The exception to the worldwide drop are tablets that double as laptops via an attachable keyboard. Such hybrid units saw a 120 percent surge in shipments last quarter, says research firm IDC.
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The company has released its iPhone 5 and Galaxy S3 cases and unveils new cases for the iPad, iPad Mini, and iPod Touch.
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People have already started camping out for Apple's newest smartphone before the gadgets hit store shelves Friday.
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HTC's next big release could come in the form of another midrange Android, or so claims a Chinese website.
A move could help Foxconn lower its manufacturing costs, though Apple customers won't likely see those savings.
Samples of InVisage's first QuantumFilm sensor are slated to become available to phone manufacturers by the end of this year.
The Huawei Y635 is easy on the wallet and connects to the Internet over faster 4G, but it's still a pretty basic smartphone.