• News tagged "mobile"

Monday, 19 Nov 2012

Analysts: Google's Android Innovation Outpacing Apple

Analysts: Google's Android Innovation Outpacing Apple

Analysts have attributed Android's phenomenal smartphone market share to low prices and faster innovation.

Friday, 16 Nov 2012

IDC: Global Mobile Payments to Reach US$1 Trillion by 2017

IDC: Global Mobile Payments to Reach US$1 Trillion by 2017

Market research firm IDC released a report estimating global mobile transactions will reach US$1 trillion by 2017. The prediction is largely based on the escalating popularity of mobile payment technology, as well as data from mobile websites.

Thursday, 8 Nov 2012

Yahoo Prioritizes Mobile, and Puts Former Wildlife Photographer in Charge of Flickr

Yahoo Prioritizes Mobile, and Puts Former Wildlife Photographer in Charge of Flickr

Yahoo will be focusing more on mobile services, according to an internal memo written by Yahoo's CEO, Marissa Mayer. In the same memo, she also mentioned that Adam Cahan, a former National Geographic photographer, has been promoted and will be taking charge of Flickr.

Monday, 5 Nov 2012

Hurricane Sandy Covered by Time Magazine Using Instagram

Hurricane Sandy Covered by Time Magazine Using Instagram

Time Magazine gave five photographers direct access to its Instagram feed recently in a bid to bring Hurricane Sandy coverage to their readers as quickly as possible.

Wednesday, 17 Oct 2012

Thailand Completes 3G Mobile Network Auction

Thailand Completes 3G Mobile Network Auction

Thailand has just completed the auction of its third generation telecommunications network after multiple delays, for about US$1.4 billion.

Friday, 28 Sep 2012

Instagram's Number of Daily Active Users Surpasses Twitter

Instagram's Number of Daily Active Users Surpasses Twitter

Instagram has surpassed Twitter in the number of daily mobile users. Instagram now boasts of 7.3 million daily mobile users, while Twitter has about 6.9 million. On top of that, the average amount of time a typical user spends on Instagram is about 257 minutes, compared to 169.9 minutes for Twitter.

Thursday, 16 Aug 2012

Pinterest Goes Mobile With iOS and Android

Pinterest Goes Mobile With iOS and Android

Popular photo-sharing social network site, Pinterest, introduces apps for the iOS and Android mobile platforms after opening its doors to the general public as opposed to its former invitation-only policy.

Monday, 2 Jul 2012

Google Outscores Siri in Mobile Search Street Test

Google Outscores Siri in Mobile Search Street Test

In a Minneapolis street test administered by Piper Jaffray analyst, Gene Munster, Google systematically and consistently out-searched Apple in terms of accuracy.

Thursday, 28 Jun 2012

Google Updates Maps with Offline Saving, Singapore Not Supported Yet

Google Updates Maps with Offline Saving, Singapore Not Supported Yet

The new Maps update has been rolled out today on Google Play, allowing users to save maps offline in more than 150 countries.

Tuesday, 19 Jun 2012

WinZip On Your Phone

WinZip On Your Phone

WinZip has always been one of the most essential software you can ever have on your PC. Now, you can have the popular file compression software on your iOS or Android phone too.

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