Entries by Chloe Bertrand

Asset Science recognized by ADISA for excellence in data erasure

Asset Science announced today that its data erasure solution has been certified by the Asset Disposal & Information Security Alliance (ADISA) organisation, based in the UK.  Widely considered to be the highest standard for data erasure for solid-state circuitry (SSC) as used in today’s mobile devices, ADISA confirmed that Asset Science’s solution effectively renders data […]

Average Apple Device Lifespan Estimated at Just Over Four Years by Analyst

Asymco analyst Horace Dediu this week shared new research that focuses on determining the average lifespan of Apple devices. Dediu’s research doesn’t break down data on a specific product level, but instead encompasses Apple’s entire stable of products in one general lifespan average. According to Dediu’s proposal, if you use the number of active devices […]

US operators draw 5G battle lines

The CTOs of T-Mobile US and Sprint poured scorn on rival AT&T’s plan to push ahead with a mobile 5G launch in late 2018 before compatible handsets are available. In separate briefings during Mobile World Congress, T-Mobile’s Neville Ray and Sprint’s John Saw said their companies preferred to wait until 2019 to launch 5G services, […]

Here’s what to expect at MWC 2018

There will be plenty of hidden gems among the big name phones at MWC 2018 Looking forward to upgrading your phone? You’ll want to keep an eye on Mobile World Congress (MWC), a massive industry trade show in Barcelona. Every year, many of the world’s biggest smartphone manufacturers show off their upcoming devices here, and […]

CES 2018: 8 awesome Android announcements you might have missed

CES may be all about consumer electronics, but sadly that doesn’t really include phones. Most companies hold off until the spring to unveil their newest handsets, and there hasn’t been a big Android splash at CES since Google unveiled the Nexus One back in 2010. But that doesn’t mean there isn’t any Android news coming […]

OnePlus CEO: We’re going to start talking to US carriers

OnePlus could be inching closer to breaking into the mainstream. Pete Lau, chief executive of the niche Chinese phone manufacturer, said the company would begin talks with US carriers this year. “If the right opportunity and right timing come along, we’ll be very happy to experiment,” he said in an interview at the Bellagio outside […]

A Heck of a Decade for Mobile

Over the last 10 years, mobile completely transformed our lives. Before 2018 starts I wanted to take a quick look at some of the mobile predictions that were made a decade ago and see what changed. Take a few minutes and close your eyes. Try to remember what your life looked like in 2008. It […]

Apple addresses why iPhones with older batteries are running ‘slower’

Apple addresses why people are saying their iPhones with older batteries are running ‘slower’ by Matthew Panzarino Because of a Reddit post and the loose interpretation of subsequent benchmark tests posted by Primate Labs’ John Poole, the “Apple throttles old iPhones” meme has reared its ugly head again. The gist, as it always is, is […]