Sales to Huawei from US firms are likely to restart in the next couple weeks. This would mean companies like Google, Intel, Qualcomm etc. could once again sell components to/support Huawei devices.
A new report suggests the elimination of the current iPhone notch in exchange for a more minimal cut out. The new punch out will feature a miniaturized version of the current FaceID tech. The report indicates a target launch date of 2020 for this new iPhone design.
Apple iPhones made in India are now being exported to other countries. Your next iPhone, the iPhone 11 could be assembled in India instead of China.
The folding screen smartphone fad has inspired some unusual, futuristic product patents. The latest, a folding display, wrist-worn smartphone.
Samsung profits have take a substantial hit. Most of the downturn can be blamed on soft demand in the premium smartphone segment. Increasing competition and global economic factors are transforming the smartphone industry rapidly.
Samsung is facing legal action over what's being called misleading advertising. Various Samsung Galaxy device commercials are currently in question.
Samsung has made changes to the Galaxy Fold detailed in a recent article via Bloomberg. Galaxy Fold changes include a redesigned hinge and a screen protector that wraps around the outside edge of the display. The Galaxy Fold is still lacking an official release date but is expected to be available for the holiday season.
The Huawei ban has been modified by President Trump. The US will be allowing companies to sell products/technology to Huawei that pose no security risk. This isn't a complete lift of the ban, Huawei products will not be sold in the US. Companies like Google and Intel will be able to sell/support Huawei products elsewhere.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 is around the corner. Currently speculation suggests there will be two versions of the Galaxy Note for 2019. The original thinking was that Samsung would release a Pro version of the Note to live alongside the standard. Note 10+ hands on footage seems to point to a more traditional smartphone approach. Note 10 models would exist as follows, Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10 Plus.
Xiaomi and Oppo have both shown off their under screen selfie camera tech. At MWC Shanghai reporters had their first chance to inspect the technology. Turns out, as it stands, under display smartphone camera tech isn't perfect... Yet.
Samsung and Apple are more intimately connected than many tech fans might expect. Samsung OLED displays have quickly become the backbone of the premium smartphone market in 2019. The iPhone X and iPhone XS wouldn't be the smartphones they are without Samsung involvement.
The Huawei ban has led to some bizarre outcomes. In this case it appears Fedex is refusing to deliver certain packages including Huawei products. The product in question for this specific shipment was a single Huawei P30 Pro.
Apple has issued an official recall for the MacBook Pro. The recall targets MacBooks sold between 2015-2017. The recall references battery issues and potential fire safety risks.
The Samsung Galaxy Fold is finally moving closer to commercial availability. According to a high ranking executive at Samsung the Fold is fixed and ready for sale. Can the Galaxy Fold regain it's glory or is it too late?
The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 will come in two versions according to reports. Rumor has it there will be a standard Galaxy Note 10 at 6.3-inches and a Galaxy Note 10 Pro at 6.75-inches.
The new iPhone could be the biggest Apple has ever made. According to Ming-Chi Kuo the iPhone will be scaling up to 6.7 inches for the Max model and down to 5.4 inches for the standard flagship. He also speculates that the scale of the budget model will remain the same at 6.1 inches.
Folding phones are just the beginning for futuristic smartphone designs... Behold, the Samsung vertical rollable smartphone.
The US Huawei ban has severely jeopardized Huawei's laptop business . Huawei was set to announce it's latest laptop at CES Asia in Shanghai but had to bail on the event. They have cancelled the next generation Matebook for now. It appears the ongoing Huawei ban has impacted it's ability to deliver a product relying on Intel and Microsoft.
As trade tensions continue to rise Foxconn claims to have a solution. Foxconn discusses the possibility of moving Apple's iPhone production out of China and into other countries. One of those countries is India where older generation iPhones and the iPhone XR are already being produced.
As the Huawei ban continues Google has stepped in to defend the Chinese brand and It's ability to utilize the full-fledged Android OS.
Google Stadia pricing details have been released and Huawei makes the news with a 5G Russia deal.
Which smartphone are customers most satisfied with? Is it Apple's iPhone or the Samsung Galaxy series?
The Mac Pro 2019 and Pro Display XDR were recently announced at Apple's WWDC event. The Mac Pro 2019 will be an expensive Apple workstation for a certain type of clientele. Have you been waiting for a new Apple workstation? Does the 2019 Mac Pro have your name on it?
Xiaomi and Oppo have shown off their next generation device prototypes featuring hidden under-display front facing cameras. Gone are notches and motorized selfie cameras replaced by a seamless invisible camera under the screen. This implementation allows for a true all-display design without the complexity of moving parts or an ugly notch. The solid state, notch-less smartphone future moves one step closer.
Huawei faces new problems in Japan. One of the largest mobile phone carriers in Japan has made the decision to cut ties with Huawei utilizing equipment from Nokia and Ericsson instead.
Apple could take an unexpected approach to their eventual folding iPhone.
Apple has made privacy a priority according to their recent marketing. Is the iPhone actually the most secure smartphone?
Huawei's CEO Ren Zhengfei said some surprising things about Apple in a recent interview.
The Huawei ban has produced some strange effects. Are Huawei smartphone prices (Huawei P30 Pro) beginning to dip?
The Huawei ban continues to showcase it's effects. It's no longer just Google's Android in the balance. The list of both hardware and software companies cutting ties with Huawei is growing and now includes an official SD card ban and Matebook removal from the Microsoft store.
Apple just released it's latest MacBook Pro featuring an 8-core processor. Unfortunately, this new MacBook will immediately become part of Apple's extended MacBook keyboard repair program. Seems like the MacBook butterfly key switches are here to stay in spite of reported problems.
There's been a new development in the Huawei vs USA story. Google (Android) and others will be able to continue business temporarily.
Huawei has lost it's Android license from Google as a result of recent restrictions imposed by the US government. The restrictions will cause a ripple effect within the industry and the implications are significant. It won't just be Google and Huawei affected. Intel, Qualcomm, Broadcom and others could also suffer.
A bizarre new trend in smartphones is emerging.
US/China trade tension continues to threaten Huawei's ability to expand into America.
Should you be concerned about the motorized camera on the OnePlus 7 Pro?
The Lenovo foldable Thinkpad X1 prototype is a futuristic look at a folding screen laptop.
Flexible displays are showing up in places other than the Galaxy Fold.
Will Samsung deliver the Galaxy Fold after all?
An interesting story involving Apple AirPods.
A Samsung Galaxy S10 5G battery has exploded, but why?
The Energizer 18,000mAh smartphone dream is over.
Is The Motorola Razr 2019 the folding phone you've been waiting for?
Huawei has found themselves in the midst of a brand new smartphone photography controversy.
Foxconn's CEO was photographed using an unusual looking iPhone.
Today's tech news and an odd story of a wrongly accused alleged Apple Store thief.
The Galaxy Fold has been delayed.
What if the Samsung Galaxy Fold had an Apple logo instead?
What's actually causing the Samsung Galaxy Fold breakage? I sit down with Jon Rettinger to discuss.
Sitting down with Dave Lee to discuss issues emerging around the Samsung Galaxy Fold.
Discussing the Samsung Galaxy Fold.
Our robotic overlords will shoot threes.
Is the world ready for real life battle royale?