Figures from Strategy Analytics show 340 million devices shipped
Global smartphone shipments reached 340 million units in the first quarter of 2021, a 24% year-on-year increase, according to new figures from Strategy Analytics.
Apple has launched a small tracking device called AirTag, described by the company as "an iPhone accessory that provides a private and secure way to easily locate the items that matter most".
The UK Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport has intervened in the sale of smartphone chip producer ARM Limited to NVIDIA Corporation. The $40 billion sale agreement was announced between NVIDIA and Softbank, ARM's current owner, in September 2020.
Figures from Cable.co.uk show Israel is cheapest for 1GB of mobile data
Telecoms comparison site Cable.co.uk has looked at the cost of using 1GB of mobile data in 230 countries, analysing over 6,000 mobile data plans. It says Israel is the cheapest country for mobile data, with the UK in 78th place.
LG Electronics says it’s closing its mobile phone business, with closure expected by 31st July 2021.