July 29, 2015
Jul 29, 2015

How Android Will Shape the World

If you look at the worldwide smartphone sales by operating system in 2014, you'll see that 4 out of 5 smartphones sold were running on Android. This also means that new Android services and...
June 26, 2015
Jun 26, 2015

How many watches is Apple selling?

How many watches is Apple selling? Nobody really knows yet if the Apple Watch will turn into a mass market product beyond early adopters. Wearable device shipment projections for 2015 vary...
June 16, 2015
Jun 16, 2015

Designing Solutions, Not Destinations

One of the biggest misconceptions about mobile apps - hybrid or native - is that they are "closed systems" that only provide value when a user makes a decision to launch the app. Although this might...
June 4, 2015
Jun 4, 2015

Mobile Take-Outs from Mary Meeker 2015 Report

Mary Meeker’s Internet Trend report for 2015 is out. If you don’t want to read the full 197 pages then here are the key take-outs relevant to mobility. 1. Mobile Usage Continues to Grow at a...
June 2, 2015
Jun 2, 2015

Google I/O Mobile Highlights 2015

As usual we've taken part in all the big announcements, demos and knowledge sharing at Google I/O. Here are the highlights in mobility that you cannot miss. Android M Naturally a lot of the focus...
May 27, 2015
May 27, 2015

Mobility Trends in Government

The government is about efficiency. Okay, you can stop laughing now and get serious. It actually is. When you spend taxpayers’ money, everything you do is scrutinized. So much so that you spend...
May 15, 2015
May 15, 2015

My First Date with the Apple Watch

There seems to be a new Apple Watch popping up around our offices every day right now. So far though, the number of smartwatches is still low, something that should change in a near future. A new...
May 11, 2015
May 11, 2015

What’s behind high-quality, intuitive UX/UI?

Don't you just love a using a mobile app or web solution that has a beautifully designed interface and where your whole experience and every interaction just feels natural? The simplicity of things...
May 8, 2015
May 8, 2015

Something for the Weekend

We love Fridays! Especially this one, because it means it is only 3 days until Monday when we will share our latest UX/UI Design presentation with the world. Besides giving you a comprehensive (and...
May 5, 2015
May 5, 2015

How to Survive Mobilegeddon

On April 21st, Google updated their search engine algorithm "boosting the ranking of mobile-friendly pages on mobile search results", frequently referred to as Mobilegeddon. Many big companies...
April 20, 2015
Apr 20, 2015

Latest stats on Apple Pay

In this year's trend presentation we predicted that Apple Pay would grow slowly in terms of in-store payments. The interpretation of slow is obviously different for everyone so we will let you make...
March 18, 2015
Mar 18, 2015

Apple Watch – Flip or Flop?

Why I Will Buy an Apple Watch and Then Give It Away Full disclosure. After trying out at least 10 smartwatches for a week at a time I'm not a big believer in the utility of smartwatches. At the...
March 13, 2015
Mar 13, 2015

MWC15 Recap and Video

We've had a few days to digest all the information and innovation we encountered at MWC15. We've sat down, gone over all key trends and announcements from this year's congress and complied it into...
March 2, 2015
Mar 2, 2015

Top Mobile Trend: Apple Watch

Although Apple doesn't attend the world's biggest mobile event conference (Mobile World Congress in Barcelona which starts today), they are getting a lot of media attention for the upcoming Apple...
January 7, 2015
Jan 7, 2015

Everything mobile at CES 2015

The two biggest events in consumer technology are Mobile World Congress in March and CES in January. CES just kicked off and here are the key trends and new products that you need to be aware...
December 3, 2014
Dec 3, 2014

Top Mobile Trend: Material Design

Google's latest release of Android (referred to as Lollipop), was meant to offer support for material design (which it describes as a "comprehensive guide for visual, motion and interaction design...
November 24, 2014
Nov 24, 2014

How much do car companies spend on apps?

41 auto brands have spent an estimated $300M in development of 2,300 apps. The apps are a mix between consumer branded apps to promote cars, apps for car owners to provide services and information...
November 10, 2014
Nov 10, 2014

What’s the killer app for the car?

In our summary from the Mobile World Congress this year we talked a lot about the number of smart cars on display and the lack of apps. Last year Apple launched Apple CarPlay which was later followed...
September 19, 2014
Sep 19, 2014

Announcing our new Mobile Readiness Assessment

We are happy to announce our brand new Mobile Readiness Assessment that helps measure how your company is doing in the mobile space. It's free, quick to do and can give you important insights as to...
September 12, 2014
Sep 12, 2014

Apps by DMI nominated for the 2014 ME Awards

The Mobile Entertainment Awards reward companies doing outstanding things in the mobile content space. After winning in both 2012 and 2013, DMI has been nominated in two separate categories: Music...
June 26, 2014
Jun 26, 2014

Summary from Google I/O 2014

As always,DMI is monitoring the latest and greatest from Google I/O. Here's a quick wrap-up of the announcements that are most relevant to mobility. Android L,the new version of Android,...
March 26, 2014
Mar 26, 2014

Wearables that don’t suck- in London

At Mobile World Congress and CES most of the wearables we saw were either fitness gadgets that we've seen before or smartwatches that most people wouldn't want to wear even if they were free. This...
March 4, 2014
Mar 4, 2014

Wrap-up from MWC 2014

  The worlds biggest mobile event is over for another year, and what did we learn this time? Here are some of the highlights: Samsung dominated overall, followed closely by Apple,...
January 31, 2014
Jan 31, 2014

2014 UX/UI trends for mobile solutions

2013 was an exciting year for UX/UI design with one of the key changes being a marked move from skeumorphic to flat design. However, beware of thinking this approach is merely a move towards a...
January 13, 2014
Jan 13, 2014

Bluetooth Beacons vs Wifi vs NFC

An introduction to Beacons  One of the most talked-about mobile trends for 2014 is beacons that can be used by retailers and brands to locate, track, communicate with and engage customers...
October 28, 2013
Oct 28, 2013

6 tips to succeed in Mobile Commerce

Mobile commerce is growing at a rate surpassing almost every forecast over the past 2 years and we are confident this will continue for the foreseeable future. So far customers have been willing...
August 27, 2013
Aug 27, 2013

Top 10 mobile trends | Mid year review

At the start of the year we shared our mobile predictions and trends for 2013. As the first half of the year has now passed, here's a quick review of what's hot and what's not. App boom...
August 8, 2013
Aug 8, 2013

7 ways to optimize your app for iOS 7

The most radical difference in iOS 7 is the completely redesigned user interface. Not only did Apple change the designs, they completely rewrote the platform’s design language. The new...
August 2, 2013
Aug 2, 2013

6 quick tips for a successful retail app

Raise your hand if you’re a retailer and you’ve heard “You have to make an app!” There is a reason for needing an app, and it is that customers use their mobiles while shopping - 96%...
July 10, 2013
Jul 10, 2013

7 trends in UI/UX design in 2013

The state of User Experience/User Interface (UX/UI) design today is rapidly changing along with new innovations. There are numerous differing opinions amongst hot topics such as flat vs....
May 23, 2013
May 23, 2013

Mobile highlights from Google I/O 2013

With all the stuff going on at Google I/O (Google's equivalent to Apple WWDC) it's difficult to see the trees in the forest. Therefore we've made an attempt to digest the mobile related announcements...
May 16, 2013
May 16, 2013

Mobile marketing spend far behind

One of the most quoted charts in 2012 was KPCBs slide showing time spent on different media vs total ad spend in the US. The chart highlighted a 20 Bn USD gap and opportunity for brands, ad networks...
February 27, 2013
Feb 27, 2013

MWC Day 2: Top stories and more

Another day of hard work at MWC in Barcelona. Early wake up call, busy ride in, cold coffee for 2 euro at the congress, lots of walking, talking, listening, smiling sales people, meetings,...
February 26, 2013
Feb 26, 2013

MWC Day 1 Report, trends and insights

At Mobile World Congress (MWC) it's always busy days of meetings and late nights with dinners and networking so challenging to find time to digest and report. Anyway, here's a short snippet of the...
February 4, 2013
Feb 4, 2013

What to expect from Mobile World Congress 2013?

As a 8 year veteran visitor of Mobile World Congress (MWC) and Barcelona resident I get the question from a lot of people what to expect from MWC this year. New innovations? Trends? Is it a place to...
November 5, 2012
Nov 5, 2012

Agile predictability in mobile

Agile mobile development For some agile has become a buzzword and excuse for running over budgets, not writing proper specification and lack of planning of customer testing. Our experience is that...
September 19, 2012
Sep 19, 2012

Fail forward mobile strategy

So what is a mobile strategy? The last 6 months have probably been the most exciting ever in mobile. For the first time almost every company we speak to consider the mobile channel and mobility...
July 18, 2012
Jul 18, 2012

3 reasons to invest in enterprise apps UI

It was only three days ago that Phillip Easter, director of mobile applications at American Airlines Inc, dictated his three do’s for the new wave of mobile applications in the enterprise. The...
May 29, 2012
May 29, 2012

Latest Trends in Mobile, June 2012

Every 6 months we review and summarise the latest trends in mobile in our newsletter and then dig deeper in to each trend. We will publish the in-depth articles on our blog and on Mobilegroove.com...
May 4, 2012
May 4, 2012

Mobile marketing spend 2011 only 1%

According to a recent report from Flurry Analytics, mobile is grabbing 23 percent of consumers’ time which is double the previous estimate by eMarketer that estimated 10.1% of total media...

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