Gartner: Worldwide mobile sales takes a hit by 2.3 percent, as people wait for the new iPhone

 

Apple iPhone release

More and more hype is formed around the new iPhone as more leaks are found. Worldwide mobile sales on the other hand, unlike the iPhone specs, has evidence that people actually care as much as you do. Gartner a technological research company has released some expected statistics about worldwide mobile sales. Although, the 2.3 percent drop in mobile sales cannot all be credited towards the anticipated new iPhone, as other major phone companies are releasing some flagships in the early fall. Finally, no matter what you choose, iPhone, Samsung Galaxy Note 2, Windows Phone 8, ..etc. your purchase will always be tried to be predicted, today or in the future.

Source: Engadget

 

Images of Apple’s new dock connector leaked

Iphone dock connecter 8 pin

As we’re heading closer to the Iphone 5’s September debut, more and more rumors are popping up. This rumor, although there is some picture evidence, has probably a 50 to 50 chance of being the real deal. Some people claim the new Iphone will have a 8 pin connector (like the one in the picture) and other claim that the connector is actually 9 pin. Who’s right? Nobody knows, except the folks at Apple.

Source: TechCrunch

Could this be the new Samsung Galaxy Note 2?

 

Samsung decides out of nowhere to release a smartphone image (possibly the Samsung Galaxy Note 2) , on its Pakistan Facebook page.  Their caption says “Picture perfect view made even more perfect with Samsung Galaxy Note”. Why does this sound unusual? Perhaps because this image has been floating around the web for while now, when everyone was wondering about the new Samsung Galaxy S3.  However, this is the first time this image is released officially. So yes, there’s a good chance that we have the real deal here.

Source: Samsung Facebook

 

Motorola teases us with a mysterious LTE smartphone, DROID RAZR HD, perhaps?

Motorola has decided that it should tease the world by submitting a new status update on FaceBook. This status contained a simple message that made us all immediately start drooling: “Let’s play a game, Guess the Smartphone. We’ll give a clue each day all week and make the big reveal on Friday. I have the power of 4G LTE. Which smartphone am I?” Everyone’s guess is going to be the  DROID RAZR HD but who knows, big companies like surprises. Finally, as Motorola is releasing on Friday this may cause a domino effect that will start the launch of some other amazing phones.

Source: PhoneArena, FaceBook

Xiaomi 2 release date confirmed, launching Aug 16 from China

After a couple photo teasers (picture above) released just a few days ago, Xiaomi has confirmed that it will  release its newest edition Xiaomi 2, August 16. Wondering what the price is? Well all we can do is look at Xiaomi’s first-generation phone (8-megapixel camera and a dual-core processor) which sells at 1,999 yuan ($314 USD). The start-up which has sold over 3 million devices, will probably not disappoint us with this new phone.

Source: TNWXiaomi