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One of the original signature features in Android phones is all but dead - Business Insider

A picture that supposedly shows the LG G6 was leaked to Business Insider on Thursday, and it seemingly reinforces the rumors that LG will ditch the removable battery as a feature. Removable batteries were a signature feature on Android smartphones that ...and more »

iPhone X To Be Based On OLED Display Technology - ValueWalk

The iPhone 8 is set to be the highlight of this or any other smartphone year later in 2017, but increasingly it seems that this will not be the only major mobile release from Apple. The consumer electronics giant is reportedly working on a prototype ...and more »

What to expect with Apple's 2017 iPhone 'X' - Fox News

With Apple's next iPhone seeing even more fevered speculation this week, a long-time display expert offers his predictions. ADVERTISEMENT. Call it the “iPhone 8,” or “10th anniversary iPhone” or what some analysts on Wall Street refer to as the “iPhone ...and more »

iPhone 7 sales helped Apple reclaim the top spot in the global smartphone market - TechCrunch

iPhone 7 sales put Apple back on top as the world's top smartphone vendor in the fourth quarter, according to a new report from Strategy Analytics, which attributed at least some of the growth to Apple's ability to capitalize on Samsung's recent ...and more »

Apple bumps Samsung from top spot in smartphone share w/ record Q4 iPhone sales - 9 to 5 Mac

With Apple reporting all-time record high iPhone sales and revenue in its earnings call yesterday, IDC's latest data out today confirms that the company surpassed Samsung to take the top spot in the fourth quarter of last year. That was despite, as IDC ...and more »

Apple's iPhone loses sales crown to Oppo's R9 in China in 2016 - China Daily

Apple Inc's iPhone last year lost the title of the best-selling smartphone in China for the first time in four years, highlighting the mounting challenges it faces from local smartphone vendors, a new report said. The decline is in line with the US ...and more »

Here's what iPhone sales have been each year since the first model came out - Business Insider

The iPhone 7, all told, is an incremental upgrade. After a year of fading sales, the common wisdom going into Apple's earnings report this week was that the company hadn't done enough to trigger a turnaround. It was something of a surprise, then, when ...and more »

New iPhone 8 Leaks Reveal Apple's Boring Breakthrough - Forbes

This year's flagship smartphone from Apple is expected to introduce a number of new technologies into the handset. The 10th anniversary iPhone model will likely see a new design and new features announced in September. The biggest visual change will be ...and more »

8 Reasons iPhone Users Should Be Excited About the Galaxy S8 - Thrillist

Samsung's had a rough time of it lately. Its Galaxy Note7 was plagued by a couple violently explosive battery issues that not only got it banned from airplanes and warranted two separate recalls, but resulted in the company eventually discontinuing its ...and more »

Smartphone shipments top 1.5b in 2016 with Apple leading in Q4 - SlashGear

It appears that 2016 was a pretty good year for the smartphone industry, at least according to new data from Strategy Analytics. The analytics firm announced that smartphone shipments managed to hit an impressive 1.49 billion last year. That's a new ...and more »