The results of a recent survey confirm that two-thirds of app users have spent money on an application on at least one occasion.
Mobile device users are expected to download a whopping 36 billion apps in 2012.
Media tablet shipments surpassed netbooks this quarter, hitting 13.6 million units - compared to just 7.3 million netbooks.
An estimated 37 million ultra-mobile devices (UMDs) will ship in the United States during 2011 - with 75% of total shipments expected to be media tablets spearheaded by Apple's iPad 2.
Why is Google buying Motorola Mobility for a cool $12.5 billion? The obvious answer: easier access to mobile hardware and critical technology via an expanded IP portfolio.
Does Samsung's sleek Galaxy S II effectively set the bar for Android devices and other smartphones?
More than seven trillion SMS messages will be sent next year, according to ABI Research.
Of course the year that 3D TV will really start to take off would have a "3" in it. At least, that's what ABI Research says about the growing trend in consumer electronics that apparently isn't going to die anytime soon.
Will the adoption of media tablets reach a mainstream tipping point during 2010? Well, not according to principal ABI researcher Jeff Or, who predicts the devices will likely fall short of "mass market" adoption.
Mobile manufacturers shipped over 55 million smartphones during the first quarter of 2010.
According to ABI Research, the fastest growth was observed in markets with minimal previous exposure to expensive, cutting-edge smartphones.
ABI Research has predicted that Linux-enabled smartphones - led by Google's Android - will comprise 33% of the global smartphone market by 2015.
The introduction of Apple's wildly popular iPad will likely cause the "fragmentation" - rather than the demise - of the rapidly evolving netbook market.
Mobile data traffic originating from PC (USB) modems and routers is expected to increase from 2,000 petabytes of data to a staggering 8,000 in 2014.
The global smartphone market - driven by Apple, Nokia and RIM - has apparently managed to defy the crushing economic recession.
An ARM spokesperson has predicted that the launch of Apple’s iPad will prompt the release of over 50 rival tablet PC devices in 2010.