Posts tagged " future of mobility "

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Four Questions About Wearable Apps

March 3rd, 2015 Posted by 2015, Blog No Comment yet

As the world eagerly anticipates the arrival of the Apple Watch, app development for wearable devices is becoming part of the mobile conversation. We’ve moved beyond apps overtaking the mobile web to apps overtaking our wrists, which brings up a whole set of questions developers should be asking. Is developing apps for wearable devices worth […]

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The Impact of Voice Over Wi-Fi (VoWiFi)

February 17th, 2015 Posted by 2015, Blog No Comment yet

If you think Wi-Fi is big now, hold on, because you haven’t seen anything yet. That’s one of the key takeaways from the most recent Cisco Visual Networking Index. According to the report, 46 percent of total mobile traffic in 2014 was offloaded onto the fixed network through Wi-Fi or femtocell, to the tune of […]

Mobile World Congress Day Four

March 1st, 2012 Posted by 2012, Blog No Comment yet

Goodness, have we been here almost a week already?  Yes, we have, and as the show wraps up there are still some very interesting rumblings coming out of Mobile World Congress: 

Ericsson’s talking about the connected future.  In a …

Mobile World Congress Day Three

February 29th, 2012 Posted by 2012, Blog No Comment yet

Things are starting to wind down here a bit in Barcelona, but there’s still some news to be shared.  Here are some of the rumblings coming out of Mobile World Congress day three:

International carriers calling for cheaper smartphones in eme…

Mobile World Congress Day Two

February 28th, 2012 Posted by 2012, Blog No Comment yet

Mobile World Congress day two has been just as busy as day one.  Here are some of the bigger things we’ve seen come out of the conference over the past 24 hours. 

Talk about the connected lifestyle.  Not surprisingly there’s…

Mobile World Congress Day One

February 27th, 2012 Posted by 2012, Blog No Comment yet

Mobile World Congress day one got off to a fast start with a number of announcements from some key players.  Here’s a highlight of some of the things we saw: 

Lots of new Android devices.  New phones like the HTC One X, Samsung Ga…

mPortal’s CTO’s views on Future Smartphone Adoption in Emerging Markets

February 24th, 2012 Posted by 2012, Blog No Comment yet

Recently I read an interesting post on LinkedIn that addressed, among other things, smartphone vs. feature phone adoption in emerging markets.  The author, a representative from Informa, wrote:
“The market share of (the smartphone) device ca…

Mobile World Congress 2012: A Preview

February 21st, 2012 Posted by 2012, Blog No Comment yet

Next week, I – along with thousands of others – will descend upon Barcelona for Mobile World Congress 2012, one of the biggest events in our industry.  With the tremendous buzz surrounding smartphones and tablets, this year’s sh…

Connecting Mobile Devices: There Are No Boundaries

February 14th, 2012 Posted by 2012, Blog No Comment yet

The primary purpose of mobile devices has always been to keep people connected. But growing user adoption of smartphones  and tablets has changed what we mean by “keeping people connected.” It’s no longer just about phone calls,…

2012 Predictions: Mobile’s Scope Widens Beyond Phones to Other Devices, Including Tablets and Connected TVs

January 30th, 2012 Posted by 2012, Blog No Comment yet

When many people try to quantify the success of the mobile industry, they’re talking about sales, or buzz, or how smartphones and tablets have captured the public’s imagination. What they’re not necessarily referring to is how mobile …

mPortal Founder and CEO D.P. Venkatesh on Mobile: Focus on Building a Better Connected User Experience

January 26th, 2012 Posted by 2012, Blog No Comment yet

Participating in a recent Bisnow panel discussion on “The Future of Mobility,” mPortal Founder and Chief Executive Officer D.P. Venkatesh offered his thoughts on the ever-evolving mobile industry – and how that evolution is being driv…