Category Archives: trends

AfricaCom 2016 tops off momentous year for African mobile market

Bango have a great story to tell this year; the first launch of Direct Carrier Billing in Africa of Google Play, with Telkom South Africa. Trevor Goldberg, VP Business Development MNOs went to AfricaCom to spread the word and enable more African … Continue reading

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CES 2012, a show gone mobile

For years now I have been saying how all things will become mobile in one way or another, and last week’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas clearly showed this to be well underway. A very large proportion of those … Continue reading

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Flash is out, HTML5 is in and we’re heading for an apocalypse!

Top 10 highlights of 2011 and predictions for 2012 2011 has been an exciting time for the mobile industry seeing many changes take place, some of which were on the cards and others totally unexpected. With consumers increasingly using their … Continue reading

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How going back to the browser with HTML5 benefits developers

Back in the day web pages were displayed one at a time after a long loading process. The advent of Flash allowed websites to become live and interactive. Flash enabled animation, motion and video dramatically improving the user experience. Then … Continue reading

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Smartphone innovations of tomorrow

It’s been a busy week in mobile, with Samsung and Google announcing the Galaxy Nexus with Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich), the latest iPhone 5 speculation (did Steve design it?) and rumours of Sony looking to acquire the mobile handset … Continue reading

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3D or not 3D that is the question

HTC have announced the European launch of their new EVO 3D Android smartphone, which joins the recently launched LG Optimus 3D. But does it mark the start of an exciting new era in 3D phones, or are handset manufacturers late … Continue reading

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Future:Mobile 2011- Behind closed doors with industry leaders

I participated in this year’s Future:Mobile event held last week in San Francisco. The event was an invitation only, closed-door environment for CEO’s from leading private companies in the mobile sector to share their thoughts on innovation and how they’re … Continue reading

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