Posted on Apr 8th with 401 views and 2 Comments
We all talk about all the great ways we can use our smartphones and how cool they are (such as for business, travel, health, shopping etc.), but we have to be honest to ourselves and admit that we mostly use them for playing games. Or else, there would not be 9 games in the Top Grossing apps App Store chart (and 8 in Top Free as well as 7 in Top Paid applications charts). But, as any gamer would tell you playing on your phone is nothing like enjoying Pro Evolution Soccer on your favourite console. Since smartphone adoption rates are soaring we see that the whole gaming ecosystem is changing. Let’s see some interesting numbers first.
Posted on Apr 1st with 3621 views and 68 Comments
Angry Birds are played 200 million minutes a day. What would happen if so much time was spent on learning new things? Is there anything teachers could learn from Angry Birds to make their lessons more interesting to students and make learning more fun and rewarding? We have analyzed what made Angry Birds so popular and could the same principles be used to make education more interesting.
Posted on Mar 23rd with 1009 views and 1 Comment
Despite what people say, mobile phones won’t replace credit cards. At least not any time soon. But, in a couple of years they will offer a completely changed shopping experience.
Posted on Mar 21st with 479 views and 2 Comments
For the fourth year in a row, Apple was chosen for the world’s most admired company by Fortune Magazine. It is known as as the company with most devoted followers in the industry, which can be best illustrated with the fact that the spot in the line for new iPad 2 was recently sold for $900. So many people want to become iFans, and belonging to this club comes at a price. We have investigated what the price is.
Posted on Mar 16th with 331 views and 3 Comments
It is estimated that mobile augmented reality apps will have almost 1.4 billion downloads by 2015 and it seems that augmented reality can be the next trend on smartphones. Users are likely to prefer augmented reality to, for example 3D, and the developers’ race to get a part of this trending market has started.