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Suspension Of The License Up To 6 Months For Those Who Use The Phone To Guide

Driving license suspended up to 3 months for those who is pinched to the guide while using the smartphone or other electronic device, since the first sanction; if their disease is doubled, reaching 6 months. This according to the new amendment approved yesterday by the president of the Transport Commission of the House bill on changes to ‘ Article 173 of the Highway Code ….

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Every UAE resident has more than two mobile phones

Mobile phone usage in the UAE increased until March to 228.3 phones per 100 people, according to the most recent statistics issued by the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority, TRA, that regulates this sector. The increase in the use of mobile phones in the UAE also saw an increase in the number of telecom subscribers in March 2017, by more than 132,000…

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Chinese vendors grab More Than Half of India smartphone market in Q1

According to International Data Corporation’s (IDC) Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, 27 million smartphones were shipped in India in CY Q1 2017 with a healthy 14.8 percent growth over the same period last year. But unlike last year, shipments grew sequentially in the first quarter of 2017 by 4.7 percent recovering from demonetization impact in Q4 2016. China-based vendors continue to…

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iOS failure rate is consecutively increasing: iPhone 6 has been the worst performing iOS device

Apple’s iPhones Were Weighed Down By Repeated Performance Issues and High Failure Rates in the Last Year – Q4 2016 State of Mobile Device Performance & Health Report Reveals iPhone 6 and iPhone 6S Are Consistently Two of the Worst Performing iPhones Since the launch of the first full touchscreen smartphone nine years ago, mobile devices have become entrenched in almost…

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SMARTPHONE SCREENS COULD SOON REPAIR THEMSELVES THANKS TO BREAKTHROUGH SELF-HEALING MATERIAL

A new material not only heals itself, but it also stretches up to 50 times its usual size; these properties could fix your phone’s battery if it cracks or prevent it from breaking in the first place. Scientists have developed a self-healing material that could be used for smartphone screens as soon as 2020. Taking a cue from the Marvel…

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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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Preloaded apps are slowing down new Android smartphones

Chances are, you just bought a new Android smartphone which already has many preloaded apps that you may not use. Here is how to get rid of the clutter User can uninstall them by long pressing the app icon and dragging it to the top of the home page in UIs with no app drawer such as Xiaomi’s MIUI, Huawei’s…

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The most popular apps that consumers access first thing in the morning

Look back over your past week or, better yet, your past month. Can you remember a single morning when you did not look at your smartphone during the first few minutes after waking up? I can’t. Smartphones’ omnipresence in our morning routines means that we can learn a lot from our use of our mobile devices during these early hours…

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Smartphone market up 6.6 percent year-on-year in 2016; Western Europe reaches saturation

Global smartphone demand totaled 391 million units in 4Q16, up six percent year-on-year. North America returned to growth in the final quarter of the year, spurred on by flagship device launches and aggressive operator promotions. Sales in Western Europe fell four percent year-on-year in 4Q16 Western Europe: A saturated market Smartphone demand totaled 38.6 million units in 4Q16, down four…

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Apple iPhone Retakes 1st Place as Global Smartphone Shipments Hit 439 Million in Q4 2016

According to the latest research from Strategy Analytics, global smartphone shipments grew 3 percent annually to hit a record 1.5 billion units in 2016. Apple iPhone recaptured first position with 18 percent global smartphone marketshare in Q4 2016, while OPPO grew 99 percent annually and was the star performer. Global smartphone shipments grew an improved 9 percent annually from 403.0…

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