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Australian consumers have traditionally been early adopters of new technologies and at the end of 2019 several key milestones were reached, according to research firm Telsyte which reveals that smartphones have now become the main digital device for more than half (51%) of Australians - with millions of Australians loyal to either their iPhones or Android smartphones.
Smartphone sales in Australia dropped by 5% to 4.3 million units in the second half of 2019 compared to the same period in 2018, as the cost of premium handsets continued to weigh on buyers, according to a new research report.
Australians are concerned about their privacy with smart devices listening in on their conversations, and allowing organisations to extract personal information from their digital footprints.
Smartphone manufacturer Vivo Mobile has joined the mobile telecommunications industry’s recycling program – MobileMuster – joining Australia’s major mobile handset manufacturers and network providers who work in collaboration to provide a free national recycling program to their customers.
Application programming interfaces (APIs) are driving efficiencies and building smarter cities. In the increasingly competitive telco space, API adoption is fundamental for providers to adapt to technological change. APIs in telco can simplify and speed up the process of service delivery while cutting development costs.
Researchers at Flinders University claim they have found that wearable technology, such as smart watches, and also smartphone apps, could help improve the treatment of mental health disorders by increasing the chances of early detection.
Australian smartphone sales remained flat in the second half of last year despite soaring usage rates, according to a newly released market study.
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is becoming the new user interface, underpinning the way people transact and interact with systems, according to a new global study which found that 79% of survey respondents agree that AI will “revolutionise” the way they gain information from and interact with customers.
A smartphone that looks like a watch and goes by the name of Moochies, and has been designed to keep wayward kids safe, has just been launched in the Australian and UK markets.
Nuance Communications Australia has extended its strategic partnership with Samsung which will see the electronics giant market Nuance document imaging solutions.
Concerns about privacy and confidentiality have been raised by researchers who have discovered how easy it is to monitor and record signals from mobile phones including the iPhone, and wearable devices like watches and fitness monitors.
The automotive, LED lighting and home consumer segments are predicted to drive a large part of growth of 30% in the semiconductor device portion of the global Internet of Things semi-conductor market over the next five years.
Antivirus software provider Bitdefender has come up with a way, using Android Wear watches, whereby a ‘scream’ from your mobile phone may help you find your phone when it’s been stolen, lost or misplaced.
Offshoring has decimated the local ICT jobs market. Australia now has a large and increasing oversupply of ICT professionals, not a skills shortage as widely touted over recent years, according to a new report.
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