Counterpoint Research has some staggering data on premium smartphones and iPhone. TMO Managing Editor Jeff Butts and Ken work those numbers. Plus – Is “iPhone” the generic name for “smartphone” in Russia?
Mac Geek Gab co-host Dave Hamilton is really excited about Rapid Security Response coming in iOS 16.2. Ken is as well, though he seems argumentative about it anyway. Also – societal norms around smartphones are still being hammered out, in Dave’s estimation. He’ll drive a conversation about those.
Counterpoint Research reported that global smartphone shipments declined, but Apple managed to increase its iPhone shipments in 3Q22.
Reports indicate that a film starring Glenn Howerton and Jay Baruchel chronicling the rise and fall of BlackBerry has finished production.
A new report says the global smartphone market share fell by 7% but Apple managed to hit its best second quarter performance.
While global smartphone shipments decline by as much 3.5% in 2022, IDC believes Apple’s supply chain control will make it the least affected.
Global smartphone shipments declined by 11% in 1Q22 with all brands suffering from a decrease in shipments except the iPhone.
TSMC claims smartphone demand is slowing. This may or may not signify cooling iPhone demand; analysts argue that market is still healthy.
The promised 5G BlackBerry will never come, despite its proposed creator promising last month it was alive and well.
Here’s a cool story from Open Culture to start the week. In 1953, Mark R. Sullivan, director of Pacific Telephone and Telegraph Company, made a prediction in a newspaper.
Here is my prophecy: In its final development, the telephone will be carried about by the individual, perhaps as we carry a watch today. It probably will require no dial or equivalent and I think the users will be able to see each other, if they want, as they talk. Who knows but it may actually translate from one language to another?