Posts Tagged: kallaert

Mobile is eating the world

|| by Yves Kallaert

An in-depth presentation on the impact mobile is having on the world of computing. The scale of what is happening is simply incredible. Have a look at the great slideshare below. 2013 05 BEA – ’Mobile is eating the World’ from Benedict Evans Amazing isn’t it? It is not a surprise that mobile devices like… Read more »

Mobile Convention Amsterdam

|| by Yves Kallaert

Mobile Convention Amsterdam (MCA) is the platform for mobile marketing, services and m-Commerce in Northern Europe. The third edition in 2012 was an outstanding success with 800+ visiting professionals who shared their vision about mobile. In 2013 marketing, banking and ICT & Telecom professionals will share their knowledge of mobile marketing & communications, social media,… Read more »

Tablets and Phablets at Mobile World Congress: The best, the rest, and the ‘Why’d they even bother?’

|| by Yves Kallaert

It was a much-improved showing, but ultimately failed to meet even my diminished expectations. The best Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 The latest iteration of Samsung’s Note line is an 8-inch stylus-accompanied tablet that doubles as a phone in non-U.S. markets. What I liked most: Its comfortable design and well-implemented S Pen software. What I liked… Read more »

Back From Yet Another Pilgrimage To Mobile’s Mecca

|| by Yves Kallaert

After experiencing some of the most exhausting days in the life of a “mobilista”, I am back from Barcelona. Here are my key takeaways from the 2013 event. I saw: Fewer high-end smartphones. Gone are the days when handset makers announced their flagship devices in Barcelona. In a communication ripped from Apple’s playbook, Samsung announced… Read more »

MWC 2013 Barcelona Events & Parties

|| by Yves Kallaert

MWC 2013 Barcelona Events & Parties The countdown has started: in a few weeks the GSMA Mobile World Congress 2013, world’s largest exhibition on Mobile, will take place in Barcelona at the new venue Fira Gran Via. We invite you to join us at the MWC2013.  And since we love to party too, here’s a list of… Read more »

Mobile Payments Acceptance

|| by Yves Kallaert

NFC and Contactless Payments get Momentum across Europe When it comes to NFC payments, the business case is becoming more clear: according to Juniper Research, NFC will reach $74 billion in transactions by 2015. The so important NFC POS deployment looks optimistic, too: Berg Insights have currently released their study which claims that half of… Read more »

The Mobile tipping point… into the abbys?

|| by Yves Kallaert

Sources: VentureBeat, ComScore, @GerdLeonhard Without sounding too dramatic, Facebook’s admission last week that it was struggling to monetize mobile even as roughly half of its user base accesses the social network through non-PC devices is an issue that assuredly is keeping all Internet giants awake.In the same boat as Facebook are all the stars of… Read more »