Smartphone

Your wallet will be the next "big thing" to disappear

Your wallet will be the next "big thing" to disappear

Can you remember a world before the smartphone? Back in 2008, ten years ago, the iPhone was introduced to the world. Since then, everything changed about how we interact with people and how we consume media. Blockchain and Crypto-Currency are just the newest addition to an ever-changing society, the likes of which we haven't seen yet. 

Finally: Super Mario On The Go!

Finally: Super Mario On The Go!

Seeing Pokémon GO doing so great on mobile, I think this gave Nintendo the wake-up call that their IPs are so valuable and also playable on other platforms to dive into this for them new and huge market.

Miitomo: Nintendo's First "Real" Smartphone App

Miitomo: Nintendo's First "Real" Smartphone App

Finally! Nintendo made a move into the smartphone market in March 2016. I'm not counting Pokémon Shuffle, which was already released on mobile in August 2015, because it was a "Pokémon-game" and a simple copy-and-paste title  released on the 3DS ca. 6 months before. I didn't count it as native to the platform.

Miitomo, in the graphical style of a former game called "Tomodachi Life" for the 3DS, is about conversations with friends. You can connect to your existing Nintendo account or just start with a new one. Once hooked up, the conversation can begin.

If You Are Still Using Your Smartphone To Call People In 2016 - You Are Retro!

If You Are Still Using Your Smartphone To Call People In 2016 - You Are Retro!

Do you remeber the time when SMS was a thing and all the kids were doing it and how it transformed the way we treated emails more like chats and everything became more informal? Then came the smartphone and made us all addicted to it. Seriously, just look around you on the street, in the tram or on the bus. So there is definitely over-stimulation of our senses. Less and less people are actually calling each other on the phone, in fact I observed a trend in sending voice messages instead of calling - using apps like WhatsApp or Snapchat.