Mobile Minutes: Gett, Windows Phone apps, app downloads, toddlers and tablets
By Staff reports
December 27, 2013
With $100M+ run rate, Gett reveals a new look, app and delivery service as it prepares to do battle with Uber
When it comes to the emergent world of on-demand transportation, Lyft and Uber have been capturing the lion’s share of headlines of late, seemingly deadlocked in a race to become the clear “market leader” in a hot space that’s rife with competition. Of course, with startups like Hailo and SideCar and riding the same rising tide, there are more than a few startups looking to throw their name in the hat, TechCrunch reports.
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Best apps for your new Windows Phone
Windows Phone has come a long way in a year’s time. Since WP8 debuted last November, Microsoft (and Nokia for that matter) have struggled hard to earn legitimacy with customers — and it’s starting to pay off, per The Verge.
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Christmas may break record for app downloads
Christmas is being called the biggest app download day of the year -- and it has a lot to do with new devices on the market. Bloomberg reports that analytics firm Flurry says more people fire up mobile devices for the first time on Christmas than any other day of the year, according to CBS.
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Limit tablet use by toddlers, doctor says
Tablet computers ranked among the top holiday gifts for children this year, and that has some pediatricians and other health experts worried, Newsday reports.
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