Tag Archives: Mobile apps

Carrier billing available to more BlackBerry App World customers

Bango and Research In Motion have further expanded the ability for BlackBerry smartphone customers to pay for BlackBerry App World apps on their monthly bill. Telefonica Germany, Tigo Colombia, Virgin UK and Vodacom South Africa are among the latest carriers … Continue reading

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How going back to the browser with HTML5 benefits developers

Back in the day web pages were displayed one at a time after a long loading process. The advent of Flash allowed websites to become live and interactive. Flash enabled animation, motion and video dramatically improving the user experience. Then … Continue reading

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“Losing the Plot”

Despatching my 7 year old son to bed recently as an episode of Law and Order began on the TV, he turned and asked, “Are you watching one of those murdering programs?” To his mind, the nuances that distinguish highly … Continue reading

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Mobile browsing in the ascendency

It’s the “simplicity of sharing” There’s a storm brewing over how mobile phone users spend their time on-line. In recent days an increasingly public argument has developed – claim and counter-claim – on how you measure the consumer appeal of … Continue reading

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Why iPhone users want more choice

A recent article in FierceWireless Europe (March 11) reviewed findings by market research company Analysys Mason, which speculates on how ‘exclusive content’ could become the next battle ground for operators trying to control customer churn. Specifically, the article states: Worryingly, … Continue reading

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Where’s the revenue?

Publishers and the long wait ahead… With the arrival of tablets, large screen smartphones and e-readers many people in the publishing industry had high hopes that these devices would be the savior for their declining revenues. Major media corporations have … Continue reading

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Mobile apps will make $$$ billions in 2011 – how will they be monetized?

In-app billing gains momentum According to Gartner, apps will generate $15 billion in revenue in 2011, they also go as far as forecasting that by 2014 this figure will reach $58 billion. So a question to ask is, how are … Continue reading

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