Assorted Articles and Other Things

The Unstoppable Rise of Chinese Tech


Although Western media may be full of the success stories of tech giants such as Apple and Google, the reality is that it is Chinese companies who are showing phenomenal growth in the booming global tech marketplace. And despite brand…

Are Smartphones Underutilized?


I was just reading an article the other day over on Consumerist that linked to an article over on The Washington Post where they reported on a Gallup poll that 62% of Americans own smartphones  but less than 5% really…

iPhone 5S Rumor Roundup


All Apple products go through a long period of rumors and speculation before the eventual reveal. We’ve got precisely the same story for the iPhone 5S, and right now the news headlines are flying furiously – let’s take a look…

What exactly is Samsung’s Tablet Strategy?


Let me set the stage. The year is 2011. The tablet wars are just now heating up, with Apple being the conqueror to date, and every target manufacturer has the iPad – or rather the iPad 2 – in sight,…

Modern Mobile Devices Need a Decent Speaker


Does anyone remember the transistor radio? You know, the rectangular one with the manual and slightly inaccurate dial at the top, and the remainder of the device dedicated to the speaker grill? If you follow the basic concepts of engineering,…