New figures from ABI Research show there are more than 10 billion devices with wireless connections today.
This figure is expected to treble in the next seven years, reaching over 30 billion devices by 2020.
Sony’s annual results announcement for the year until 31st March 2013 shows a return to full-year profits, which is a notable change from its losses in recent years.
Net profit for the financial year was 43 billion yen (£279 million), while the previous year’s figures showed a 457 billion yen (almost £3 billion) loss.
Android fragmentation blamed for the decision
UK commercial television broadcaster ITV has announced a new version of its catch-up television player for Android devices.
The free ITV Player app offers access to the last thirty days of content across ITV, ITV2, ITV3, ITV4 and CITV channels. However, unlike previous versions it’s only available for selected Samsung smartphones and tablets.
Nokia has introduced a new handset that’s being described as “the first of a new family of Asha smartphones”.
The Nokia Asha 501 runs a new Asha platform that’ll be compatible with other Asha devices in the future. This means application developers will be able to create apps for the new smartphone family, taking advantage of the Nokia application store and Nokia’s forthcoming in-app payments tool.