Entries in 'smartphones' (42)

Wii U Miiverse smartphone integration expected by May

Wii U Miiverse smartphone integration expected by May

Nintendo’s Miiverse web and smartphone app for Wii U is inching closer to arrival.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 29th 2013 at 7:35AM in News
Angry Birds downloaded 30m times over Xmas

Angry Birds downloaded 30m times over Xmas

The global success that is Angry Birds enjoyed a blockbuster Christmas.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 3rd 2013 at 2:55PM in News
Microsoft developing its own smartphone — report

Microsoft developing its own smartphone — report

Microsoft may be developing its own smartphone model free from its current partnerships with cellular providers.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 2nd 2012 at 5:31PM in News
Microsoft's Xbox Music service goes live tomorrow

Microsoft's Xbox Music service goes live tomorrow

Xbox and Windows platform holder Microsoft is to have another stab at competing with iTunes and Spotify in the digital music market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 15th 2012 at 5:00AM in News

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Galaxy S III becomes top selling US smartphone, overtaking iPhone 4S

Galaxy S III becomes top selling US smartphone, overtaking iPhone 4S

Apple’s iPhone 4S has finished out of first in monthly smartphone sales for the first time since its launch eleven months ago.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 5th 2012 at 7:23AM in News
You're not going to convince Iwata that handheld gaming is threatened

You're not going to convince Iwata that handheld gaming is threatened

The question, of course, is whether or not gamers still seek the kind of ‘rich’ handheld experience that portable games consoles offer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 24th 2012 at 9:26AM in News
GREE London games studio will boost firm's Western content

GREE London games studio will boost firm's Western content

The new Tech City games studio from GREE will be geared towards Western content and local social trends.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Aug 3rd 2012 at 9:40AM in News
GREE goes to London: new studio in UK capital

GREE goes to London: new studio in UK capital

UK chancellor George Osborne will later today announce that mobile games giant GREE will open a UK studio in London

Michael French
by Michael French
on Aug 3rd 2012 at 9:10AM in News

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Activision's first UK mobile game is Pitfall, not Call of Duty

Activision's first UK mobile game is Pitfall, not Call of Duty

The first game from Activision's new Leeds, UK mobile studio is a revamp of classic owned IP Pitfall, not Call of Duty, the firm has told MCV.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jul 9th 2012 at 4:20PM in News
HOT TOPICS: Is the threat of mobile over-hyped?

HOT TOPICS: Is the threat of mobile over-hyped?

In the eighth of a series of features answering the biggest questions about the industry's future, Dominic Sacco investigates the dangers smartphones and tablets pose to the console market

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jun 6th 2012 at 3:30PM in News
Report: Facebook to release smartphone by 2013

Report: Facebook to release smartphone by 2013

Facebook is making big strides towards creation of its own smartphone, if a report by The New York Times holds water.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 28th 2012 at 8:16AM in News
Steam Mobile app hits iOS and Android

Steam Mobile app hits iOS and Android

Valve has launched its Steam service onto mobile devices in the form of a closed beta iPhone and Android app.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 27th 2012 at 10:28AM in News

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Iwata: 3DS has proved handheld market is alive

Iwata: 3DS has proved handheld market is alive

The rejuvenation of 3DS has proved wrong those who though the smartphone boom had destroyed the handheld market, Nintendo boss Satoru Iwata has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 27th 2012 at 9:18AM in News
And the world's biggest smartphone manufacturer is... not Apple!

And the world's biggest smartphone manufacturer is... not Apple!

Samsung has become the largest manufacturer of smartphones on the planet.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 28th 2011 at 2:33PM in News
'It’s difficult to run a games business on smartphones'

'It’s difficult to run a games business on smartphones'

The current iPhone and Android app models are not good enough for gaming, says SCEE chief Andrew House.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 11th 2011 at 10:34AM in News
3DS threatens iPhone growth

3DS threatens iPhone growth

Games market analyst Colin Sebastian has claimed that Nintendo’s freshly confirmed 3DS could potentially threaten iPhone’s rise as a viable portable games machine

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 23rd 2010 at 3:35PM in News

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Handhelds competing with consoles

Handhelds competing with consoles

A new study entitled ‘Portable Devices’ from North American market stats firm NPD claims that the use of portable devices is on the rise – and that gaming is increasing ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 12th 2008 at 12:32PM in News