Category archives for: APPS

Twitter live video streaming

Twitter has launched Periscope, an app that broadcasts live video filmed from smartphones to Twitter users’ followers on the social network. The free iPhone app was developed by the Periscope startup,  acquired by Twitter in January. “Periscope lets you broadcast live video to the world. Going live will instantly notify your followers who can join, comment and send you hearts […]

Analyst: Apple, Google battle for TV spoils

The market for streaming video devices at $99 and below has become increasingly crowded and competitive, according to Paul Erickson, Senior Analyst, IHS Technology. Several years ago, Apple TV stood atop a market that featured Roku as its lone true competitor. Today, the market features a broad span of products including the $25 Chromecast HDMI stick, sub-$50 full-featured HDMI sticks […]

Mobile video 20% of total viewing by 2025

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According to research from TDG – TV Gets Personal – Trends in Mobile Video Viewing, 2015-2025 – mobile video viewing on smartphones and tablets will experience strong growth over the next decade (2015-2025), taking share from both legacy TV and PC-based broadband video viewing. By 2025, mobile video will account for

App users regularly use 8 apps on mobiles

Parks Associates research released at Mobile World Congress shows app users regularly use nearly 8 apps on their smartphone and nearly 7 apps on their tablet. The average user spends

TabletTV enhances features

Pay-TV technology specialist Motive Television has released the first update to TabletTV in the UK, containing new capabilities and improved performance. The new version 2.0 has been submitted to the Apple App Store for review and is expected to be available to TabletTV UK customers in about a week. TabletTV UK 2.0 is available without additional cost to users who […]

Google Play revenue to overtake Apple App Store in 2015

Strategy Analytics has released data points from its latest Mobile World Market Metrics report. The data reveals

Ericsson: Mobile data dominated by top 5 apps

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Findings included in the interim edition of the Ericsson Mobility Report reveal the top five apps in a given country dominate in terms of mobile traffic generated on smart devices. In the countries illustrated in the report – the US, South Korea, and Spain – they account for around two-thirds of all app traffic over mobile networks, which reflects a […]

Hulu introduces Watchlist

US online entertainment streaming service Hulu has unveiled Watchlist, which it describes as a new, easier way to keep track of favourite content on the platform. Writing in the Hulu Blog, Devin Elston Product Manager, says that whether you’re watching great daily shows such as The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, a guilty pleasure such as Jane the Virgin, re-watching […]

UK app economy to hit £31bn in 2025

Revenues generated by the growing number of UK app downloads have climbed by almost a third in the past year as the boom in smartphones has led to a huge demand for entertainment and news on the move. According to research by App Annie for the FT, the number of downloads in the UK grew 5 per cent in 2014 […]

70% of Spaniards watch TV via smartphones

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More and more Spaniards watch TV through their smartphones, in a country that leads the mobile penetration in Europe at a rate of 81 per cent. A report from Orange Mobile Exposure reveals that

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