Huawei will help Russia bypass sanctions? The company is in no hurry
After the sanctions against Russia were introduced, many felt that "China will help us" and Huawei was named among those who would lend a helping hand. It was expected that the company, which felt the full force of the sanctions, would definitely play on the side of Russia. But common sense and the instinct of self-preservation still prevailed over Huawei.
26.05.2022 4469 0
A flood of push-button phones poured into Russia
Import of mobile devices to Russia has fallen. GS Group analysts concluded that in the first quarter of this year, 10.3 million handsets were delivered to the Russian market, of which 6.8 million were smartphones, and 3.5 million were push-button dialers.
23.05.2022 3240 0
NashStore was cyberattacked on its first day of operation
Today, the work of the Russian app store NashStore was launched. It is focused primarily on creating a catalog of Russian software. Although the creator company wants to see applications from foreign developers who are invited to cooperate. But the hackers managed to overshadow the joy of launching the marketplace.
16.05.2022 1498 0
NashStore, Russian app store launched
A modern smartphone is not only a means of communication, but also applications and services. Without them, the mobile device is inferior and deprives a number of benefits. The wave of sanctions forced the Russian government to attend to the creation of a domestic application store, because the hour is not even, and Russian users can be disconnected from the App Store and Google Play.
16.05.2022 2018 0
Chinese companies have significantly reduced the supply of electronics to Russia
The Wall Street Journal published an article in which it said that a number of Chinese companies have reduced the supply of goods to Russia. The reason is the threat to become the object of sanctions, and an attempt to avoid worsening relations with Western suppliers. Xiaomi, Lenovo and other companies were named among the companies that reduced the volume of supplied electronics.
08.05.2022 1563 0
The acclaimed AYYA smartphone will receive a continuation this year
Probably, there are no those who have not heard about the first creation of the SmartEcoSystem company, which is part of the Rostec state corporation, the Russian smartphone AYYA T1. The device came out very, very strange, both in terms of features and price.
29.04.2022 1729 3
AliExpress does not accept payment from cards of Russian sub-sanctioned banks
Recently, the popularity of AliExpress has been greatly pumped. More and more of those who use the services of an online platform to purchase goods for themselves with savings for the budget. Among the active buyers are the Russians, who recently discovered that they could not pay for goods on AliExpress using payment cards issued by banks that fell under sanctions.
28.04.2022 1462 4
Russian officials are talking about a full-scale information war. War? Not a special operation?
Russian officials suddenly realized that there was an information war going on. For them, it suddenly became a surprise to what extent it is being carried out. And most importantly, they sincerely do not understand why the world is up in arms against them. They have to resist a huge wave of "inaccurate and false information."
25.04.2022 1391 2
Parallel imports are about to start working in Russia: parallel reality from officials
Over the past couple of months, the Russian electronics market has fundamentally sank. This period was one of the most unfortunate: foreign companies began to leave or freeze their activities in Russia, the depreciation of the ruble, a decrease in supplies and, as a result, a downward slide in sales. Due to the lack of new devices, large retailers are already starting to explore the niche of selling used gadgets.
23.04.2022 1875 5
Union not Pay for sanctioned banks in Russia and beyond
After a number of foreign companies pulled out of the Russian market in a string, there were many expectations that "China will help Russia." Sofa experts and analysts of all stripes began to argue that everything can be bought in China without understanding the subject.
22.04.2022 1617 1
Apple wants to be punished for leaving Russia
On February 28, Apple shipped the last batch of equipment to partners in Russia and managed to clear it through customs. On March 2, she officially announced the termination of sales of her devices on the Russian market, there will be no new deliveries. When to resume is not clear.
16.04.2022 2148 9
Blocking YouTube in Russia: why this has not happened so far
Almost since the beginning of the war in Ukraine, Russia has been very actively talking about blocking YouTube. The reason for this was the policy of video hosting regarding the denial of access to a number of state-owned Russian channels, as well as the desire of the authorities to censor content.
15.04.2022 8964 5
An online map has been created with information about Russian occupiers-marauders
During their “liberation mission” in Ukraine, the Russian military does not hesitate to rob Ukrainians, they are engaged in robbery and “cleansing” of apartments and houses of Ukrainians from things, electronics, household appliances and other items. This behavior of the Golondran invaders has become the norm, they do not even disdain to steal underwear.
15.04.2022 2608 6
Sberbank Online app expelled from Google Play and App Store
The story of sanctions against Russia continues. While Russian officials are promoting the need to create their own app stores for Android and iOS (!?), Apple and Google continue to “cleanse” the space of the App Store and Play marketplaces from Russian bank applications. This time, the Sberbank Online mobile application fell under the sanctions.
13.04.2022 1514 1
Russia plans to legalize gray imports
Once upon a time in Russia it was fun to travel abroad for smartphones and other equipment, bring it in suitcases and resell it on the market or online sites. Thus, the country was flooded in various ways with electronics. But as the Russian market became civilized and retail chains began to work with device manufacturers, the “suitcase” business lost ground.
12.04.2022 1334 4