Smartphones Face An Uncertain Future?
What is next for the smartphone, which has become the hottest-selling consumer device around the world in just over a decade? Even as top makers like Apple and Samsung unveil new handsets with new features and improved performance, smartphone sales have flattened with most major markets largely saturated. The next catalyst for smartphones could be…
Gartner Records Drop In Smartphone Sales For The First Time
Gartner, a research and advisory firm that gives information on IT related products, has reported a drop in the sales of smartphones for the first time since it started its analysis. According to its analysis, Samsung saw a decline of 3.4 % in the last quarter in 2017 while Apple witnessed a drop of 5%…
Living smartly with smartphones
Phones have become a way of life for many people. This device enables modern man with hectic schedules to multi-task and undertake activities, which ordinarily would require lots of time and energy. So, it’s understandable, when some people appear unable to do without their handsets.However, despite its numerous positive attributes, there have been health worries…
Nigeria, four others to account for 40 % of new smartphone connections by 2020
Currently, Nigeria’s smartphone penetration as at 2016 stood at 30 per cent, but there has been more adoption, especially as new and cheaper devices are entering the market, almost on a monthly basis.
Rising repair costs trigger demand for rugged phones
The increasing cost of repairing a damaged smart phone may trigger demand for durable phones across the globe because the market for resilient smart phones, which can take rough handling and sturdy screens...
Four Phones To Anticipate This Summer
This year, we have seen some amazing gadgets released both locally and internationally, and best believe that more awesome gadgets are yet to come. These phones will give you a reason to start saving up in preparation for them. Here are the phones set to be released in the coming weeks: Samsung Galaxy Note 8…
Cybercriminals focusing on data-rich smartphones
Smartphones have become a mine of personal information, holding bank data, credit card information and addresses, making them the preferred target for cybercriminals, experts warn.
How too much time spent on smartphones put kids at risk
PARENTS, take note! Kids who spend a lot of time on their smartphones and computer devices may be at high risk of developing dry eye disease, scientists have warned.
'Use of smartphones close to eyes can cause myopia'
An Optometrist, Dr Henry Emelike on Wednesday urged Nigerians to desist from excessive use of smartphones devices because of their negative effect on the sight. Henry, an Optometrist at the Gwamna Awan General Hospital, Kakuri in Kaduna gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kaduna. He said that…
Pumoh brings new smart devices to market
Online shopping mall, Pumoh, has announced a partnership engagement, which has made the company the exclusive distributors of UK-produced Eclipse range of feature phones, smart phones, smart tablets and smart watches in the Nigerian and African markets.
Smartphone users spend average of 193 minutes on device daily
On a daily basis, an average smartphone user in Nigeria spends about 193 minutes on the device, either browsing, texting or making calls.