How fast are SVOD services like Amazon Prime Instant Video and Netflix growing? Fast. Real fast.
Advertising spend on smart watches will reach $68.6 million (€64 million) by 2019, up from an estimated $1.5 million this year.
Augmented reality (AR) is no longer new to the mobile gaming space, and virtual reality (VR) may prove to be the next big thing to grab developers' attention, but experts say there is still plenty of ground left to be innovative with both approaches to creating an app.
Juniper Research predicted a bright future for carrier billing, tipping the payment mechanism to generate $14 billion (€12.8 billion) in operator revenues over the next five years.
Augmented reality (AR) apps in the mobile games market will generate 420 million downloads annually by 2019, up from 30 million in 2014.
Juniper expects Lenovo to ship an additional 30 million tablets per annum by 2019.
More than 400 million phablets will ship in 2019, a five-fold increase over the 138 million devices estimated to be shipped in 2015.
Fingerprint authentication will account for the overwhelming majority of biometric apps in the medium term.
The Boston Consulting Group (BCG), a global management consultancy, revealed that 17 per cent of consumers in Western Europe would rather give up sex than their mobile Internet service, while at least 50 per cent would go tee-total to maintain access.
Juniper Research predicted that the number of online purchases and payments made on mobile devices will soar in the next five years, as retailers prepare to offer e-commerce bargains as part of what has become known as Cyber Monday.