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The Future of Smartphones

The Future of Smartphones

From foldable phones and wireless charging to facial recognition and 6G technology, the next generation of smartphones is impressive. Innovative mobile device designs such as dual screens and the replacement of buttons with 3D sensors are sure to drive consumer demand...

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Coronavirus Creating Supply Chain Chaos

Coronavirus Creating Supply Chain Chaos

COVID-19, has killed more than 1,000 people and has infected more than 40,000 people globally. As fears continue to spread throughout China, the world’s largest smartphone market, smartphone production and worldwide shipments are predicted to drastically decrease due...

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CES 2020: Consumer Trade-In Trends

CES 2020: Consumer Trade-In Trends

CES 2020, the biggest consumer electronics show in the world, took place on January 7-10 in Las Vegas, Nevada. This year, the Phobio team met with industry leaders, mobile carriers, and retailers that share our vision for elevating the customer experience and...

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Phobio Consumer Data Protection and the CCPA

Phobio Consumer Data Protection and the CCPA

On January 1, 2020, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) went into effect and became the first legislation in the U.S. to give consumers control over how their personal information is used online. The CCPA, officially called AB 375, gives California residents...

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Will the Arrival of 5G Boost Mobile Device Trade-Ins?

Will the Arrival of 5G Boost Mobile Device Trade-Ins?

By providing faster download and upload speeds, lower latency connections, and increased network capacity, 5G is the next generation of mobile broadband that will transform technology and enhance the user experience. Though 5G will not necessarily replace 4G, it will...

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Improving the Retail Experience with Phobio Abacus

Improving the Retail Experience with Phobio Abacus

With the rising cost of ownership, retailers are struggling to incentivize new and current customers to upgrade their mobile devices and purchase the latest technology. According to IDC, shipments of smartphones are forecast to fall 2.2 percent globally in 2019 — the...

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CPO 101: The Journey Towards a Certified Pre-Owned Device

CPO 101: The Journey Towards a Certified Pre-Owned Device

Every year, the rising costs of smartphones, laptops, tablets, and wearables deter more and more consumers away from upgrading to the latest technology. Mobile users are holding onto their devices longer than ever before, leaving some retailers struggling to make...

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