DTNS 2441 – Pebble Steeling Time (or How I Learned to Spock 5’s)

Logo by Mustafa Anabtawi thepolarcat.comPatrick Beja joins to talk about whether Huawei, Pebble or someone else is winning the smartwatch war. And will Apple make it all pointless anyway? Plus Molly Wood pops in to sum up all you need to know about Mobile World Congress.

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Today’s guest: Patrick Beja, DTNS contributor

Headlines: 

TechCrunch reports Gartner has its figures for smartphone sales out for both 2014 and Q4. Smartphones passed the billion mark last year selling 1.2 billion overall out of 1.9 billion total mobile phones sold. In Q4 Apple took over the top spot selling 74.8 million smartphones for 20.4% of the market. Samsung slipped to second dropping from 29.5% to 19.9% of the market. Lenovo maintained 3rd place rising from 5.8% to 6.6%. Huawei stayed fourth followed by Xiaomi which tripled its sales. Samsung still ended with 30.9% of the market for the year with Apple second at 15.5%.

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DTNS 2440 – Drones, Lasers, and Satellites, Oh My!

Logo by Mustafa Anabtawi thepolarcat.comWhy Samsung Pay may be the biggest announcement at Mobile World Congress, and you won’t believe what +Lamarr Wilson thinks of the Galaxy S6.

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Today’s guest: Lamarr Wilson, host, showcaser, and internet personality at lamarrwilson.com

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Google’s Sundar Pichai dropped some announcement bombs at MWC. Project Titan is about to be where Project Loon was a couple years ago, taking its first test steps. Titan delivers Internet by drone where Loon does it by balloon.

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