Mobile Apps


VR’s March Towards the Mainstream

by Steve Sechrist

On the march towards Virtual Reality’s entry into the mainstream, it turns out that the “broken road that lead me straight to you” (Rascal Flatts – yes) is going straight through the mobile devices …

Tags:Market Data| Mobile Apps| Mobile Content Venture | Mobile Data| Oculus VR| Virtual Reality

SensorTower: US SVoD App Revenue Grew 77% in 2017

by Andrew Fenn

US consumer spending in the top 10 SVoD mobile apps grew 77% in 2017 to approximately $781 million on the App Store and Google Play, according to Sensor Tower Store Intelligence estimates. Furthermore, the …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Market Data| Mobile Apps| Mobile Display Monitor| Netflix| SVOD| Vol 25 - Issue 04| YouTube

Boring iPhone X May Just be Revolutionary After All

by Steve Sechrist

While traveling this past week to LA, I ran into another house guest at my AirBnB. Anne, a millennial Muscovite who works in IT security and was well briefed on the new iPhone X. …

Tags:Apple| face recognition| Gaze Recognition| iPhone| Mobile Apps| Vol 24 - Issue 35

Frontiers of Mobile Display and Color Reproduction

by Steve Sechrist

Is the color sensitivity of a smart phone camera CCD components, and image reproduction of the display good enough to serve as a viable photometry and colorimetry matching device for common use? After all, …

Tags:business| Colour (Color)| Mobile Apps| Vol 24 - Issue 32

Loewe Releases New Mobile App

by Alan Spencer

Loewe has released a new mobile app that replaces two current apps, Loewe Smart Assist App and Loewe Smart tv2move. The new Loewe app offers a TV guide, streaming and remote recording smartphones and …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Mobile Apps| TVs (TV Sets)| Vol 24 - Issue 11

Questions Raised About Pokemon Go’s Prospects

by Tom Allen

There have been reports that, although it remains popular, Pokemon Go‘s user base is declining sharply. No official figures are available, but an independent report using data compiled by Axiom Capital Management shows that …

Tags:Augmented Reality| Mobile Apps| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 23 - Issue 33

Blackberry Moves Towards Pure Software

by Tom Allen

Blackberry’s Mobility Solutions Group has released its first pure software offering – apparently part of its move towards becoming a software-only company. The Hub+ app – a suite of Blackberry applications including Hub, Password …

Tags:Android| BlackBerry| Mobile Apps| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 23 - Issue 30

Sky Will Launch VR App This Summer

by Isaac Oburu

During its full year results announcement, Sky said that it will launch its VR app this summer.

Tags:Mobile Apps| Mobile Display Monitor| Sky| Virtual Reality| Vol 23 - Issue 30

Nanotech Brings UHD VoD to TVs, Media Players and Mobile

by Tom Allen

Nanotech Entertainment has said that its UltraFlix UltraHD and HD VoD service will be available pre-installed on its partners’ TVs and streaming media players. The app will also be available on modern (three years …

Tags:4k| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Apps| Mobile Display Monitor| VOD in UltraHD & 4K| Vol 23 - Issue 12

Hulu VR app Now in the Oculus store

by Isaac Oburu

Hulu has entered into virtual reality by releasing the Hulu VR app in the Oculus store. The app will enable access to the entire Hulu 2D library, as well as 30 360° videos.

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Mobile Apps| Mobile Display Monitor| OTT Video| Virtual Reality| Vol 23 - Issue 12

Global Payments Announces Full Support for Android Pay in the UK

by Isaac Oburu

Global Payments Inc., a leading worldwide provider of payment technology services, is pleased to offer merchants in the UK the ability to accept Android Pay™, which will offer a range of choices for Android …

Tags:Android| Mobile Apps| Payment Systems| UK (United Kingdom)