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mpayments_summitt_logo mPayments Summit London 2015

[ June 9, 2015; 9:00 am to 7:00 pm. ] Organisers: AIME,
Venue: America Square Conference Centre, 1 America Square,
Location: London, UK
Web: www.msummits.com

Register: here

Built on 20 years of experience in the direct operator/carrier billing space, this world-leading event showcases how mobile operator billing in its various guises now represents an ideal payment channel for interactive services, digital content and physical goods across a wide range of vertical sectors. Continue reading

LondonUnderground Exterion Media &Telefónica UK create ground breaking partnership

Press release

Aimed at the OOH [Out-of-Home] sector

The new partnership will enable Exterion Media to tailor advertising campaigns based on unique audience insights, changing the way that OOH advertising is bought, sold and optimised on the London Underground

May 3rd 2015. Exterion Media, Europe’s largest privately held Out-of-Home (OOH) advertising business, has announced announcing an exclusive partnership with Telefónica UK, one of the world’s biggest telecommunications companies to support the London Underground (LU) Media Estate. In an ever-more data-driven industry, advertisers increasingly need to produce targeted campaigns to enhance their effectiveness and demonstrate a greater return on investment. Continue reading

app_prom-15 3rd App Promotion Summit London

[ July 9, 2015; 8:00 am to 6:00 pm. ] Organisers: mobyaffiliates
Venue: Jumeirah Carlton Tower Hotel, Knightsbridge
Location: London, UK
Web: http://apppromotionsummit.com
Twitter:@mobyaffiliates

Register here

The 3rd London App Promotion Summit’s agenda is now live; it’s more progressive than ever; and can be viewed here.

The 3rd annual App Promotion Summit London will take place in Knightsbridge, London. We’re delighted to officially launch the 2015 agenda and you can access it here. Continue reading

MWC_Shanghai_15 Mobile World Congress Shangai 2015

[ July 15, 2015 8:00 am to July 17, 2015 7:00 pm. ] Organisers: GSMA
Venue: Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC) & Kerry Hotel Pudong
Location: Shanghai, China
Web: www.mwcshanghai.com

Register: here

From connected cars and wearable tech to mobile payments and smarter cities, mobile is revolutionising and enhancing every aspect of our lives. Previously known as Mobile Asia Expo, Mobile World Congress Shanghai will celebrate the amazing possibilities that mobile brings us. Industry professionals and mobile-passionate consumers alike are invited. Continue reading

seth's photo is in the post Guest Post: The mobile screen revolution

by Seth MacIntosh, a tech blogger & big poker fan

Revolution may seem like a strong word to use when describing the impact that mobile screens have had on the world, but when you look at how much computing has changed, it starts to make sense. Even our idea of what constitutes a computer has been irreversibly altered and we’re moving forward in a way that few could have predicted just a few short years ago. With the new face of mobile screens and the infinite universe of apps tailored to every possible interest, we’re in a brave new era where usability, responsiveness, and mobility go hand in hand (pun intended) with computing. Continue reading

gmasa_logo Global Mobile App Summit & Awards 2015

[ May 28, 2015 8:00 am to May 29, 2015 6:00 pm. ] Organisers: Dot Com Infoway
Venue: ITC GrandChola
Location: Chennai, India
Web: www.gmasa.org

Tickets available from here.

To bring together mobile media Moguls of the industry and provide industry wide recognition for the best mobile apps. Continue reading

EE’s customer retention confuses GoMo over BlackBerry

We got it completely wrong

Recently, GoMo News ran a throw-away remark about Blackberry which was totally untrue. It as as follows .. “The move will put pressure on Canada’s Blackberry because it has yet to offer a handset which supports the Band 3 flavour of 4G/LTE that EE offers.” This statement was completely incorrect and we humbly apologise. BlackBerry offers multiple models that support 4G over EE’s network. The mistake stemmed from a remark made by an agent working for EE’s customer retention department. When asked which BlackBerry models EE could offer as an incentive to stay, the agent duly informed us that the answer was none “because the EE network doesn’t support Blackberry.” This is nonsense as our BlackBerry Q5 blantantly connexts to 4G in our offices. Continue reading

moto_360_digi Moto 360 Smartwatch

Full Technical Specifications
Motorola’s Moto 360 smartwatch

Supported mobile devices: Android 4.3 or higher (check compatibility here )
Watch OS: Android Wear
Connectivity: Bluetooth 4.0 (Low Energy)
Processor: TI OMAP 3
Memory: 4GB 1 internal storage;  512MB RAM
Battery: 320 mAh Typical 24 hours (mixed use) Continue reading

- hill Guest Post: Wearable technology app usage trends

Mobidia’s Chris Hill looks @ wearable app usage trends in Q4 ’14

With the Apple’s Watch and Microsoft’s Band now available for pre-order, my company Mobidia Technology, thought it would be interesting to see what apps wearable users are likely to download and get the most use out of on their wrist. Given there are a large number of Android compatible smartwatches ( such as Motorola’s Moto 360) already available and in use,  we decided to take a look at the usage of five popular Android wearable apps to see what functions people are utilising on their wearable devices. Here I’ll looks @ wearable technology app usage trends for Q4 2014. Continue reading

Apps_word_NA_15 Apps World North America 2015

[ May 12, 2015 10:00 am to May 13, 2015 7:00 pm. ] Organisers:  Sixdegrees
Venue:  Moscone Centre West
Location:  San Francisco, USA
Web: www.apps-world.net/northamerica

Register: Register for your free developer pass here – here
Register: for your paid workshop pass with the GOMONEWS special discount code I89GS/GoMoNews20 for a 20% discounthere

Apps World – the developer conference and exhibition for mobile, TV & enterprise apps is returning to the tech capital of North America (San Francisco) in 2015 for two days. The event will include no less than six free to attend developer workshop tracks plus a free exhibition with over 350 exhibitors. Continue reading

seth's photo is in the post Guest Post: Where is mobile gaming headed?

by admin

Mobile gaming has become increasingly popular with companies such as Activision, Ubisoft, Microsoft, PlayRaven, and King all angling to get a piece of the action. According to research carried out by Juniper Research, mobile device based game app downloads will reach $64.1 billion by 2017. In addition, in-app purchases related to games on tablets alone will hit the $3 billion figure by 2016. With that in mind, I’m making a detailed look at the future of mobile games. Continue reading

fundamental requirement for 5G is ultra-high availability - skinner Guest Post: What 5G means for the cellular industry

by Andrew Skinner, telecoms relationship director with Barclays TMT

At this time of year, it will come as little surprise to GoMo News readers that a number of the more interesting conversations I’ve had were about what 5G means for the industry. After all, despite all the hype about wearables, what good is a connected watch when there’s no network available for you to connect to? For all the timelines being bandied around 5G remains largely conceptual. Yes, the Wireless Alliance tested a device on a 5G network, providing connectivity of approximately 5,000 times faster than on 4G. But we are still to define exactly what it is that 5G needs to be and the services it needs to enable, and the industry must move relatively quickly to put a framework in place to achieve the lofty goals that have already been set. Continue reading

Full List of Lollipop 5.0 upgrade benefits for Moto G

Promised improvements from upgrading our Motorola Android smartphone

There are also instructions for how to check your own Motorola Android smartphone to see if the Android 5.0 Lollipop upgrade is available below.

Full List of Lollipop upgrade benefits : -

Material Design You will quickly notice a whole new colorful look and feel to your device – from fluid animations to new application and system themes, colors and widgets.
Notifications UI & Priorities

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Less than six weeks to go before MWC ’15

Don’t forget to insure your valuables though

It’s getting close to that time again when the movers and shakers of the cellular world head towards Barcelona (fully insured against theft) for the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2015. with over 85,000 attendees, it’s the biggest event of its kind in the world. MWC will feature over 1,900 exhibitors and includes specialised areas such as: – App Planet, Cloud Pavilion, Green Technology Pavilion, GSMA Pavilion, Mobile Money Pavilion and Wearable Pavilion. The only fly in the ointment? Well, Barcelona is a beautiful city but the knowledge that 85,000 people will show up almost all carrying laptops, smartphones and loads of cash attracts villains from all over Europe. Now is the time to check you’re properly insured. Continue reading

smelie_chargers GoMo editor advises Daily Mail on phone chargers

Tony ‘Tonethephone’ Dennis talks to FeMail’s Alice

Most GoMo News readers will probably be unaware that our managing editor, Tony ‘Tonethephone’ Dennis, has been talking to journalist, Alice Smellie, who writes for the FeMail section of the UK newspaper – The Daily Mail. Alice had been searching frantically for a mobile phone expert and Tony’s name was put forward by PR guru, Chaz Brooks of Chaz Brooks PR. Ms Smelie had been tasked with reviewing mobile phone chargers to find out what women might conceivably carry around in their handbags (pocketbooks) as a backup should their indispensable smartphone suddenly run out of juice. Tone’s become quite an expert on the subject as his phones regularly run out of juice at music festivals such as WOMAD Charlton Park [UK]. Continue reading