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Huawei and the Pantone Color Institute[TM] Partner to Explore the Language of Colour in Upcoming Devices

Partnership brings unrivalled beauty to your smartphone and allows true freedom of expression  As the world’s third-largest smartphone manufacturer, Huawei CBG debuted on the prestigious Interbrand Best Global Brands list in 2014 and rose to number 72 in 2016. This partnership with The Pantone Color Institute looks to build on the success of recent devices, including the Huawei P9 and…

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Austria is attractive to new MVNOs, start-up from EUR 1 mln

Austrian daily Der Standard has published an analysis of the costs of establishing a mobile virtual operator in Austria. The entry barriers are low, the costs are manageable, and the market is moving through the intermittent consumer. It has never been so cheap to start from scratch as a mobile phone in Austria. There are two possibilities: one starts as…

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Smartphone is most important tech for 60% of business users

About 60 percent of business owners believe their smartphone is the single most important technology that allows them to do their job, a study from Behaviour & Attitudes, commissioned by 3 UK, revealed. READ MORE: The Global Workforce Is Increasingly Mobile Around 77 percent feel that they can either totally or somewhat stay on top of their work using just their…

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ALMOST HALF OF MOBILE USERS STILL ONLY TALKING AND TEXTING, FINDS NEW GSMA MOBILE ENGAGEMENT STUDY

Almost half of mobile phone users worldwide still only use their devices to make voice calls and send SMS, according to new consumer research by GSMA Intelligence. The new Global Mobile Engagement Index (GMEI) measures the level of engagement of mobile phone users across a wide array of use cases and services. This first-of-its-kind consumer index is based on inputs…

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Allot MobileTrends Survey Reveals 61% of Consumers are Likely to Purchase Mobile Security from their Service Provider

89% of Consumers Do Not Pay for Any Protection against Mobile Malware currently Allot Communications Ltd. (NASDAQ: ALLT; TASE: ALLT), a leading provider of security and monetization solutions that enable service providers and enterprises to protect and personalize the digital experience, today released Allot MobileTrends H1/2017 Report: Consumer View on Mobile Security. The survey asked consumers what they know about…

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Gartner Says Worldwide Sales of Smartphones Grew 7 Percent in the Fourth Quarter of 2016

Fierce Battle Between Apple and Samsung to Hold the No. 1 Global Smartphone Ranking Global sales of smartphones to end users totaled 432 million units in the fourth quarter of 2016, a 7 percent increase over the fourth quarter of 2015, according to Gartner, Inc. The fourth quarter of 2016 saw Apple leapfrog past Samsung to secure the No. 1…

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This App Can Tell If Your iPhone Has Ever Been Hacked

The app, called System and Security Info, was created by the german security firm SektionEins, whose research and development team is headed by Stefan Esser, a well-known iPhone security researcher. SektionEins is proud to announce the immediate availability of our “System and Security Info” application on the Apple AppStore. The app not only detects a jailbreak, but also analyzes the…

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How Brexit will impact on UK travellers in Europe’s new roaming-free zone

February 1st saw the European Union (EU) clearing the final hurdle that will mean the end of roaming charges for calls, SMS and data across Europe. By summer 2017, individuals using their mobile phones when roaming across the EU cannot be charged more for calls, SMS and data than they are charged when using these services their home country. And…

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EU ambassadors today endorsed access for online content services from abroad at no extra charge

EU ambassadors today endorsed new rules to allow consumers who paid for online content services in their home country to access them when visiting another country within the EU. The new regulation will improve competitiveness by encouraging innovation in online services and attracting more consumers. It is one of the objectives of the digital single market strategy to create a…

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PayPal very sneakily increases its charges and adds weird non-discouragement clause for sellers

Nobody likes to share bad news, and PayPal is no different. Price increases certainly fall into the category of bad news, and PayPal has decided to publish the details as “Policy Updates”. But it’s not just the price hike that’s included in this misleadingly-titled document — there’s also something rather weird. If you are a seller — such as on…

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