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Huawei says it sold more smartphones than Apple in December

Huawei has been the third largest smartphone maker in the world by sales volume for quite a while now. However, the Chinese company claims it managed to switch places with second-place Apple for a month last year. Allen Wang, Director for Product Centre at Huawei India, says his company overtook Apple in global

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Jeremy Liew suggests watching “Planet of the Apps” for its window onto pitch meetings

Reviewers have not been kind to Apple’s first TV offering, “Planet of the Apps.” Variety had a particularly entertaining, if biting, take, with writer Maureen Ryan likening the show to “something that was developed at a cocktail party, and not given much more rigorous thought or attention after the pitcher of mojitos was

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Tech stocks tanked for the second straight day

It’s been a bad few days for tech stocks. The FANG stocks, a moniker used to collectively describe Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Google (now Alphabet) have had a rough two days on Wall Street. And even though Apple isn’t included in the original FANG group (which was designed to describe a grouping of

By | 2017-06-12T22:38:51+00:00 June 12th, 2017|Categories: Apple|Comments Off on Tech stocks tanked for the second straight day

Sense sleep tracker maker Hello is shutting down

Hello, the makers of the bedside sleep tracker Sense, is shutting down as after looking for a buyer, according to a blog post from the company. The news was first reported by Axios, which said the company has laid off most of its employees and sought a buyer of its assets. We’ve also heard

By | 2017-06-12T21:18:09+00:00 June 12th, 2017|Categories: Gadgets|Comments Off on Sense sleep tracker maker Hello is shutting down

Ubisoft’s E3 2017 games include Assassin’s Creed: Origins, Far Cry 5, The Crew 2 and more

Ubisoft is one of the biggest game publishers, with an immense catalogue of games spanning all genres. This year’s E3 presentation includes a new Assassin’s Creed and Far Cry 5, but also a collaboration with Nintendo, as well as several new titles in completely new and recognizable game series. Click through (desktop) or scroll

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Refurbished Galaxy Note FE launches on July 7 with Bixby onboard

Samsung's refurbished Galaxy Note7 units are almost ready to launch, as it turns out. The refurbished model will be called Galaxy Note FE, a new report from the company's home country of South Korea claims. We've heard this name before, but Galaxy Note7R has also been floated in the rumors as a possible

By | 2017-06-13T04:43:33+00:00 June 12th, 2017|Categories: GSM|Comments Off on Refurbished Galaxy Note FE launches on July 7 with Bixby onboard

SoFi has applied for a bank charter

In May, SoFi CEO Michael Cagney told TechCrunch the company would be applying for a bank charter “in the next month.” Well, it’s about a month later, and — surprise! — the company has actually done so. On June 6, SoFi applied for a de novo (or “new”) bank charter, according to a

By | 2017-06-13T09:00:37+00:00 June 12th, 2017|Categories: Android|Comments Off on SoFi has applied for a bank charter

Xiaomi Q2 2017 shipments show healthy growth

Xiaomi launched several phones this quarter and the move brought a rise in shipments. The company is on course to moving 20 million units in the second quarter of 2017, according to an industry insider. Q2 is undoubtedly a better quarter compared with Q1 2017 when Xiaomi managed to ship only 13 million

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The HTC U11 is a good phone with a dumb gimmick

Squeezable sides are a very bad reason to buy a phone. Especially now, when the U11’s Edge Sense doesn’t do a whole hell of a lot. Who knows, perhaps one day it will do much more than simply launching favorite apps. But even then, squeezable sides will be a very bad reason to

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Watch Sony’s E3 press conference right here

Whether or not it has new hardware, Sony always finds a way to surprise us at E3. Expect loads of new games, and then there’s always the gold Playstation 4, which is on sale for $249 at the event. There’s a slight chance that Playstation will make a few price cuts to existing

By | 2017-06-13T06:45:19+00:00 June 12th, 2017|Categories: Android|Comments Off on Watch Sony’s E3 press conference right here