Tag: Europe

iPhone, Products

Europe smartphone shipments decline, but Apple grows thanks to 5G iPhone SE

August 2, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

In Q2 2022, Europe smartphone shipments declined 11% in a Year-Over-Year comparison, but Apple manage to grow shipments and market share, mostly because of its 5G-capable iPhone SE. The data comes from a Counterpoint Research study; what’s interesting about this […]

App Review, Applications

TikTok is reportedly giving up on its live shopping plans in the US and Europe

July 5, 2022

Via: The Verge

TikTok may seem like an unstoppable global entertainment machine, but at least one part of the company’s offering isn’t quite taking over: TikTok is scaling back its live commerce plans in Europe and the US, the Financial Times reported, after […]

Android Phone, Products

Galaxy S21 FE will reportedly be sold in Europe only

November 8, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

Despite alleged persistent issues with components availability, Samsung has apparently decided to press on with the Galaxy S21 FE launch. The company had originally planned to release the phone in August in Europe and the US, but South Korea’s Ddaily […]

News and Press

Apple can be very pleased with its latest US and Europe smartphone sales, Samsung not so much

November 3, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

Hot on the heels of Q3’s overall smartphone market reports and sales numbers estimated for the industry-leading countries of China and India, Counterpoint Research is out today with another two very interesting examinations of the latest regional trends. These new […]

Gadgets, Products

Apple Should Use USB-C Instead Of Lightning, According To EU Proposal

September 23, 2021

Via: Tech Times

Apple has famously been keeping their hardware ecosystem exclusive using a lot of tactics. But the most famous one is their widespread use of Lightning ports on their mainline (mostly mobile) devices. The Apple logo is seen at the entrance […]

App Review, Applications, News and Press

Apple and Google’s coronavirus contact tracing app scores big win in Europe

April 27, 2020

Via: BGR

Apple and Google developed a new API for iPhone and Android that would allow app developers to create contact tracing apps for the novel coronavirus. The Apple-Google approach relies on Bluetooth connectivity between devices to determine the risk of exposure […]

News and Press

Brexit to bring back roaming fees from 2021 unless networks say otherwise

January 30, 2020


The UK government released a travel advisory on Thursday telling British citizens how travel to and within the EU will change after the country leaves the bloc. On the list of things to prepare for is the potential return of […]

News and Press

Apple and others ask Europe to stop patent trolls ‘stifling innovation’

January 16, 2020

Via: 9to5Mac

Apple and 34 other multinationals have urged Europe to stop patent trolls from effectively blackmailing companies into licensing their claimed technology. Patent assertion agencies threaten to ask courts for import bans on products found to infringe patents, making it risky […]

News and Press

Samsung announces 5G partner carriers in Europe, Galaxy S10 5G launch in the US still vague

February 21, 2019

Via: Phone Arena

Despite all the leaks from the last few months, there were still a couple of surprising things during yesterday’s Samsung Unpacked event. One was that we got to see a surprisingly polished foldable phone, coming along with a set price […]

Networking, News and Press, Tech

European mobile operators bring forward 5G plans

September 11, 2018

Via: Tech Radar

Moves by several mobile operators, especially in Europe, to bring the launch of their 5G networks forward has led analysts to increase their adoption forecasts, with the number of connections expected to reach 340 million by 2021. That figure will […]

Networking, Tech

5G networks still set to arrive this year

June 12, 2018

Via: Tech Radar

Superfast 5G networks are still set to launch far earlier than expected, new research has claimed. The Ericsson Mobility Report expects the first commercial 5G networks to go live in late 2018, with the first compatible smartphones available in 2019. […]

iPhone, News and Press, Products

iPhone X remained ‘comfortably’ the most popular smartphone in Europe in Q1

May 9, 2018

Via: 9to5Mac

The iPhone X remained ‘comfortably’ the best-shipping smartphone in Europe during Q1, according to the latest data from Canalys. It follows Strategy Analytics data showing that the same was true worldwide. Canalys suggests that it’s a particularly impressive achievement at […]

News and Press

WhatsApp is banning teens under 16 in Europe ahead of privacy law changes

April 25, 2018

Via: Mashable

For teenagers in the European Union, WhatsApp is about to change in a big way. The Facebook-owned messaging app is raising its age limit from 13 to 16 in Europe to meet the new European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) […]

News and Press

WhatsApp won’t share data with Facebook in Europe… for now

March 15, 2018


Messaging service WhatsApp can’t legally share customer data with parent company Facebook in the UK, the local regulator said on Wednesday. The sharing of customer information between the two companies would breach data protection law, said the UK Information Commissioner […]

Gadgets, News and Press

Europe is prepping for a world where robots need rights

January 13, 2017

Via: Mashable

With every new innovation in the artificial intelligence space, it becomes even more tempting to imagine a near future filled with humanoid robots ready and willing to accomplish any task. After all, that’s what we’ve been promised by sci-fi movies […]

Android Phone

October 28 is new Galaxy Note 7 sales date for Europe

September 28, 2016

Via: Pocket Now

As Samsung promotes how the Galaxy Note 7 recall has gone in terms of customer retention in the device exchanges process and despite allegations of a new Note 7 bursting into the same kind of flames that triggered this recall in […]

Networking, News and Press

T-Mobile offering free unlimited data to Simple Choice customers visiting Europe this summer

June 24, 2016

Via: 9to5Mac

If you’re one of the 2.5M Americans planning a European vacation this summer, T-Mobile has a pretty sweet deal for its Simple Choice customers: free unlimited speed data throughout July and August, up from the normal 128Kbps limit. Given that […]

News and Press, Wireless

IBM, Box Bring Cloud Data Closer To Home

April 13, 2016

Via: InformationWeek

Business customers in Europe and Asia are being offered a new option for storing cloud-based data in a specific region. On Tuesday, IBM and Box announced a plan to offer cloud storage customers in Europe and Asia the ability to […]


Xirrus Where the Wires End Survey Highlights Reliance on Wi-Fi Everywhere

July 22, 2015

Via: Timothy Liedel

Xirrus, the leading provider of high-performance wireless networks, today revealed the results of its Where the Wires End Survey. The survey polled hundreds of respondents in North America and Europe on their Wi-Fi habits and expectations. The results highlight the […]

Android Phone

Sony Xperia M4 Aqua will be cheaper than expected, pre-orders now available in Europe

March 4, 2015

Via: itCurated

Yesterday, when Sony announced the Xperia M4 Aqua, it mentioned that the handset’s suggested retail price would be around €299. However, it turns out that the actual price will be lower (though not much lower). Amazon Germany is now taking […]