According to Citrix’s latest report on the state of the mobile industry, fitness and health tracking devices are driving demand for wearable tech. It also shows that health and fitness apps are the fastest growing app category, along with gaming apps and social media apps.
EZLinks Golf, Inc.’s CEO Gary Cohen, the company behind the new online tee time booking site TeeOff.com summed things up, “Golf can be challenging. Booking a tee time shouldn’t be.” In the latest column from Crain’s Chicago Business Danny Ecker on Sports, Mr. Cohen said that online bookings for tee times rose 25% year over […]
Corduro, who operates the consumer app PayMobile, announced a new way for businesses to directly reach their best customers last week, and also simplify commerce and consumer rewards through the consumer mobile payment app .
According to the last Gallup poll, on average, Americans spend about $7800 a year on groceries. eMeals announced Thursday they would be launching a new mobile app for iPhone designed to help shoppers bring that number down. As part of their online meal planning service, eMeals helps by consolidating recipes, shopping lists, coupons & loyalty programs into a single iPhone app designed for busy ‘on-the-go’ families who need efficient meal planning.
Appreciate announced Thursday the release of a personalized service designed to create a customized app discovery experience on Androids marketplace, Google Play. Appreciate hopes to nail app discovery by not only personalizing recommendations based on what’s popular across the network, but also what’s popular with the users’ friends using social network activity, big app data analytics and complex algorithms designed to produce a fresh feed of recommendations for users.
Nimbuzz, who recently surpassed the 150 million worldwide users mark, just released it’s mobile messaging app for Windows Phone 8, capitalizing on the new phones adoption in global markets. The majority of Nimbuzz users are in emerging markets, and the company has become a major player in the space along with WhatsApp, Skype, GroupMe and others
Zendesk announced upgrades to it’s cloud-based customer service software Tuesday. The new Zendesk for iPad brings into focus how people actually use customer support software on mobile platforms, particularly the iPad, by streamlining things like it’s reporting dashboard and allowing customer service rep’s to view ticket history on a company or customer level.
BlackBerry selected Nimbuzz as a pre-launch recipient of it’s new SDK, allowing them to prepare it’s BB10 messaging app ahead of then Research in Motion’s, BlackBerry 10 announcement. The new app provides free picture and video messaging, file sharing, chat and is the first to integrate GTalk, Yahoo, and Facebook Messenger within a single BlackBerry application.
Ringya recently launched a contact management app that lets you create contact lists on your phone by simply snapping a picture of a paper list with names, email addresses and phone numbers on it. While other contact management apps exist, Plaxo, Xobni, and Google Contacts to name a few, Ringya is the first of it’s kind that lets you snap a picture and instantly create a contact list.
It makes sense, the easier it is to find, save and redeem a coupon, the more likely someone is to use it. And when you find a good deal, isn’t it natural to want to share that with others? This is what a new breed of companies are doing, focused on helping consumers get the value of coupons without all the heavy lifting you might see on a show like TLC’s Extreme Couponing.
It’s no wonder it didn’t happen sooner given that the desktop app economy is about 10x larger than any other native development platform. Estimated to be around $100 billion industry, the desktop software market was ripe for a solution that seemed to be so prevalent on other platforms with far less reach
NuffnangX’s App looks to increase interaction on blogs by breaking content into bite-sized pieces designed to read better on mobile devices.
Originally published as Rock the Vote Goes Mobile on Technorati Politics Credit for Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential win was in large part due to the youth vote, which was a big reason voter turnout back in ’08 was the highest since 1960 according to Fair Vote. Back then – Senator Obama’s platform emphasized change, hope and an idealistic view of […]
Users in hundreds of cities across the U.S. will have access to 4,000 free Boingo wireless hotspots compliments of Google Play through the end of September according to an announcement this morning. The free wireless service is part of a promotion offered through Cloud Nine Media platform, which was recently acquired by Boingo. The platform […]
Originally published as Kuapay Gets $4Mil, Expands Mobile Payments to NYC in Technorati Business Santa Monica based Kuapay, who recently raised $4mil from a single private investor, announced it’s plans for entering the New York City market yesterday. The company provides consumers with a free wallet app available for iOS, Android, Blackberry and soon Windows Phone, enabling them […]
P4RC, whose name is pronounced ‘PARC’ and uses what hackers call ‘leetspeak’ in their name, announced a partnership today with FreeAppADay.com. The partnership will allow P4RC to accelerate growth of it’s new platform designed to help game publishers increase engagement and interaction by rewarding users for playing, inviting friends to play and also competing and […]
Developed by ad agency Redpepper, the companies custom-developed cameras operate within a retail store environment to recognize customers using facial recognition. Users would first have to download an app that authorizes what the agency is calling Facedeals, to verify the individuals most recent photo tags to map the features of the face. Related Posts: How […]
Originally published on Technorati as: Local Mobile Marketing – 6 Tips for Small Business Mobile marketing – it’s not just for big brands with few local roots any more. Mobile marketing has become the new standard in small business marketing, too. It’s great for securing business with local customers who’re on-the-go. Plus, it can save […]
ComScore recently reported a 51% increase in the number of mobile users looking for local content. ComScore is a leading measurement and digital intelligence company who stated in a June 9th release that online directories saw the most growth. From March 2008 to March 2009 online directories saw a 73% increase in use by on-the-go […]