Software and technology
July 23, 2015
The impending arrival of iOS 9 is signaling brands to think ahead and develop strategies in line with the most significant new features for marketers, such as notification centers within applications and a new search API.
Mobile Minutes: Samsung’s 11K display; T-Mobile’s big plan; Comcast's streaming service; Scents on SMS
July 14, 2015
Today in mobile marketing - Samsung developing whopping 11K display for smartphones; T-Mobile hints at 'big, bold' plan this week; Comcast launching streaming video service; Scent received, with a tap of a smartphone.
Mobile Minutes: Yahoo's fantasy sports app; Brands on Facebook; IOS 9 beta available; Samsung's premium smartphone
July 13, 2015
Today in mobile marketing - Yahoo brings real money to its fantasy sports app; Brands hope you like them enough to pin them at the top of your Facebook news feed; You can try iOS 9 software now, if you're willing to assume some risk; Samsung Electronics to bring forward key smartphone launch: source.
Mobile Minutes: Facebook's news feed controls; Twitter's birthday feature; Spotify versus Apple; Microsoft's Windows 10
July 10, 2015
Today in mobile marketing - Never miss a post again: Facebook rolls out news feed controls; Twitter wants to celebrate your birthday; Spotify is picking a fight with Apple over the app store; As Microsoft trims phone unit, Windows 10 may be its best mobile strategy yet.
Mobile Minutes: Google's ride-sharing app; Publishers' mobile challenges; Digital healthcare; Kid-centric smart homes
July 9, 2015
Today in mobile marketing - Google tests new ride-sharing app; Publishers face moving target in mobile; The digital doctor is in: Next wave in healthcare; Fuhu’s kid-centric smart home is a helicopter parent’s dream.
July 8, 2015
Messaging and social entertainment application Line has overtaken Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp as the fastest-growing mobile messaging app, but the rivals’ big followings raise questions about the upstart’s ability to sustain its lead, according to a new GlobalWebIndex report.
Mobile Minutes: Samsung's profit declines; Google Glass 2.0; Smartphones and car dashboards; Sony and mobile market
July 8, 2015
Today in mobile marketing - Samsung profit misses estimates on Galaxy S6 phone struggles; Is Google Glass 2.0 coming soon?; Car dashboards that act like smartphones raise safety issues; Sony 'will never, ever' leave smartphone market, says mobile division chief.
Mobile Minutes: Amazon's Prime Day; IPhone 6S photos; Waze's carpooling program; BSNL's pre-paid mobile wallet
July 7, 2015
Today in mobile marketing - Amazon’s new Prime Day will be a massive ‘global shopping event’; Apple iPhone 6S photos have been leaked; Google's Waze to start carpooling pilot program in Israel; BSNL rolls out pre-paid card linked mobile wallet.
Mobile Minutes: Facebook's smartphone ads; Snapchat's control features; Amazon expands to India; Best airline apps
July 6, 2015
Today in mobile marketing - How Facebook and Campbell Soup are trying to read your mind; Snapchat introduces 'tap to view' controls; Amazon follows Microsoft's footsteps, announces India region; Which airline apps make flying easier?
Mobile Minutes: Facebook Lite expands; Smartphone upgrade changes; Google's app usage; Facebook news feed changes
July 1, 2015
Today in mobile marketing - Facebook Lite expands to India, Philippines; Samsung doesn't like it when you pay full price and keep the phone longer; Google mobile apps grab almost as much user time as Facebook’s apps; Facebook shakes up news feed in push to show more relevant videos.
June 30, 2015
The Atlantic and the Aspen Institute are tapping the full range of social media, from Facebook to Periscope, to promote social change through a broad exchange of ideas on mobile from participants both off site and on at the Aspen Ideas Festival.
Mobile Minutes: IPhone 6 in China; PayPal, eBay split; Samsung's Tizen inventory; Google's Oracle appeal denied
June 30, 2015
Today in mobile marketing - Apple’s iPhone 6 ends China’s cheap streak; PayPal and eBay to trade separately starting next month; Samsung Electronics plans more Tizen smartphones this year: source; Supreme Court denies Google appeal on Oracle suit.
Mobile Minutes: Siri and HomeKit; Mobile payments and tips; T-Mobile's free upgrades; Apple's Confederate flag removal
June 29, 2015
Today in mobile marketing - Here's how Apple's Siri will control your house under HomeKit program; Mobile payments are making people tip more at meals; T-Mobile offers free phone upgrades whenever you want; Apple purges online store of certain apps using Confederate flag.
Mobile Minutes: Facebook Messenger; Bacteria-free BlackBerry; Facebook's HBO premieres; Mobile designated drivers
June 26, 2015
Today in mobile marketing - Now you can use Facebook Messenger without Facebook; BlackBerry considers bacteria-free device for hospitals; HBO offers premiere episodes of two series on Facebook; Tap your phone, and a designated driver takes you (and your car) home.
Mobile Minutes: Instagram's real-time news; Facebook's Web access; Google Music's free model; Snapchat's marketing
June 25, 2015
Today in mobile marketing - Instagram gets into real-time news; Facebook to offer South African Cell C users free Web access; Google dangles free music-streaming service to lure paid subscribers; Snapchat joins Daily Mail and WPP agency in marketing venture.