Swedes predict death of smartphone in five years

A couple using a smartphone in Sweden. Photo: Per Pixel Petterson/Image Bank SwedenArtificial intelligence could soon start planning your life, with smartphones disappearing within the next five years, according to consumer research by Swedish tech giant Ericsson. Reading this on your mobile? Chances are that you’ll soon be swapping your mini screen for an artificial electronic assistant, according to new research carried out by researchers working for Stockholm-based tech conglomerate Ericsson. The company’s ConsumerLab quizzed more than 100,000 customers in tech-savvy Sweden as well as 39 other countries about their opinions and technological desires for the future and says its research statistically represents the views of 1.1 billion people worldwide. It found that half of smartphone users think that mobile technology will be a thing of the past within the…


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