April 21st, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

The US’ National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) is returning to a familiar hobby-horse: the demand that smartphones ship with FM radios so their users can tune in to broadcasts on the go. In fact,...

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April 21st, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

We’ve looked at radio and smartphones, but how about radio and smartwatches? Personal radio service Pandora has already said it’ll be present and correct for the Apple Watch launch this week, but now...

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March 7th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Apple is holding its next press launch on Monday, with the Apple Watch being its main focus. There’ve been rumours in recent days that the event could also see the unveiling of the long-anticipated...

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March 3rd, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

This week sees the mobile industry gather in Barcelona for the annual Mobile World Congress expo, with new smartphones from Samsung and HTC hogging the limelight this weekend ahead of the show. In fact,...

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February 3rd, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Even Apple’s monster quarterly financials had their bum note: falling sales of iPad tablets. Yet it turns out that this may simply be reflecting the overall market. Two research firms claimed yesterday...

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January 6th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

What better time to publish a financial filing revealing a whopping great funding round than New Year’s Eve? That’s what messaging app Snapchat did, for a round totalling $485.6m that reportedly values...

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December 20th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Twitter caused a minor kerfuffle last month when it emerged that its mobile app was tracking other apps installed by users. Now it’s explained what that means for advertisers, with the launch of “tailored...

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December 18th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Another take on the future for mobility? “Apple and Google both won. Apple now sells around 10% of all the 1.8bn (and growing) phones sold on Earth each year and Android the next 50%, split roughly between...

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November 30th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

More tablets will ship in 2014 than did in 2013, but the growth is a lot less than last year. Research firm IDC claims that year-on-year growth in tablet shipments will be just 7.2% this year, compared...

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