Strategy Analytics Blogs and Podcasts

  • Answers Auto Industry 3G SOS

    by Roger Lanctot | Mar 10, 2022
    The 3G shutoff dates for wireless carriers in the U.S. are rapidly approaching with ominous implications for the nascent connected car industry:   Ver... ...
  • GM's Super Duper Cruise

    by Roger Lanctot | Mar 10, 2022
    It’s one thing to lead an industry. It’s another to anticipate and meet a new challenge well ahead of competitors in an industry. It&rsquo... ...
  • Zero Credibility

    by Roger Lanctot | Mar 10, 2022
    The headline on the embargoed press release from Neural Propulsion Systems this week was promising: “Zero Roadway Deaths Means Seeing Everything Sooner, C... ...
  • Ukraine Invasion Hits Yandex; Is China Next?

    by Roger Lanctot | Mar 10, 2022
    In the grand scheme of personal tragedy unfolding in Ukraine and, soon, across Europe in the wake of Russia’s unprovoked invasion of Ukraine, the woes of ... ...
  • Your Data or Your Life

    by Roger Lanctot | Mar 10, 2022
    A Massachusetts Data Access Law for automobiles – overwhelmingly approved by voters in 2020 as an amendment to the State’s existing right-to-repair ... ...
  • NoTraffic at the Crossroads

    by Roger Lanctot | Mar 10, 2022
    The Federal Highway Administration in the U.S. tells us that “each year roughly one–quarter of all traffic fatalities and about one–half of al... ...
  • A15 Bionic and 5G Added to the Latest iPhone SE 2022

    by Boris Metodiev | Mar 09, 2022
    On March 8th, 2022, Apple unveiled the latest update of its entry-level smartphone lineup – iPhone SE (2022). The new device has practically the same body... ...
  • UX Soup: Episode 80 - Teaching in the Metaverse with Dr. Gary Burnett

    by Chris Schreiner | Mar 09, 2022
    Diana and Lisa welcome back to the podcast Dr. Gary Burnett from the University of Nottingham. Gary started teaching graduate classes on the metaverse, and held... ...
  • RAN Automation as a Pivot of 5G Success

    by Guang Yang | Mar 08, 2022
    Since the first 5G commercial services were launched in 2019, global mobile operators have explored new services and business models, while also facing new dema... ...
  • Samsung Smartphones retain top spot in 8 CALA region Countries Q4 2021

    by David Kerr | Mar 04, 2022
    Smartphone shipments to the Central and Latin American (CALA) region represent 9% of the global total in Q4 2021.  Samsung was the market leader in all the... ...
  • Ukraine War Disruption to Automotive

    by Kevin Mak | Mar 04, 2022
    The Russian invasion of Ukraine is causing a number of issues that will affect the automotive sector:   Further acceleration towards electrified vehicles ... ...
  • The Astounding Capabilities of Wi-Fi 7

    by Chris Taylor | Mar 04, 2022
    Even though the ink is barely dry on the IEEE’s 802.11ax Wi-Fi 6 standard, MediaTek and Qualcomm have announced radio chips supporting Wi-Fi 7.  Thes... ...
  • TWS record strong growth in 2021

    by Ken Hyers | Mar 03, 2022
    TWS earbuds have become one of the most popular smartphone accessories. In 2021 the industry recorded continued strong growth. While Apple remains the market l... ...
  • MWC 2022 Devices Blog : Day 4

    by Ken Hyers | Mar 03, 2022
    It’s a wrap for Mobile World Congress (MWC Barcelona) - the largest and arguably the most important mobile industry event, which took place in Barcelona, ... ...
  • Fitbit Moves Fast to Recall Ionic Smartwatches with burn hazard potential

    by David Kerr | Mar 03, 2022
    On March 2, Fitbit voluntarily recalled Ionic smartwatches sold between 2017 and 2021 due to over 115 reports of overheating and subsequent burn hazards. The ... ...
  • MWC 2022 Device Blog: Day 3: Wearables

    by Neil Mawston | Mar 03, 2022
    No Apple Watch at MWC, of course, but plenty of other wearable brands to see this year. First up is the Honor Watch GS 3 smartwatch. This is Honor's flag... ...
  • Apple Smartphone Models in China Hit All-Time Record in Q4’21

    by Juha Winter | Mar 02, 2022
    Despite the headwinds caused by component supply constraints, Apple’s smartphones had a really good final quarter of the year 2021 in China. Indeed, never... ...
  • TRANSSION Brands Hold Sway in Kenya in Q4 2021

    by Rajeev Nair | Mar 02, 2022
    TRANSSION brands in (Tecno, Infinix and Itel) together accounted for over 62% of the smartphone market share, in Kenya, in Q4 2021. It is the highest ever volum... ...
  • Apple Halts iPhones Sales and Services in Russia

    by Woody Oh | Mar 02, 2022
    Apple has paused all product sales, including iPhones, in Russia in response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine last week. The company outlined a number of... ...
  • MWC 2022 Device Blog: Day 2: Smartphones & Bluetooth

    by Ken Hyers | Mar 01, 2022
    Mobile World Congress (MWC Barcelona) - the largest and arguably the most important mobile industry event – is back again, taking place in Barcelona, Spai... ...

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