Travel apps: how to soar through the app stores

With the Travel category making its way into the top 10 most popular categories in the iTunes app store, we can’t deny that travel apps very much in demand. This is affirmed by easyJet’s latest mobile statistics showing bookings carried out over mobile now account for 20% of their travel bookings. With more consumers using [...]

Top 5 things to look out for in mobile in 2017

The excitement sparked by wearables, the prospect of Google AMP, the fear of mobile ad blockers and the endless list of hardware releases…who can forget the developments we witnessed in mobile in 2016? Well, as January comes to a close, the question of what this year will bring hangs in the air. There are a few [...]

Mobile Web and Its Future

The mobile environment is constantly evolving at a fast pace. While the mobile world (namely the app world) moves forward, the mobile web seems to unfortunately be experiencing more and more problems. We can attribute these growing problems to two different factors. The first is that the number of ads, tracking scripts and general background [...]

By | August 12th, 2016|Mobile Devices, Mobile Optimisation|0 Comments

A Merging Of Worlds: Discovering App & Web Content

App content indexing is going to be big. For a long time now, the app ecosystem and the mobile web have been growing and developing. Unfortunately, the links between these two growing ecosystems could be described as tenuous at best. While sites focused on their search engine optimisation to increase discoverability on an ever-improving Google, apps [...]

Mobile World Congress 2015 – Round Up

The good people of Barcelona can relax for another year – Mobile World Congress 2015 has drawn to a close. With more than 90,000 attendees, MWC 2015 was the biggest yet, and there were some pretty big topics covered too. It was a quick pit stop in London before heading to the next conference Beyond the [...]

By | March 7th, 2015|Conferences, Events, Internet of Things, Mobile Devices|0 Comments

Mobile World Congress 2015 – Day 2

Talk turns to 5G After falling in love with the Bobolat Play connected tennis racquet yesterday, today started with another sporty revelation: the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea could be powered by a 5G network. So while EE has been trumpeting its achievement of getting Wembley Stadium 4G connected, in a few short years [...]

Mobile World Congress 2015 – Day 1

Zuckerberg’s unholy matrimony with the operators Mark Zuckerberg took centre stage on Day 1 of Mobile World Congress again – but this time, he seemed very keen to shift the focus away from Facebook and onto its partners. The Q&A chat (hosted by WIRED journalist Jessi Hempel) was focused around Zuckerberg’s internet.org initiative – which aims [...]

By | March 2nd, 2015|Conferences, Events, Mobile Apps, Mobile Devices, Wearables|0 Comments

Mobile World Congress 2015 – Day 3

The Internet of Things and virtual reality Roaming the show floor at Mobile World Congress today, I’m repeatedly struck by the idea of the ‘killer app’. It’s an overused term, but it really means something in the context of the Internet of Things and the Internet of Everything. Compare and contrast: the AT&T Drive Studio [...]

By | February 26th, 2015|Conferences, Events, Mobile Apps, Mobile Devices, Wearables|0 Comments

Mobile and the NHS: Healthy choices

Can mHealth applications and wearable devices really save our creaking National Health Service? Far from championing mobile and mHealth as the saviour of the NHS, some of the papers recently painted a very bleak picture. It was enough to make you jumpy about going to the doctors, and a bit fearful of the day you next [...]

By | February 19th, 2015|mHealth, Mobile Devices, Wearables|0 Comments

Blackberry left behind as mobile moves beyond the pocket – Mobile World Congress 2014 Day 3

Relax, Barcelona – Mobile World Congress 2014 is starting to wind down. It seems fitting that people have only really got round to talking about BlackBerry today as people start to physically and psychologically check out of the show, even though RIM launched its new phones yesterday. In a few short years, the BlackBerry has [...]

By | February 26th, 2014|Conferences, Industry Comment, Mobile Devices|0 Comments

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