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Tag Archives: smartphone

The Home PC is About to Die

Within a year or two, the home PC (including laptops) will start to die out. Smart devices such as the smartphone, tablet and smart TV will make them redundant. We’ll have a variety of different screens around the house which can either be TVs or workstations for us to work on … but the processing […]

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Quad Core Smartphones

It looks like quad-core tablets will arrive by Christmas this year, and quad-core smartphones will follow on in the first half of 2012. Both Nvidia and Qualcomm have announced that their quad-core processors are on the way, both will use a 28nm die size which will help reduce heat and power consumption. Hopefully we will […]

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Smartphone ETF

Shipments of smartphones in 2010 were up 74% globally on 2009 to 302million handsets. Many people already recognise that smartphone adoption will become widespread, resulting in many companies involved posting record profits or sales or both! A very enterprising company called First Trust Advisors have created a Smartphone ETF (exchange traded fund) to enable the […]

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Facebook Smartphone

Rumours have resurfaced that in February one of the world’s leading smartphone manufacturers, HTC, is due to unveil two Facebook-branded handsets. These will run a modified version of the Android operating system and be fully branded in line with Facebook’s look & feel (blue, grey & white). Supposedly due to be announced at the 2011 […]

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Androids Take Over

Google’s Android is picking up market share at a more rapid pace than ever, with over 40% of new smartphone customers in the US choosing a handset with the Android OS installed. iOS and iPhone are still just leading the total market share stats, however it would appear to only be a matter of time […]

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