August 28th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Apple sent out its latest press invitation last night, to an event on 9 September in San Francisco that’s expected to herald the next generation of iPhones. “Hey Siri, give us a hint,” teased the...

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August 24th, 2015 by Stuart Dredge

android-briefing

Android started life as a mobile startup, snapped up by Google in July 2005 to form the base for its push into the smartphones market. The first Android device was released in the autumn of 2008, and...

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August 19th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Google is significantly expanding its Android one affordable-smartphones initiative in Africa, taking the program to Nigeria, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Egypt, and Morocco. Google is working with smartphone...

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August 13th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Research firm Canalys has published its latest data on the tablets market, with a gloomy analysis of its future prospects for growth. The company claims that shipments of tablets fell 11% year-on-year...

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August 7th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

British communications regulator Ofcom has published its latest market report on the UK, with the headline claim that smartphones now trump laptops as a way for getting online. “A third (33%) of internet...

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August 6th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Kantar Worldpanel ComTech has published its latest smartphone sales stats, calculating the market share of the various platforms in countries around the world. Its figures for sales (note, actual sales,...

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July 16th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

What is a smartwatch for, really? It’s nice to have something on your wrist that tells the time, but many of the much-hyped ‘smart’ features aren’t proving that appealing beyond the earliest adopters....

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July 3rd, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Chinese handset maker Xiaomi has big ambitions for global expansion, having predicted that it will sell 100m smartphones around the world in 2015. It’ll be hoping for a storming end to the year though,...

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May 28th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

A few weeks behind rival Meerkat, Twitter’s Periscope app has officially launched for Android smartphones. “As a small startup, our initial launch was limited to just iOS, but we’ve been working...

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