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Augmented reality comes to Barnes and Noble, featuring Brooklyn Decker!

January 19, 2011

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Brooklyn Decker, voted the sexiest women alive by readers of esquire magazine will now appear in 700 Barnes and Nobles locations. Well, kind of. Utilizing the augmented reality plus GPS location based APP developed by Goldrun, a New York based agency, customers can use their iPhone to place themselves into a picture with Ms. Decker […]

Mobile Payment Debuts Nationally at Starbucks

January 19, 2011

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Long awaited use of mobile payment portals takes a big step with the announcement that Starbucks will now facilitate the use of mobile devices in the payment process. Although the technology is not new, use on a large scale in the U.S. has been somewhat slow. Not anymore! SEATTLE, January 19, 2011 – Starbucks (NASDAQ: […]

Google and Samsung set to launch Nexus S phone

December 7, 2010

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Out of the box, Nexus S is unlocked, so it will work with any GSM carrier. Samsung and Google are set to launch the Nexus S. Pretty cool stuff. Check out the Nexus S website for all the details Availability After December 16, Nexus S will be sold unlocked and carrier-independent initially through Best Buy […]

Home Depot’s $64 Million Mobile Investment Rolls Out to 1,970 Stores

December 7, 2010

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By¬†Adam Blair (RIS) In the largest mobile POS rollout in retailing, Home Depot has deployed 30,000 transactional/communication devices in 1,970 of its stores, providing associates with handheld technology that combines inventory management and analytics functions, a phone, a store walkie-talkie, and label printing with POS. The retailer expects labor savings to cover the First Phone […]

eBay Black Friday mobile results double 2009 and in line to triple last years total results.

November 29, 2010

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eBay mobile results from Black Friday- double last years volume and in line to treble last years performance. Guess what, the year of mobile is, well- THIS YEAR. eBay Black Friday General Shopping Data in the United States: eBay.com peak buying hours on Black Friday were 6-8pm MST (7pm MST was the peak) The first […]

iPad most wanted gift for the 6 to 12 year old crowd.

November 24, 2010

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New info released from The Nielsen Company showing purchase intent for the younger crowd (6 to 12 and 13+). Interesting intel, showing the iPad as the number one most wanted product for the 6 to 12 year old group. What this writer found interesting was where the iPhone fell in relationship to other smartphones and […]

RIM Blackberry CEO- “You don’t need an app for the Web,”

November 18, 2010

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Now this article is old news for some of us. The mobile web is the place where most consumers still go for their transactions and interactions with companies. The Universal APP is still the mobile web browser. As we move through the next few years, APP’s will probably have less involvement as ‘Bookmark’ points of […]