Who wants to be tied to the same mobile device for two years? Published in today’s Telecom.com (on behalf of WDS, A Xerox Company), my views on the future of the mobile device subsidy and the growing misalignment between operator business models and hardware innovation lifecycles. Continue reading The same device for two years?
In the smartphone camera vs digital SLR debate I’ve come to the conclusion that technical comparisons are irrelevant. For me it’s a question of curation, narcissism and Starbuck’s Lattes. A post on The Verge about smartphone photography has really got … Continue reading Is all smartphone photography narcissistic?
Outside of some major apps being notable by their absence, my first major criticism of the BlackBerry Z10 is the boot time. Gosh it’s slow. I just timed it at over a minute and even then it’s another 30 seconds … Continue reading BlackBerry Z10’s slow boot time
Given it’s 2013 and all, I think we can drop the reference to largely obsolete terminology [PDA]. Continue reading Smartphone? Tish-tosh. It’s a PDA.
I really didn’t want to post anything about the launch of the iPhone 5. The internet is already awash with opinion and conjecture, covering almost every conceivable angle. However, I have succumbed. Watch the embedded video below from the Jimmy … Continue reading Cognitive Bias and the iPhone 5
Great few days spent in Cannes in the South of France at the ‘Telecoms Loyalty & Churn’ conference I’ll be using my notes to develop my own thinking around loyalty and develop the existing WDS Customer Experience white paper. In … Continue reading Is loyalty in telecoms dead?
The market for smartphone processors is worth nearly $8bn a year and, according to data from Strategy Analytics, it’s Qualcomm that’s benefiting the most with a 50% share of the market revenue. The company’s Snapdragon processors have become almost ubiquitous to those within the industry, but to the general public they are unknown. Now, with increasing competition from the likes of Nvidia’s Tegra processors, Qualcomm wants to change this. I’m not sure how long they’ve been running this campaign but I’ve started seeing Snapdragon advertising in consumer magazines and newspapers. The adverts push the benefits of Qualcomm’s technology in improving … Continue reading Advertising Snapdragon to smartphone consumers
Got a nice mention in Wireless Week, about the need for greater technical support in a ‘smartphone world’ It’s here. Page 21 Continue reading Quote in Wireless Week