A Palm smartphone passed through the FCC and WiFi Alliance

A Palm smartphone passed through the FCC and WiFi Alliance

A seas of smartphones.Image: Gian Cescon/Unsplash Remember Palm? Originally marketed as a smartphone better than the iPhone, running software called webOS and featuring a physical keyboard. Ultimately its demise was a buyout by HP, which resulted in the short-lived HP TouchPad (a webOS tablet). However, Palm fans shouldn’t give up hope: TCL acquired Palm from […]

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Watch Samsung Unveil the New Galaxy Note 9 Smartphone

Watch Samsung Unveil the New Galaxy Note 9 Smartphone

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Huawei is now the second largest smartphone maker

Huawei is now the second largest smartphone maker

This bad boy was selling well.Image: Raymond Wong/mashable Huawei has finally done it: The Chinese giant shipped more smartphones in one quarter than Apple, and is now second only to Samsung.  The company shipped 54.2 million handsets in the second quarter of 2018, an enormous year-over-year increase of 40.9%, according to IDC. Samsung was in […]

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How My Smartphone Revived the Purity of Reading

How My Smartphone Revived the Purity of Reading

Living in New York, one grows accustomed to building safeguards. Commuting via the subway, for instance, requires specific defensive measures. The MTA suffers from chronic delays, regular breakdowns, the occasional track fire, and serious overcrowding. One conventional escape for most passengers is the application of headphones. Listening to music or a podcast (the city is […]

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