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Podcast #58 – Component Shortage: Will it drive the eSIM migration?

The COVID-19-led semiconductor shortage disrupted the supply chains of several industries. The shortage also accelerated lead times for key…

Apple’s new iPhone 14 & Watch focus on pro features, improved connectivity & safety

The iPhone 14 series is official and there’s a lot to talk about the new smartphones that Apple announced at its “Far Out” event. But wait, Apple…

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Podcast #57 – Will 5G Offset Macroeconomic Weakness in SEA Smartphone Market?

Southeast Asia, one of the world’s most promising markets, saw its smartphone shipments decline in Q2 2022. But despite this, Thailand’s premium…

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Podcast #56: Foundry Capacity Expansion Easing Chip Shortage, But Weakening Demand Can Cause Oversupply

The global semiconductor components shortage has been in the news since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Trade tensions between the US and China…

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Samsung Unpacks Galaxy Z Fold4, Z Flip4, Watch5 & Buds2 Pro with Massive Improvements

At its latest “Unpacked” event this week, Samsung launched five new products across three different categories. These include two foldables, two…

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Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 Long-term Review: Great Combination of Durable Design, Productivity Features for Power Users

Foldables have been around for over three years now. They bring in good innovation by combining the smartphone and tablet experiences into one…

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Sony WF-1000XM4 vs Apple AirPods Pro: Battle of the Best True Wireless Earbuds

There is no shortage of truly wireless earbuds in the market, and you can easily get a good-sounding pair for under $100. However, it is the sound…

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Podcast #55: 5G FWA Update – Connecting Next Half Billion Households

The consumer demand for high-speed home broadband continues to grow at a rapid pace as companies adopt the hybrid working culture. Even personal…

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Podcast #54: Private Networks – What are the Key Trends, Market Drivers, & Challenges

Private Networks, especially in relation to 5G, were one of the hot topics of discussion at the Mobile World Congress (MWC 22) in Barcelona earlier…

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Sony WF-1000XM4 Review: Great ANC TWS Earbuds With Stellar Audio

The TWS hearables are one of the fast-growing segments in consumer electronics seeing a 24% YoY growth in 2021. OEMs removing wired headphones from…

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Podcast #53: How Trade-Ins, Sustainability & Awareness are Driving Refurbished Smartphone Growth

Refurbished smartphones are cost-effective alternatives for consumers looking to save money when buying a smartphone. Apple and Samsung are the top…

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OPPO Find N Review: Small Wonder

The smartphone industry is going through a transition phase where form factors are evolving from regular candy-bar ones to foldables that promise…

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HONOR Bets on Magic 4 Series to Grab Premium Share in the European Smartphone Market

Ever since HONOR became an independent company, after separating from Huawei, it gradually started building momentum. In Q4 2021, China’s smartphone…

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iPhone SE 5G, new iPad Air with M1 SoC, Mac Studio with M1 Ultra SoC & more announced at Apple Event

At its first launch event of 2022, titled “Peek Performance”, Apple announced a new iPhone SE with refreshed hardware and 5G connectivity, a new iPad…

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OPPO Find X5 Series, 240W Fast Charging Solution, AR Glass, & More Showcased at MWC 2022

Ahead of MWC 2022, OPPO announced the flagship Find X5 and Find X5 Pro series smartphones. Both smartphones were showcased at OPPO’s booth along with…

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Huawei Expands its Connected Devices Ecosystem with an E-Ink Tablet, AIO PC & More at MWC 2022

Over the last couple of years, Huawei has been facing headwinds after the US sanctions, followed by component shortages, leading to a sharp decline…

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Podcast #52 – Digital Cockpit to Drive Future Connected Car Experiences

Modern cars now feature an array of advanced digital technologies such as ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems) that offer things like lane…

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Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Unveiled as Note Successor, Galaxy Tab S8 Series to Compete with iPad Pros

• Samsung announced six new products at the Galaxy Unpacked event. • Of the Galaxy S22 series, the Ultra model merges Note features with the…