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Bullitt is booming as demand for tough smartphones soars

Bullitt is booming as demand for tough smartphones soars

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Britain’s only remaining mobile phone manufacturer is enjoying a boom in revenue, bolstered by a growing demand for ‘rugged mobiles’. Reading-based Bullitt Group has seen year-on-year revenue increase of 36 ...

Rob Horgan
by Rob Horgan
on Sep 18th 2017 at 10:18AM
Is Apple running out of ideas?

Is Apple running out of ideas?

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Yesterday at its campus in Cupertino, Apple revealed two (three if you include the 8 Plus) iPhones. The more hotly anticipated of the two was the iPhone X which, confirming ...

Jonathan Easton
by Jonathan Easton
on Sep 13th 2017 at 10:45AM
LG and Apple plan to derail Samsung OLED expansion plans

LG and Apple plan to derail Samsung OLED expansion plans

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Samsung’s plans to dominate the OLED arena appear to have been scuppered by both LG and Apple. After recording second-quarter profits of $721 million, LG has announced that it will ...

Rob Horgan
by Rob Horgan
on Jul 25th 2017 at 10:26AM
Global smartphone sales at record high and shows no signs of slowing down

Global smartphone sales at record high and shows no signs of slowing down

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The global demand for smartphones is at an all-time high. Across the globe the value of the market increased by 9 per cent year-on-year for the second quarter until the ...

Rob Horgan
by Rob Horgan
on Jul 24th 2017 at 9:58AM

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Android-maker's Essential Phone looks like the future but may fail to take off

Android-maker's Essential Phone looks like the future but may fail to take off

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The internet lit up yesterday when Andy Rubin, the godfather of Android, announced the Essential Phone. While the immediate attention-grabbing feature is the size of the screen (it’s so big ...

Jonathan Easton
by Jonathan Easton
on May 31st 2017 at 12:30PM
'The phone is already dead' says Kinect and HoloLens inventor

'The phone is already dead' says Kinect and HoloLens inventor

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Alex Kipman, top Microsoft boffin and inventor of the Kinect and HoloLens, has made a bold statement over the future of mobile phones – namely that there isn't one. 

Jonathan Easton
by Jonathan Easton
on May 4th 2017 at 10:40AM
Qualcomm reportedly teams up with Samsung on Snapdragon 845

Qualcomm reportedly teams up with Samsung on Snapdragon 845

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 Chipmaker Qualcomm is teaming up with Samsung once again. The two technology giants are working together on the Snapdragon 845 processor to be rolled out in 2018. The firms worked ...

Rob Horgan
by Rob Horgan
on Apr 26th 2017 at 11:22AM
Apple settles out of court just hours before patent trial

Apple settles out of court just hours before patent trial

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Apple has struck an out-of-court settlement with US tech company Unwired Planet, just hours before a trial was set to begin. Unwired Planet had sought a $33million payout, as well ...

Rob Horgan
by Rob Horgan
on Apr 20th 2017 at 10:19AM
BlackBerry wins $814.9 million in legal battle with Qualcomm

BlackBerry wins $814.9 million in legal battle with Qualcomm

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Chip manufacturer Qualcomm has been dealt a serious body blow, just days after taking on Apple in a multi-million dollar legal battle. In a separate dispute, Qualcomm has been ...

Rob Horgan
by Rob Horgan
on Apr 13th 2017 at 10:19AM
Hackers can obtain smartphone pin codes from the way users tilt the screen

Hackers can obtain smartphone pin codes from the way users tilt the screen

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With smartphones used to do everything from send emails to make bank transfers (don’t forget you can still text and make calls from them), the need for them to be ...

Rob Horgan
by Rob Horgan
on Apr 12th 2017 at 10:21AM

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