February 2017

Forecast: U.S. Mobile Ad Spend Will More Than Double By 2021

By 2021, U.S. annual mobile ad spending will reach $72 billion, according to a fresh forecast from BIA/Kelsey. That’s up from $33 billion last year, by the research firm’s reckoning. If accurate, mobile ad spending will see a 17% compound annual growth rate through 2021.


8 things to know before you play Fire Emblem Heroes

Nintendo is following up its premium mobile debut, Super Mario Run, with a new take on the Fire Emblem series. But before you try out Fire Emblem Heroes, here’s a quick crash course on one of Nintendo’s best (but lesser known) franchises. Fire Emblem Heroes is a spinoff of the…



Samsung teases tablet for Mobile World Congress reveal

We already know that Samsung isn’t bringing the Galaxy S8 along to Mobile World Congress, but what’s going to take its traditional place? It looks like the answer may be a tablet. Samsung just sent out invitations for its MWC press event complete with a shadowy image of what seems…


Apple reports highest quarterly revenue in history at $78.4bn

Apple announced financial results for its fiscal 2017 first quarter ended December 31, 2016, posting what CFO Luca Maestri called the highest quarterly revenue in Apple’s history with $78.4bn – as well as all-time record quarterly earnings per diluted share of $3.36. These results compare to revenue of $75.9bn and earnings…