Samsung single handedly created the space for all-in-one devices that fit the gap between smartphone and tablet with the Note range. The Note range has gone on to become a huge success; the first two iterations have gone on to sell a whooping 38,000,000 units so far. There’s a new one out now aiming to [...]
RLG communications in partnership with the Osun state government is launching an ultra-modern smartphone and computer assembly plant in Osun state. The new plant called “RLG & Adulawo Tech City” which would be launched on the 30th of January, will have the capacity to produce 5,000 mobile phones and 2,500 laptops per day. Asides the production plant, [...]
Solo, a Nigerian company that focuses on delivering end-to-end mobile solutions including phone hardware and digital content, has just secured series A funding to further expand its business across Nigeria. The funding round is driven by a collaboration between Adlevo Capital Managers, LLC (“Adlevo Capital”), a private equity fund manager focused on investments into technology-enabled businesses [...]
2013 saw more than two smartphones sold for every “track equivalent” music album (digital and physical). — Horace Dediu (@asymco) January 4, 2014 Sounds outrageous right? Horace Dediu is one of the few guys I know who does pretty well in terms of analysing sales shipments and forecasts in the mobile industry, so when he [...]
The year 2013 had a lot of great smartphones, in fact off the top of my head, I can’t think of any other year in the history of smartphones that had this many awesome devices coming out almost on a monthly basis. With CES 2014 coming up, we’ve decided to look back at the great [...]
This one is really a no-brainer, but I just felt like ranting a bit. One of my phones is still not back here from being fixed since the last time it got acquainted to the effects of gravity and I’ve still got one of my simcards stuck in a feature phone no not the Nokia [...]
As chips and processors get smaller and more efficient, it is only normal that the cases holding them get smaller too. We have gone from Desktops computers been the prominent computers in the home or workplace. Smartphones are gaining ground as heavily used devices for work and play too. Now comes a new entry into [...]
Yesterday I was quite amused when I read this article which basically rounds up the complaints of a few non-blackberry users about the disparity between the costs of BlackBerry plans and data plans for other smartphones, the part that got me the most is the bit about getting the regulator to get the telecom providers to [...]
The world of consumer tech is such that it never slows down. Soon as you just got that brand-spanking new 13-megapixel camera along comes a new phone that has a 41 megapixel camera, millions of milli-amps of batteries and other mundane specs that show the extent of their novelty once buyer excitement settles. We hardly [...]
There’s no such thing as a great budget smartphone. Nope. Nothing like that. There are smartphones that are affordable, Not-so-smartphones that are passed on as cheap smartphones, but they aren’t really that great to use. (“great to use” is a relative term, but if you have used high-end phones for a while and make the [...]
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