Posts Tagged ‘smartphones’
Airbus Group, a commercial aircraft provider with a strong presence in the Middle East, has revealed it is on-track to test a prototype for a self-piloted flying car, as a way of avoiding gridlock on city roads by the end of the year.
The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) has called on telecommunications devices retailers to avoid selling unapproved and unlicensed devices in the country and make sure these devices have authentic stickers provided by suppliers before selling them to customers.
Apple has introduced the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, which the company claims to be “the best, most advanced iPhone ever, packed with unique innovations that improve all the ways iPhone is used every day.”
While it may still be years away, developing an understanding of how 5G will impact your enterprise will be hugely beneficial in the long run.
Apple has recently reported its first quarterly revenue decline in 13 years, which came as no surprise to companies, investors and analysts that are closely following its finances.
Samsung Electronics has appointed D.J. Koh, Head of Mobile Research and Development, as the new Chief of Mobile Communications Business.
When the original YotaPhone was released more than a year ago, it had created a market segment of its own. The recently launched YotaPhone 2 has been upgraded significantly and offers a lot of promise for the dual display concept that Yota is concentrating on.
China’s Xiaomi remains confident thaXiaomit it can sell at least 80 million phones this year, despite slowing market demand and encroaching rivals.
Samsung Electronics plans a last appeal to the US Supreme Court to avoid paying hundreds of millions of dollars in fines for infringing Apple patents.
Samsung Electronics has unveiled the fifth generation of the Galaxy Note and the Galaxy S6 edge+ in the GCC. Sporting a better designed S Pen and next-level wireless charging technology, the Galaxy Note5 is set to raise productivity to new heights, while the Galaxy S6 edge+ delivers a comprehensive multimedia experience, according to the company.
Samsung will soon be launching its mobile payment service, a new offering that aims to compete with heavyweights Apple and Google.
Xiaomi regained its position as China’s leading smartphone vendor in the second quarter, while Apple fell to third place despite increased sales of its iPhones.
Promotional gimmicks aside, Lenovo’s Tech World conference boasted a formidable roster of elite industry CEOs as well as some exciting product launches and demos. On the enterprise side, the firm also discussed its strategy to usher in more services and solutions-oriented offerings. James Dartnell reports from Beijing.
Chinese smartphone vendor Xiaomi aims to sell 80 million smartphones this year, however that objective may be more challenging to achieve than originally thought.
Samsung has announced a partnership with Red Hat to build a host of mobile apps for business users, in a strategic move which seems to be in response with Apple’s tie-up with IBM during the same period last year.
As Huawei Technologies target smart homes, cars, wearables and more with its own operating system – Liteos. The Chinese tech company recently launched the OS to help third-party vendors break into the emerging Internet of Things space.
Honor, in partnership with Souq.com, has unveiled the new Honor 6 Plus in the Middle East. The new smartphone by Huawei will be sold exclusively on Souq.com, and will be available from 18th May at a price of AED 1,399.
Huawei Technologies is seeking to double its retail presence around the world, amid a growing a pushing to sell more mid-range and high-end smartphones.
The world’s love affair with the smartphone continued unabated in 2013 with consumers snapping up more than 1 billion handsets during the year, according to an IDC estimate published on Wednesday.
Lower average selling prices for millions of new smartphones and tablets will help keep the global market for technology in 2014 at 1% below last year’s level, according to the Consumer Electronics Association.
Barclays is set to be the first bank in the UK to pilot technology that will allows businesses and consumers to deposit cheques via their smartphones, reducing the time it takes for cash to clear.
The Internet of Things, which excludes PCs, tablets and smartphones, will grow to 26 billion units installed in 2020 representing an almost 30-fold increase from 0.9 billion in 2009, according to Gartner.
Mobile carriers are opposed to the plan for a smartphone ‘kill switch’ that would render smartphones inoperable after they are stolen, claiming that it could be misused by hackers to block critical services.
Apple’s global marketing chief has told a court how his firm’s job became much tougher after Samsung launched its own smartphones with a similar design.
Mobile connected devices may make life easier for consumers in the long run, but today they present a bundle of user headaches, a panel of industry leaders said Tuesday.
Smartphone subscriptions will triple and smartphone traffic will increase by a factor of 10 between the end of this year and 2019.
Researchers have found a new way to tune the radio frequency in smartphones and other wireless devices that promises to reduce costs and improve performance of semiconductors used in defense, satellite and commercial communications.
Across a spectrum of industries, Middle East organisations today face challenges that traditional data tier scaling cannot easily resolve, says Red Hat’s Christina Wong.
Sony on Thursday launched its new Portable Wireless Server (PWS) in the UAE. The device is designed to help users view, share, and store content from their smartphones, the vendor said. The device […]
Now, I’m not one of those BlackBerry fan boys shamelessly jumping to the defence of a company many in the industry have condemned to the grave. But I do believe there is life in the old dog yet.
Mobilising apps for employees to use on their iPhones and Android devices sure sounds like a fun idea. Employees would actually be thankful for having such a cool IT department, a forward-thinking team […]
Of the top-selling smartphones in the past year, customers ranked two Samsung smartphones higher than the last three Apple iPhone models. The latest American Customer Satisfaction Index, released Wednesday, ranked both the Samsung Galaxy […]
Sony reported a modest profit in its first fiscal quarter ended June 30, continuing a turnaround that started in the last fiscal year. The company has also raised its revenue forecast for its […]
Fragmentation has been both a blessing and a curse for Android since the beginning, and a new report says that’s not changing any time soon.
Are you ready for talking watches, singing shoes and rings that can double up as Bluetooth headsets?
Taking a look at IDC’s smartphone numbers, one thing is clear – success currently comes to those making iPhones and Android devices.
More and more workers around the world are bringing their personal mobile devices to the office daily, and companies appear to be having trouble keeping up with the trend.
New research has shown that the vast majority of businesses are exposing sensitive corporate data to cyber-criminals by failing to implement effective BYOD strategies.
Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer has re-organised Microsoft, as expected, eliminating the ‘silos’ of product groups and giving responsibility to key executives in charge of key technologies.
The Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) movement is supposed to boost worker productivity but a study released on Monday said it can also breed distrust between employees and IT departments.
A security flaw could affect 99 percent of Android devices, a researcher claims, but the reality is that most Android users have very little to worry about.
As more employees demand to use their personal devices for work, IT managers are struggling to both accommodate them and safeguard confidential company data.
Microsoft has updated the mobile version of its OneNote note-taking application for iPads, iPhones and Android devices, creating a consistent look for notes across all computers, smartphones and tablets in which they’re viewed.
From a state of disarray to a state-of-the-art mobile network, Iraqi Kurdistan is poised for a huge 4G LTE push. Steven Bond ventured to the autonomous region to find out more.