Mobile security business Lookout has published a study into lost mobile phones and has launched an interactive website to reveal when and where phones are frequently mislaid.
The company analysed data from more than 15 million users worldwide, discovering that a user’s location was a significant factor when it came to phone loss.
The number of global LTE mobile phone shipments will grow tenfold this year, according to a new report from Strategy Analytics.
67 million 4G LTE handsets are expected to be shipped worldwide in 2012, up from 6.8 million units in 2011.
Research company YouGov has found that 42% of ‘standard’ mobile phone owners in the UK plan to choose a smartphone when they replace their handset.
The figure is 6% up from last year.
We talk to two very different companies at Mobile World Congress about their businesses and their relationships with mobile networks. Rebtel is a mobile voice-over-IP provider, while Mosaik Solutions produces mobile network coverage information.
The ‘media tablet’ market has grown out of almost nothing during the past three years, with more than 220 tablets now on the market worldwide.
However, although the Apple iPad currently leads the market, a new report says its share will suffer because of new lower-cost tablets with smaller displays.