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Mobile’s Big Questions for 2015
Analysis / Mobile Trends

Mobile’s Big Questions for 2015

We ponder answers to some of the big questions for 2015. According to mobile analyst Benedict Evans, “Everything is wide open” and a change in any one of these areas could have dramatic flow on effects.

Deloitte’s 2015 Predictions for the Future
Mobile Trends

Deloitte’s 2015 Predictions for the Future

If Deloitte has their finger on the pulse, by the end of 2015 many of us will be picking up our online orders from collection points, using our smartphones to make payments using NFC technology and watching short form video content. Our packages won’t be delivered by drone however, nor will they be printed by our domestic 3D printer.

What’s in Store for 2015?
Analysis / Mobile Trends

What’s in Store for 2015?

It’s the end of another year, and we are soon to be inundated with 2015 prediction articles. New Year predictions tend to expand on the key themes of the last 12 months, so we should see plenty about Mobile Payments, Location Services, Wearables and the Internet of Things.

Smartphones – Screen Size Matters
Australian Smartphone and Tablet Data / Mobile Trends

Smartphones – Screen Size Matters

Smartphone screens are getting bigger, but how big are they likely to get? Alex Barredo has reviewed the specs of over 4000 smartphone models since 2007 and discovered a consistent trend of increasing smartphone screen size over the last 4 years, and it’s showing no sign of slowing down.

Need to Know – Mary Meeker’s Internet Trends Report
Australian Smartphone and Tablet Data / Mobile Trends

Need to Know – Mary Meeker’s Internet Trends Report

Analyst Mary Meeker delivers an annual Internet Trends report that pulls together an enormous amount of reliable data from a variety of sources, as well as Meeker’s own observations about the digitally connected universe. This year’s report places a great deal of focus on the rise of mobile devices, technology and content.

Aussie Telcos worried about free Facebook calls
Mobile Trends / News

Aussie Telcos worried about free Facebook calls

With increased take up of smartphones and tablets we’ve seen a jump in the use of VoIP, with mobile VoIP users increasing by 73 per cent last year. Mobile VoIP offers an alternative to the use of Telco networks for mobile calls, and recent announcements from Facebook and Whatsapp will have a major impact on this category in 2014.