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  • Exploring the ins and outs of the cell phone industry since 2012


My name is Justin Wright, and I've been an avid cell phone user since 1996. I provide custom mobile app development services.

This site showcases the most recent news and trends in the mobile phones industry.

Should you spend $1,000 on a smartphone?

iPhone XS starts at $999, and Samsung's least expensive Galaxy S10 starts at "just" $899.

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Huawei reports 50.3% jump in sales

Huawei has recently overtaken Apple, becoming the second largest seller of smartphones.

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Cornwall designs an app to reduce anxiety

Cornwall Council has built an app that helps people manage anxiety and live independently.

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Why people compulsively check their phones

Researchers have discovered several triggers that start and end habitual smartphone use.

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Mobile phone penetration rate

According to International Telecommunications Union, cell phone market penetration grew exponentially, much faster than the world's population. Currently, there are almost 8 billion subscribers, representing about 105% of the world's population.

Source: Areppim

Comparison between 1G, 2G, 3G, 4G and 5G mobile data speeds

mobile speeds

Source: Data Alliance

Cell phones have already replaced:

  • Personal computers

  • Digital cameras

  • Gaming consoles

  • Music players

  • eBook readers

  • Radios

  • GPS

  • Etc.

Surprising cell phone stats

94% of all Americans (9 out of 10) own a cell phone.

90% of texts are read within 3 minutes of receiving them.

68% of us keep our phones nearby while we sleep.

Source: Mobile Coach

Useful articles

The 5 best phones for recording & editing video

Phones have gotten really good at recording video, so they can be used for videography.

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Addicted to your phone? Here’s how to fix that

Want to spend less time looking at your phone? Here are several expert tips that will help.

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How is a smartphone different from a cell phone?

Ever wondered what makes a phone "smart"? These are the required services and features.

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Smartphones: a splendid way to improve your English

Smartphones can be used to access information and gain knowledge on diverse topics.

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