Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 17th Aug 2012 22:48 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless I always see The Netherlands - my home country - as a small, easily graspable version of other, larger and more important western countries and even the west as a whole. In light of this, Tweakers.net's Arnoud Wokke points to a very interesting report about the Dutch telecommunications market. This reports notes a trend that, if present in the rest of the world, could have serious effects for phone makers.
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RE[2]: Maturing Tech
by jeffb on Sun 19th Aug 2012 22:49 UTC in reply to "RE: Maturing Tech"
jeffb
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First off phones are getting better very quickly. But even if they weren't, the life of the average smartphone is 11.5 months. Without replacement via. warranty, upgrades... you would lose a huge chunk of the market.

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