Hotels don’t want guests to have to linger at the front desk—or even stop by at all. New programs are helping speed up the check-in process for busy travelers, or in at least one case, letting them go straight to their rooms by using their smartphone to unlock doors.
Global smartphone sales grew at a healthy pace in the third quarter, boosted by low-cost handsets in emerging markets, industry research showed Thursday.
Smartphone sales in the Philippines grew by double digit in the 12 months through August this year, as inexpensive Chinese brands continue to penetrate the local market, data from Singapore-based research firm GfK.
China in recent days has busted a slew of smugglers bringing Apple iPhone 6 models into the country ahead of their official release here. State media on Sunday announced the latest seizure of 453 smartphones in Shanghai.
Google on Monday launched a $105 smartphone in India, taking aim at emerging markets as part of an initiative called Android One.