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Samsung’s 'star' lands as the S9 and S9+ arrive in NZ
The Galaxy S9 and S9+ aim to deliver an enhanced entertainment experience for the visual generation.
Gartner: Global smartphone sales record first ever decline
Gartner says the decline is a result of two main factors revolving around the quality of devices.
Apple or Android? Smartphone sales surge 11% in AU
9.2m smartphones were sold in 2017, a big increase from last year that was largely driven by a 'replacement cycle' from one of the major OS.
NSW government taps 13 IT companies for ICT services panel
Ingram Micro, Data#3, Acer and Lenovo (amongst others) will all deliver services for NSW government departments.
Samsung tops smartphone shipments in 2017 despite Apple claiming Q4 - IDC
An IDC report has shown that Samsung’s smartphone shipments took a dive in Q4, letting Apple take the top spot but only for that quarter.
Lenovo posts surprising Q3 loss amidst struggling mobile business
Lenovo's CEO reports the company is confident it can turn the mobile business around - meanwhile the PC and data centre divisions are performing well.
Google closes $1.1b HTC deal, makes room for new HTC teammates
Separately, Google will receive a non-exclusive license for HTC intellectual property (IP).
Samsung NZ unveil the latest members of their smartphone family
With additional everyday features, the Galaxy A series aims to be more stylish, practical and convenient.
Gartner forcasts growth in 2018 global device shipments
The mobile phone and the premium ultramobile markets are expected to be the main drivers of growth.
Hands-on review: Huawei Mate 10
Huawei has come a long way and this phone is a great option for anyone.
Smartphones losing ground to digital voice assistant devices in homes
Two-thirds of consumers who own digital voice assistants use their smartphones less in the home since acquiring the devices.
This little drone aims to replace your selfie stick
“With the touch of a button, AEE SELFLY springs to life and flies a mission to capture your selfies from high above..."
Razer’s project Linda is the Frankenstein's monster of laptops
Project Linda is a concept that aims to blur the lines between smartphones and laptops...
Gartner’s ten predictions for smartphone AI developments
Analysts predict 80% of smartphones shipped will have on-device AI capabilities by 2022.
Working through the holiday season? Four ways to keep your mobile device secure
“Employees planning on working from mobile devices over the holidays should consider all the potential risks and take proper measures."
Hands-on review: Samsung Galaxy Note 8
The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is a beautiful and powerful phone but comes with a hefty price tag...
Top smartphones battle it out for battery dominance
Samsung and iPhone have long been hailed as the supreme leaders of smartphone technology, however, a new contender has entered the ring...
Samsung and Apple struggle to fend off fierce new market competitors
“Samsung’s performance continues to deteriorate, with its shares in China now down to just 2.2%..."
OPPO releases limited edition FC Barcelona themed R11
Your phone can now be as passionate, loud and bold as you...
Huawei's quad-lensed Nova 2i comes to NZ
The Huawei Nova 2i is designed to keep up with every selfie, every image and every social network that matters...
Gartner: solid growth for top 5 global smartphone vendors
All of the top five smartphone vendors achieved double-digit growth apart from Apple.
Two million ANZ consumers now have access to future of payment
Gone are the days of bank cards and cash transactions...
Opinion: Mobile security starts with a powerful AI-based scanning engine
This principal analyst from Camden Associates says the secret sauce to securing mobile users is AI-based zero packet inspection.
Smartphone market up 2.7% as more affordable models dominate
Smartphone vendors may be launching their high-end flagships in abundance, but it’s more affordable models that will drive the market.