Category: Handsets & Devices


Mobile ad spend finally surpasses TV

New research from the Advertising Association and WARC has revealed UK ad spend on mobile was higher than TV spend for the first time.

Xiaomi usurps Samsung in fast growing India

Xiaomi has overtaken Samsung as the top-selling smartphone brand in the lucrative Indian market, as total sales fell just short of 30 million devices for the last quarter.

Italy put Apple and Samsung into the naughty corner

Italian watchdog, Autorita Garante Della Concorrenza e del Mercato, is taking a closer look at the activities of Apple and Samsung to decide whether they should be fined over software updates to slow devices.

What do we actually use our smartphones for?

We all see more and more people glued to the blue-screens for an increasing amount of time, but what are they actually doing on there is they aren’t talking to anyone?

The Telecoms.com Podcast: Raising your voice

Scott’s finally decided to do some work in 2018 and is joined by Jamie (and his many donuts) and Iain from Light Reading. They start with a review of CES – the first big tech show of the year – and its obsession with voice-driven smart speakers. They move on to the hot topic of social media censorship and, between donuts, Jamie seems to think Scott should be censored for starters, followed by government ministers tweeting about their days out instead of running the country. The team concludes with an Iain rant about 5G, for old time’s sake, which looks set to drown out all other conversation at MWC this year.

US Congressman moves to ban Huawei and ZTE

There might have been some optimism from Huawei and ZTE that the US market was about to open up, but Congressman Mike Conaway is looking to kill that ambition off completely.

Polls

Following comments from the European Data Protection Supervisor, do you feel the internet giants are taking advantage of the digital economy?

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