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With The iPhone 5S, Apple Reveals A Laser Focus On Revolutionizing The Most Lucrative Mobile Categories

As part of our quarterly update of major mobile industry trends, BI Intelligence took a first look at how the 5S and its new camera and fingerprint scanner might revolutionize several of the most lucrative mobile categories.<p>The iPhone 5S will be a bellwether for the mobile industry's future.<p>Here's …

Friction in the gears of Samsung's Galaxy Gear

Enter the Galaxy Gear. Samsung is raising the bar for what a smartwatch can be, aiming for functionality closer to that of Google Glass. You can answer phone calls, control Galaxy Gear with your voice, take pictures, and share content -- just like you would on a smartphone, but you don't have to …

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Sony Xperia Z1: the new flagship with imaging at its heart (hands-on)

For a while, it looked like Sony was going to work its way up and down the alphabet with each new phone. More recently, however, it's settled on one letter -- for its flagships at least -- and the ultimate letter at that. Following the lead of other OEM's, Sony appears to be easing off the …

How Android Grew To Be More Popular Than The iPhone

Google's smartphone operating system now powers a whopping 80% of devices worldwide. Apple's iOS operating system for iPhones only powers 13% of smartphones. iOS controlled about 16% of the worldwide smartphone market a year ago, according to IDC.<p>Apple should be freaking out, Jay Yarow says. (So …

Samsung Hennessy is official: a dual-screen flip-phone with a quad-core CPU

While we'd like to feign surprise at Samsung's official reveal of another dual-screen Android flip phone, yesterday's leak gave us ample warning. Samsung's Chinese website has officially outed the Hennessy (W789), and it boasts a pair of 3.3-inch 320x480 touch displays and runs Android 4.1 on a …

HP launches Android-based SlateBook 'PC'

<b>Editors' note:</b> This story was originally published on July 30, 2013 1:39 PM PDT. It has been updated to include confirmation from HP.<p>The SlateBook x2, Hewlett-Packard's foray into the Android convertible market, is now available on the company's sales site.<p>The tablet-laptop hybrid was slated to be …

Samsung reportedly looking to engineer new ARM-compatible Exynos processor

It's a material world, and Samsung's just living in it. And, evidently, it's tired of doing things in the same manner it has been. According to a report from <i>ETNews</i>, the aforesaid company is looking to produce an Exynos processor using a "redesigned ARM core platform" that'll be whipped up in …

Samsung reveals new Exynos smartphone and tablet chip

<b>Samsung has unveiled its latest top-of-the-range smart device processor saying it offers more than twice the 3D graphics power of its predecessor.</b><p>The Exynos 5 Octa is the first production-ready chip to include ARM Holding's latest GPU (graphics processing unit) architecture.<p>Samsung's move to …

How Samsung's Profit Compares To Apple's

When Samsung reported earnings for the same quarter a few weeks ago, it posted $8.33 billion in operating profit, although didn't provide net profit numbers.<p>Apple did post strong iPhone sales numbers for last quarter. It sold 31 million units, a record for the June quarter. But it missed …

BlackBerry's upcoming A10 flagship leaks in photos and video

BlackBerry is reported to be working on a bigger and faster flagship smartphone called the A10, and a new series of leaked photos have provided one of our best looks yet at the upcoming device. Twitter user Vũ Thạnh has posted three pictures of the purported BlackBerry smartphone, showcasing its …

Airbus' New Composite Airliner Completes First Flight Testing Phase

Airbus' new A350 XWB composite airliner recently wrapped up its first month of flight testing, completing the first phase of the scheduled year-long …