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7 Sep
Despite drop in the prices of smartphones across the globe, a new study has revealed that billions of people across the globe, Nigeria inclusive, still cannot afford mobile devices.
21 Apr
Smartphones shipment across the various markets fell by 11 per cent in quarter one (Q1 2022) owing to an ‘unsettling business environment’ fuelled by spikes in COVID-19, vendor uncertainty due to the Russia-Ukraine war, fresh lockdown in China and rising inflation around the world.
3 Jun 2021
Dr Isa Pantami, Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, says Nigeria has the capacity to produce SIM cards and Smart phones for the African continent.
23 Apr 2021
Some experts working towards advancement of technology and digital transformation in Nigeria, yesterday, disclosed that 60 per cent of Nigerians do not have access to smartphones or digital devices.
29 Jan 2020
International Data Corporation (IDC), expects worldwide shipments of used smartphones, inclusive of both officially refurbished and used smartphones, to reach a total of 206.7 million units in 2019.
22 Jan 2020
The Smartphone will remain the dominant consumer device into the new decade, but the arrival of 5G will not guarantee a surge in device upgrades
10 Jan 2020
Global smartphone users are expected to face a higher risk of hacking in 2020 when compared with the previous years. According to report recently released, there was 54 per cent increase in data breaches in 2019 as compared to 2018
4 Jan 2020
Let's face it, many of us are so addicted to our smartphones that we can barely let it be for a second. However, there are some phone habits we have that affect the longevity of our device's battery and considering a long-lasting battery life is something we all look out for in our smartphones, we…
21 Aug 2019
Tanta Secure Limited, a device Protection Company based in Lagos, has introduced the first device and electronics protection plan in Nigeria.   Designed for Nigerians with items such as smartphones, tablets, laptops, gadgets, electronics and other home appliances, the firm said it will help users in the area of security.
28 Feb 2019
About 17 per cent of Nigerian adults are without smartphones. A study conducted by Pew Research Centre, based in Washington D.C., USA, which disclosed this, however said 39 per cent owned a smartphone, while 44 per cent use ordinary mobile phone. Nigeria, according to Woldometer is a country with 200 million populations.     Pew Research Centre noted that…
13 Nov 2018
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…
23 Feb 2018
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%…

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