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  • Industry profile: Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft

    28 January 2015, 6:52 am by: Roland Banks

    In our second industry profile we take a look at what Satya Nadella, Chief Executive Officer of Microsoft, is doing to further the company’s ambitions, especially in relation to Windows 10. You can read the first article on Apple’s Tim Cook here. Satya…
  • There are now 3 billion Internet users worldwide in 2015

    26 January 2015, 3:00 am by: Roland Banks

    The world wide web as we know it is approximately 25 years old, but the exact date depends on when you consider the web as being first conceived. It was 26 years ago in March that Tim Berners-Lee shared his web proposal at CERN, which is considered the…
  • Snappy Ubuntu Core – powering the Internet of Things, robots and drones

    23 January 2015, 4:16 am by: Roland Banks

    Occasionally something comes along that could truly revolutionise the technology that we use everyday. Mobile devices and the Internet of Things (IoT) are ripe for innovation, and it’s just the start of a new era where everything is connected like never…
  • Can Google please put the mobile operators out of their misery?

    22 January 2015, 11:22 am by: Ewan

    Google? Amazon? I really don’t mind, but I would like one of the key industry players to start mopping up the business. When the ONLY thing your mobile operator can offer you to differentiate themselves is a flipping Netflix or Spotify subscription — to…
  • Microsoft to unveil mobile version of Windows 10 today

    21 January 2015, 3:00 am by: Roland Banks

    Microsoft is set to announce Windows 10 on Wednesday, the next version of its desktop operating system that will also power mobile phones and tablets. What can we expect the Redmond-based software giant to unveil? Microsoft is undergoing huge changes at the…
  • Smartphones and social media: driving political revolution

    19 January 2015, 3:58 am by: Roland Banks

    Do you remember what it was like before smartphones and social media? Some might say that not much has changed, but young adults and anyone in their twenties would almost certainly disagree. Michael Saylor, the author of The Mobile Wave and CEO of…
  • British startups: Develop your US operations and meet VCs on the Like Minds Mission

    17 January 2015, 5:36 pm by: Ewan

    If you’ve been giving some thought to expanding your British startup into America, you might consider participating in the upcoming Like Minds digital and mobile mission to New York. It’s £1,500 per company (plus your hotel/flight) which, when you read…
  • Industry profile: Tim Cook, CEO of Apple

    17 January 2015, 7:29 am by: Roland Banks

    In the first of several articles profiling key leaders in the mobile industry, we examine how Tim Cook has shaped Apple since taking over the leadership role from Steve Jobs. Tim Cook Tim Cook runs the most successful consumer electronics company in the…
  • My Top 7 Apps: Nick Bortot from BUX

    15 January 2015, 3:30 am by: Sarah

    It’s time for another Top 7 apps post. This week we have Nick Bortot, CEO and co-founder of BUX. BUX is an Amsterdam-based tech start-up that sets out to rock the global world of finance. With the BUX App everyone can experience the excitement of the stock…
  • Who will win the smartphone OS war?

    14 January 2015, 6:17 am by: Roland Banks

    Here at Mobile Industry Review, we like to keep on top of the latest facts and figures in terms of smartphone and mobile operating system adoption. The industry today is dominated by two major platforms: Google’s Android, and Apple’s iOS. But will there…
  • Britain’s top mobile startups to watch in 2015

    12 January 2015, 3:00 am by: Roland Banks

    The mobile industry in Britain is thriving, led by dozens of innovative new companies who are striving to push the boundaries in areas such as apps, services, hardware and many more. But who are the hottest startups in mobile at the moment? The top startups…
  • From the archives: Jan 10, 2007: “The Apple iPhone changes everything”

    10 January 2015, 7:33 am by: Ewan

    Given it’s been 8 years since the announcement of the very first iPhone, I decided to look back into the archives and see what I was thinking about that moment. I remember being seriously positive and I’m rather proud that unlike a lot of other…
  • The best gadgets of CES 2015

    9 January 2015, 4:32 am by: Roland Banks

    Consumer electronics have changed beyond recognition since the first Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in 1967. Just in the last few years alone, it’s easy to see the major changes that have swept the technology world. Smartphones have risen to become the most…
  • My Top 7 Apps: Scott Taylor from miDrive

    8 January 2015, 3:30 am by: Sarah

    Happy New Year! We are back with more Top 7 apps posts, so we start of the year with Scott Taylor, CEO from miDrive. Launched in late 2013, miDrive is using technology to revolutionise the learning to drive process.  The miDrive app is free, and available for…
  • The outlook for Windows Phone in 2015

    7 January 2015, 5:40 am by: Roland Banks

    Windows Phone is entering a critical stage once more in 2015. Last year, Microsoft acquired Nokia’s hardware division and launched a preview of the next version of Windows. So as we anticipate Windows 10 and new Lumia devices in the near future, can…
  • What to expect at the Consumer Electronics Show

    5 January 2015, 3:00 am by: Roland Banks

    This week, the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) takes place in Las Vegas between 6-9 January. The show is always a hotbed of activity where everyone from the huge electronics manufacturers to small indie companies reveal their latest products for the…
  • Say hello to FinTech Profile

    4 January 2015, 11:28 am by: Ewan

    I’ve launched a new site in beta. It’s called FinTech Profile. And, like Mobile Industry Review, it does what it says on the tin (see: Ronseal, wikipedia). It’s slightly different though. I’m aiming to only publish profiles of super hot FinTech…
  • Have you booked your MWC travel? Get your skates on!

    3 January 2015, 4:03 pm by: Ewan

    Have you got your MWC travel booked? If your answer is yes, let me say this: Well done. However, if you’ve not sorted it, can I strongly suggest you get on with it? You already know it’s going to be a painful experience. The longer you wait, the more…
  • Will tablets make a comeback in 2015…?

    2 January 2015, 8:26 am by: Roland Banks

    Last year there was a lot of conjecture, and some evidence, that tablet sales were slowing. The sales figures from companies such as Apple and Samsung appear to reinforce the idea that tablets’ phenomenal growth has stagnated, but is this trend going to…
  • Why the Apple Watch will be a hit…

    31 December 2014, 3:00 am by: Roland Banks

    When Apple teased us with a fascinating glimpse of the Apple Watch in September, it was apparent that the forthcoming device was the culmination of years of careful design and planning, with a rich set of features which would complement and enhance…
  • 2015: what can we expect from the mobile industry…?

    29 December 2014, 3:43 am by: Roland Banks

    As you are tucking into your mince pies and what remains of last week’s turkey, it’s a good opportunity to reflect on the year that was 2014. It was certainly an interesting year with plenty of developments in the mobile industry from smartphones to…
  • Google’s Year in Search reveals most popular mobile tech

    26 December 2014, 9:47 am by: Roland Banks

    Every year, Google reveals the most popular searches on its special page dedicated to everything that was hot across dozens of categories. From news to sports, science and technology to pop culture, the year in search is a detailed breakdown of everything…
  • Episode 11 of 361 Degrees Season 8: Christmas Special

    25 December 2014, 9:08 am by: Roland Banks

    Christmas Special We have just published episode 11 of season 8 of the 361 Degrees Podcast, and this week it’s all about reviewing all the exciting things that happened in 2014. Here’s the summary: The team gather at the Blandford Manor for a…
  • The best smartphones of the past decade

    24 December 2014, 1:57 am by: Roland Banks

    Back in 2004, Android and iOS didn’t exist, Nokia was at the pinnacle of its stranglehold on the industry and the 3G network revolution had only just begun. In the past ten years we’ve witnessed the birth of the truly modern smartphone, with features…
  • Episode 9 of 361 Degrees Season 8: Android L

    22 December 2014, 8:55 am by: Roland Banks

    We have just published episode 9 of season 8 of the 361 Degrees Podcast, and this week it’s all about Android Lollipop (“Android L” as it’s better known). Here’s the summary: The team consider the changes, impact and achievements of Android L.…

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