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Google Updates Chrome For Android And iOS Google Updates Chrome For Android And iOS
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Google announced updates for Chrome on both iOS and Android on Wednesday. Chrome for iPhone and iPad has been updated to Chrome 23 / 23.0.1271.91. Chrome for Android has been updated to 18.0.1025469 for ARM devices and to 18.0.1026322 for …

Open Graph Gets Mobile Insights From Facebook Open Graph Gets Mobile Insights From Facebook
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Open Graph is the best possible way for publishers and brands to reach an audience on Facebook. The only problem is that Insights for Open Graph are only available for desktop apps. There hasn’t been a dedicated mobile solution until …

Twitter Updates Apps with Media-Rich Discovery, Better Search Twitter Updates Apps with Media-Rich Discovery, Better Search

Twitter has been working to make the tweet a self-contained entity for some time now. They want the tweet to contain all of the media that a user needs to get the full experience – with no need to click …

Firefox OS Simulator Now Available As A Prototype Firefox OS Simulator Now Available As A Prototype
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Firefox OS is launching early next year, and Mozilla needs to make sure that developers have some apps ready before its launch. It’s a little early to get hardware into the hands of developers though. That’s where software solutions come …

Facebook May Finally Let You Share Posts on Mobile Facebook May Finally Let You Share Posts on Mobile

Your long-running nightmare of being unable to share your friends’ witty status updates while on the go may be coming to a close. Facebook is currently testing a “share” button on posts on their mobile site. The share button is …

LinkedIn Now Lets You Edit Your Profile on Its Mobile Apps LinkedIn Now Lets You Edit Your Profile on Its Mobile Apps
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LinkedIn has just released updates to their iOS and Android apps that brings one of the most-requested features to the mobile platform. Starting today, LinkedIn users can now edit their profiles via mobile. So if you just got hired, got …

Google Talks About Optimizing For Tablets Google Talks About Optimizing For Tablets
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If your site isn’t optimized for different devices that people are using, it’s not going to look good for Google when they point users to your site. This is something to keep in mind, when you’re considering optimizing for mobile …

Google Shopper Gets An Update On iOS And Android Google Shopper Gets An Update On iOS And Android
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Google Shopper (not to be confused with Google Shopping) just received an update. Google launched version 3.0 for Android and iOS. The app was first launched for Android in 2010, and eventually made its way to the iPhone about a …

Now You Can Use PayPal To Pay For Parking Now You Can Use PayPal To Pay For Parking

PayPal announced today that people in 20 cities can now pay for parking using the Parkmobile app via their PayPal accounts. The app is already in use by over 4 million people in 250 cities. Now PayPal can get in …

Google Wallet APIs Discussed In New Developer Video Google Wallet APIs Discussed In New Developer Video
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Google put out a new Office Hours video for developers about Google Wallet APIs. Among other things, Peng Ying talks about Google Wallet for Online Commerce. “The idea is that right now, purchasing something on the mobile web is something …

Google Wallet Just Made The Checkout Process Easier Google Wallet Just Made The Checkout Process Easier
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Google announced that starting today, users will no longer have to enter their credit/debit card numbers, billing addresses or other payment-related information on certain sites that accept Google Wallet for payments. Google is quick to cite the “97% of mobile …

Amazon Unveils Air Patriots, the First Mobile Game to Come Out of Amazon Game Studios Amazon Unveils Air Patriots, the First Mobile Game to Come Out of Amazon Game Studios

Today, Amazon has just launched their first-ever venture into mobile game development. It’s called “Air Patriots” and it is available today on Kindle Fire, Android, and iOS. Air Patriots is the second product from the newly-launched Amazon Game Studios, the …

It’s Not Google Maps, But Google Has A New Search App For iOS (With Enhanced Voice Search) It’s Not Google Maps, But Google Has A New Search App For iOS (With Enhanced Voice Search)
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Google has launched a new Google Search app for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch, complete with enhanced voice search, leading many to draw comparisons to Apple’s own Siri. “When you have a question, finding the answer should be effortless—wherever you …

Wikipedia Gives Its Mobile Site New Type, Layout Wikipedia Gives Its Mobile Site New Type, Layout
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Free online encyclopedia Wikipedia has just announced a major redesign to their mobile site, which brings features that have been tested in beta to the masses. This includes a navigational update to help with content exploration and a typographical update …

Google Updates WhatBrowser.org; 43 Languages, Mobile Support Google Updates WhatBrowser.org; 43 Languages, Mobile Support
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Google says that no matter which browser you choose, you should at least be informed on whether or not it’s updated and what the other options are. Three years ago, they created a site that answers those questions and more. …

Facebook SDK 3.0 Beta For Android Now Available Facebook SDK 3.0 Beta For Android Now Available
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Late last month, Facebook released the Facebook SDK for iOS 3.1 to developers everywhere. It was to help get them ready for the launch of iOS 6 and the Facebook integration the platform brought with it. Understandably, Android developers might …

Facebook Tests Star Ratings, “Install Now” Button in Mobile Ads for Apps Facebook Tests Star Ratings, “Install Now” Button in Mobile Ads for Apps

In early August, Facebook made their new App Center available for all users worldwide. And just a few days later, they announced new mobile ads for apps that allows developers to pay to give their apps just a little bit …

Your Smartphone Is Now One in a Billion in Use, Worldwide Your Smartphone Is Now One in a Billion in Use, Worldwide

According to estimates, the population of Earth is just shy of 7 billion people. And according to new research, 1 in 7 of them own a smartphone. The study comes from Strategy Analytics, who estimate that the world hit this …

More Facebook Fans Now Coming via Mobile Says Report More Facebook Fans Now Coming via Mobile Says Report

More and more Facebook users are accessing the network via mobile these days – and that fact is key to Facebook’s growth (both in sheer volume and in terms or revenue). But a new report from PageLever suggests that page …

Softbank To Drop $20.1 Billion On Sprint Nextel Softbank To Drop $20.1 Billion On Sprint Nextel

Last week, there were reports that Softbank was about to acquire Sprint Nextel, and today, the companies made it official. Softbank and Sprint Nextel announced that they have entered into an agreement in which Softbank will invest $20.1 billion in …

Facebook Displays Birthdays on Mobile News Feed to Promote Gifts Facebook Displays Birthdays on Mobile News Feed to Promote Gifts
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Last month, Facebook jumped into the ecommerce arean with the launch of “Gifts,” the company’s new gift exchange platform. You may remember a “Facebook Gifts” existing years ago, but that version only dealt with virtual goods. The new Facebook Gifts …