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Strategy Analytics says there will be 400 million connected convergent devices around the globe by 2014 and firm estimates the value of the CCD market will exceed $50 billion by then

August 19, 2010

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What are Connected Convergent Devices or CCD’s for short? – Mobile internet devices (MIDs), Tablets, E-Book Readers, Netbooks, Smartbooks and well, who knows what else will pop up. Certainly these are new form factors that fill the gap between Smartphones and Notebooks. How they will be used, whether primary devices or for those ‘in between’ […]

Wireless carrier Leap will push their own APP storefront onto all its smartphones, regardless of the gadget’s operating system

August 19, 2010

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A growing trend with carriers to ‘get a piece’ of the action with APP revenue is starting to show with activities such as this from Leap Wireless. There are still a lot of unanswered questions about this approach and how to  muscle in with store front’s such as iTunes, but at least the competition is […]

Facebook Places location-based social networking solution is finally a reality

August 19, 2010

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(Fierce Mobile)- The long-anticipated Facebook Places location-based social networking solution is finally a reality–Facebook unveiled the service Wednesday evening, enabling users to share their current whereabouts in real time via mobile device. Integrated into the latest incarnation of Facebook’s iPhone application and also accessible via touch.facebook.com on any mobile browser supporting HTML5 and geolocation, Facebook Places […]

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