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China mobile market proves Apple and Samsung don’t always win

China mobile market proves Apple and Samsung don’t always win

Apple and Samsung are not counted amongst the top 5 brands in the smartphone market in China in the first quarter of 2018. This might come as a shock to Samsung Galaxy smartphone and iPhone users in the United States, where Samsung and Apple all but dominate the world of mobile phones. In China, two major moves happened in the last several months. One of them was Apple's move from 4th place in overall sales in mobile phones to 5th - the other was a major shipment fall for the market as a whole.

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Huawei now under criminal investigation over Iran trade

Huawei now under criminal investigation over Iran trade

This really shouldn't come as a surprise. After all, Huawei has been in the US government's cross hair perhaps longer than ZTE. After the latter was slapped with a crippling sanction for violating the US' export sanctions against Iran, it was really only a matter of time before Huawei gets the same treatment. Huawei is now reported to be under investigation by the US Department of Justice for the very same reasons and, considering Huawei's luck, it might get the same verdict as ZTE.

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Huawei AI to get some emotional intelligence

Huawei AI to get some emotional intelligence

AI assistants may be called "personal" but they definitely aren't personable. Never mind their obviously fake personalities, these intelligent chatbots are really intelligent in only the factual sense. Huawei, however wants AI assistants to grow beyond that to become something more relatable, more approachable, more human-like. In other words, it wants to make its AI have some EI, emotional intelligence, as well to help identify human emotions and, if needed, console their users. Considering what Huawei is going through, it might be in need of some of that emotional support itself.

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The Huawei P20 Pro’s camera just got a big endorsement

The Huawei P20 Pro’s camera just got a big endorsement

The answer to which smartphone has the best camera is a tricky one, but Huawei has scooped up another award for its P20 Pro. Announced last month, the triple-camera smartphone cranked up Huawei's imaging credentials with a Leica co-branded array of color and monochrome sensors that mingle their data for better results.

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Honor 10 will give Huawei flagships a run for their money

Honor 10 will give Huawei flagships a run for their money

While ZTE trading has come to a screeching halt because of recent US export sanctions, its business as usual for Huawei sub-brand Honor. In fact, the company could use ZTE's woes to its advantage. It has just launched the Honor 10 and, as expected, it's sporting heavyweight features in a lightweight price. But while the Honor 10 is definitely putting most Android flagships on notice, it is Huawei's own premium smartphones that may be upstaged by the more affordable brand.

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Huawei could be quitting US market after all

Huawei could be quitting US market after all

Never say never, some advice, and that actually goes both ways. Huawei recently said that it isn't giving up on the US market just yet, despite mounting government pressure and withholding its latest and greatest flagship, the Huawei P20. Now, however, sources indicate that the Chinese OEM, now the third largest smartphone maker globally, might actually make a U-turn. Especially after it laid off some American employees, including its biggest American lobbyist.

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Huawei Honor 10 leaked photo shows a Huawei P20 look-alike

Huawei Honor 10 leaked photo shows a Huawei P20 look-alike

Huawei and its sub-brand Honor are about to make things a bit more confusing. Last year, the Honor View 10, V10 in some markets, made some scratch their heads, offering something almost equal to the then newly released Huawei Mate 10. Now it seems that they're doing it again, this time with the still to be announced Honor 10. At least based on this new leak, Honor's new flagship will closely resemble Huawei's, but might even offer more than the P20 in one aspect.

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Which phones let me control any TV in 2018?

Which phones let me control any TV in 2018?

A wide variety of smartphones have the ability to control your television - or almost any other TV you can see. Since the dawn of the mobile smart device, we've been looking for ways to turn it into things we had in the past. A flashlight, a boombox, a phone, and a remote control that'd allow channels to be changed, volume to be adjusted, and power to be turned on or off.

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Huawei OLED folding smartphone tipped for November launch

Huawei OLED folding smartphone tipped for November launch

Huawei will take the wraps off a folding smartphone in November, according to sources, making it the first manufacturer to bring a truly foldable phone to market. The company is said to be working with the goal of getting that "world's first" title, beating Samsung, LG, and other competitors. The folding phone project is being run by Huawei's Shanghai R&D CTO directly, the sources claim.

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Honor 7x Review: This $200 phone surprised me

Honor 7x Review: This $200 phone surprised me

Over the past couple of weeks I've had the $200 smartphone Honor 7x in my pocket. This smartphone's surprised me - and not only because it's rather feature-full for its price. This phone's surprised me because it's doing what OnePlus said it'd do when they started. This smartphone goes to war with the most excellent (and far more expensive) phones in the world, and it does so without any major "me too" tricks.

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Huawei and Prisma just gave the P20 Pro’s AI brain a job

Huawei and Prisma just gave the P20 Pro’s AI brain a job

Huawei is working with Prisma Labs on a new generation of camera effects, tapping into the neural network engine the phone-maker included with its latest handsets. The deal will see the so-called NPU, or Neural Processing Unit, that's part of the newest Kirin 970 chip gain fresh talents when it comes to image editing.

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Huawei P20 Pro teardown shows Steve Jobs’ wisdom stuck

Huawei P20 Pro teardown shows Steve Jobs’ wisdom stuck

Inside the Huawei P20 Pro is proof that the industrial designers behind the phone were extraordinarily talented. With such a strange amalgamation of parts in this smartphone, it must have been difficult to arrange its innards in an aesthetically pleasing way. Not that this was Huawei's primary goal, but they've succeeded nonetheless.

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