Tag: Smartphones

world congress

Mobile World Congress Special

Countless new handsets were unveiled at last month’s Mobile World Congress, the world’s biggest smartphone show. Here are four of the best. Samsung Galaxy S9   Samsung’s latest flagship smartphone comes with a new dual aperture lens that provides better…

cambridge analytica

Mobile phone worries

With sales declining, mobile phone makers will have to find new ways of keeping consumers interested. Global smartphone sales are slowing. International Data Corporation (IDC) recently reported that smartphone vendors shipped 403.5 million units during the fourth quarter of 2017,…

Samsung Galaxy

Picture Perfect with the all new Samsung Galaxy A8

The all new Samsung Galaxy A8 As smartphone standards evolve and the market for affordable, yet advanced smartphones continues to grow, Samsung has introduced the new Galaxy A8: a dynamic smartphone with a mid range price tag. The  Samsung Galaxy…

CES Innovation

Samsung Honored with several CES Innovation Awards 2018

CES Innovation Awards Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., a global leader in technology, announced that 36 of its latest products have been recognized as CES® 2018 Innovation Awards winners. Products awarded in this prestigious program are honored for outstanding design and…

The Smartest Smartphones

There are a number of excellent handsets on the market at the moment. We review four of the smartest smartphones here. Apple iPhone X www.apple.com Apple’s latest range-topping iPhone is shaping up to be a big hit with consumers, despite…

HMD Global

HMD Global celebrates one year as the new home of Nokia phones

12 major announcements in just 12 months from “HMD Global” With the ambition of being truly global from day one, HMD-Global has already released its new portfolio of six Nokia smartphones and five feature phones in over 80 markets with…

The iPhone 8 and 8 Plus

iPhone 8 – Apple’s Also-Ran?

The iPhone 8 and 8 Plus, two of the three smartphones released in Apple’s 2017 lineup, went on sale last month but have been met with low demand. “The iPhone 8 and 8 Plus are virtually perfect phones. And yet…

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Despite “Licensing,” Ride-Hailing Conundrum Continues

The government last month issued temporary approvals for the licensing of ride-hailing apps in Jordan. This is an important step forward, but much remains to be done before these services can operate legally in the Kingdom. Many have lauded the…

Ashraf Sabry, Fawry CEO

All Aboard Egypt’s E-payments Express

Whether it’s buying a bus fare or an airline ticket, Egypt’s first and biggest e-payment firm Fawry handles around 1.5 million transactions daily. Fawry CEO Ashraf Sabry told Venture how he planned to convince even more merchants and consumers to make…

Patrick Harb, the regional manager for HMD

Nokia Calls Back

Three new Nokia smartphones are set to be released in the Middle East soon. Patrick Harb, the regional manager for HMD, the Finnish company that resurrected the Nokia brand last year, believes there will be significant market demand for the…