. Many […]

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iPhone 5 is Slower Than Rivals

Before I get flamed by Apple fanboys, I’ve obviously written a sensationalist headline and made some key assumptions (outlined below)!  I nearly called this article “Your iPhone 5 is Already Obsolete” … but that’s true of every smartphone! However, the odds are that the iPhone 5 will be slower and possibly of a lower specification in general when […]

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Google Buys Motorola = Genius

I’ve just read the news that Google has agreed to buy Motorola Mobility for $40 per share in cash, totalling around $12.5billion. This is an absolutely genius move by Google and pulls the rug out from under Apple and Microsoft who have been aggressively targeting anyone that manufactures Android devices. Firstly, there is the price. […]

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Apple Plays Chicken With Samsung

Apple may be the largest tech company in the world by market capitalisation, but Samsung is ~20th biggest of any company in the world in terms of turnover with approximately $140billion in sales in 2010 vs Apple’s $65billion. Samsung are also one of Apple’s most important suppliers, selling $5.7billion of chips and other components to […]

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