PiceaServices™ offer new revenue streams and improve customer experience in mobile content transfer and erasure – visit GITEX Hall 2, Stand D2_30

Oct 12th, 2016 - At GITEX Piceasoft together with its Middle East partner RAS Infotech demonstrates the fastest content transfer solutions between mobile devices. Piceasoft solutions significantly improve customer experience and offer new revenue streams... Read more

Easiest and fastest mobile lifecycle solutions for Apple iOS 10 and Android 7.0 from Piceasoft

Sep 23rd, 2016 - PiceaServices™ product family is a preferred choice of customers due to its simplicity, ease of use, speed as well as wide platform, device and content support. On 12 September 2016 support was extended to iOS 10 and Android 7.0 (Nougat)... Read more

PiceaServices™ contributing to success of the retail chain Gigantti

Sep 23rd, 2016 - Piceasoft Point of Sale services have contributed to a positive financial result of the retail chain Gigantti in Finland and Nordic countries... Read more

Piceasoft signs an Online technology agreement with Alternativ Data: Most of the 8-12 million obsolete mobile phones in Norwegian homes can be recycled by consumers themselves

Jun 6th, 2016 - The first online service in the world that enables consumers erase data from their phones by themselves and contribute to green mobile economy... Read more

Elkjøp, the largest phone retailer in Nordic countries, starts using Piceasoft products in all retail shops

May 23rd, 2016 - Piceasoft and Elkjøp, operating under its own name in Norway, as Elgiganten in Sweden and Denmark and as Gigantti in Finland have signed an agreement for PiceaSwitch™ and PiceaDiagnostics™... Read more

Factory reset versus PiceaEraser

Apr 26th, 2016 - The only advantage of Factory reset in devices is that it's quick. What PiceaEraser™ does best is device erasure. It takes a minute or two more, but it leaves no recoverable data behind... Read more

Switchiamo: PiceaServices™ solution now localized also to Italian

Apr 18th, 2016 - PiceaServices™ solution has been localized to Italian, which brings it closer to Italian speaking customers both in Italy and Italian speaking part of Switzerland... Read more

PiceaEraser™ Online market breakthrough - Piceasoft signs a contract with RAS Infotech for Middle East and India for its whole product portfolio

Apr 18th, 2016 - Piceasoft and United Arab Emirates based RAS Infotech have signed an agreement to offer Piceasoft’s full product portfolio to their customers in Middle East and India. Initial number of shops where the solution will be offered is expected to grow to thousands... Read more

PiceaEraser made available to 5.000 Mobicode customers in the UK

Mar 29th, 2016 - Piceasoft and UK based Mobicode have signed a technology licensing agreement to integrate unique PiceaVolumeEraser™ as a part of Mobicode retail ecosystem. The customer base consists of independent retail chains, recycling companies and distributors including 5.000 users in the UK alone... Read more

PiceaEraser™ passes the Adisa claims test as the first mobile erasure technology in the market

Mar 11th, 2016 - Piceasoft’s PiceaEraser™ is the world's first product to pass the ADISA Claims Test process for mobile erasure. Claims test result was: Pass on all devices tested – all forensic data recovery techniques up to and including ADISA Test Level 1 failed to recover any data... Read more

Piceasoft signs a partnership with Kolme and adds over a thousand shops to the customer roster

Feb 25th, 2016 - Piceasoft has signed a distribution agreement with the Italian company Kolme, and entered the Italian market that has over 91 million mobile phone subscriptions and one of the highest smartphone penetration rates in Western Europe... Read more

Telefónica and Piceasoft continue cooperation for PiceaSwitch

Feb 24th, 2016 - Telefónica Germany has renewed the contract with Piceasoft and expanded PiceaSwitch™ usage to more than 400 O2 Shops and Partnershops in Germany... Read more

Piceasoft products now available globally for business customers

Feb 23rd, 2016 - PiceaServices™ are now available worldwide in the Piceasoft online shop... Read more

Swisscom selected PiceaSwitch™ because of speed and ease of use

Feb 22nd, 2016 - Piceasoft has signed a three-year agreement to have PiceaSwitch™ in daily use in over 120 Swisscom shops. The agreement includes an option for PiceaEraser™ and PiceaDiagnostics™ products for point of sale usage as well... Read more

Smartphone Buyback: Profit Issue with Owner-Locked Phones

Feb 12th, 2016 - Anti-theft mechanisms were designed to reduce phone thefts. In this paper we’re providing more information about these mechanisms and presenting our solution that can be used to prevent melting profits in buyback business... Read more

Piceasoft reaffirms a leading position in Germany by signing a distribution agreement with Selectric

Jan 28th, 2016 - Piceasoft is expanding its offering in the German market. In addition to well established position in retail and distribution we have widened the focus to include service centers… Read more

Piceasoft is a GDPR compliancy leader in Nordic countries

Jan 4th, 2016 - The reuse and recycling market has become an integral part of the mobile ecosystem. Smartphones and tablets can have a second or even third life. Piceasoft’s product portfolio complies with the GDPR regulations coming into force in 2018… Read more

Piceasoft signs a partnership agreement with Save and enters the French market

Dec 14th, 2015 - Signing of the partnership agreement with the French startup Save marks an entry to the French market. This also demonstrates the power of our strategy to package three complementing services to one powerful solution that reduces labor costs, increases customer retention, and saves processing time... Read more

Piceasoft leads the trail by launching the first fully automated Windows Phone data erasure

Dec 9th, 2015 - PiceaEraser™ now provides a fully automated Windows Phone data erasure process, which does not require operator interaction with a phone after cable has been plugged-in and thus minimizes labor costs... Read more

Piceasoft and ContentCard launch a co-branded service Handyumzug and

Nov 16th, 2015 - ContentCard, our global partner will sell pre-paid cards for Piceasoft service in Germany, Austria, Spain, Portugal, China, Taiwan and the Middle East.

Online expansion and consumer focus is in our strategy and the new service is a part of Piceasoft transition towards web-based solutions… Read more

PiceaEraser passed the test with flying colors. Why privacy matters in the second hand phone market?

Nov 2nd, 2015 - In the latest test Ahlberg data Ltd. confirmed that PiceaEraser™ completely erased the smartphone data and no data was recovered, which makes the smartphones safe for reuse... Read more

Piceasoft and Fonecta launch a co-branded service

Oct 22nd, 2015 - On the two companies' strategic interests' intersection consumers will benefit the most... Read more

Uncertainty avoidance in Germany and Austria. The case of new Android devices

Oct 15th, 2015 - Germans are definitely not living by the rule “Let’s let it happen.” Read more how this affects mobile devices purchases... Read more

Tell me what Apps you're using and I’ll tell you where you're from

Oct 8th, 2015 - Why is food so important to Germans? Even more than Productivity and Navigation... Read more

Tectonic movements in Android and iOS ecosystems in German market

Oct 1st, 2015 - Android users are generally more eager to keep their Android devices than iOS users keeping their iOS devices... Read more

The King is dead, long live the King!

Sep 24th, 2015 - Nokia S60 and S40 are still present in the German market. In this week’s analysis we have been focusing only on Symbian S60 and S40 feature phone platforms... Read more

Most popular Android mobile apps in German market, Q2 2015

Sep 17th, 2015 - In this week’s #PiceaData analysis we were focusing on mobile content, specifically the Android Apps that customers appreciate most and would like to transfer from their old to new phones... Read more

Domination of Android and iOS platforms in German market continues in Q2 2015

Sep 10th, 2015 - In this week’s PiceaData analysis we have been focusing on shares of Android, iOS, Windows Phone, and other mobile device platforms in German market. Data has been collected for the period from April to June 2015...
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PiceaEraser Online, the world’s first internet-based mobile device erasing software, unveiled at IFA trade show in Berlin on September 5, 2015

Sep 4th, 2015 - PiceaEraser Online is a software service that enables safe disposal, reuse or resale of mobile devices by permanently erasing all the sensitive user data. The software fulfills requirements set by EU Data Protection Law – Article 17, Right to Erasure. Restoring the factory settings does not ensure that the user data is permanently deleted..... Read more

Brand loyalty and defections within Android ecosystem in German market in July 2015

Sep 4th, 2015 - Topics of this week’s analysis are brand loyalty and brand defections within Android platform.

In Chart 1 we are focusing on brand loyalty within the Android platform. Transaction pairs with any non-Android platform were excluded (e.g. Samsung-Apple, Nokia-Sony). For clarity purposes only transactions with values 0,5 % and over were included in the chart...
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Multimedia content transfer in German market in 2015

Aug 27th, 2015 - In this week’s analysis we have been focusing on the mobile content specifically on multimedia content, such as Photos, Videos, and Music. In Chart 1 we have plotted single and total amount of multimedia files transferred to new mobile devices...
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Ecosystem loyalty to Android/Apple

Aug 20th, 2015 - The purpose of analysis was to check the platform loyalty among German phone users. We have included mobile data transfers between all platforms (Android, iOS, Windows Phone, Nokia Symbian, Nokia S40, Nokia Meego, BlackBerry, and others) as well as Backup/Restore operations.

Two most popular mobile platforms are Android and iOS comprising nearly 90% of all transactions with Piceasoft proprietary software solutions... Read more

Piceasoft enters Indian market

Aug 19th, 2015 - Piceasoft has made a distribution agreement with Mangalore based Cryptosecurephones Mobile Technologies, to deploy its Web based service and PiceaSwitch PC software solutions to Indian markets.

Cryptosecurephones Mobile Technologies is a leading Indian Military Grade Encryption & Security Software Provider... Read more

Mobile trends in German market May – July 2015

Aug 12th, 2015 - Data for this analysis was obtained from PiceaSwitch Analytics for German market in the period from May to July 2015... Read more

Online service for switching phone content at home or at retail shops

Jul 10th, 2015 - Piceasoft has opened a new, easy-to-use, and fast online service for switching phone content at home or at retail shops. The easy-to-sell service vouchers are a great addition to our customer offering

Switching phone content can be done by consumers in the comfort of their homes or by the retail shops’ personnel on their behalf... Read more

Piceasoft took a further step in becoming a global player by expanding its operations to South East Asia.

Jul 1st, 2015 - Following the successful market deployment in Europe, Piceasoft is now making an entry at the South East Asian markets, where the phone replacement rate is higher than in other regions, and it comes with the need for fast and secure content transfers, synchronization, and backup solutions.... Read more

Piceasoft has signed a deal with TFK in Austria

Jun 16th, 2015 - Piceasoft has signed a deal with TFK to deliver Piceasoft products in Austria... Read more

The EU’s decree on data protection is tested...

May 26th, 2015 - Researchers in the University of Cambridge have recently published two studies that point out serious deficiencies in both the Android devices’ factory resetting practice, and the data protection software meant for the end users... Read more

Piceasoft has signed a deal with Mobis-electronic

Apr 27th, 2015 - Piceasoft has signed a deal with Mobis-electronic to deliver Piceasoft products in Croatia, Serbia and Bosnia&Herzegovina. Mobis is the largest mobile devices distributor and Repair services provider in Croatia and Bosnia&Herzegovina... Read more

KOMSA will offer PiceaOnlineSwitch as a service to more than 4000 shops in the German market

Feb 3rd, 2015 - Read more DataSwitch as a service - Komsa and Piceasoft sign a contract (In German).

Herweck starts PiceaSwitch sales in Germany

Jan 27th, 2015 - Read more: Datenübertragung von A nach B – PiceaSwitch (in German).

Piceasoft has signed a distribution deal for PiceaSwitch with NGTel-Group in USA, Russia and Eastern Europe!

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Piceasoft has signed a distribution deal for PiceaSwitch with Brodos in Germany

Sep 22nd, 2014 - Brodos has now started a marketing campaign at Brodos Roadshow. The schedule of the Roadshow is following... Read more

Piceasoft received the 2014 Red Herring Top 100 EUROPE Award in Amsterdam 9th of April 2014

Apr 11th, 2014 - Amsterdam, Netherlands - Red Herring announced its Top 100 award winners today, recognizing Europe’s leading private companies and celebrating these startups’ innovations and technologies across their respective industries... Read more

Piceasoft is a Finalist for the 2014 Red Herring Top 100 Europe Award!

Mar 25th, 2014 - "This year was rewarding, beyond all expectations" said Alex Vieux, publisher and CEO of Red Herring. "The global economic situation has abated and there are many great companies producing really innovative and amazing products. We had a very difficult time narrowing the pool and selecting the finalists... Read more

PiceaSwitch 2.0 Released, New Features: Transfer of Android Applications, Backup to Cloud and Easy Content Transfer at Home

Feb 21st, 2014 - Piceasoft releases a new version of their cutting edge content transfer software PiceaSwitch in Mobile World Congress, Barcelona. With PiceaSwitch, the transfer of content from any mobile phone to another is fast and easy. The new features of PiceaSwitch 2.0 include HomeSwitch using a licence, backup to cloud services and transferring Android applications from one mobile phone to another... Read more

Piceasoft joins the Tizen Association Partner Program

Feb 14th, 2014 - Piceasoft has attracted world-wide interest with their unique media transfer solutions between mobile devices and cloud services, joins the Tizen Association Partner Program. The Tizen Association is an industry consortium that supports the development of an open-source software platform and operating system – Tizen – for a wide range of connected devices... Read more

Meet us at Mobile World Congress

Feb 4th, 2014 - We have made some spectacular enhancements in PiceaSwitch and will announce them in MWC, Feb 24-27 2014. You can check them yourself in Hall 5, Stand 5C41. We hope to see you there! To book a meeting, email us at