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HTC in troubled waters

Way back in 2002 I bought my first ever smartphone. Powered by a new Microsoft OS it was built by a company no-one had really heard of – HTC. The paint came off and dust used to collect behind the screen. There was even a bolt-on camera that …

Samsung rule the world.. at the moment

The Q1 financials for Samsung were much higher than even their own expectations, with 3.2 billion coming in the door. “Brisk” sales of the Galaxy Note and Samsung Galaxy SII pushed the strong growth through the ceiling, making Samsung the worlds largest maker of mobile phones and overtaking …

RIM Posts big quarterly loss

Well, we kinda knew that RIM were going through a rough patch, but figures released today show a loss of £78 million in the last three months. This compares to a £588.1 million profit for the same period last year. The BlackBerry PlayBook tablet failed to impress and, …

Samsung see smartphone sales increase

Samsung, who have “apparently confirmed” (although I read it personally as “not denying”) the Galaxy SIII, are on a roll. Net profit at Samsung Electronics is up to 4 trillion won, which is about £2.3 billion. Althought net income for 2011 was down slightly, Samsung saw the Galaxy …

HTC profits drop by a quarter

Not brilliant news for HTC, especially just a month before Mobile World Congress… Profits have dipped by 25% in the last quarter. HTC has faced stiff competition from Samsung and Apple, with Nokia also above them in the smartphone maker leaderboard. Sales fell in December by 20.3% but …