Made in Africa: The Mara Group Releases Two New Android Devices
The Mara Group have just become the first African smartphone manufacturer, having just released two new devices, the Mara X and the Mara Z.
It looks as though the release date for Windows Phone 7 is going to be October 11th. While Microsoft have been lagging behind in the mobile race for some time now, next month could see them make the first steps towards taking some market share away from the current leaders, Google and Apple. With most companies except Apple and Nokia signed up to make WP7 devices there should be a good range of handsets to tempt customers into switching to Microsoft’s newest mobile operating system.
Even with rumoured devices from manufacturers such as HTC sounding extremely promising, combined with Microsoft’s marketing push to get people interested in Windows Phone 7, it will still be an uphill battle to compete with Android, iPhone, Blackberry and other rival mobile operating systems. The interface does set WP7 apart from the competition and it’s quite possible that it will find itself with a strong following as a result of the minimalist and finger friendly design.
With so many mobiles being recycled and replaced every year there is plenty of room in the market for Microsoft to sell a lot of phones, but they will need to prove to consumers that they can offer something that Apple and Google don’t if they want to take a real share of the mobile market.
The Google Pixel 4 series has officially been launched, and we will be telling you about all the features that Google are offering.
This International E-Waste Day, we discuss the importance of tackling e-waste on an individual level by sharing a few mindful practices to help you to close the loop.