Mobile Minutes: Promoted Tweets expand; Galaxy S6 may shrink; China Mobile’s 5G technology; Tablet sales decline
Twitter, which will report earnings Thursday, has started displaying tweet-based advertising, known as Promoted Tweets, beyond its main website, the company said Tuesday in a blog post.
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Samsung may shrink Galaxy S6 screen size to 5 inches
Samsung could be aiming to go a bit smaller with the screen size of the next edition of its flagship phone. Two Samsung mobile phones found on India import/export site Zauba with the model numbers SM-G920V and SM-G920F, respectively, reveal a 5-inch display
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China Mobile develops 5G technology
China Mobile is already developing 5G technology, after the success of 4G. A senior executive of the said tech giant said it is time for the next generation of mobile Internet. Xi Guohua, the chairman of the board for China Mobile, announced during the 13th China Enterprise Development Forum that 5G technology might be rolled out soon.
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Tablet numbers are bad for Apple but worse for Samsung
The tablet computer market isn’t what it used to be, and it ain’t for growth investors. Fourth-quarter and year-end tablet shipment figures from market researcher IDC show that growth has nearly evaporated for the iPad, the iPad Mini, and competing devices from Samsung and others.
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