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Breakthrough smartphone fingerprint sensor is on the horizon

10 July 2018 by Michelle Lewis 0 Comments

South Korean scientists have devised a new type of smartphone fingerprint sensor which will simplify device design, improve user experience and which can also sense tactile pressure and skin temperature enhancing security.

Worldwide smartphone sales will decline in 2018, but rebound in 2019

03 July 2018 by Michelle Lewis 0 Comments

  Plummeting demand in China has pushed global smartphone sales into decline during the first quarter of 2018, but shipments are expected to move back into growth in 2019, according to the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker.

HTC to cut 25 percent of workforce due to drop in smartphone sales

03 July 2018 by Michelle Lewis 0 Comments

HTC will dismiss 25 percent of it's Taiwan-based manufacturing unit due to a drop in sales of its smartphones. The cut represents 1,500 jobs.

Energy costs are an impending problem for CIOs

16 June 2018 by Michelle Lewis 0 Comments

Computing now consumes 8% of the world's electricity and unless a new sustainable technology can be found "the information revolution will stall due to power hunger."

Nearly half of us are trying to cut down on using our smartphone

28 May 2018 by Michelle Lewis 0 Comments

Deloitte Global predicts that 45% of global adult smartphone users in 2018 are worried they are using their phones too much at times and will try to limit their usage.

Smartphone sales grow in Q3 2017, with APAC leading the way

05 December 2017 by Michelle Lewis 0 Comments

Global sales of smartphones continued to increase in the third quarter of 2017, with the Emerging APAC region showing the strongest growth.

ACCC targets telco's over consumer guarantees

03 April 2017 by Michelle Lewis 0 Comments

The ACCC has put telco's on notice to expect greater scrutiny in 2017 as it focuses on consumer guarantees and educating buyers to know what they are entitled to under law.

Is the Samsung Galaxy A5 the answer for a mid-priced corporate phone?

07 March 2017 by Michelle Lewis 0 Comments

Many companies are coming to the realisation that not all employees need the flagship top-of-the-line smartphone. Enter the Samsung Galaxy A5, to be available from Telstra next week, at $649 outright or $624 as part of a Telstra plan.

Samsung absence puts spotlight on Huawei, Nokia, LG at #MWC 2017

21 February 2017 by Michelle Lewis 0 Comments

With Samsung deciding against launching its flagship Galaxy S8 at the Mobile World Congress next week, all the attention is with Huawei, Nokia and LG who will unveil new handsets.

Is it worth paying for an extended warranty for your work iPhone?

20 February 2017 by Michelle Lewis 0 Comments

Just last week I heard about an Australian enterprise buying an extended warranty for their corporate iPhones because they had been told their Apple warranty "only lasts 12 months."  At best this advice is a half-truth. At worse, it's downright misleading!

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