Category: Mobility

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 […]

Mobility, Tech

Apple Is Officially Taking Over the Watch Business

February 20, 2018

Via: Fortune

Apple is taking over the watch industry. The company sold more watches last quarter than Rolex, Omega, and Swatch combined. “The cellular version of the Apple Watch was in strong demand in the U.S., Japan, and Australia, where all major […]

Mobility, Tech

Google launches a lightweight ‘Gmail Go’ app for Android

February 15, 2018

Via: Tech Crunch

Google has added a notable addition to its line of “Go” edition apps – the lightweight apps designed primarily for emerging markets – with the launch of Gmail Go. The app, like others in the Go line, takes up less […]

Mobility, Tech

Why Apple’s iPhone X Is Its Best Smartphone Ever

February 2, 2018

Via: Fortune

Over the last several weeks, there’s been a steady drumbeat of reports that Apple’s iPhone X is a loser. They’re all wrong. Those arguments against the iPhone X were punctuated on Thursday when Apple announced that iPhone sales didn’t meet […]

Mobility, Tech

Apple Is Reportedly Cutting Its iPhone X Production Target By 50%

January 29, 2018

Via: Fortune

Apple Inc has notified suppliers that it will halve its iPhone X production target for the first quarter to around 20 million units, Nikkei reported on Monday without citing a source. The cut was prompted by slower-than-expected sales in the […]

Mobility, Tech

Apple will give users the option to control their own battery’s destiny

January 18, 2018

Via: ArsTechnica

Apple announced big economic plans yesterday, but CEO Tim Cook also touched upon what the company will do in the future to address the grievances brought by users about its recent iPhone performance-slowing controversy. In an interview with ABC News, […]