Blog posts of '2015' 'April'

USB Type-C will turn your phone into a battery pack to charge other phones

Monday, April 20, 2015

It was only mentioned in passing at the Google I/O developers conference, but Google announced the ability for smartphones running Android M with USB Type-C (Apple simply calls it USB-C) ports to recharge other smartphones. The potential here is enormous.

USB Type-C

Your phone's battery can be used like an external battery pack for other devices. With a two-way USB Type-C cable, you could quickly "lend" a friend's dying smartphone some quick power. Smartwatches could also adopt USB Type-C ports instead of using proprietary wireless charging dock

Obviously, it wouldn't make much sense to us


usb type-c   mobile phone battery   charger

How to change the situation for Chinese OEM cellphone manufacturers competing for orders of null profit

4 comments Monday, April 20, 2015

After years of fast expansion and building up mobile phone production lines with a huge number of money, some local OEM manufactures from the southern part of China are realizing that the market is hitting saturation and need to lower their price points just to remain competitive.

It's seemingly that the situation of these local OEM factories is not cheerful. News from ZDnet years ago indicates, some of OEM manufacturers from Shenzhen and Dongguan, in which China's OEM businesses are commonly located, were competing for orders in very low pr

ZDnet took an example: One OEM factory own

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OEM/ODM manufacturer


OEM   ODM   mobile phone   smart phone   manufacturers