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VIZIO enhances UIs

Connected entertainment specialist VIZIO has unveiled a suite of updates to its TV user interface and mobile app to help its customers easily navigate the many choices now available in streaming. With the brand-new VIZIO AutoUpdate and redesigned VIZIO Mobile app, millions of VIZIO TV owners now have faster access to their favourite apps, movies, […]

January 26, 2023

Survey: 83% don’t pay attention to streaming renewals

A survey of 1,005 US consumers commissioned by Forbes Advisor and conducted by market research company Prolific found the most popular type of digital subscriptions – and thus the ones perhaps least likely to get dropped – are streaming services, which 90 per cent of consumers subscribe to, followed by delivery apps (72 per cent) […]

January 20, 2023

NVIDIA GeForce NOW streaming AAA games to cars

Accelerated computing specialist NVIDIA has confirmed that the high-performance GeForce NOW cloud gaming service will be coming to cars. Hyundai Motor Group; new energy vehicle manufacturer BYD, and Swedish premium electric vehicle and lifestyle brand Polestar are the first companies working with NVIDIA to deliver GeForce NOW in their vehicles. The announcement expands NVIDIA’s vehicle infotainment […]

January 4, 2023By Colin Mann

Data: Total app installs up 10% in 2022

AppsFlyer, the SaaS mobile marketing analytics and attribution platform, has released its Top 5 Data Trends of 2022. Total app installs grew 10 per cent in 2022 despite post-covid digital cooldown, privacy changes, and economic downturn – despite headwinds from Apple’s privacy changes, iOS installs grew 16 per cent after last year’s ATT low. Other […]

December 21, 2022

Data: World Cup boosts streaming app installs

Mobile marketing analytics platform, Adjust, and app intelligence provider, Apptopia, have released data on streaming app installs, sessions and session lengths pertaining to FIFA World Cup. Key insights include: Streaming app installs spiked globally during opening day. The start of the FIFA World Cup took place on November 20th and it was one of the […]

December 6, 2022

SKT, Singtel partner to grow APAC metaverse business

Korean telco SK Telecom (SKT) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Asia’s leading communications technology group, Singtel, jointly to grow the metaverse business in countries where the group operates in, starting with Singapore. One of four strategic partners globally and the only telco in APAC, Singtel will share its 5G and other technology expertise […]

November 30, 2022

SKT’s ifland launches globally

Korean telco SK Telecom (SKT) has revealed that its metaverse platform ‘ifland’ has launched simultaneously in 49 countries and regions throughout the world. With the global launch of ifland, SKT will actively utilise K-pop content, develop attractive content with overseas partners, and strengthen communication features to shape ifland into a global leading social metaverse platform. […]

November 24, 2022

CMA investigates cloud gaming, mobile browsers

The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has launched a market investigation into cloud gaming and mobile browsers after receiving widespread support for its proposals first published in June 2022. The CMA consulted on launching a market investigation alongside its Mobile Ecosystem Market Study report, which found that Apple and Google have an effective duopoly […]

November 22, 2022By Colin Mann

Research: Screen time replacing pocket money

Research from Sky Mobile has revealed that traditional pocket money is no longer king, with 4 in 5 parents (84 per cent) now turning to alternative ‘payments’ with extra screentime on devices (18 per cent), sweet treats (13 per cent) and in-game purchases (13 per cent) coming out on top. The study found that half […]

November 15, 2022

Research: 12% mobile apps have no privacy policy

Pixalate, the fraud protection, privacy, and compliance analytics platform for Connected TV (CTV) and Mobile Advertising, has released the Q3 2022 Missing Privacy Policy Report: Mobile Apps for apps available for download across the Apple App Store and Google Play Stores. Pixalate examined 5.2 million+ downloadable apps across the Apple and Google mobile app stores and […]

November 8, 2022