What’s Next for Mobile Gaming in 2022
With 2021 behind us, it’s time to look ahead at what is surely going to be another big year for mobile gaming. Mobile gaming has proven to be the largest and most impactful segment of the gaming industry. Revenue continues to grow and the industry as a whole remains solid despite the many uncertainties facing…
Mobile Usage in Canada – Smartphone Adoption, Gaming, Time Spent in Apps
Across the globe, mobile devices are finding their way into more and more consumers’ hands. The North America region is considered to be a mature market but most data collection has been focused on mobile usage stateside. Smartphone users in Canada are growing in number every year which in turn leads to more time spent…
Understanding Gen Z and Their Smartphones
Brands have spent the past several years focused on millennials but the spotlight is starting to shine on Generation Z. As the first digitally native generation, constant innovation in technology has prompted those born between 1997-2012 to develop their own behaviors and preferences very different from previous age groups. With overall spending of almost $100 billion,…
Why the Foldable Smartphone Isn’t a Gimmick
The big news at this year’s Mobile World Congress (MWC) was undoubtedly the foldable smartphone and it’s got people pretty excited. Of course, the industry has been talking about foldable devices for some time now and, as such, it would be easy to dismiss this innovation as something of a gimmick which will help the…
Will Mobile World Congress Reboot Mobile Device Sales?
Smartphone sales have had a tough time of it recently. More expensive devices, changes in the way people buy phones, and near market saturation have resulted in people keeping hold of their devices for much longer than manufacturers would like. However, there is light at the end of the tunnel with many experts predicting the…
Will Smartphone Innovation or Consolidation End Sales Decline in 2019?
Smartphone sales have fallen over the past four consecutive quarters, sparking fears that the industry has reached a saturation point and entered a recession. So how should the industry react and should we in the smartphone app business be overly concerned with the downturn? Don’t Panic The global smartphone industry might be in decline, but…
Is Blockchain the Future of Smartphones or Just Today’s Marketing Gimmick?
Blockchain, there’s no getting away from the word. It’s on the lips of every futurologist and tech guru predicting how technology will change the world in the not-too-distant future. Already famous as the mechanism behind cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum, experts predict blockchain’s future goes way beyond the boom and bust of digital money….
Will the Smartphone Change the Shape of TV?
Mobile technology has already disrupted the way we consume TV content. It is estimated that almost 50 percent of adults between the ages of 22 and 45 are now no longer watching traditional TV broadcasts. Streaming video channels like Netflix, Amazon Prime and YouTube have completely torn-up the TV schedules and sent traditional broadcasters into…