In this special extended interview, Suneet Singh Tuli talks to Iain Graham about the PocketSurfer device. They discuss form factors, flat-rate charging for data, roaming charges, convergence, consumer acceptance - and the forthcoming PocketSurfer3.
Price comparison website moneysupermarket.com has calculated that Britons are wasting 85,000 tonnes of CO2 on overcharging their mobile phones every year; the equivalent of an electricity bill costing almost £40 million.
49% of mobile users under twenty admitting to overcharging their mobiles by an average of 7.3 hours every time; the national average is 13% of people overcharging by an average of eight hours. The company points out that the average phone only takes about 2-3 hours to charge up.
Sony Ericsson has announced a new strategy designed to reduce the environmental impact of its products. Not only has it committed to reducing CO² emissions by 20% across internal operations by 2015 – and reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 15%from the lifecycle of its products within the same timeframe – it’s also introducing a range of GreenHeart products. The Sony Ericsson C901 GreenHeart and the Sony Ericsson Naite are new handsets that include an e-manual to reduce paper usage, smaller packaging, recycled plastics and a low-power charger.