Last week Gartner calculated that worldwide mobile advertising revenue this year was going to be more than double last year’s total.
ABI Research has just released its own calculations - and they're also very positive. It says last year's total of almost $2 billion spent on mobile advertising worldwide will more than treble to over $7 billion in 2012.
This week's special feature from The Fonecast takes a look at mobile health.
We talk about the basics of mHealth with Sophia Salenius of RegPoint before moving on to discuss smartphone medical textbooks with Jamie Driver of MedHand. Finally there's a glimpse of the future as we travel to Barcelona to meet SK Telecom at Mobile World Congress 2011.
Mark Bridge writes:
Online financial news and commentary site 24/7 Wall St has published a list of ten brands it thinks will disappear next year. Among those named on the list of doom are Nokia and Sony Ericsson.
In this feature on m-Health we talk about the basics of mobile health with Sophia Salenius of RegPoint before discussing medical textbooks on smartphones with Jamie Driver of MedHand. Finally there's a glimpse of the future as we meet SK Telecom at Mobile World Congress.
HP says it'll be publishing a monthly magazine-like application that'll be sent 'over the air' to all HP TouchPad customers.
It's called HP webOS Pivot and promises to be "an entertaining and informative editorial resource for discovering webOS 3.0 applications". Pivot will include original editorial, guest writers, features and reviews.