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Mobile Web Outpaces Apps for Retail Transactions

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Sonia NagarSenior Director, Mobile Product StrategyRetailMeNot RetailMeNot is a marketplace platform that offers consumers digital coupons and discount codes for approximately 70,000 retailers. Sonia Nagar, RetailMeNot’s senior director of mobile product strategy, spoke with eMarketer’s Rimma Kats about the pros and cons of mobile sites vs. apps and ...

Apple-IBM Partnership Sprouts Latest Set Of Apps At Mobile World Congress

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When Apple and IBM announced a partnership last year, more than a few jaws dropped, but the two have been working together to create a new wave of enterprise-friendly apps — and announced the latest round to come out of the affiliation today at Mobile World Congress. At ...

How Does the FDA Regulate Mobile Medical Apps?

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Last month, the FDA released new guidance regarding the regulation of mobile medical apps, to replace its earlier version from 2011. Since that time, the amount of health and medical apps on the market has exploded, with the release of Apple's Health app with iOS 8 cementing mobile ...

Enterprise apps pay the bills for mobile developers

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3 mentions2 days ago
Mobile developers continue to chase gold in consumer-facing apps, even though the easy money remains in the enterprise. In fact, according to a new 8,000-strong VisionMobile survey, while just 19% of consumer app developers make more than $10,000 per app each month, a whopping 43% of enterprise app ...

Grocery mobile apps: Are retailers catering to repeat customers?

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In recent weeks I’ve been investigating how grocery retailers handle the online customer experience. Ecommerce is a small but growing channel for the grocery industry so it’s important to offer a decent UX. Having already looked at customer acquisition and the online user experience it's time to turn ...

IBM helps mobile apps meet accessibility guidelines

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2 mentions16 hours ago
IDG News Service | Mar 3, 2015 10:25 AM PTWhen creating new mobile applications, developers all too often forget taking the few additional steps to make their programs usable for those with disabilities. Now, IBM offers a free testing tool to ensure mobile applications are useable to the ...

44 First-Class Mobile Apps for Marketers: Part II

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Just as I promised, the list of super helpful mobile apps for your daily marketing tasks will go on. I will add new applications with screenshots and small reviews for each app category. Here are another 25 apps! Pocket. Browsing social media, opening e-mails and using readers to ...

IBM helps mobile apps meet accessibility guidelines

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IDG News Service | Mar 5, 2015 6:36 AM PTWhen creating new mobile applications, developers all too often forget to take the few additional steps to make their programs usable for those with disabilities. IBM now offers a free testing tool to ensure mobile applications are useable to ...

Excellent Random Name Selector Apps for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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2 mentions15 hours ago
February 5, 2015 Below is a list of some very good name selector apps for teachers. The idea of such a list was born out of an email we received from a teacher asking about some recommended apps in this regard. We did some online research (we started ...

IBM helps mobile apps meet accessibility guidelines

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The story "IBM helps mobile apps meet accessibility guidelines," posted Tuesday, stated incorrectly that the accessibility product in the story is free.

5 Good iPad Apps to Gather Students Feedback ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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February 4, 2015 A few weeks ago we published a list of8 web tools teachers can use to formatively assess students. As you know, formative assessment consists of mini-quizzes and short tests geared towards gathering feedback about students learning. Teachers usually draw on insights gleaned from these assessments ...

IBM steps up mobile enterprise push with 3 new Apple apps

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Is a wave of consolidation about to begin in the Big Data market? Take a sneak peak of #BigDataSV 2015, where Wikibon analysts, SiliconANGLE journalists and a number of top guests will debate the future of the Big Data market. The research looks at the impact of reduced IO response time on IT costs and application user productivity, and illustrates that reducing system latency is a business imperative. Pressing ahead with an alliance it forged with Apple last year, IBM has just unveiled a fresh crop of enterprise-focused iPhone apps ...

Mobile Web Outpaces Apps for Retail Transactions

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3 mentions2 days ago
Sonia NagarSenior Director, Mobile Product StrategyRetailMeNot RetailMeNot is a marketplace platform that offers consumers digital coupons and discount codes for approximately 70,000 retailers. Sonia Nagar, RetailMeNot’s senior director of mobile product strategy, spoke with eMarketer’s Rimma Kats about the pros and cons of mobile sites vs. apps and ...

Do Mobile Devices and Apps Really Have a Place in the Creative Workflow?

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3 mentions4 hours ago
Can creative work be done on tablets and phones? I’ve always thought that a pencil and a piece of paper is infinitely more valuable to a creative professional than a very expensive touchscreen. But I could be wrong. I’ve carried a smartphone since the first iPhone was released in 2007. When people started developing apps for the App Store, I thought that it would only be a matter of time before I would need to start using apps in my work as a photographer and a designer. Then, when tablets ...

Google Makes “Mobile-Friendliness” A Ranking Signal Worldwide, Boosts Indexed Apps In Search Results

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Google today announced two notable changes that will affect the rankings of search results for users accessing Google search on mobile devices. It will now take in consideration a site’s mobile-friendliness as one of its ranking signals, and information from indexed mobile applications will also begin to influence ...

5 Mobile Apps That Will Make You an Organization Expert

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2 mentions3 days ago
I write about social, mobile and marketing trends.full bio → I provide an insider's view of the modern business world based on my years of experience working as an executive and consultant within the Global 3000. I am the CEO for Raynforest Inc, an Influencer Marketing Network, and ...

Mobile Medical Apps: To Be Or Not Be Regulated

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On Feb. 9, the US Food & Drug Administration released guidance documents related to what kind of Mobile Medical Apps it will regulate, and what types that it won't. The FDA explained that "the rapid pace of innovation in mobile apps, and the potential benefits and risks to ...

Google starts using indexed apps and its 'mobile-friendly' label as ranking factors for search results

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Google today announced two upcoming changes to how it ranks search results. The search engine is starting to take indexed apps and sites it labels as ‘mobile-friendly’ into consideration. Google has been experimenting with various levels of app indexing for years, with early features showing up as early ...

Lingui makes it easier to translate mobile apps into multiple languages

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2 mentions1 week ago
One Hour Translation is launching a localization platform dubbed Lingui by OHT-Mobile that the company says allows app developers to localize their mobile apps in an hour. “Having spent a lot of time and effort developing their application, one of the biggest challenges facing developers is how to ...

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Download our free apps now to your iPad, iPhone, Android or other mobile device. Check out the iPhone F.A.Q.Download the free app Check out the iPhone F.A.Q.Download the free app You can also access NBC4 Washington anytime on your mobile device. And be sure to bookmark our site ...

Infographic: Data breaches, Security Concerns Sideline Apps, Mobile Wallets

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2 mentions3 days ago
Many say lack of trust prevents them from using mobile wallets. With all the talk about mobile payments, the launch of Apple Pay and numerous brands getting on board, why does it seem like no one is actually using his or her phone to pay? It all comes ...

Tapjoy unveils 'complete marketing automation and monetization platform' for freemium mobile apps

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Click here for all of GameBeat’s 2015 Game Developers Conference coverage. Continuing its drive to be a one-stop shop for mobile app makers, mobile monetization firm Tapjoy is announcing what it calls its “complete marketing automation and monetization platform” to predict the value of every free-to-play user and ...

Microsoft just made it easier to use OneDrive in mobile apps

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10 mentions1 week ago
Not to be outdone by competing services such as iCloud, Google Drive, Dropbox and the like, Microsoft is pushing OneDrive for mobile app developers. The company on Tuesday introduced a new OneDrive API that supports software on Android, iOS, Windows and the web. This means developers have a ...

Why Educators and Education Need Mobile Apps [2609]

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2 mentions6 days ago
Our guest explains why it's now essentialfor every educator and every school to know more about mobile apps.

AppMachine raises $15M to help non-coders build their own mobile apps

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3 mentions1 week ago
Hassle-free “build your own app” startup AppMachine has announced a $15.2 million funding round, with web-hosting and domain registration behemoth Endurance International Group procuring 40 percent of the company’s shares. The Netherlands-based startup was founded in 2011, and today claims north of 150,000 users in 140 countries. As ...

5 essential features of enterprise mobile apps

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2 mentions4 days ago
This year has been proclaimed the year of the enterprise mobile app. But just building mobile apps for the enterprises isn't enough. The apps must enhance worker productivity by being powerful yet intuitive and easy to use. Here are some good suggestions for creating enterprise mobile apps ...

7 of The Best Chrome Apps for EFL and ESL Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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4 mentions6 days ago
February 27, 2015 Today we are sharing with you some useful Chrome apps to help your students with their language learning. These apps are particularly helpful forEFL and ESL learners. They (the apps) provide a wide variety of activities, games, flashcards and exercises on language practice. Almost all ...

New Relic Extends Real-Time Analytics Reach into Mobile Apps

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2 mentions6 days ago
New Relic recently extended the reach of its application performance monitoring tools into the realm of mobile computing applications. An upgrade to New Relic Insights that is scheduled to be available in the second quarter will enable organizations to have real-time analytics that they can use to immediately ...

Mobile Summit 2015

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The choices and strategies unfolding in the mobile revolution are evolving at a rate and pace never anticipated. Now in its fifth year, VB’s Mobile Summit offers a rare chance for senior executives to share their most pressing challenges — and the strategies to meet them — in ...

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Only Sprint brings you FREE Access to all the live race day features including live race radio, live in-car audio, live RaceBuddy for select races and real-time driver telemetry data. In-race highlights available now exclusively to Sprint customers. All FREE with any Sprint Unliminted data plan. Only Sprint ...

Why I've Gone Hybrid Over Native For Mobile Apps

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3 mentions6 days ago
I started developing mobile Android applications in late 2011.It wasn’t until 2012 that I released my first application to the Android Marketplace, now known as the Google Play Store.Up until early 2014, I only made native Android applications using the official Android SDK.As of now, I have only been using web technologies to create mobile hybrid applications for Android and iOS. The following will explain why I’ve chosen to develop using modern web technologies rather than native mobile languages. I’ve managed to develop a small list of native Android applications ...

Teaching with Comics! Tools & Apps

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Find resources at http://ShellyTerrell.com/?p=6231…Find resources at http://ShellyTerrell.com/?p=6231 Get my books- The 30 Goals Challenge for Teachers: Small Steps to Transform Your Teaching http://amazon.com/The-Goals-Challenge-Teachers-Transform/dp/0415735343 or my ebook, Learning to Go: Lesson Ideas for Teaching with Mobile Devices, Cell Phones and BYOT of lesson plans, rubrics, apps, etc you can edit ...

Study: Consumers Feel Bitcoin More Secure than Mobile Payments Apps

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3 mentions6 days ago
Last updated on Feb 28, 2015 at 10:32 GMT. Based on the following values: A new survey shows that US consumers believe payments made with bitcoin are safer than those conducted using mobile wallets or apps. The report, published by Chicago-based Walker Sands Communications, focuses on changes in ...

Best iOS Apps for Business

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2 mentions7 days ago
You work hard running your business, so why not let your iOS device do some of the heavy lifting? With the right apps, your iPhone or iPad can help you take notes, update your calendar and even balance the books. Here are our top picks. Office productivity: Microsoft ...

Google, Mobile and Apps: I'm tired

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3 mentions6 days ago
It used to be that, when Google announced yet another tweak to their algorithm, I rubbed my hands with anticipation. Now, it just makes me tired. Yesterday, Google announced that mobile-readiness is now a worldwide ranking signal, and that indexable apps will influence personal search rankings. I’m just tired. Not because I’m over 40. Not because I’m annoyed at Google. I’m tired because I know that every SEO on the planet will now scramble to create a half-baked Android app, littered with links, an effort to rank. Somewhere at Google,

Mobile

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3 mentions6 days ago
Some 86% of US consumers' time on a mobile device is spent in apps, compared with the 14% spent in browsers, according to a recent study by mobile analytics firm Flurry. That study is one of many confirming the trajectory of mobile usage is shifting to apps, with ...

Study: Decision Support-Enabled Mobile Apps Help Nurse Diagnoses

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Nurses who used a mobile application with evidence-based decision support tools are significantly more likely to diagnose depression, weight issues and tobacco use than nurses using not using such tools, according to a study published in the Journal for Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Innovation & Technology reports (Walsh, Clinical ...

Best Productivity Apps for iPhone

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Most of the people worry to track their productivity these days as we are always in hurry and tracking their productivity is one of the easiest things if you have an iphone in your hand. The smart phone generation will definitely make your days run smoother than you ...

Google Adds Mobile-Friendliness and Indexed Apps as Ranking Factors

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After a long testing period, Google has officially decided to consider mobile-friendliness and indexed apps as ranking factors in its search results. There’s no denying that more and more users are shifting their search habits from desktop to mobile devices, and so in order to help them discover ...

Facebook’s Mobile Apps Now Let You Plaster Stickers All Over Your Photos

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3 mentions2 weeks ago
Facebook has raised its sticker game with an update to its iOS and Android apps that allows users to decorate new photos with stickers and post them to the social network, as Engadget noted. The world’s largest social network lets you use stickers with friends on its Messenger ...

Getting Serious About Mobile Fingerprint Apps

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2 mentions7 days ago
Thanks to Apple, the fingerprint ID reader revolution has been both launched and delayed. Fingerprint readers built into smartphones are filled with promise and potential, as well as peril. By themselves, they're worthless. The true value in biometric ID is always in the applications, and smartphones are uniquely ...

What drives mobile apps' success? There's an ASU study for that

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Looking for ways to help your business' mobile app stay relevant in the marketplace? Arizona State University's W.P. Carey School of Business recently released a study detailing what contributes to an app's success. The study, conducted by Professor Raghu Santanam and doctoral student Gun Woong Lee, examined the ...

Visual Design Course - Design Websites, Mobile Apps

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Create high-fidelity mockups of websites and mobile apps that are beautiful and easy-to-use Apply visual design skills to solve real-world design challenges Giselle Abinader / Web Developer / Designer, American Express OPEN Michael is a designer with over 15 years experience under his belt. Most recently, he co-founded ...

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Mobile app usage tends to reach its daily peak in the evenings around 8 PM, according to recent research from Localytics. The report was based on mobile app data from January 2015. Localytics examined the total number of sessions each hour relative to the daily maximum amount of ...

Mobile Apps Remain Vulnerable For Months

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As if we needed more to worry about when it comes to cyber-security, three recent reports highlight the frailty of mobile devices and mobile apps. Each of the reports -- from McAfee Labs, Lacoon Mobile Security in partnership with Check Point, and Stanford University, working with Rafael Advanced ...

McAfee: Popular Mobile Apps Remain Vulnerable to MiTM Flaws Found Last Year

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Intel Security's McAfee Labs is reporting that the vast majority of the most popular mobile apps found to be vulnerable to man-in-the-middle attacks (MitM) attacks in research performed last year remain exposed to attacks. The McAfee report revisits an analysis performed by Carnegie Mellon University's Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT). In September, CERT revealed that more than 20,000 Android applications failed to validate SSL certificates, leaving users vulnerable to attackers. A spreadsheet of the affected applications can be found here. According to McAfee Labs, nearly three-quarters of the 25 most ...

Opera offers new feature for free access to mobile Web apps

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FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Norway's Opera, whose browser software has helped mobile operators sign up millions of users for free or low-cost Internet access, said on Tuesday it was introducing features that let operators offer subscribers free access to selected apps. For several years, Opera has been offering users of its Opera Mini browser access to free data on most mobile phones. This meant users could get access to an hour or a day of free time on Facebook or music on Spotify. What's different with the new feature, called Opera ...

High Performance Embedded WebViews in Mobile Apps / Zillow Engineering Blog

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Last year, Zillow began to use a technology we’ve developed to keep our mobile apps and the web site current with latest product innovations: embedded HTML that’s updated asynchronously by both Android and iOS applications. Zillow’s success is driven by its rapid innovation and much of that focuses ...

10 of The Best Chrome Apps for Math Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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February 23, 2015 Here is what we have been working on over the last weekend. This is a list that comprises some of the best math apps and extensions in Chrome store. We have literally gone through hundreds of apps to finally decide on the apps that would ...

What your mobile enterprise apps need: five must-have usability features

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Mobile enterprise apps boost productivity by enabling employees, customers and partners to complete tasks and advance processes at any time, and any place. However, developing mobile enterprise apps requires a new mind-set as they are very different from enterprise apps made for desktops. One of the key differences ...
 

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