Virtual reality Sports Illustrated Swimsuit edition raises eyebrows

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This edition of the magazine is known for its added gimmicks, causing turned heads and rolled eyes. The Swimsuit issue of Sports Illustrated has now been released and, with it, has come the brand’s attempt to jump on board with one of the hottest trends in technology at the moment: virtual reality. The release of the magazine has arrived alongside a mobile app meant for both Android and iOS devices. The companion app has been designed to provide photography, news, video and a virtual reality experience. If this were to…

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Nintendo could see a rise in profit due to mobile gaming

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Mobile gaming is becoming a significant focus for Nintendo Nintendo is becoming more involved in the mobile gaming space, which signifies a dramatic turn from the company’s focus in previous years. Before last year, Nintendo had been quite adamant in its decision to avoid mobile gaming. Now, however, the company is beginning to focus quite heavily on mobile games. Nintendo is even working with other game developers to produce new titles for mobile devices. The company is currently working with DeNA, a successful mobile game developer, and plans to launch…

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Mobile gaming to gain momentum in 2016

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Mobile gaming saw strong growth in 2015 and companies want to maintain this momentum in 2016 Mobile gaming has become a very powerful part of the overall game industry and this sector is expected to see significant growth in the coming years. Last year, mobile games managed to find major success, with consumers throughout the world turning to these games for convenient entertainment. This year, developers and publishers will have to find ways to maintain the success that they saw in 2015, which may lead to innovative developments in the…

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Mobile games to see explosive growth in China

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Report predicts the massive growth that the mobile gaming market is expected to see China’s mobile games industry is expected to see extraordinary growth in the coming years. A new report from the China Game Industry Annual Conference shows that the revenue generated by mobile gaming has reached $7.94 billion. This represents an 87.2% year on year increase. Many Chinese consumers have begun showing a great deal of interest in mobile gaming because it represents a convenient form of entertainment. These consumers have also shown that they are willing to…

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Authors are using mobile tech to engage readers

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The key to this mobile marketing effort is to make sure that what you’re saying and how you’re saying it is relevant. Mobile tech has become a fantastic way for authors to be able to market their books – print and ebooks – in an affordable way that will greatly appeal to the readers in their target market. From social media marketing to blogging, this technology offers a considerable opportunity. However, just because a writer can complete a masterpiece, it doesn’t mean that he or she is a natural marketer.…

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Mobile advertising to steal television’s crown

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The popularity of smartphones and tablets is about to unseat TV from its ad spending throne. With the popularity of smartphones and tablets, and with the skyrocketing rates of data traffic over those devices, mobile advertising has been expanding astronomically, to the point that it is now predicted that it will take over the top spot that has been long held by television. A new report has shown that mobile marketing is about to take the top spending position for the first time. A new report issued by World Newsmedia…

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Latest iOS update brings Apple Music launch

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At the very end of June, Apple brought its much awaited subscription music service to consumers. The maker of the iPhone took the opportunity to combine the most recent update of its iOS operating system with the launch of its much anticipated Apple Music subscription service, as of Tuesday. The users of this subscription music service will be able to purchase and download any of approximately 30 million songs. At the same time, the users of Apple Music will also be able to tune in and listen to the new…

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Apple Music streaming service launched

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The new service combines a number of options, including streaming, downloads, and internet radio. The iPhone maker has now launched a new service called Apple Music that has been designed to place them in direct competition with Spotify. The launch took place in San Francisco at its annual developers conference. This new music streaming service is the result of partnerships with rap super-celebrities Pharrell and Drake. The new Apple Music service represents the company’s first steps into streaming music, despite the fact that it was essentially the creator of the…

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Disney finds success in mobile games

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Disney Interactive is gaining momentum in the mobile space Disney Interactive is beginning to see significant success in the gaming field. The company has long been involved in the game industry, having first been formed in 1999 in order to engage a new generation of consumers interested in interactive entertainment. In recent years, Disney Interactive has been focusing more heavily on mobile games rather than placing sole focus on traditional console games. This diversification has paid off, as Disney Interactive has now become the world’s sixth largest mobile games publisher.…

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Wearable technology is becoming increasingly commonplace at events

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Festivals of all kinds are starting to see the potential that is available through the use of wearable devices. Organizers of music events and festivals are, on an increasing basis, starting to see the benefits of wearable technology and the many types of uses that can be applied to this type of high attendance, short term experience. Festivals have been using wearables for everything from guest tracking to mobile payments. Lollapalooza made headlines when it announced the use of wearable technology for attendees to pay for everything from drinks to…

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Mobile app for creators is under development at YouTube

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The application will have features that make it possible for crowdsourced subtitles and fan donations. YouTube has now announced one of its latest efforts, which it has entitled Creator Preview, which will be a video series in which the company will share some of the latest features – such as mobile app updates and new tools – that will become available to creators in the future. The first video from the Google owned company revealed that there will soon be an application just for creators. That first Creator Preview showed…

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