Samsung grew its smartphone market share in India, ranked first in Q1 2024

Despite challenging market conditions globally, Samsung has been quite resilient in India over the past year. While Apple stole Samsung’s crown in 2023 worldwide, it isn’t even close in the Indian market. In Q1 2024, Samsung was India’s biggest smartphone manufacturer, and it achieved growth compared to Q1 2023. Samsung performed well in the Indian … Read more

Polestar’s new smartphone looks like a step up from Android Auto and CarPlay

Polestar teased that it was working on its own smartphone at the Guangzhou Auto Show late last year, with Polestar CEO Thomas Ingenlath telling CNBC “where you have an opportunity to link these two worlds, without any border … then you can really have a seamless transition.” Now, images have surfaced on Chinese website Weibo … Read more

Milo Action Communicator: Hassle-Free Comms Without Your Smartphone

As a group, we were all of similar ability and speeds, so range rarely became an issue while skiing. When someone did fall back from the group, stop for a couple of minutes, or even turn a particularly big, rocky corner, we would get a “Jeremy is out of range” alert. The Milos work best … Read more

Samsung defeats Apple, becomes biggest smartphone brand in Q1 2024

Samsung regained its number-one position in the global smartphone market in Q1 2024. The South Korean firm defeated Apple just one quarter after it was pushed down to second, thanks to impressive sales of the Galaxy S24 series, which was launched in January earlier this year. Samsung sold over 60 million smartphones in Q1 2024 … Read more

ICYMI: the week’s 7 biggest news story from the best smartphone for eclipse photography to Android Find My device

Tech. Tech never changes. Well… okay… tech does a lot of changing – there’s exciting new gadgets released everyday – but one constant in the space is the unrelenting speed with which hardware and software updates roll out (and we really wanted to make a Fallout reference because the new show is fantastic, more on … Read more

How to photograph the total solar eclipse with your camera or smartphone

The total solar eclipse is coming, and of course you’ll want to capture this once-in-a-lifetime moment with your best camera. Whether that’s your DSLR, mirrorless, or smartphone, we’re here to give you the best tips possible. But let’s be honest, taking photos of the sun is hard on a normal day, and the total eclipse … Read more

New Android 15 feature could turn your smartphone into a desktop computer

Did you know that Android OS has had a desktop mode similar to Samsung Dex for the past five years or so? It’s true. The mode first came out back in 2019 on Android 10.  It allowed you to connect your smartphone to a monitor, mouse, and keyboard setup turning it into a mini-desktop. No … Read more

Don’t blame Apple for the US smartphone market, blame the US carriers

Write this down, because I’m going to tell you my secret to understanding the US mobile industry for the last 20 years. The answer to everything is ‘The Carriers.’ Every question, every conundrum. If you want to know why we DO have this, or DON’T have that? The answer is the US carriers: AT&T, Verizon, … Read more