As indicated in a blog post recently published by CCS Insight, phablets (or smartphone devices that feature big display screens) could have a significant positive impact on the business of gadget vendors and mobile operators, despite the fact that these devices are contributing immensely in driving down the popularity of tablets.
Google has just formally introduced the latest version of its Android mobile operating system -- Android Oreo. While the whole world gets excited about what Android Oreo brings to the table, it is worth taking a look at how its last two predecessors, namely Android Nougat and Android Marshmallow, are doing.
Google has made it official -- the newest version of its Android mobile operating system is Android Oreo. The tech giant has always been fond of naming versions of its mobile software platform after well known sweets, ever since it introduced Android Cupcake. As far as names are concerned, Oreo does make sense, especially when one considers how the cookie’s name is easily identifiable across the globe.
Sales of Apple’s tablets were actually not bad during the second quarter of this year, but as good as the iPhone maker’s iPad Pro offering has been, many people are still not convinced that tablets can be as good as computers. But Apple is cooking up some real cool things in its upcoming iOS 11 mobile operating system, and the company is promising that new features will make iPad Pro more powerful than ever.
According to leaker extraordinaire Evan Blass (as posted on Twitter), Samsung may be preparing to give loads of extra goodies for those who decide to preorder its upcoming newest phablet offering, the Galaxy Note 8.
Asus recently took the opportunity to officially announce five new additions to its ZenFone family of smartphone devices. Everybody, meet the new ZenFone 4 lineup of handsets, which include the ZenFone 4 Pro, the ZenFone 4, the ZenFone 4 Selfie Pro, the ZenFone 4 Selfie, and the ZenFone 4 Max Pro.
More than four months after it officially introduced its wireless service offering, Xfinity Mobile, Comcast has announced that it has successfully finished rolling out the service across all of its existing markets. But it should be noted though that the company has taken the opportunity to further simplify its options, and now just offers either an unlimited plan that costs $45 a month, or an option that offers each gigabyte for just $12.
Back in March, Andy Rubin revealed that he was working on an Android phone under his new company, Essential. The Essential Phone was unveiled to the public as a top tier device with a 5.7 inch display and a nearly edge to edge screen.
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