Mobile World Congress

New Nielsen report shows smartphones changing lives

By Paul St John Mackintosh
February 26, 2014 // 0 Comments

A timely new analysis from Nielsen provides some context that justifies all the smartphone releases around Mobile World Congress 2014. Because, it seems, “smartphones are beginning to transform how we engage in our everyday lives.” Based on data collected “from markets including [...]

Nokia gets assimilated to Android: Resistance is futile

By Paul St John Mackintosh
February 24, 2014 // 0 Comments

One of the most interesting single pieces of news to come out of the Mobile World Congress 2014is the announcement that Nokia has thrown itself under the wheels of the Android juggernaut by rolling out its own line of Android-powered smartphones in the form of Nokia X, “a family of [...]

MWC2014 announcements look likely to extend smartphone lead

By Paul St John Mackintosh
February 24, 2014 // 0 Comments

The series of product announcements from smartphone manufacturers coming from and around Mobile World Congress 2014 in Barcelona look likely to push smartphone penetration even further across all markets and price points, and to make smartphones more attractive and affordable than ever before as [...]

Simon & Schuster’s Atria Books to offer physical e-book vouchers

By Dan Eldridge
February 27, 2013 // 0 Comments

We’ve reported a number of times over the years about small start-ups that are attempting to solve the quandary of the author autograph in the digital age. A reader attending an in-person author appearance and hoping to walk away with a signed book, for instance, is clearly out of luck if [...]

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