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Huawei smartphone growth continues; Microsoft declines
Huawei has continued its smartphone charge, recording the highest sales growth in Q3, while Microsoft phone share dropped and Windows did too.
Kiwis are still texting and driving, five years on
The NZ Police is concerned at a rising number of people being caught while distracted by their phone, despite legislation being in place since 2009.
Hands-on review Samsung S6 Edge+: Yes size DOES matter
Since then, Samsung has launched the S6 Edge+, a super-size version of their successful S6 Edge smartphone. There’s hardly any plastic anywhere.
Apple gains market share in slowing smartphone market
Apple has made up ground on Samsung and Android has faltered in the latest mobile phone report from Gartner - but where is Microsoft?
Cheap smartphones dominating handset race
Smartphones will account for 95% of handset sales by 2020 - and it's not the expensive flagship models leading the way.
Kids vs mobile phones - who gets more attention?
Kiwi kids are fighting it out with mobile phones for attention from their parents, new research shows
Phablets lead the charge as Aussie mobile phone sales climb
Australia clocked up stellar mobile phone sales in the first quarter of 2015, with phablets and entry-level phones leading the charge.
Virtual reality apps market set to explode
Augmented Reality apps in the mobile games market will generate 420 million downloads annually by 2019, up from 30 million in 2014.
Are smartphones making students dumber?
New research suggests students who don’t have access to smartphones have better test scores than those who do.
Gartner: Device spending on the up, despite dropping PC sales
PCs down, mobile phones, ultramobiles and tablets up – and the news is good for Apple.
GSMA predicts one billion new mobile subscribers by 2020
By 2020 an additional one billion people will become mobile subscribers, according to a new GSMA report published at the 2015 Mobile World Congress.
Samsung reigns supreme at MWC 2015
The Samsung Galaxy S6 edge has been recognised as the best new device launched during the Mobile World Congress 2015, which took place 2-5 March.
Myth buster: Mobile phones don’t give you brain tumours
New research from the University of Auckland shows the risk of brain tumours cannot be linked with with increased mobile phone use.
Kiwi VMob joins Las Vegas Technovation Solutions Centre
VMob, the New Zealand mobile marketing company, has joined the exclusive Technovation Solutions Centre in Las Vegas.
We never talk anymore..
My big problem with phone calls these days is that you have to drop whatever you are doing in order to talk to the person calling you. It’s rather rude, really.
'Little evidence' that smartphone use causes cancer
Apparently there is "little evidence that moderate mobile phone use is associated with any cancer in the head and neck region" states a new report by the European Commission.
Mobile phones take over the world
The number of mobile phones worldwide is expected to exceed the world’s population by 2014, with overall penetration rates reaching 96% globally by the end of this year.
Mobile addicts across the ditch
Our neighbours across the Tasman work extra hours via their mobile as the country becomes a nation of mobile addicts.
NZ’s mobile ad spending increases
Kiwi mobile advertising expenditure continues to grow as specialist mobile media companies descend on the New Zealand market.
South Korean mobile network hacked
Millions of mobile phone users in South Korea suffer security breach during five month hacking spree across the country.
Samsung ousts Apple
Samsung, Fuji Xerox and LED monitors have come out on top in three IDC reports on the New Zealand and Australian markets in Q3 2011.
Quiet in the tweet seats!
Theatres offer special seating so guests can use Twitter while watching a performance.
Is NZ getting a fourth mobile carrier?
UK-based Clear Mobitel to bid in 700MHz spectrum auction with view to building an LTE network.
Lady Gaga creates mobile pic printer with Polaroid
Portable device to free images from digital cameras and mobile phones.