Entries by Rodrigo Gomez

Android P: an exclusive first look at Google’s most ambitious update in years

How the new update could help you use your phone less This year, Google is doing something different with Android. Instead of showing you all the ways you can use its phone operating system to do more, it’s creating features to help you use it less. Android P, due out later this year, will have […]

Asset Science is now a member of the GSMA

Asset Science is now a member of the GSMA, the industry body that helps shape the future of telecommunications worldwide. Catherine Sharp-Aouchiche, Asset Science’s Marketing Director, says, “We’re delighted to be a part of this community, and taking part in the discussions they facilitate. In this fast-paced industry, it’s essential to keep on top of […]

The Asset Science industry interview: Wireless Repair EXPO 2018

Michelle James, Producer of the Wireless Repair EXPO 2018 Michelle James has been working in the mobile device industry for over twenty years and is President of the Branding Network. For the last five years Michelle has been producing Wireless Repair EXPO, a partner event held onsite during CTIA Super Mobility, Mobile World Congress Americas and the Mobile […]

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 […]

What is an eSIM and how will it change your future devices for the better?

The Apple Watch 3 features an eSIM Embedded SIMs will help you switch providers Coming to other phones, laptops and other devices We could see phones and networks adopt electronic SIM cards for future smartphones – essentially removing the need to have a physical SIM card (and SIM slot). Apple has now turned to eSIM to […]

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 […]