Apple Stories October 30

Huawei overtakes Oppo to take lead in China, as Vivo, Xiaomi & Apple all see growth

Smartphone sales in China may be down 5% year-on-year, but four of the five top-selling brands saw growth in Q3, reports Canalys. Oppo was the exception, seeing a slight decline in sales, that allowed Huawei to take the #1 slot …

Apple Stories October 27

It was suggested back in August that Google was paying Apple $3B this year to remain the default search engine on iOS devices. That’s up from the $1B it’s known to have paid in 2014, and – as it’s almost all profit – is estimated to account for a whopping 5% of Apple’s total operating profit for the year …

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Apple Stories October 23

A patent application published on Friday shows that Samsung is working on a new wireless charging mat that would allow it to charge multiple devices at once. An illustration shows it simultaneously charging both a phone and a smartwatch.

It appears similar to the AirPower wireless charging mat announced by Apple at the recent launch of the iPhone 8 and iPhone X

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Everyone can use an Echo Dot: Just $50!

Apple Stories October 18

One of the biggest trends of the last year has been the addition of a secondary camera on the back side of smartphones. While this second lens can be used for a lot of things, like zooming in on landscapes and taking ultra-wide photos, the most popular camera feature has been Portrait Mode, especially on the iPhone 7 Plus and 8 Plus.

Google has now released its brand new Pixel 2 smartphones and with it, the company’s own take on portrait mode. Let’s take a look and see if the Pixel’s single lens can compare to the iPhone’s dual-camera setup.

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Apple Stories October 13

Samsung hit a three-year high in UK smartphone market share in August, according to the latest Kantar data, but its very minor growth in the U.S. was out-paced by Apple.

The market intelligence firm said that Samsung’s UK growth was driven by price promotions on the Galaxy S8 …

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Apple Stories September 18

Huawei pokes fun at Apple’s iPhone X, claims Mate 10 will be ‘the real AI phone’ [Video]

A new Facebook video posted by Huawei takes a very unsubtle swipe at a glitch in a demo during Apple’s launch of the iPhone X

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