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Super Bowl Should Highlight Growing Significance Of Mobile Ads Super Bowl Should Highlight Growing Significance Of Mobile Ads

The Super Bowl, for many, is as much about advertising as it is football. As smartphone and tablet use continue to climb, television-watching in general is becoming a much more interactive experience for consumers, and obviously advertisers want to take …

Bing To Launch Skype-Integrated Click-To-Call Mobile Ads This Year [Exclusive] Bing To Launch Skype-Integrated Click-To-Call Mobile Ads This Year [Exclusive]
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As previously reported, Microsoft has some new ad products for the Yahoo Bing Network on the way this year. Notably, we should be seeing Bing product listing ads (similar to Google’s) before the year’s over. Microsoft Search Network GM, David …

Temple Run 2 Downloads Break Mobile Game Records
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Imangi Studios, the developer behind the popular Temple Run games, this week announced that Temple Run 2 has broken mobile download records. The title, released on January 17, has been downloaded over 50 million times in only 13 days on …

Crashlytics Becomes Part Of Twitter Crashlytics Becomes Part Of Twitter

Twitter has acquired Crashlytics, a reporting tool for mobile app crashes. Twitter confirmed this via Twitter, and Crashlytics took to its blog to announce the news. Co-founders Jeff Seibert and Wayne Chang write: We started Crashlytics a little over a …

It Looks Like Payments Will Belong To PayPal In 2013 It Looks Like Payments Will Belong To PayPal In 2013
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PayPal announced on Monday that it has reached deals with 23 major national retailers to enable customers to pay with PayPal in stores. Participating retailers include: Famous Footwear, Dollar General, Mapco Express, RadioShack, Spartan Stores, Abercrombie & Fitch, Advance Auto …

Foursquare Unveils New Detail Page for Check-ins Shared on Facebook, Twitter Foursquare Unveils New Detail Page for Check-ins Shared on Facebook, Twitter

Foursquare is giving non-Foursquare users a better idea of what’s going on when you check-in with a new check-in detail page that appears when they access your check-in from another social media site. “Now when your friends tap on check-ins …

Your Computer And Mobile Device Remain At Risk In 2013 Your Computer And Mobile Device Remain At Risk In 2013
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Cybersecurity is a serious issue, and one that needs to be taken up by everybody. It’s not just a matter of some state hackers breaking into servers owned by a rival government. Cybersecurity affects you as well when a for-profit …

Mobile Technology Had A Very Merry Christmas Mobile Technology Had A Very Merry Christmas

According to research from Flurry Analytics, more iOS and Android devices were activated on Christmas Day than any other day of the year, and there were more activations of iPhones, iPads, Galaxy devices, Kindle Fires, and others, than any other …

Facebook Turns Nearby Feature into an Actual Location Recommendation Tool Facebook Turns Nearby Feature into an Actual Location Recommendation Tool
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Facebook has just announced a huge revamp of their Nearby feature inside the mobile app that turns it from a not-too-remarkable tracker of friends’ check-ins to an actual attempt at a personalized local recommendation engine. Now when you open up …

Survey: Over 50% of Current Smartphone Shoppers Will Choose the iPhone 5 Survey: Over 50% of Current Smartphone Shoppers Will Choose the iPhone 5
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Well, this bodes well for Apple. A recent survey suggests that the majority of people looking to buy a smartphone in the next three months (read Christmas and beyond) plan on buying the iPhone 5. Plenty of respondents gave plans …

Email Opens Are On The Rise, Mobile Is Only Helping Email Opens Are On The Rise, Mobile Is Only Helping
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For email marketers, it sometimes doesn’t seem that it’s getting any easier to get your message delivered to people in their inboxes. Major webmail offerings like Gmail will often bury legitimate, opt-in email messages in the spam folder (and that’s …

Mobile Apps Are Becoming as Popular as TV Mobile Apps Are Becoming as Popular as TV
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According to mobile analytics company Flurry, you guys are buried in your devices – all the time. In fact, the time when mobile apps become the predominant form of media entertainment could be sooner rather than later. According to Flurry, …

Facebook’s Mobile Presence Is Getting Stronger Facebook’s Mobile Presence Is Getting Stronger
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In just a few short years, Facebook has dominated the Web. The site has over 1 billion users, and millions of people use the Web site for everything from playing games to connecting with friends. Now, the social network is …

Facebook Photo Sync Launches for iOS & Android, Lets You Automatically Upload 2GB of Photos Facebook Photo Sync Launches for iOS & Android, Lets You Automatically Upload 2GB of Photos

After expanding the test to iOS users last week, Facebook has officially launched Photo Sync for both Android and iOS devices. Photo Sync allows users to enable automatic uploading of any photos they take with their mobile device straight to …

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 …