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Virtual reality apps market set to explode
Augmented Reality apps in the mobile games market will generate 420 million downloads annually by 2019, up from 30 million in 2014.
26 May 2015
Are smartphones making students dumber?
New research suggests students who don’t have access to smartphones have better test scores than those who do.
21 May 2015
Gartner: Device spending on the up, despite dropping PC sales
PCs down, mobile phones, ultramobiles and tablets up – and the news is good for Apple.
20 Mar 2015
GSMA predicts one billion new mobile subscribers by 2020
By 2020 an additional one billion people will become mobile subscribers, according to a new GSMA report published at the 2015 Mobile World Congress.
10 Mar 2015
Samsung reigns supreme at MWC 2015
The Samsung Galaxy S6 edge has been recognised as the best new device launched during the Mobile World Congress 2015, which took place 2-5 March.
06 Mar 2015
Myth buster: Mobile phones don’t give you brain tumours
New research from the University of Auckland shows the risk of brain tumours cannot be linked with with increased mobile phone use.
26 Feb 2015
Kiwi VMob joins Las Vegas Technovation Solutions Centre
VMob, the New Zealand mobile marketing company, has joined the exclusive Technovation Solutions Centre in Las Vegas.
10 Dec 2014
We never talk anymore..
My big problem with phone calls these days is that you have to drop whatever you are doing in order to talk to the person calling you. It’s rather rude, really.
15 Apr 2014
'Little evidence' that smartphone use causes cancer
Apparently there is "little evidence that moderate mobile phone use is associated with any cancer in the head and neck region" states a new report by the European Commission.
12 Feb 2014
Mobile phones take over the world
The number of mobile phones worldwide is expected to exceed the world’s population by 2014, with overall penetration rates reaching 96% globally by the end of this year.
25 Mar 2013
Mobile addicts across the ditch
Our neighbours across the Tasman work extra hours via their mobile as the country becomes a nation of mobile addicts.
04 Oct 2012
NZ’s mobile ad spending increases
Kiwi mobile advertising expenditure continues to grow as specialist mobile media companies descend on the New Zealand market.
27 Aug 2012
South Korean mobile network hacked
Millions of mobile phone users in South Korea suffer security breach during five month hacking spree across the country.
30 Jul 2012
Samsung ousts Apple
Samsung, Fuji Xerox and LED monitors have come out on top in three IDC reports on the New Zealand and Australian markets in Q3 2011.
01 Feb 2012
Quiet in the tweet seats!
Theatres offer special seating so guests can use Twitter while watching a performance.
07 Dec 2011
Is NZ getting a fourth mobile carrier?
UK-based Clear Mobitel to bid in 700MHz spectrum auction with view to building an LTE network.
31 Oct 2011
Lady Gaga creates mobile pic printer with Polaroid
Portable device to free images from digital cameras and mobile phones.
14 Sep 2011