Tablet apps remain on track to generate a whopping $8.8 billion in revenue in 2013, compared to the $16.4 billion projected for smartphone apps.
Facebook appears to be succeeding in its push into mobile advertising, with mobile ads accounting for nearly a quarter of its overall ad revenue.
To-date revenues accumulated by the global mobile application market remains on track to break the $30 billion milestone by the end of 2012.
When HP took over Autonomy last year, the $11.1 billion price tag seemed high; but it was reasonable, said HP, given Autonomy's marvellous performance.
Google search advertising costs around 80 cents a click - but brings in $10 per click, say researchers.
ARM has reported an 18% increase in Q2 revenue ($192 million total), as the UK-based company effectively doubled the number of licenses sold for smartphones and tablets during the first half of 2011.
Apple - which continues to dominate the mobile app market - generated a cool $1.8 billion in app revenue during 2010, giving Cupertino a lucrative 82.7% share.
Still, Apple did lose significant ground, as its market share decreased from a high of 92.8% in 2009.
A leaked document has shown how much big brands are spending on Google AdWords - and Apple and its products are the biggest drivers.
Microsoft has claimed that its Xbox 360 console is "technically" ready for 3D-enabled content.