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

Interview with Sylvain Cornillon at #zerotohero London Mobile Games Week

Interview with Sylvain Cornillon at London Mobile Games Week by George Osborn What’s your top recommendation for a start up mobile games developer What kinds of things can developers do to make themselves more marketable? What are your predictions for the mobile games industry in 2015? Is there a specific trend people should be looking [...]

By | February 12th, 2015|Events, Interview, Mobile Gaming, The Afternoon Club, Wearables|0 Comments

Interview with Simon Baker at #zerotohero London Mobile Games Week

Interview with Simon Baker at London Mobile Games Week by George Osborn What are the big challenges facing app developers and mobile game developers? Are these problems the same problems faced small developers and bigger developers or do they have different challenges they’re facing? What’s your advice for developers trying to get to that minimum [...]

By | February 12th, 2015|Events, Industry Comment, Interview, Mobile Apps, Mobile Gaming, Wearables|0 Comments

Our 2015 predictions for mobile gaming – Part 2

The mobile gaming market remains one of the most lucrative and important in the whole app economy. With Supercell valued at over $3bn, King turning its IPO around with the launch of Candy Crush Soda Saga 2 and Kim Kardashian reportedly making tens of millions of dollars from Glu’s mobile sensation, grabbing even a small [...]

By | January 14th, 2015|Events, Industry Comment, Mobile Gaming, The Afternoon Club, Wearables|0 Comments

Mobile inspiration for retail brands: five great examples

Increasingly, our smartphones are bridging the gap between online and the real world, and this is especially true in the world of retail. In an intriguing stat, Deloitte says that by 2016 more than $1trillion worth of sales will be “influenced” by mobile and digital. Retailers talk about the customer journey, and it’s clear that [...]

Mobile World Congress 2014 – The Round Up

That's it folks, the world’s mobile execs, tech journalists and PR people are flying home – Mobile World Congress 2014 is over. To reflect an industry that grows in importance every year, MWC 2014 was the biggest show yet, and the defining moment was the appearance of Mark Zuckerberg. In previous years, MWC’s keynote has been [...]

By | February 28th, 2014|Conferences, Industry Comment, Wearables|0 Comments

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