Posts made in March, 2017

New-look Nokia 3310 mobile phone revealed

By on Mar 3, 2017 in Mobile Design |

The rumours are true: the bestselling phone of the early 00s, the Nokia 3310, is making a comeback, complete with the game Snake. The announcement was made ahead of this year’s Mobile World Congress tech show in Barcelona, and comes almost 17 years after the mobile phone made its debut in 2000. As Nokia no longer makes phones itself, the revamped version will...

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What Does Fire Emblem Heroes’ Performance Tell Us About The Success Of Nintendo’s Mobile Strategy?

By on Mar 3, 2017 in Mobility Strategy |

Friday, March 3, marks the global launch of Nintendo’s (OTCPK:NTDOY) $300 hybrid home console/portable Switch hardware. It’s a vital date in the veteran Japanese company’s battle to remain relevant in the $100 billion games market it once owned, but in which it now trails Sony (NYSE:SNE) and Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT). Few people will think about...

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Netflix doesn’t design content specifically for mobile – yet

By on Mar 1, 2017 in Mobile Design |

Netflix has hinted that it hasn’t ruled out creating ‘vertical’ content specifically designed for watching on a mobile screen, with the platform’s founder and chief executive Reed Hastings revealing that “people are talking about it” and “maybe one day” it will look into it. Snapchat really pushed content makers to consider the way they design for mobile, forcing...

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