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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October 17th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

When Syco Entertainment boss Simon Cowell keynoted at the MIPCOM conference this week, there was a quick reference to smartphones’ potential for music. He’s since expanded on that in an interview....

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October 16th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Vine might have started life on smartphones, but as more people watch its looping seven-second clips without necessarily wanting to create them, it’s ramping up its efforts to be on other devices. Witness...

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October 15th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Paging Prince, Kate Bush and any other artist who’s ever asked fans not to whip their smartphones out at gigs. A US startup called Yondr has come up with a way to enforce that: a phone case handed out...

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September 25th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Last week, Apple took plenty of praise for its new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus smartphones, before shifting 10m of them in their first weekend. This week is… not as good, it’s fair to say. In...

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September 23rd, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

If you’re reading this, Kate Bush or Prince – because obviously that’s likely – turn your eyes away now. Rather than encouraging fans to put their smartphones away at gigs, it looks like...

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September 18th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Apple has tried to defuse the controversy around its U2 album giveaway by making it easier to delete, but now its attention is turning to another matter: shifting as many units of its new iPhone 6 and...

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