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Marissa Mayer, Yahoo’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO), pocketed nearly US$6 million for her maiden year on the job, reported CNN.
In an effort to address the mounting controversy over Apple’s warranty policies in China, the maker of the iconic iPhone has issued a letter of apology to Chinese clients, signed by Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook himself.
Apple’s archrival Samsung secured 17.7 per cent of China’s smartphone market in 2012, selling more than 30 million units. This marks a significant rise from the 10.9 million units sold a year ago, according to recently released data by Strategy Analytics.
In a typical child’s world, dolls are for girls and cars are for boys. Put gadgets in the picture and you’ll see that girls go for smartphones more often than boys.
Age is just a number and smartphones are not only for the young. With this in mind, Japan’s Fujitsu has allied with France Telecom-Orange to launch Android-powered smartphones in Europe specifically for elderly users.
Apple is reportedly working on a new wristwatch-like product at its Cupertino headquarters.
Africa is considered one of the fastest growing markets for smartphones globally, growing 43 per cent in sales per annum in the last 13 years, according to a report by the London-based mobile operator GSM Association.
Smartphones have truly invaded the world, with sales exploding last year and capturing a huge chunk of the mobile phone market, according to research firm International Data Corporation (IDC). A report by IDC revealed that smartphone sales soared by 44 per cent to 712 million units in 2012, comprising 45.5 per cent of total mobile phone shipments.
Smartphones from Microsoft and Nokia have closed the past year on a high note, with sales surpassing forecasts of analysts, according to media reports.
In the past, kids wanted to emulate and learn from their parents. Now, as technology becomes more and more prevalent in our daily lives, it turns out that some kids actually know more than their parents when it comes to computers and gadgets.
Are you trying to decide which mobile device to give someone this Christmas?
In an epic story of falling and rising again, Research in Motion (RIM) is set to unveil the Blackberry 10 Smartphone on 30 January 2013, with hopes of bringing back the glory that used to be synonymous with the company’s name.