Category: Mobility

Mobility, Software, Tech

Google: Expect Android Pie Go on new phones this fall with more storage space

August 16, 2018

Via: ZDnet

Android 9.0 Pie is so far only available for Pixel and the Essential PH1 phones, but the Go edition of Android Pie is also coming soon with improvements for ultra-cheap smartphones. Google has announced its Go edition of Android Pie, […]

Federal, Mobility, Policy, Tech

US forces smartphone giant ZTE to fire its CEO and leadership team

July 6, 2018

Via: ArsTechnica

The Chinese smartphone giant ZTE has completely replaced its corporate leadership, naming new people to be CEO, CTO, CFO, and several vice presidents. The new CEO of ZTE will be Xu Ziyang, a former head of ZTE’s German operations who […]

Mobility, Tech

Why Apple May Be Lowering iPhone Prices This Year

June 26, 2018

Via: Fortune

Apple may be reversing course and lowering iPhone prices, after iPhone sales growth slowed with 2017’s $1,000 iPhone X model, and price hikes on the iPhone 8 line up. This year’s new iPhone X will likely come in two models […]

Mobility, Tech

Google’s Datally app adds more ways to limit mobile data usage

June 18, 2018

Via: Tech Crunch

In November, Google introduced Datally, a data-saving app largely aimed at emerging markets where users often rely on prepaid SIM cards, and don’t have access to all-you-can-eat unlimited data plans. The app lets users granularly control which apps can use […]

Mobile Security, Mobility, Security, Software, Tech

Apple bans developers from creating, selling user Contacts databases

June 13, 2018

Via: ArsTechnica

Apple is trying to make it harder for developers to abuse users’ information collected through apps. According to a report from Bloomberg, Apple updated its App Store Review Guidelines last week with more detailed rules on what developers can do […]

Mobility, Tech

Trump, China close to securing export deal to return ZTE to health

May 22, 2018

Via: ZDnet

The Trump Administration and Beijing are close to inking a deal which would potentially restart ZTE’s crippled business. According to sources speaking to Reuters, the governments are currently finalizing an agreement which would remove an existing US export order which […]

Federal, Mobility, Policy, Tech

Pentagon bans sale of Chinese phones at military exchanges

May 3, 2018

Via: FCW

The Pentagon announced that military exchange service stores and concessionaires will no longer sell Huawei and ZTE phones and telecommunications equipment. According to Pentagon spokesman Maj. Dave Eastburn, the directive was issued April 25 at the behest of the Office […]

Mobility, Tech

Is the Samsung Galaxy S9 already a ‘dud’?

March 9, 2018

Via: ZDnet

Yet another report suggests that pre-orders of Samsung’s Galaxy S9 are down significantly compared to last year’s Galaxy S8. Barron’s picked up on a note from Arthur Wood Research analyst Jeff Johnson, claiming that things are not going well with […]

Mobility, Tech

With Galaxy S9, Samsung kicks it up without a notch

February 26, 2018

Via: ZDnet

It’s likely encoded somewhere deep in Samsung’s DNA that the company can’t release a new Galaxy S iteration without trying to advance the form factor. Unless you were beholding the company’s bold lilac offering for the U.S., you’d be hard-pressed […]

Mobility, Tech

Smartphone sales are slowing and here are two key reasons why

February 23, 2018

Via: CNBC – Top News

Global smartphone sales saw their first year-on-year fall in history, according to new data, with analysts blaming a number of new user habits for the decline. Research from analyst firm Gartner Thursday showed a 5.6 percent drop in sales in […]