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Google Shopper For Android, iOS Gets New Search Refinements Google Shopper For Android, iOS Gets New Search Refinements
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The Google Shopper app for Android and iOS just got a new update with version 3.2, which adds some new search refinement options to make shopping easier. “Need a new camera, but aren’t quite sure which one is right for …

Teens Are Increasingly Turning To Smartphones For Their Internet Fix Teens Are Increasingly Turning To Smartphones For Their Internet Fix

Kids these days take the Internet for granted. When I was their age, I had to wait my turn to use the family desktop in the kitchen. Even then, it was on a painfully slow 56k dial-up connection. The accelerated …

Facebook Announces Mobile DevCon 2013 Cities and Dates Facebook Announces Mobile DevCon 2013 Cities and Dates
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Today, Facebook has unveiled the cities and dates for their 2013 Mobile DevCon. This year, you’ll have three chances to catch the mobile developer conference: april 18th in New York, May 2nd in London, and May 7th in Seoul, South …

Not Many Developers Are Working On Wii U Games

The Wii U has a few obstacles it needs to overcome, but the biggest is definitely its lack of software. A recent poll of developers shows that the Wii U’s software drought may not be ending anytime soon. A new …

What Will Mobile Bring to Consumers and Marketers in 2013? What Will Mobile Bring to Consumers and Marketers in 2013?
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The mobile landscape is set to change in a big way in 2013, and though some of the coming changes can be predicted, others will provide big (and perhaps unwelcome) surprises for both consumers and advertisers. As seen at this …

White House: “It’s Time to Legalize Cell Phone Unlocking” White House: “It’s Time to Legalize Cell Phone Unlocking”
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Less than two weeks after a petition on the We The People site crossed the 100,000 signature threshold, the White House has issued on official response on making cellphone unlocking legal again. And they totally support it. In a statement …

FCC Will ‘Look at’ the Illegal Phone Unlocking Issue FCC Will ‘Look at’ the Illegal Phone Unlocking Issue
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After gaining a lot of traction on the internet, the current illegality of unlocking cellphones will receive a federal investigation. Back in January, the Library of Congress decided that the unlocking of cellphones would no longer reside on the exemptions …

Bing Fund Adds Sonar To Its Roster Bing Fund Adds Sonar To Its Roster

Bing announced today that it has added another company – Sonar – to its Bing Fund roster. Bing Fund was launched last year as an “angel investor with an incubator”. In August, Bing unveiled its initial startups. Now, after remaining …

Twitter Updates Windows Phone App Twitter Updates Windows Phone App

Twitter announced today that it has a new version of its Twitter app for Windows Phone. It has a new design, which the company says “brings the app in line with the other Twitter apps”. It also includes some new …

Twitter Offers Glimpse At Firefox OS App Twitter Offers Glimpse At Firefox OS App

Twitter is already talking up its Firefox OS app. Mozilla announced at Mobile World Congress this week that its new operating system Firefox OS will make its way to a number of mobile operators around the world. More on that …

Google Posts Multiscreen Brand Building Webinar Google Posts Multiscreen Brand Building Webinar

Google has released video from a recent webinar about brand building in a multiscreen world. The video is about a half hour long, and discusses ways to build brand awareness and influence consideration for your brand using YouTube, the Google …

Amazon Launches Shopping App For Canadian Customers Amazon Launches Shopping App For Canadian Customers

Amazon.ca has launched a new Shopping app for iPhone, iPad, Android and Windows Phone. The app is presumably like its American counterpart. “We are excited to further enhance the customer shopping experience in Canada,” said Sam Hall, VP of Mobile …

Petition to Make Unlocking Phones Legal Again Crosses Signature Threshold Petition to Make Unlocking Phones Legal Again Crosses Signature Threshold
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A petition to make unlocking cellphones legal again has crossed the signature threshold on the White House’s We The People petition site, meaning that it will receive an official response. Back in January, unlocking new cellphones became illegal via decision …

Source No Longer Claims To Have Leaked ‘iPhone 5S’ Motherboard Images [Updated] Source No Longer Claims To Have Leaked ‘iPhone 5S’ Motherboard Images [Updated]

Update: iOSDoc, which first published these photos has now come out and said they found out they are fake. More from them here. Every so often, we see sources indicating that they have leaked images of Apple’s new devices, and …

Mobile Twitter Users Use Twitter More [Infographic] Mobile Twitter Users Use Twitter More [Infographic]

Twitter has released an infographic based on a Compete study, looking at mobile users in the U.K. Last week, the company shared some findings from Compete about mobile users in the U.S. The companies found that primary mobile users are …

Mobile, Social Media Becoming Increasingly Important To Moviegoers Mobile, Social Media Becoming Increasingly Important To Moviegoers

Are you the kind of person who uses their mobile device during a movie? If so, shame on you. That being said, you’re not alone as new research has found that most moviegoers use some kind of mobile device to …

Yahoo Acquires Alike, Team To Join Yahoo Mobile Group Yahoo Acquires Alike, Team To Join Yahoo Mobile Group

Yahoo has acquired Alike, makers of an iPhone app, which helps users find nearby places of interest, for an undisclosed price. The Alike team will will join Yahoo’s mobile group. A Yahoo spokesperson gave us the following statement: “Yahoo! has …

Go Daddy Acquires M.dot For “Mobile First” Website Creation Go Daddy Acquires M.dot For “Mobile First” Website Creation

Go Daddy announced today that it has acquired M.dot Inc., the makers of popular small business website creation/management app M.dot. Go Daddy says the move will bolster its “mobile first” strategy, as it will offer it to its 11 million …

Freshly Funded ChaCha Thinks It Has Q&A Right This Time Freshly Funded ChaCha Thinks It Has Q&A Right This Time

Last week, Q&A vet ChaCha closed a new $14 million round of funding showing that there are still believers in the Q&A space. We had the opportunity to speak with founder and CEO Scott Jones about what ChaCha has in …

Facebook’s Friendship Pages Hit Mobile, Coming to Apps Soon Facebook’s Friendship Pages Hit Mobile, Coming to Apps Soon
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Facebook has begun to roll out their “Friendship Pages” on the mobile web, and they should be appearing on Facebook’s native apps soon. Friendship pages allow you to view your history with any other user, including your mutual likes, photos …

Report Looks At Performance Of Location Targeting In Mobile Ads Report Looks At Performance Of Location Targeting In Mobile Ads

Verve Mobile recently released its annual State of the Market review, looking at location-powered mobile advertising (via MarketingCharts). According to the report, mobile campaigns leveraging location targeting outperformed non-location targeted campaigns by factor fo 2x. Of 2,500 mobile campaigns analyzed, …