2019-04-11 - Matthew Burgess

Optical Fingerprint Scanners to Dominate Smartphone Market

The latest report by TrendForce anticipates the costs of FOD (Fingerprint on Display) technology to slide as big brands extend…

2019-04-11 - Dylan McGrath

Qualcomm Throws Hat into the AI Inferencing Ring

Qualcomm is taking another stab at the server, throwing its hat into the market for AI inference processing for the…

2019-03-05 - Gary Hilson

1 TB Memories to Boost Smartphones

Consumers looking to store more 4K videos of their cats are in luck. Samsung Electronics recently began mass-producing one terabyte…

2019-02-27 - David Benjamin

MWC 2019: 5G, Foldables & Connected Cars

Huawei hit Mobile World with a bang -- and a foldable phone -- drawing heavy traffic. 5G and connected vehicles…

2019-01-29 - Rick Merritt

Bluetooth Enhances Location Accuracy Down to Centimeters

The Bluetooth 5.1 spec and the 802.15.4z standard are racing to bring more accurate location services to the market for…

2019-01-16 - TrendForce

Huawei Overtakes Apple to Become No.2 Smartphone Maker

Global smartphone production volume may decline by Up to 5% in 2019, and Huawei would overtake Apple to become world's…

2019-01-09 - TrendForce

Android Brands to Advocate 5G Smartphones

The production volume of 5G models would only be 5 million units this year, a penetration rate of 0.4%, since…

2019-01-08 - Prakash Sangam

Is AT&T ‘5G E’ Phone Really 5G?

AT&T dropped a bombshell with the news its 4G phones supporting advanced features will display the connection as 5G E,…

2017-11-23 - R. Colin Johnson, EE Times

MEMS Design Shrinks Speakers to Chip Scale

USound has developed microelectromechanical system (MEMS) chip-scale audio speakers, targeting in- and over-ear high-fidelity earbuds, smartphones, multidriver headphones, and other…

2017-09-21 - Junko Yoshida

Smartphones: Have NFC Will Travel

Vendors of smartphones - both Android and iPhone - are putting an NFC reader in the hands of consumers, making…