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Sam Hill

Mobile GamingOpinions

Mobile e-sports: the next big thing?

e-sports are a mainstay of PC and console gaming, but less well known (to some audiences) is the thriving mobile e-sports scene, where games designers are finding innovative ways to create an engaging and satisfying platform for gamers to compete from the comfort of their smartphones. Competitive social gaming is…
Sam Hill
April 11, 2018
Event RoundupMEFTVMobile Gaming

8 trends for mobile gaming in 2018

Gaming is still one of the biggest sectors in mobile, home to pioneering monetisation strategies and countless innovations. MEFTV visited last month’s Pocket Gamer Connects London to meet the community and get a taste of the mobile gaming industry in 2018 – what are some of the current themes being…
Sam Hill
February 20, 2018
Analytics

Introducing MEF Insights Directory – a new industry channel

Global Communications Manager Sam Hill shares details of a new industry platform for members and non-members alike, a curated database of current research, reports and whitepapers from across the mobile ecosystem. While there is a wealth of useful material out there taking a deep-dive into the latest consumer insights, tech…
Sam Hill
June 13, 2017
Internet of ThingsOpinions

Keeping mobile in the connected car

Another major feature of CES this year was the connected car where the debate between “brought in” vs “built in” connectivity continued apace. As on board solutions become more sophisticated and reliable, MEF Minute Editor Sam Hill asks could the mobile phone end up being left out of the equation?
Sam Hill
February 16, 2016
MEFTV

Views from the show floor: MEFTV at CES

The MEF Minute was at this year's CES in Las Vegas, checking out a wealth of new tech at the biggest consumer electronics show in the world. Among the 8K TVs, robots and drones was a huge array of mobile phones, wearables, connected devices and innovations reliant on mobile tech.
Sam Hill
January 29, 2016
5 minutes withEurope

5 Minutes with… Crazy4Media

In our 5 minutes with profiles, MEF members talk about their business, their aspirations for the future and the wider mobile industry. This week, Tom Horsey Founder & CEO introduces Crazy4media. What is Crazy4Media? Crazy4Media is a group of four specialist digital media companies, comprising of C4M Online (dedicated to the monetization of online advertising…
Sam Hill
September 4, 2015
News Roundup

Global Mobile News Round-up – Week 31st August

Google to start punishing websites that force full-screen app install ads, IoT devices ripe for cyber attack, payments via social media drive mobile money transfer market to 13bn transactions this year plus all the week's global mobile stories... Each week the MEF team curates mobile stories from around the world. Essential news…
Sam Hill
September 4, 2015
News Roundup

Global Mobile News Round-up – Week 24th August

Improving privacy policies post Spotify debacle, Yahoo woos mobile developers, Android Pay partner confusion, Amazon lays off hardware engineers, Facebook unveils messenger AI, China Mobile growth grinds to halt plus all the week's global news stories... Each week the MEF team curates mobile stories from around the world. Essential news you…
Sam Hill
August 28, 2015
Mobile First Markets

Helping Users Build a Locally Relevant Web

The lowering cost of smartphones and cheaper data plans is fuelling the growth of mobile first markets - where the mobile device is the primary and often the only way of getting online for massive consumer segments. One company at the forefront of this undertaking is the Mozilla Foundation. Here…
Sam Hill
August 25, 2015

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