Consumer Electronics

Samsung Galaxy S8 Is World’s Best-Selling Android Smartphone in Q2

Although it still trails Apple Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AAPL) iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, Samsung's Galaxy 8 became the top-selling smartphone using the Android operating system from Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ: ...
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On Strength of MacBook, Apple Notebook Sales Surge

Notebook sales rose 5.7% in the second quarter to 39.96 million units worldwide. Apple Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AAPL) growth, driven by strong MacBook sales, was stronger, with unit sales up 17.1% ...
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Samsung Announces Preorder for Galaxy S8 Active

Samsung is gearing up to release its newest Galaxy S8 Active, which will be available for preorder come Tuesday through AT&T. This device series has been the front-runner in the ...
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GoPro Earnings Explode in Q2

GoPro, Inc. (NASDAQ: GPRO) reported second quarter financial results after markets closed Thursday. The company said that it had a net loss of $0.09 per share and $296.5 million in ...
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Is Fitbit Finally Coming Around?

Since Fitbit Inc. (NYSE: FIT) released its second-quarter financial results after the markets closed on Wednesday, shares bounced off an all-time low, contributing to the rally of the broad markets. ...
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China’s Xiaomi Passes Apple as Top Producer of Wearables

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) smartwatch sales have not been enough to keep the American tech giant in the lead for global shipments of wearables. In the second quarter, the distinction ...
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Samsung Sells Twice as Many Phones as Apple in Q2

Despite the strong results of Apple Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AAPL) second quarter and iPhone sales that reached 41 million for the period, the U.S. company is still in the shadow of ...
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Short Interest in Apple Drops Almost 3 Million Shares Ahead of Earnings

The short interest in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) dropped by 2.7 million shares to 39.1 million ahead of earnings. The figures are for the period that ended July 14. Apple's ...
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Apple, Shares Up 30% This Year, Still Seen As Bargain

Nothing much has really happened at Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) this year. It has released strong but not spectacular earnings. It has updated some of its products, particularly the Mac, which is ...
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With No Real Competition, An iPhone 8 Delay Won’t Matter

There has been a roar of rumors about the delay of Apple's (NASDAQ: AAPL) brand new iPhone 8. Most swirl around a delay in the delivery of key components from ...
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Even More Concerns Surface About Apple Ahead of iPhone Launch

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) reportedly is scrambling to put together its highly anticipated iPhone 8. The company seems to be facing a bug problem with its software. If these bugs ...
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Why This Key Analyst Believes That Apple’s New iPhone Won’t Live Up to the Hype

Is Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) poised to hit record numbers with its upcoming iPhone release, or will the smartphone giant have an average showing? Most analysts are fairly bullish on ...
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What If the iPhone Cannot Be Sold in the US?

It seems to be a stretch, but Qualcomm Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOM) has asked the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) to block the import of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) iPhones, which ...
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Pilots Claim Drones Could Cause Major Disaster

The British Airline Pilots Association warned that drones pose a threat to air traffic that could lead to a major disaster. Its most recent comment was after a drone incident ...
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Amazon to Tablet Customers: If You Break It, We’ll Replace It, No Questions Asked

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) says it believes oops happens with kids, particularly when it comes to electronic devices, so the retailer is offering a two-year, worry-free guarantee that includes coverage ...
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