If you were around when mobile devices were first introduced, or better yet when the Internet itself as a concept was first introduced, you’ll be well aware of the fact that downloads used to be slow. But not just slow, so slow that it is not even comparable to the speeds of today. Small 40 megabyte files took 12 hours to download, something that is done in seconds today. So calling the improvement exponential is an understatement.
From 2G, to 3G, and now 4G, leaps and bounds were taken, allowing lightening fast wireless connectivity like never before. Images are loaded all but instantaneously, high definition videos can be played with no fear of buffering, and live games at online casinos can be streamed in real time, with no need for lengthily downloads. It’s a world that mobile users just a decade or two ago could only dream of. [Read more…]