Africa’s smartphone market adds 53.3m units in Q1
Newly released data from IDC’s Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker shows that Africa’s overall mobile phone market enjoyed year-on-year (YoY) growth of 14.0% in Q1 2021 to total 53.3 million units.
5G already changing smartphone user behaviour
A New report by Ericsson ConsumerLab has revealed the impact 5G is already having on smartphone users worldwide and what they expect the technology to deliver in the future.
Mobile industry eyes zero carbon emission by 2050
The United Nations (UN) has credited the mobile sector for achieving a critical breakthrough towards its mission of combating climate change, as operators representing more than a third of the industry by revenue pledged to deliver net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.
Smartphone sales in Nigeria increases despite downturn
While the total mobile phone shipments to Africa declined by 6.0 per cent year on year (YoY) in Q3 2020, shipments to Nigeria grew due to a shift from vendors to entry-level and mid-range devices.
Nigerians embrace smartphone financing scheme
To cushion the effects of bad economy on their finances, more Nigerians are embracing smartphone financing schemes. The scheme allows intending users without adequate funding at hand to get a device of their choice after making an initial deposit
Smartphone voting stirs interest and security fears
West Virginia's disabled residents and overseas military personnel will be able to vote by smartphone in the US presidential election this year
Smartphones face high hacking risk in 2020, says report
There was 54 per cent increase in data breaches in 2019 as compared to 2018 and 2020 will see significant rise in the number of mobile-focused malware and banking Trojans, a new report has predicted.
7 Facts You Should Know About Selfie
Camera, Lights, Pose, Selfie time! We all love a good selfie, at least most of us do and rightfully so considering it was named the international Word of the Year 2013 by Oxford Dictionaries in both the UK and US. Selfie as it known is “a photograph that one has taken of oneself, typically one…
Nigerian youths set to enjoy latest tech innovations
Until emerging markets properly leverage on innovations in latest technology, the anticipated growth may not be realised. Stakeholders in the ICT space said this
Smartphone sales fall in second quarter
Global smartphone sales slipped to a 1.7 per cent decline in Q2 2019 totalling 368 million units, as the demand for high-end devices slowed, Gartner found.