The Internet of Things or the Internet of You?

Our conception of what we count as “technology” is changing, and the Internet of Things is (admittedly somewhat slowly) bringing in changes unimaginable to our forebears. To the Bronze Age man, a piece of flint was the highest tech, just as the Spinning Jenny was to the Industrialist. For the last few decades we’ve thought [...]

By | July 22nd, 2016|Internet of Things|0 Comments

The Future is Now, So What About Tomorrow?

We are living in the future that science fiction writers dreamed of. We can communicate with whoever we want whenever we want; stream almost any media on demand; buy anything - legal and illegal - online. We can even go on holiday to space (if we’re rich enough). We can’t deny that, tech-wise, we have it pretty [...]

By | February 11th, 2016|behaviour, Industry Comment, Tech|0 Comments

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 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

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

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

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

Big gadget launches and Big Trust – Mobile World Congress 2014 Day 2

If Mark Zuckerberg’s keynote yesterday focused our attention on emerging markets and connecting the unconnected to the mobile web, today we took a look at the high-end again, as we took a tour of the show floor to gawp at the hot new devices on offer. The big gadget to check out was the Samsung [...]

By | February 25th, 2014|Conferences, Industry Comment, Mobile Devices|0 Comments

Making sense of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2014

Las Vegas is bonkers enough as it is, but add the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) into the mix and you’re in for a truly surreal experience. CES – the tech trade show that takes place in January every year – is a bizarre festival of robots, corporate fanfare, Vegas nightlife, and an unfathomable army of iPhone accessory manufacturers all seemingly hawking the same product. But there’s a lot more to it than that – and it’s fair to say that amid all the 3D printers and iPhone tat, CES is a big deal for the ad industry. It’s a great opportunity to see what’s coming next in terms of consumer behaviour, and think about how new technology can enable brands to engage consumers. […]

By | January 10th, 2014|Conferences|0 Comments