69% Of Tablet Owners Surf The Web While Watching TV: Clear Signs Of Mobile Usage On The Rise?

A recent report by Nielsen reveals some insightful findings about how we use our tablet devices while watching TV. According to the report, 69% of tablet owners watch TV and use the internet simultaneously, several times a week. 45% of tablet owners would do so at least once a day. Only 12% of tablet owners surveyed […]

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Get Rewards At More Than 15 Million Locations With Mobile Punchcard

Punchcard is a mobile service available for Android and iPhone that works like a digital version of the rewards system punchcard. In 3 months, the company has already integrated 15 million locations and is almost cash-flowing. The app is simple and easy to use–you verify a purchase by taking a photo of the receipt and collect […]

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Mobile’s Supercompany: How Samsung Remains The World’s Most Dominant Smartphone Maker

Samsung appears to be the No.1 smartphone seller in the world, having sold 44.5 million smartphone for Q1 of 2012 according to Strategy Analytics. Apple by comparison, sold 35.1 million iPhones in their quarter. Samsung increased its profits by an impressive 82% to 5.05 trillion won, and total mobile phones shipped for the company reached 93.5 million […]

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Will Restaurants Adapt To A Mobile Future?: 95% Of Restaurants Don’t Have Mobile Sites & More

According to market research group Restaurant Sciences, 95% of all independently owned restaurants in the U.S. do not have a mobile site. With a huge growth in mobile internet usage, will these restaurants survive if they don’t adapt to the changing technologies? The findings from the report are startling: Only 40% of all websites had […]

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ShowYou Is Now A Web Service: How It Works And What’s Different

Two days ago, ShowYou–the social video app for smartphones and tablets–announced it would be releasing it’s services on the web. Now you can view Showyou’s video grids direct on your computer instead of having to use your mobile devices. The web-based ShowYou comes with an updated search engine software that brings you more accurate and […]

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Why Does Amazon Keep Leaking Kindle Documentation In China?

Leaked help documents on China’s Amazon site hint at an Amazon Kindle release in China soon. In a telling move, once the information was released on different tech news sites, Amazon immediately pulled the help documents from its site. This could just be speculation; in the past a similar happenings occurred and still no Kindle release […]

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Tour More Than 15,000 Landmarks With Help From Google

Google is now allowing you to visually fly around more than 15,000 landmarks with its newest Google Maps feature–Google Tours. Released two days ago, the new component to Google Maps allows you to have a 3D view of landmarks like: The Eiffell Tower, St. Mark’s Basilica in Italy, The Anne Frank House, NYC’s Central Park, […]

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How You Can Make Sense Of The Facebook Phone Rumors

In 2010 we first heard rumors about the possibility of a Facebook phone. Mark Zuckerberg quickly quashed the rumor by saying, “We’re not trying to compete with Apple or the Droid or any other hardware manufacturer for that matter.” Two years later, a new report suggests that Facebook and HTC might be working together to develop […]

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What You Can Learn From Google’s “The Mobile Playbook”

Google has released a publication titled: “The Mobile Playbook: The Busy Executive’s Guide to Winning with Mobile.” “The Mobile Playbook” is co-written by Jason Spero and Johanna Werther. Jason Spero is the head of mobile sales and strategy for Google and has declared that one million small businesses globally will build a mobile website this […]

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PayNearMe: How To Shop Online Using Cash

PayNearMe is a mobile service that allows you to make purchases online and then pay for them using cash. The app’s website describes its service: “No credit card? No problem. You can now buy online and pay offline with cash” How it works is simple. A customer uses PayNearMe to place an order online. Then, they […]

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