Lilbits: MediaTek’s rise, an E Ink monitor, and marrying Arduino and Raspberry Pi

Apple may make the highest performance smartphone chips, but they’re only used in Apple’s phones, tablets, and PCs which means they have a limited market share. Meanwhile rivals including Qualcomm and MediaTek (and to some degree Samsung) sell their chips to multiple phone makers, which has helped them ship a lot of processors. With a product […]

Reports: Windows Phone market share is falling fast

Android is the world’s most popular smartphone operating system, followed by iOS. Windows comes in a distant third, and it doesn’t look like that’s going to change anytime soon… unless Windows movies further down the ladder. According to a new report from Gartner, about 3 percent of all smartphones sold during the third quarter of […]

Tizen is now more popular than BlackBerry OS, which isn’t saying much

There are billions of smartphones in the wild and most of them are running Google Android while a smaller (but still huge) number are iPhones powered by Apple’s iOS software. They’re not the only mobile operating systems, but they’re certainly the most popular: earlier this year IDC estimated that all the other smartphone operating systems […]