People are paying more for phones. After years of falling prices, market research firm GfK reports the average price of a phone climbed seven percent in the last year. The number of phones sold worldwide climbed three percent during the year. Sales fell in North America and Western Europe. GfK works with actual sales data […]
Apple’s iPhone 6 and 6 Plus landed in New Zealand six months ago. At the time I posted my first impressions. Here’s a more reflective review of what the phones are like to use. Both new iPhones are a success. The Apple iPhone 6 and 6 Plus dominated worldwide phone sales in late 2014. For the first […]
You have to admire BlackBerry’s never-say-die pluck. This week the phone maker announced two new models and says to expect a total of four new phones this year. There is remarkable in two ways: First, troubled BlackBerry is throwing out daring, original phone designs at a time when other phone makers work off the same […]
BlackBerry Classic takes design back to a time the brand was still a name to conjure with. BB fans will love it, everyone else will ignore it.
It’s one year since Microsoft appointed Satya Nadella as its third CEO. He was clearly the right person for the job. Things are not perfect at Microsoft, but Nadella has done a great job of reinventing the company and making it relevant again. Some of his achievements: Made Microsoft a player in the booming iOS app market […]