The future smartphone market will definitely grow, but at what rate depends on which research firm you consult.
The wireless industry is finally deploying 4G networks on a large scale to provide mobile broadband capabilities. But the industry is already demonstrating 5G speeds, and Samsung, Ericsson, and NTT DoCoMo are the early leaders, according to research firm Strategy Analytics.
Samsung could soon be releasing its first Android tablet that comes with an Intel processor, according to a report on Computerworld.
Samsung is expected to showcase a new 13.3-inch laptop incorporating an ultra high-resolution 3200x1800 display this week at Display Week 2013 in Vancouver.
Samsung captured 95 percent of the $5.3 billion in profits generated by global Android smartphone shipments in the first quarter of 2013, according to the latest stats by Strategy Analytics.
Samsung extended its lead in worldwide mobile phone sales to a 23.6 percent market share, buoyed by a 13 percent year-over year sales increase in the first quarter of 2013, according to the latest stats from Gartner
Apple has suffered another setback at the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
Apple is arguing that Android "provides much of the accused functionality" in the Samsung smartphones involved in its most recent patent infringement lawsuit, filed last year in a United States district court in northern California.
The global volume of smartphones enabled with near field communications is forecasted to more than double this year, according to Strategy Analytics.
Tablet shipments soared 142.4 percent year-over-year in the first quarter of 2013, reaching 49.2 million units, according to preliminary data from IDC.