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Gartner reports Android over 25% of third quarter sales in world smartphone market

November 10, 2010

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(Release) Worldwide mobile phone sales to end users totaled 417 million units in the third quarter of 2010, a 35 percent increase from the third quarter of 2009, according to Gartner, Inc. Smartphone sales grew 96 percent from the third quarter last year, and smartphones accounted for 19.3 percent of overall mobile phone sales in […]

Quest Diagnostics Introduces Gazelle Secure Mobile Health Platform for RIM, iPhone and soon Android Smartphones

November 10, 2010

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MADISON, N.J., Oct 28, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX), the world’s leading provider of diagnostic testing, information and services, today introduced Gazelle, a secure mobile health platform that allows users to receive their Quest Diagnostics laboratory results and manage their personal health information directly from their BlackBerry(R) and Apple(R) iPhone, and […]

Samsung bumps tablet sales estimate to 1 million units by the end of 2010

November 4, 2010

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Samsung also notes that they will ship 20 million Galaxy S smartphones this year and looking to double that number next year. (WSJ) SEOUL—Samsung Electronics Co. said Thursday it aims for sales of its new seven-inch tablet computer to top one million units by year end and is looking to offer other sizes as it […]

New report on the state of the Apps Industry

November 4, 2010

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Millennial Media just released their State of the Apps Industry Snapshot for 2010 a survey of over 500 Developers, Publishers and Advertisers in the applications space. Key findings- Growth in cross-platform development – iPhone remains the number one platform of choice, followed closely by Android, iPad, RIM and Windows Mobile.  Android, iPad, Windows Mobile, and […]

Mobile payment company Boku on the bidding block- Apple and Google reportedly fighting for control

November 3, 2010

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(Fierce Mobile) Archrivals Apple  and Google are reportedly circling around mobile payment solutions firm Boku, with both tech giants in talks to acquire the startup or at least hammer out a wide-ranging partnership agreement. Citing sources familiar with the negotiations, TechCrunch reports Boku president and CEO Mark Britto and co-founder Ron Hirson have met with […]

Apple issues iOS 4.2 Gold Master- Calls for APP’s

November 2, 2010

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(Fierce Developer  & Apple Dev Site) Apple issued its iOS SDK 4.2 gold master seed to registered iPhone and iPad developers, indicating the computing giant is close to releasing the operating system to consumers sometime in the imminent future. A message posted on the Apple Developer portal calls on developers to build, test and compile applications […]

Publishers’ iPad Apps: Hot or Not?

November 1, 2010

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(AdWeek) The iPad dreams of magazine publishers could be the latest death by irrational exuberance. Despite the optimism that greeted the new device, there is a danger that publishers are squandering an opportunity with clunky apps, bad pricing strategies and unsustainable ad tactics. The iPad itself is on its way to being a hit, although […]

Pew report shows low adoption rates in US for medical or health APP’s despite availability

October 30, 2010

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This commentator finds the attached research interesting at best. Certainly there is a demand for health APP’s or any other method of gaining knowledge about one’s health. the one thing that appears to be consistant, is that most users don’t know where to go to get the right APP’s or what to essentially do with […]

PayPal™ and Developers Push Mobile into Mainstream with Mobile Express Checkout- a two click solution

October 27, 2010

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SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)– INNOVATE 2010 — At its second annual developer conference today, PayPal announced new mobile technologies and business relationships that will change the way people will shop and pay. PayPal is a leader in mobile payments. The company offers mobile apps for iPhone®, Android® and Blackberry®, as well as tools to help developers […]

The research is in- Mobile users prefer the browser over an APP

October 27, 2010

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Nothing new here from this writers perspective, the Universal APP is the browser and the sooner that is understood, the faster a business can get mobilized for real reach and frequency. This same thing happened on the internet with PC’s (if you remember), mobile will follow some of those same adoption trends. For a variety […]

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