Archive for category: mobile

Up Periscope: The live-streaming video app’s earliest retail adopters
/ March 27, 2015 10:59 am
Up Periscope: The live-streaming video app’s earliest retail adopters

Digiday reports "Sorry, Meerkat. Periscope hit the iTunes store on Thursday morning and puts up some weighted competition in the world of video live-streaming: Twitter purchased the app for $100 million before it hit the public, and its release immediately generated major buzz." . Read More

BlackBerry turns a profit, but it’s still not selling more smartphones
/ March 27, 2015 10:59 am
BlackBerry turns a profit, but it’s still not selling more smartphones

Mashable reports "BlackBerry is back in the black, but despite numerous attempts at reinvention, the company is still flailing." . Read More

YouTube Is Experimenting With Ultra High Def, Ultra Smooth Video Playback — Here Are The Examples
/ March 27, 2015 10:59 am
YouTube Is Experimenting With Ultra High Def, Ultra Smooth Video Playback — Here Are The Examples

TechCrunch reports "Just a few months back, YouTube bumped up the quality of the videos it hosts by allowing for gorgeous, 60 FPS video playback." . Read More

9 brands to watch out for on the Apple Watch
/ March 27, 2015 10:59 am
9 brands to watch out for on the Apple Watch

Digiday reports "The Apple Watch was formally announced just last month, but developers have been creating apps for the platform since November 2014, when Apple released WatchKit — the toolkit that allows developers to begin coding and testing apps for the smartwatch.". Read More

Here’s how Sling TV, sports streaming, and standalone services will impact pay-TV
/ March 27, 2015 10:59 am
Here’s how Sling TV, sports streaming, and standalone services will impact pay-TV

VentureBeat reports "We’re just a few months into 2015, but it already seems that this is the Year of the Streaming Service. You’ve undoubtedly heard the news: HBO Now is arriving soon; NBCU has plans to launch a comedy-focused subscription video service; Sling TV is adding AMC and IFC to its channel lineup; CBS All Access is live, and Showtime’s standalone service could arrive in 2015." . Read More

App Marketing: the crucial line item too many app developers miss
/ March 26, 2015 1:42 pm
App Marketing: the crucial line item too many app developers miss

VentureBeat reports "You’re developing what you hope will be a killer utility app or mobile game, you’re past proof of concept, you’re gotten some serious investment dollars, tested, tested, and retested, and are ready to launch. The one thing you may have overlooked? How you’re going to market the damn thing." . Read More

How a Chat App for Burning Man Turned Into a Tool for Revolution
/ March 26, 2015 1:42 pm
How a Chat App for Burning Man Turned Into a Tool for Revolution

AdWeek reports "Open Garden's messaging app Firechat was initially launched as a way for people at festivals like Burning Man to communicate when they were off-the-grid using WiFi, Bluetooth or Apple's multipeer connectivity framework. What its founders didn't bank on is users relying on it to send messages during civil uprisings." . Read More

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