Infographic on Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ leaks minutes before unveiling

With the Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ expected to be unveiled in minutes, the company released a new infographic comparing the device to last year's Galaxy Note 9.

Aug 07, 2019, 2:58 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  0 comments
Samsung uses green packaging for the Galaxy S10 line

Samsung promoted today, the fact that it is shipping the Galaxy S10 line in 100% plastic-free packaging. It is also using soy ink and pulp mold. The latter is a thin but solid recyclable material.

Apr 17, 2019, 9:02 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  2 comments
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Research shows almost 90% of teens have a smartphone, most feel manipulated by tech companies

Survey shows most teenagers now prefer texting over talking in person and enjoy using social media despite some negatives that come with it.

Sep 10, 2018, 2:25 AM,  by Georgi Zarkov,  2 comments
Sony infographic explains why Xperia owners can't use Android Pie right now

The other day, Sony revealed which of its handsets will be receiving Android 9.0 Pie, and when the update will be disseminated. Some time in November, the Sony Xperia XZ2, Xperia XZ2 Premium, Xperia XZ2 Compact, Xperia XZ Premium, Xperia XZ1, and Xperia XZ1 Compact should be rocking the latest build of Android. To explain why these models can't be updated right now, Sony created an infographic that goes through the entire process...

Aug 17, 2018, 8:08 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  9 comments
Samsung infographic showcases all the minute details between the Galaxy Note 9 and the Note 8

Eager to tell us all how much better the new Galaxy note 9 is compared with its predecessor, Samsung just released a handy infographic showcasing all the minute and major hardware differences between the two...

Aug 09, 2018, 4:24 PM,  by Peter Kostadinov,  11 comments
Apple Pay dominates mobile wallet market

Despite Android holding the largest market share of mobile devices, it is Apple Pay that dominates the mobile wallet sector...

Jul 31, 2018, 12:53 AM,  by Matthew Mills,  16 comments
Apple vs Samsung vs Huawei fast charging graph puts Super Charge at the top

It's confusing to know the differences between Samsung's Adaptive Fast Charge, Apple's Fast Charge, the OnePlus DashCharge, Qualcomm's Quick Charge, Motorola's Turbo Charge and so on. This is why Hometop made a nice infographic explaining what are the differences between the manufacturers' standards. Bear in mind that Apple doesn't supply the fast charger in the iPhone 8, 8 Plus or iPhone X boxes, so you have to get it as an extra.

Jul 06, 2018, 8:09 AM,  by Daniel Petrov,  29 comments

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Microsoft's popularity rises among younger generation

According to a YouGov survey, Microsoft is becoming increasingly more popular among those 18-35 years old...

May 20, 2018, 11:55 PM,  by Matthew Mills,  33 comments
Entering the age of the detachable? IDC thinks so

IDC is predicting that detachables will breath fresh air into the faltering tablet market. This comes on the heels of the Q1 tablet report bringing some disappointment.

May 04, 2018, 2:40 AM,  by Matthew Mills,  7 comments
Microsoft's Cortana is finally on top! For businesses at least

A new study has shown that Microsoft's AI powered assistant has taken the lead for enterprise users...

Apr 23, 2018, 3:06 AM,  by Matthew Mills,  2 comments
Broadcom says that Qualcomm has connections with Chinese companies and the country's government

Earlier this week, we told you that the the U.S. Treasury's Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) took the extraordinary step of commenting on Broadcom's proposed purchase of Qualcomm even though the deal has not been agreed to. CFIUS usually makes its pronouncements after a deal has been agreed to. With its release sounding more like a research report issued by a securities firm...

Mar 08, 2018, 11:32 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  13 comments
See how dependent you are on your phone, and how to stop

During the summer of 2016, we passed along some data generated by research firm Dscout, showing that the average person touches his phone 2,617 times a day. The same research found that the average person uses their handset 2.4 hours a day, rising to 3.8 hours a day for a heavier user. But these stats don't really get to the heart of the matter...

Dec 19, 2017, 2:58 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  9 comments
Samsung infographic explains why Galaxy Note fans like the... Galaxy Note series so much

There's a lot to like about infographics - they are succinct and pack a ton of info in an easily-comprehensible format that's often enjoyable to digest...

Aug 23, 2017, 1:08 PM,  by Peter Kostadinov,  6 comments
Why bezel-less matters: LG posts an infographic about the hot new design trend on the block

LG was among the pioneering companies to bring bezel-less devices to the mass market with its G6 flagship a few months ago. Along with the Galaxy S8 and S8+, the G6 ushered in an era of efficient, aesthetic design that is here to stay...

Jul 10, 2017, 7:12 AM,  by Peter Kostadinov,  12 comments
Infograph details ten years of the Apple iPhone

Ok iPhone owners, who is taking their handset to Chuck E. Cheese's on Thursday to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the smartphone's first launch? Yeah, technically this is an anniversary and Chuck E. Cheese's is more suited for birthday celebrations. Still, you get the idea. On June 29th, 2007, Apple launched the iPhone after consumer demand was brought to a boil between the January unveiling of the phone and the actual launch.

Jun 27, 2017, 11:32 AM,  by Alan Friedman,  25 comments
Infographic shows who would win March Madness tournament among messaging apps

The other day, the NCAA released the 68-team bracket for the single-elimination tournament that will crown the 2017 Men's College Basketball champion. But suppose that instead of college basketball teams, there was a tournament that pitted mobile messaging apps against each other. Which one would be named the best messaging app for your smartphone? With that in mind, Apptopia set up a tournament for 32 messaging apps...

Mar 15, 2017, 11:04 AM,  by Alan Friedman,  3 comments
This infographic shows how much fun the US military is having with VR

Virtual reality is still a bit of a novelty thing among consumers, but for the military, it's just another tool for whipping boys into the shape of men...

Mar 15, 2017, 10:10 AM,  by Luis D. ,  0 comments
Siri vs Google Assistant: win some, lose some (infographic)

During its iOS 10 presentation, Apple placed a lot more emphasis on the new features of its digital butler Siri than usual, while Google fought back with the Google Assistant in its new Pixel phones that can even do follow-up questions. Those AI-powered virtual helpers are basically striving for similar goals, but go about achieving them in a different manner, and while Siri is good at some things, Google Assistant may have the upper hand in others, and this handy infographic below will help you understand which does what better...

Nov 22, 2016, 8:39 AM,  by Daniel P.,  13 comments
Google announces Android Lollipop is the most widely used OS, Nougat under 0.1%

As it happens, Android Lollipop is in the lead with 45% market share, while Android KitKat comes second at 27.7% market share. There's no surprise that these two Android versions are among the most widely used since they are running on entry-level and mid-range devices...

Sep 14, 2016, 2:15 AM,  by Cosmin V.,  18 comments
US customers disappointed with Apple's iPhone 7, new study claims

No less than 85% of US respondents who own smartphones powered by OSes other than iOS do not plan to purchase the new iPhone announced by Apple earlier this month. On the other hand, 44% of US respondents who own a previous iPhone model are willing to upgrade to the new one...

Sep 14, 2016, 1:32 AM,  by Cosmin V.,  50 comments
Infographic reveals 14 ways to increase the battery life on your Apple iPhone

Battery life is one thing that iPhone users always want more of. The higher capacity juicers on the Apple iPhone 7 (1960mAh, up from 1760mAh on the iPhone 6s) and Apple iPhone 7 Plus (2900mAh, up from 2750mAh on the iPhone 6s Plus) add about two hours of battery life over last year's models. As Apple's marketing chief Phil Schiller noted last week, "the A10 Fusion chip is the most powerful chip on any smartphone...

Sep 12, 2016, 12:35 PM,  by Alan F.,  29 comments
Which states are consumed by Pokemon Go? For the answer to that and more, check out two infographics

You Pokemon Go fanatics out there, you are so lucky. We have not one, but two infographics to show you today, all about your favorite game in the whole world, Pokemon Go. The first infographic reveals the top ten states most interested in the game. This is based on a combination of how physically active a state is, and how many Millennials live there...

Aug 11, 2016, 7:29 PM,  by Alan F.,  4 comments
Pokemon Go infographic reveals amazing details about the game you love

What can be said about Pokemon Go that hasn't already been mentioned? A new infographic has surfaced revealing the history of the AR game from its launch last month to now. According to the data it contains, 25 million users in the U.S. play the game every day for an average of 33 minutes and 25 seconds. That is the average daily usage time in the U.S. for Instagram and Snapchat combined. There are many more fun facts...

Aug 05, 2016, 2:52 AM,  by Alan F.,  1 comment
Motorola infographic clears up confusion over unlocked phones

Thanks to the proliferation of carrier branded handsets in the U.S., many stateside. consumers are not sure about the concept of unlocked phones. So Motorola created an infographic designed to explain the terminology. While 68% of American say that they know what an unlocked phone is, many only think that they know...

Jun 28, 2016, 11:32 AM,  by Alan F.,  9 comments
Who's got ad blockers on their phones? Latest stats show Asian nations lead usage

A new industry report shows us just how prevalent the use of ad-block software on mobile devices has become.

May 31, 2016, 10:01 PM,  by Stephen S.,  40 comments
Mobile app Cautoh's infographic exposes Americans' drinking preferences by state, age, and gender

The hard-working folks at Cautah put together an infographic that showcases Americans' drinking preferences by state, gender, and age. We find both the application and the infographic informative, amusing, and definitely worth taking a look at...

May 26, 2016, 4:55 AM,  by Luis D.,  1 comment
Nearly everybody in Britain lies on their smartphones, and this infographic has the stats to prove it

We don't mean to paint an unsightly picture of English people. We love them because they have smashing accents, a rich and colorful English vocabulary, and are jolly good tea-sipping chaps in general! However, Britons do lie a lot. And we mean, a lot!

Apr 07, 2016, 4:27 AM,  by Luis D.,  15 comments
Let this infographic clue you in on how much mobile applications really matter

The Infographic presents an overview of mobile applications served with intriguing stats about them that you may not be aware of. You'll learn things like how many apps are being downloaded worldwide, what’s the most popular category of apps worldwide, or the fact that the average person checks their device as many as 85 times a day...

Mar 18, 2016, 3:20 AM,  by Luis D.,  1 comment
Samsung is more than just a smartphone manufacturer

If you're a loyal PhoneArena reader, the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the name Samsung is the latest Galaxy S handset. But there is much more to the company than that. According to an infographic, the company makes up 17% of South Korea's economy. It employs 489,000 people, which is more than Apple, Google and Microsoft combined...

Mar 09, 2016, 8:07 PM,  by Alan F.,  80 comments
Verizon says these are the worst phone owners in the U.S. (UPDATE)

Verizon has teamed up with KRC Research to conduct a survey that helps identify the worst phone owners in the U.S. The typical smartphone fanatic will keep his phone safe at all times, and won't allow even his/her spouse to use it. More importantly, this person knows exactly where his phone is at all times. On the opposite side of the equation is the person who couldn't really care less about his mobile device...

Mar 07, 2016, 3:29 PM,  by Alan F.,  23 comments
Infographic: the best Android and iOS apps for students

Aris Grigoriou, the Student Recruitment Manager at Study Medicine Europe, sent us this great and informative infographic that's full of great suggestions for Android and iOS applications in help of students...

Feb 25, 2016, 9:47 AM,  by Luis D.,  3 comments
WhatsApp tips and tricks infographic

With more than a billion users now, WhatsApp, the world's most popular instant messaging platform, has slowly been turning from a barebones chat app, into a more sophisticated endeavor that is almost (but not quite) on par with the best out there in terms of features...

Feb 05, 2016, 2:41 AM,  by Daniel P.,  10 comments
Infographic - 10 great and free home security apps recommended by a specialist in the field

Are you looking for a fine selection of apps to help in securing your home? That's great, because Mr. James McCann, Director of UK CCTV equipment supplier JMC Technologies, beamed us this handy infographic that he created...

Feb 04, 2016, 7:43 AM,  by Luis D.,  4 comments
Free group video calling now available from Skype for iOS, Android and Windows 10 Mobile

It has been ten years since Skype introduced free video calling. Six years ago, Skype introduced free one-on-one video calls on mobile devices. Now, innovation raises its head once again as the Microsoft owned messaging app adds group video calls for Android, iOS and Windows 10 Mobile powered devices. You can pre-register for the feature by clicking on the sourcelink. You will receive an email when your device is all set to send/receive group video over the app...

Jan 12, 2016, 11:44 PM,  by Alan F.,  8 comments
Infographic: 75% of customers think the iPad Pro is redundant, but the iPad 2 is the most traded-in iPad of 2015

The iPad Pro is upon us, in all the glory an oversized iPad could muster. We had the good fortune of reviewing it already, and those with the need for Apple's most superior iPad to date and the thick pockets needed to acquire it are able to purchase it. But how many types like that do actually exist out there?

Nov 20, 2015, 11:18 AM,  by Luis D.,  27 comments
Motorola infographic shows how and where screens crack

With the ShatterShield display on the Motorola DROID Turbo 2 preventing the phone's screen from cracking, the company released an inforgraphic on Thursday that is all about the different ways that people break the display on their smartphone. First, Motorola says that 50% of the world's population has had a phone screen crack at least once...

Oct 29, 2015, 11:29 PM,  by Alan F.,  14 comments
The best features of the Galaxy S6 edge+ and the Galaxy Note5 (infographic)

With the Note5 and the Galaxy S6 edge+, Samsung ended its long and winding road that took it from mostly plastic and uninspiring designs for its otherwise decked-out Androids, to phones with one of the most compact and premium chassis out there...

Oct 13, 2015, 3:39 AM,  by Daniel P.,  25 comments
featured Apple iPhone 6s country prices: and the highest tag goes to...?

Italy, Ireland, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, and many more countries are seeing the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus launch get released in the Apple Store of their respective locations today, while on October 16th it will be India, Malaysia and Turkey. It's India, Russia and Norway taking the top three places for the most expensive iPhone from the ones we converted, with $900+ starting price for the 16 GB iPhone 6s...

Oct 09, 2015, 6:12 AM,  by Daniel P.,  52 comments
From Cupcake to Marshmallow: the sweet history of Android (infographic)

Android has come a long way since it launched as a humble Cupcake way back on October 28th 2008. Why Google was deliberating what to do with its fledgling mobile operating system, envisioning more of a BlackBerry-esque type of device, complete with a physical keyboard and a navi pad, the launch of the OG iPhone in 2007 left it quickly scrambling for a totally different device, the HTC Dream/G1, with a side-sliding keyboard, still of the physical variety...

Oct 02, 2015, 8:19 AM,  by Daniel P.,  46 comments
Apple iPhone 6s and Apple iPhone 6s Plus are cheapest in the U.S., most expensive in France

An interesting infographic from reveals that when converted to British Pounds, the price of both the Apple iPhone 6s and Apple iPhone 6s Plus are the cheapest in the U.S., and are the most expensive in France. Both models are roughly 29% more expensive in France than in the states. After the U.S., Canada is next on the list with iPhone 6s prices 5% higher than in the U.S...

Sep 18, 2015, 4:00 PM,  by Alan F.,  35 comments
Infographic shows which mobile browsers are used the most in various countries

A company called Gadget Lab has produced a very interesting infographic that reveals which mobile browsers are used the most in various countries. For example, in the U.S. it might not be surprising to learn that Safari is responsible for 58.28% of the mobile internet traffic in the country, with Chrome's 31.15% share next. The Android Browser handles 7.72% of U.S. mobile web traffic with less than 1% running through Internet Explorer...

Aug 20, 2015, 3:53 PM,  by Alan F.,  27 comments
Samsung infographic highlights the Galaxy S6 edge+ multimedia features

With its latest infographic, Samsung seems to be hinting that the Galaxy S6 edge+ is mainly a multimedia centric phablet...

Aug 18, 2015, 7:56 AM,  by Mihai A.,  2 comments
Samsung infographic shows off Android M features

This coming week, we expect to hear from Google exactly what the "M" in Android M stands for. A clue shown on a video made by two Googlers suggests that Marshmallow will be the winning dessert, although that is only speculation at the current time. In previous years, Google has thrown every one off track, only to make a surprise announcement...

Aug 16, 2015, 10:17 AM,  by Alan F.,  51 comments
Motorola survey reveals the relationship people have with their phone

Fresh off a well-done media event that has the smartphone community still buzzing, Motorola revealed the results of a survey it took of 7112 adults in seven countries. The aim was to see how strong the relationship is between smartphone users and their handsets. Over the last few years, everywhere you go, people are looking down at a bright screen that is on the device in their hands...

Jul 30, 2015, 12:21 AM,  by Alan F.,  10 comments
featured Here's how screen size preferences have changed through the years (infographic)

It's interesting how our perception changes with time. For a moment, it may seem like smartphones are getting simply too big to be handled comfortably, but fast-forward a couple of years, and we find ourselves with even bigger handsets in our hands...

Jul 24, 2015, 5:18 PM,  by Ray S.,  58 comments
The evolution of the text message gets explored in this colorful infographic

Let's be honest, we're no longer using our phones exclusively for phone calls, as texting has long ago began one of the most common activities that smartphone users indulge themselves into...

Jul 10, 2015, 9:10 AM,  by Peter K.,  1 comment
This infographic politely explains why the Apple Watch is the only smartwatch that matters

Three months down the road, the Apple Watch is doing fine. It may not be ticking on everybody's wrists just yet, but where wearables are concerned, this thing is the clear market winner right now...

Jun 30, 2015, 2:43 AM,  by Luis D.,  68 comments
Let this infographic tell you exactly how much the iPhone is worth to Apple

Our comrades from GadgetValuer passed us along this awesome infographic that details, in lively colors and bold text, just how much of a significance the iPhone has had on Apple's revenue over the years. The slides will tell you how the iPhone escalated Apple's revenue, the impact the iPhone had on the stock market, the handset's opening weekend sales over the years...

Jun 29, 2015, 6:05 AM,  by Luis D.,  35 comments
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