Smartphones are toxic waste dumps for pets
Published in News
Friday, 11 November 2022 12:31

Smartphones are toxic waste dumps for pets


They really hate you

A new study has labeled smartphones as packed full of nasty biological toxins that could probably kill an robust and healthy hippo. 

Microsoft offers password-free smartphone authentication
Published in Mobiles

Azure Active Director certificate-based authentication 

Software king of the world Microsoft is now offering a public preview of Azure AD CBA on devices running Apple's iOS and Android that uses certificates on Yubico's YubiKey hardware security key.

Smartphone prices falling
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 20 October 2022 10:43

Smartphone prices falling


Bad news for Apple 

Global smartphone shipments for calendar Q3 falling to their lowest quarterly rate in eight years, which is bad news for companies who have touted expensive flagship models.

Apple still claims to have invented the touchscreen smartphone
Published in Mobiles


Claims Samsung copied them

Fruity cargo cult Apple is still peddling the myth that it invented the touchscreen smartphone by claiming that Samsung copied them.

China benefiting from western smartphone sanctions in Russia
Published in Mobiles


Market share jumped

China's market share in the Russian smartphone market jumped significantly in May as Western manufacturers paused new sales in in Tsar Putin’s kingdom.

Foldable smartphones had a good quarter
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 02 June 2022 13:03

Foldable smartphones had a good quarter


Galaxy Z Flip3 holds the crown

Foldable smartphones did well in Q1, according to DSCC, reaching 2.22 million shipments, up by 571 percent compared to the same quarter last year.

Smartphones should last longer than five years
Published in Mobiles


Comment: The one-year business model is a cruel industry joke

For years smartphone makers like Apple and Samsung have encouraged users to upgrade their phones to the latest model every year, however, the technology has not moved much in ages.

Smartphone sales plummet
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 24 November 2021 12:31

Smartphone sales plummet


Mobile revolution grinds to halt

Third quarter smartphone sales are stalling due to decelerated production schedules, Gartner beancounters reported.

China's smartphone shipments increase
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 11 March 2021 11:15

China's smartphone shipments increase


Pandemic shrugged off


China's smartphone shipments increased more than threefold in February 2021 from a year ago, government data published on Thursday showed.

Gartner sees smartphone recovery
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 30 November 2020 10:07

Gartner sees smartphone recovery


5G is the cause

Beancounters at analyst outfit Gartner have been consulting their Tarot cards and rattling their collective bones to divine that there is a recovery underway for the smartphone market.