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How can mobile operators look beyond falling traditional revenues?

4 monthes ago   |   By Tech Radar

One of the biggest takeaways from Ofcom's Communications Market Review was that the number of voice calls being made on a mobile phone in the UK had fallen for the first time. Whereas making calls on the move was once considered the raison d'être of the mobile phone when it first arrived in the 1980s, priorities of mobile users have shifted significantly since the first iPhone and first Android devices launched a decade ago. Just 75 per cent of smartphone users consider using a mobile phone for phone calls as ‘important', compared to 92 per cent who consider web browsing to be...
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Xiaomi's new feature phone does real-time voice translation in 17 different languages

Xiaomi's new feature phone does real-time voice translation in 17 different languages

4 monthes ago   |   By Tech Radar

Global feature phone market witnessed a sudden growth after Reliance Jio disrupted the market with the Jio Phone, an affordable internet-enabled 4G feature phone with Jio's native services. While 2017 saw a dip in sales of smartphones, the feature phones posted growth for the first time in many years. The Jio Phone topped the feature phone market globally with 15% market share in Q1 2018. Amid the rise of global feature phone sales, Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has released an forked Android running feature phone in China. Touted as the Xiaomi Qin AI, the feature phone was launched via...
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HTC executive says the company will try to gain market share and turn a...

HTC executive says the company will try to gain market share and turn a profit in 2019

HTC has been out of the smartphone conversation for some time, possibly going back to 2014's HTC One with its dual camera setup and unique design. But since then, the company... Read more ...

Google's deleted millions of fake reviews from the Play Store in the past week

Google's deleted millions of fake reviews from the Play Store in the past week

There's no doubt that online reviews hold some serious weight when it comes to the likes of promoting apps and other software, and with this power comes the obligatory... Read more ...

Qualcomm slams Apple's response to iPhone ban in China, says it should be...

Qualcomm slams Apple's response to iPhone ban in China, says it should be ‘taking a bite out of sales'

After criticizing Apple in a statement yesterday for its response to China's injunction against certain iPhone models, Qualcomm continues its PR circuit today. Speaking to... Read more ...

Huawei P20, P20 Pro and Mate 10 Pro Android Pie rollout starts in Europe

Huawei P20, P20 Pro and Mate 10 Pro Android Pie rollout starts in Europe

The Huawei P20 and P20 Pro After initially launching the Android 9 Pie beta program way back in September, today Huawei has finally begun rolling out the final version of its... Read more ...

Snapchat's “Year End Story” feature goes live, here is how to use it

Snapchat's “Year End Story” feature goes live, here is how to use it

As we're nearing the end of the year, many on-going services offer their customers the chance to see a short recap of their most important moment happening throughout the year... Read more ...

Apple releases a tiny iOS update in 12.1.2, fixing connectivity bugs

Apple releases a tiny iOS update in 12.1.2, fixing connectivity bugs

Enlarge / The iPhone XR. Apple released a new version of iOS yesterday, and the public notes this time apply just to iPhones. Labeled iOS 12.1.2, it arrives just two weeks... Read more ...

LG reportedly bringing a foldable smartphone to CES 2019

LG reportedly bringing a foldable smartphone to CES 2019

CES is a yearly show where companies try to show off the latest and greatest technology, but it's becoming less and less about new smartphones. For 2019, though, it's being... Read more ...

Twitter now lets iOS users view Tweets in chronological order; feature...

Twitter now lets iOS users view Tweets in chronological order; feature coming to Android soon

Twitter announced today , that it has added a new feature to the iOS version of the Twitter app. Users can now view Tweets in reverse chronological order, which was the... Read more ...

Lenovo Z5 Pro GT features 12GB of RAM, SD 855, hidden front-facing cameras

Lenovo Z5 Pro GT features 12GB of RAM, SD 855, hidden front-facing cameras

The Lenovo Z5 Pro GT. The phone itself isn't much to look at, but its internals are really what we should be focusing on. The device is the world's first smartphone to sport a... Read more ...

Snap pro-level photos on your iPhone 8 with these amazing photography cases

Snap pro-level photos on your iPhone 8 with these amazing photography cases

Shooting with your iPhone is fun and everything, but having a photography case can seriously take your snapshots to the next level. Here are the best of the best iPhone 8... Read more ...