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Apple's US smartphone market share hit low point prior to iPhone 6S launch

The iPhone's share of the US smartphone market dropped in advance of the new lineup, says Kantar WorldPanel ComTech, but it will certainly bounce back as the new phones gain traction.

By October 7, 2015


Quanta's relationship with Apple may be its saving grace

Big orders from its top client are propping up the Taiwanese company in an increasingly tough market.

By September 17, 2015


Taiwan's PC makers search for new cash cow

The PC isn't dead, but, as computer makers Asus and Acer are discovering, it's increasingly unprofitable.

By September 16, 2015


Android market share stays steady in US but sinks deeper in Europe

More than a quarter of smartphone buyers across Europe jumped ship from Android to iOS, which saw solid gains across most of the continent, says research firm Kantar Worldpanel ComTech.

By September 2, 2015


Happy 20th birthday, Microsoft Windows 95

Twenty years before it launched Windows 10 -- in a very different time and place -- Microsoft launched Windows 95.

By August 24, 2015


Watch a match-head bomb burst into flames in slow motion

The Slo Mo Guys film a match-head bomb in their backyard with a Phantom Flex slow-motion camera, and if you're thinking it's a good idea to try this at home, you should just stop reading now.

By August 22, 2015


Samsung unleashes its thinnest phone ever with Galaxy A8

The new phone is only .23 inches or 5.9 milimeters thin yet still packs a fingerprint sensor and a hefty 3,050mAh battery.

By July 15, 2015


Galaxy S6 fails to bring back Samsung's mojo

The Korean company reported its seventh straight profit decline in the second quarter and will cut pricing for the Galaxy S6 to attract more buyers.

By July 29, 2015


Samsung tops Apple in slowing smartphone market

Even though smartphone shipments are expected to be up this year, research firm TrendForce says the future doesn't look good: vendors will face "serious challenges" as demand plateaus.

By July 20, 2015


Smartphones aren't selling like they used to (it's an Android thing)

Samsung is just the latest smartphone vendor to offer bad news as demand slows around the world.

By July 7, 2015