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Research: Consumers embrace AI in smartphone market

Smartphone brands such as Samsung and Google that successfully market ‘halo’ artificial intelligence (AI) features in their devices can influence consumer behaviour. This is according to the latest Worldpanel ComTech study from Kantar, the marketing data and analytics company, which began tracking AI as a driver for smartphone purchasing across its global markets in February […]

April 4, 2024

Globalstar gaining from Apple deal

Satellite operator Globalstar is doing well as a result of its relationship with Apple and its iPhones. Globalstar’s revenues in the main come from its mobile satellite services division but very much is looking to a future from satellite-based links with terrestrial services. Its revenues are up a useful 17 per cent in its commercial […]

March 6, 2024By Chris Forrester

Starlink will attack the D2D market

Starlink is definitely going after the satellite ‘direct-to-device’ (D2D) market and this includes providing a cellular connection service for telephony. Details are still sketchy but what is known is that Starlink has been licensed by the FCC for testing of connections. Starlink is reportedly planning to include connectivity for users from 840 new satellites to […]

December 7, 2023

Apple hits EU’s Digital Markets Act

Apple is arguing with the European Union over the EU’s Digital Markets Act (DMA) and arguing against the EU’s requirement which would require Apple to open its platforms and services to other companies. One major change from the DMA would be the requirement to allow users to sideload apps outside of the App Store. Apple […]

November 20, 2023By Chris Forrester

Apple Q4 flat despite iPhone record

Apple has announced financial results for its fiscal 2023 fourth quarter ended September 30th 2023. The company posted quarterly revenue of $89.5 billion, down 1 per cent year over year, and quarterly earnings per diluted share of $1.46, up 13 per cent year over year. “Today Apple is pleased to report a September quarter revenue record […]

November 3, 2023

ViewersLogic Single-Source Panel app on iOS

ViewersLogic, the consumer behaviour data company, has launched its Single-Source Panel app on iOS. Until now exclusive to Android, the app rewards panelists with up to £11 per month in Amazon vouchers and £1000 prize draws. In exchange, panelists passively share anonymised data on their media consumption (TV and online), online and offline purchases, and […]

September 11, 2023

Apple Q3 revenue flat; Services up 8%

Apple has announced financial results for its fiscal 2023 third quarter ended July 1st 2023. The Company posted quarterly revenue of $81.8 billion (€74.7m), down 1 per cent year over year, and quarterly earnings per diluted share of $1.26, up 5 per cent year over year. Revenue has declined for multiple quarters for the tech […]

August 4, 2023

Survey: 1 in 8 Brits trying to use phone less

This week marks Screen Free Week, and a YouGov survey finds that approximately one in eight Brits say they are trying to cut down on their mobile phone use. Four in ten Brits (41 per cent) say they use their phone too much, of whom three in ten (31 per cent) say they are currently […]

May 5, 2023

Study: Millions of Brits overcharged for mobile handset

A study by Strand Partners on behalf of Virgin Media O2 has revealed that millions of Brits are paying for mobile phones they already own because they don’t fully understand their bills. More than 9 in 10 (93 per cent) Brits are unaware they could be charged for mobile phones they’ve already paid for through […]

April 17, 2023

Apple loans Globalstar $252m

Apple is lending satellite operator $252 million (€237.2m) as an advance prepayment for accessing Globelstar’s satellites for Apple’s latest direct-to-satellite emergency call system on its iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Pro handsets. Globalstar has 24 satellites in orbit and has another 17 craft planned, plus a potential extra 9 satellites all of which will be […]

March 2, 2023By Chris Forrester