Mobile

Gartner reports first ever global decline in smartphone sales | TechCrunch

https://techcrunch.com/2018/02/22/gartner-reports-first-ever-global-decline-in-smartphone-sales/ Smartphone boon era seems to be over. Smartphone market is maturing. Gartner’s latest figures record the first ever decline (a 5.6 per cent decline over Q4 2016 figure) since the analyst began tracking the market. (Though it’s not the first analyst to call a decline.) Global smartphone sales have not been firing on all

What to expect from Mobile World Congress 2018 | TechCrunch

https://techcrunch.com/2018/02/12/what-to-expect-from-mobile-world-congress-2018/ The world’s largest phone show is set for Barcelona later this month. Few things are certain yet. It seems pretty clear that 5G will once again be taking center stage. Samsung announced its plans to launch its flagship at the event.

The maker of the Turing Phone files for bankruptcy and suspends manufacturing | TechCrunch

https://techcrunch.com/2018/02/07/the-maker-of-the-turing-phone-files-for-bankruptcy-and-suspends-manufacturing/ This again proves that,making hardware is hard – both design and business sides. An another Finnish hardware startup with big plans seems to have finished the business. The Finnish phone maker’s story so far is one of delay after delay, and now it’s announced, via Facebook post, that it’s suspending manufacturing. “A recent news

Finland is the Mobile Data Capitol of the World – IEEE Spectrum

https://spectrum.ieee.org/tech-talk/telecom/wireless/what-the-finnish-obsession-with-mobile-data-says-about-5g It seems that we really need 5G in Finland before 4G slows down too much due high use of it. Several factors make Finland a potential sandbox for 5G developers: the average person in Finland used about 20 gigabytes (GB) of mobile data in December 2017, a dramatic rise from the 2016 average of

What to expect at CES 2018

https://techcrunch.com/2018/01/02/what-to-expect-at-ces-2018/?utm_source=tcfbpage&sr_share=facebook The biggest tech show of the year is set to officially kick off January 9 — which actually means the big announcements. TechCrunch has made a lot of reporting over the years, so they have some idea what to expect. Connected homes will likely dominate the show yet again, led by the explosive popularity of

How to Write Your Own C++ Game Engine

http://preshing.com/20171218/how-to-write-your-own-cpp-game-engine/  The gaming platforms of 2017 – mobile, console and PC – are very powerful and, in many ways, quite similar to one another. Game engine development is not so much about struggling with weak and exotic hardware, as it was in the past. In my opinion, it’s more about struggling with complexity of your own

Permissionless data slurping: Why Google’s latest bombshell matters • The Register

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2017/11/22/permissionless_data_slurping_google/ Somebody else than just your mobile operator gets to know where you are: According to an old Chinese proverb: “When a wise man points at the Moon, an idiot looks at his finger.” Google may have been hoping that you were examining a finger, not reading a Quartz story yesterday, which reveals how Android phones send

Evolution of Mobile Communication from 1(G) to 4G, 5G, 6G, 7G …

http://vitorr.com/post-details.php?postid=2615 The cellular wireless Generation (G) generally refers to a change in the nature of the system, speed, technology and frequency. Each generation have some standards, capacities, techniques and new features which differentiate it from the previous one. Now 5G is hot technology at the top of the hype cycle. But that’s not the end

André Staltz – The Web began dying in 2014, here’s how

https://staltz.com/the-web-began-dying-in-2014-heres-how.html Here are some key points from this long article: Before the year 2014, there were many people using Google, Facebook, and Amazon. Today, there are still many people using services from those three tech giants (respectively, GOOG, FB, AMZN). However, the underlying dynamics of power on the Web have drastically changed. Internet activity itself