Entries by Rodrigo Gomez

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 […]

Personally Identifiable Information Found on 40% of Used Devices

The National Association for Information Destruction® (NAID®) announced today the results of the largest study to date of the presence of personally identifiable information (PII) on electronic devices sold on the second hand market. The study showed that 40 percent of devices resold in publicly-available resale channels contained PII. NAID commissioned CPR Tools, Inc. to […]

5 Issues the Mobile Device Industry Needs to Solve, Pronto

Asset Science develops diagnostics tools that manufacturers, technicians, retailers and even end users can use to check mobile phone functionality and performance. John Sheeran, the company’s CEO, asserts that the best quality checks are those that simulate actual use. “To reduce the number of faulty units sold, we need to be testing the devices thoroughly, in […]

iPhone X Review Roundup

iPhone X review roundup: Face ID works well but notch irritates some by Samuel Gibbs of The Guardian First reviews are in and the consensus is positive, particularly around the new OLED screen, but some flaws in both design and software have been noted Apple’s most expensive smartphone, the £999 iPhone X, is almost ready […]

Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL

Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL: Specs, pricing, problems, and more! by Daniel Bader Everything you need to know about the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL! The Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL are finally here, and there’s a lot to unpack. While these devices resemble the original Pixel and Pixel XL, there […]

Three Areas Where The Smartphone Industry Needs Universal Quality Standards

Touch responsiveness Touch responsiveness is defined by the time it takes for a user to see a reaction after an input. While there are no severe risks to human health, a smartphone’s responsiveness plays a huge role in the overall usability of the device. This concept is known as “touch latency.” If it’s shoddy, the […]

5 Tips for Minimizing Product Returns This Holiday Season

Vet and diagnose on location. Returning products to suppliers adds additional strain to the returns process. A smart solution is to take the logistics element out of the equation by offering hands-on, comprehensive product service in your store. You’ll need to invest in tools and know-how, but fixing items might be less heavy on resources […]

How Project Teams Can Improve QA Testing

How do team processes impact the quality of deliverables? “Unless the (quality assurance) process is well designed, clearly explained, and followed, there is an opportunity to allow faults to slip through,” said John Sheeran, CEO of mobile device testing company Asset Science. He recommended that teams conduct continual process reviews to adherence and random audits […]

Asset Science at Mobile World Congress Americas 2017

Our team’s hard work paid off at the first-ever Mobile World Congress Americas, where we had the privilege of meeting prospective partners, industry influencers, and people who share our goal of using mobile technology to enhance the consumer experience. We’re still in awe of some of the innovations we got to witness firsthand—from Pivotal Commware’s […]