The arrival of big-screen iPhones in the big China market promises a significant shift for the final quarter of 2014.
Apple's shift to big-screened smartphones is proving just the ticket to winning over consumers in key Asian markets -- including rival Samsung's home turf.
The iPhone numbers in South Korea top the preorders seen for Samsung's Galaxy Note 4 over a similar period, says the Wall Street Journal.
The Audiophiliac's close encounter with jazz musician Billy Drummond, he has a houseful of great hi-fi gear.
A leaked document obtained by BlackBerry news site N4BB shows four smartphones targeting four categories of consumers for this year.
Samsung snagged 36.1 percent of smartphone shipments in the second quarter, compared with 29.7 percent for Apple, new data from Counterpoint Research shows.
Micromax, a five-year-old Indian company, now leads the handset market in that country, but it's not all bad news for Samsung there.
Since its debut, Samsung's Galaxy S5 has failed to overthrow Apple's flagship smartphone, according to market researcher Counterpoint.
With local smartphone makers in China and India toppling Samsung, the company is feeling the heat in the fastest-growing markets.
The trend toward massive statement headphones gets a counterpoint with Earin wireless earbuds.