The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
Chip vendors and device makers are readying the smartphones, hotspots and cars that will let users eventually enjoy higher download speeds with LTE-Advanced.
By Mikael Ricknäs | 26 February, 2014 17:46
The two most talked about smartphones ahead of this year's Mobile World Congress sit at opposites sides of the spectrum; the low-end Android-based Nokia X and Samsung Electronics' new flagship model, the Galaxy S5.
By Mikael Ricknäs | 18 February, 2014 15:00
ZTE plans to unveil a range of "high-performance smartphones" in Barcelona next week, including the Grand Memo II LTE with a 6-inch screen.
By Mikael Ricknäs | 18 February, 2014 11:04
The fledgling Tizen smartphone OS has managed to attract 15 new backers, three of which are big name brands in Asia, including the Chinese search giant Baidu, handset maker ZTE, and Japanese mobile operator SoftBank Mobile.
By Michael Kan | 13 February, 2014 11:35
With all the smartphones on the market, Chinese company ZTE is hoping to set its phones apart by bringing voice-assistant technology to its newest flagship device, the Grand S II.
By Michael Kan | 07 January, 2014 18:05
Love it or hate it, the annual International CES is the way the year begins for many people in the consumer electronics industry. Next week in Las Vegas, companies will present their vision of things to come, some of it grounded in fact and some pure speculation. For all the solid technology on show, there's an equal amount of "throw it out and see what sticks" gadgets and gizmos.
By Martyn Williams | 03 January, 2014 17:39
The U.S. International Trade Commission has ruled against InterDigital in a complaint that alleged Huawei, Nokia, ZTE had infringed the company's patents.
By Michael Kan | 20 December, 2013 05:05
The name Nubia might conjure up images of Africa, Egyptian pharaohs and early civilization. But perhaps one day, it'll also be remembered for smartphones. Or at least that's the hope of Chinese handset maker ZTE, which is using the name as a new company brand.
By Michael Kan | 19 November, 2013 13:05
Understandably, the most-discussed phones in these Android roundups – which, I'm a bit staggered to realize, have now been going for about 16 months – have generally been the ones at the cutting edge, with the latest technology and the coolest new features.
By Jon Gold | 14 November, 2013 22:18
Smartphone shipments grew by 9 per cent in the third quarter, a record for a single quarter, which continues a record-setting trend, according to research firm, IDC.
By Matt Hamblen | 29 October, 2013 14:48
Two new unlocked Android smartphones from ZTE USA -- the Grand S and the Nubia 5 -- can be pre-ordered starting Saturday.
By Matt Hamblen | 03 October, 2013 13:04
ZTE plans on launching another phone running Mozilla's Firefox OS, this time with a dual-core processor, a bigger screen, and a revamped user experience, a company executive said on Tuesday.
By Michael Kan | 24 September, 2013 11:34
For a company that makes one of the best smartphones currently on the market – Android or otherwise – HTC's finances and general outlook sure aren't very rosy. After the firm reported earlier this month that it may post a quarterly loss for the first time since 2008, according to Bloomberg, its stock price plummeted.
By Jon Gold | 22 August, 2013 23:16
Worldwide smartphone sales to end users accounted for nearly 52 per cent of mobile phone sales in the second quarter, surpassing feature phones sales for the first time as a result of growth in Asian countries like China, Gartner said.
By Mikael Ricknäs | 14 August, 2013 10:28