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How Adobe is embedding its marketing cloud into thousands of mobile apps -- and soon more

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3 mentions2 days ago
Mobile marketing automation is the new new marketing tech that helps mobile publishers engage and monetize users in a very fine-grained, right down to the individual level. According to our recently-released mobile marketing automation report, it’s currently poised to double or triple in market penetration in 2015. Young ...

Facebook owns the four most-downloaded mobile apps in 2014

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2 mentions3 days ago
Mobile analytics firm App Annie released a report on app trends on Wednesday that sorts out what kind of software people downloaded on their phones and tablets in 2014. The answer: Facebook-owned apps, including Facebook, Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp and Instagram, were the four most-downloaded apps worldwide when combining ...

Mobile

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International media consultant and journalism professor Robb Montgomery explains how to stay organized on your iOS device. The news organization's first mobile bureau is spending one month in U.S. towns covering community-oriented news stories, such as the Colorado floods. AJ+, Al Jazeera's new digital news outlet, has reported ...

Mobile Websites Chosen Over Apps for Shopping 01/30/2015

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3 mentions11 hours ago
More smartphone owners prefer mobile websites over apps for shopping. And the number of those choosing sites over apps is increasing, based on a new study. When shopping on a smartphone, the majority (63%) of consumers prefer a retailer’s mobile website, while slightly more than a third (37%) ...

50 Best Mobile Apps for Small Business Owners

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Small business owners often have more responsibilities than CEOs and CIOs of large corporations because they don’t have teams of people to which they can delegate the day-to-day tasks associated with running their businesses. The good news is that several developers and tech companies have created mobile apps ...

Android Apps on Google Play

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Key features of SAP Mobile Documents for Android• Securely access your content including documents, spreadsheets, presentations, and videos• Navigate through your folders and documents and view them directly in the app• Sync documents to your Android device for offline access in secure and encrypted storage• Create and edit ...

A winning mobile strategy

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2 mentions11 hours ago
Phil Slavin is head of business development, financial services EMEA at Pivotal The mobile revolution is taking the financial services industry by storm. In less than five years it is predicted that the number of mobile phone owners using their device for banking purposes will double to over ...

Best Augmented Reality Apps

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Augmented reality has long sounded like a wild futuristic concept, but the technology has actually been around for years. It becomes more robust and seamless with each passing decade, providing an astonishing means of superimposing computer-generated images atop a user’s view of reality, thus creating a composite view ...

Are Credit-Card Fraud Mobile Apps the Next Big Thing?

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In 2007 I founded Retail Minded, a publication and online destination committed to helping independent retailers through news, education and support. Additionally, I’m the Co-Founder of the Independent Retailer Conference, which takes place at various retail events and trade shows each year, encouraging retailers to engage, learn and ...

Mobile Health Adoption Growing Among Doctors, for Apps and Content

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Managing Director of Hatteras Discovery and Venture Partner at Hatteras Venture Partners 03/11/15 ·Boston03/12/15 ·New York04/07/15 ·San FranciscoMore than 80 percent of U.S. doctors surveyed use mobile apps or view professional content on mobile devices for work. That’s a significant increase over the numbers from around a year ...

Twitter Adds Bing Translation Tool To Its Site And Mobile Apps

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After toying with the feature for a couple of years, Twitter has officially added Bing Translator to its site, mobile apps for iOS and Android, and TweetDeck. Once users activate the tool in their account setting, they will see a little globe icon next to tweets in different ...

Five UX must-haves for mobile enterprise apps

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3 mentions16 hours ago
Submitted by Stephen (not verified) | Thursday 01.29.15 - 09:20 Please remove your "overpassregular" font familiy from your body style CSS... the font renders everything bold making it very hard to read all of your posts.

Mobile apps for tech-savvy corn growers

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3 mentions3 days ago
Hand-held tools turn that smartphone into a powerhouse machine for 2015. With each new year, technology seems to play an everincreasing role in all facets of our lives. Today’s agricultural environment is no exception. Just consider the number of technology advances a middle-aged grower has seen over the ...

23 Mobile Apps Changing the Food System

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2 mentions4 days ago
There are currently more than one billion smartphonesin use across the world – and that figure is projected to double by 2015. As the use of “smart” mobile devices continues to grow, apps have become an incredibly effective way of providing information and resources to a wide audience.

NFL’s Path to $25 Billion Hinges on 12-Year-Old’s Mobile Apps

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(Bloomberg) -- The National Football League’s ability to reach its $25 billion revenue target hinges on kids like Ethan Minkoff, a 12-year-old New England Patriots fan whose iPhone 5c displays icons for the league’s mobile application, ESPN’s fantasy app and Electronic Arts Inc.’s Madden game. A seventh grader ...

How companies test their mobile apps

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Everyone who has ever been involved in the development of a mobile app knows the painstaking procedure of taking a mobile device and pushing and prodding the app through every single button and element. Meticulousness is crucial to ensure that all newly developed features work and that nothing ...

NIST Publishes Guidance on Vetting Mobile Apps for Security

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The National Institute of Standards and Technology has issued guidance for organizations to improve security as employees begin doing more of their work on mobile devices. An employee may expose the organization’s computer network to security and privacy risks by downloading an unsecure app, for example. NIST said ...

Will WebRTC Go Mobile?

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Both the old stalwarts like AT&T and the newcomers like Talko find themselves facing a world where communications will occur across devices via interfaces that may or may not look like the telephony interfaces of old, across networks that truly are treating voice as just another type of ...

Learn Mobile App Development

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2 mentions6 days ago
Something that (MAD-learn) has going for it is the top-down approach rather than a bottom-up approach to computer science skill building. This capitalizes on kid's knowledge of apps and interest in creating a real product. Other curricula start with basic skills like html coding and C++. Often those ...

Finextra: Banking apps failing user experience test

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3 mentions2 days ago
The functionality of mobile banking apps developed by five of the UK's top banks has been criticised after they racked up so-so scores in user experience testing conducted by Adaptive Lab. I've not used the others but personally I find the Lloyds app to be really good. I ...

Skinning the Apps

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2 mentions5 days ago
Location: Home » Application Virtualization » Skinning the AppsOur recent Virtualization EUC podcast conversation with Itzik Spitzen, CTO of Reddo Mobility, explained how his company turns Microsoft programs into web apps. Gray dogs like myself will remember how, back in the days of “everything is turning into a web app,” we used XenApp as a temporary solution. Because of this, most of Citrix’s original customers are still using Citrix. Reddo Mobility makes HTML5-based front ends of existing Microsoft applications, allowing companies to repurpose them by making them web accessible. This ...

Samsung Account and GALAXY Apps Technical Breakdown

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Last year, NowSecure mobile security researchers Ryan Welton and Jake Van Dyke discovered two major vulnerabilities affecting nearly 80% of Samsung Android devices, including flagship Galaxy S5 phones. We provide a high-level summary of the issue in our article Corrupdate: Samsung patches flaw discovered by NowSecure. Nicknamed Corrupdate ...

Bring in Big Data for better mobile apps

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Using the right data at the right time, mobile apps can stay lean yet provide highly relevant experiences. What: The next evolution in mobile development relies on Big Data.Why: Users demand more—not more functionality, but more relevance.How: Understand what Big Data can do, and how your approach has ...

6 Exciting Mobile Apps for iPhone 6 Enterprise Users

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2 mentions4 days ago
2014 was a big year for Apple in both the consumer market and in the enterprise. The technology giant is still facing fierce competition from rival brands such as Microsoft and Google, but iOS finished the year with a large share of the percentage of mobile device activations ...

Trend: Mobile apps to improve vision via perceptual learning

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Vision train­ing: Mobile app improved pilots’ vision (Air­craft Own­ers and Pilots Association): “Mil­i­tary pilots (and other test sub­jects) have improved their vision after a few weeks of train­ing with a new appli­ca­tion for mobile devices—an appli­ca­tion now avail­able to the public. The tech­nol­ogy has helped ded­i­cated users reverse ...

TECHdotMN Mobile Realty Apps banks $1.8m & changes name to HomeSpotter

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“January 26, 2015 (Minneapolis, MN)—HomeSpotter is now more than a great feature in your favorite home search app. It’s the new name of real estate tech company, Mobile Realty Apps. The company was named Inman News’ Most Innovative Real Estate Startup in 2012, due in part to their augmented reality search feature, called HomeSpotter.” “We knew the HomeSpotter name had consumer appeal, plus it’s easier to say than Mobile Realty Apps!” said Aaron Kardell, founder and CEO of HomeSpotter. “As we began to shift our communications strategy away from technical ...

FDA permits marketing of first system of mobile medical apps for continuous glucose monitoring

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3 mentions4 days ago
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has allowed marketing of the first set of mobile medical apps that allow people with diabetes to automatically and securely share data from a continuous glucose monitor (CGM) with other people in real-time using an Apple mobile device such as an iPhone.

6 Mobile Apps To Use In Your Job Hunt

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2 mentions3 days ago
Today, job hunting isn’t restricted to sitting at a computer browsing job postings and e-mailing resumes – it’s going mobile! The Millennial Generation uses phones and other devices to connect with others and build meaningful relationships, and this has expanded into the professional world. The market for job-related ...

Miami Children’s Hospital CIO talks mobile apps for clinicians, patients

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Miami Children’s Hospital CIO Edward Martinez talked about two of the hospital’s new mobile offerings for patients and clinicians in an interview with HealthcareIT News this week. The hospital has developed a care coordination app that helps clinicians hand off patients between shifts in addition to a patient-facing ...

AppsFlyer lands $20M to help more developers wrangle their mobile apps

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Mobile apps are hot, as is measuring app installs and app ad campaigns. One indication of the heat is the announcement today that mobile-app marketing platform AppsFlyer has scored $20 million in new investment. A developer, brand, or agency uses the company’s NativeTrack platform to launch mobile campaigns ...

Mobile Blood Pressure Apps Not as Accurate as Claimed?

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3 mentions5 days ago
If you’ve ever wondered just how accurate are medical apps that track blood pressure, you’re not alone. A good number of these apps found in the world’s foremost app stores claim they can screen for hypertension by simply holding the phone or taking a picture of your arm.

It's time to stop debating mobile app vs. mobile web

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3 mentions1 week ago
Guest editorial for Celtra’s Content Channel: This article was written by Daniel Meehan, CEO of PadSquad, a mobile software company whose adaptive design technology restyles and reformats publishers’ content into compelling experiences for the mobile web. Anyone else tired of the native app versus mobile web debate? I sure am, and one of my 2015 resolutions is to simply stop having that discussion. But before we put it to rest, let’s run through the facts one last time. We’ve all heard people call 2014 the “year of mobile.” There’s no ...

Diabetes: FDA clears DexCom's mobile apps

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The FDA clears DexCom's Share and Follow apps for diabetes patients using the company's G4 Platinum continuous glucose monitor, allowing patients and caregivers to track glucose levels on up to 5 mobile devices. Dexcom Inc. (NSDQ:DXCM) won de novo approval from the FDA for the 1st U.S. app ...

Mobile Apps and Sites May Actually Work Together

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2 mentions1 week ago
Mobile app ads have been found to perform better than those on mobile sites, and other analysis suggests time spent with mobile internet skews heavily toward apps. However, in a December 2014 study by Harris Poll for the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) Mobile Marketing Center for Excellence, US ...

Meet the “Mobile Strategist”

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As mobile becomes ubiquitous in today’s enterprise – via apps, BYOD and the Internet of Things – 75 percent of companies have created roles to unify, manage and deploy mobile strategy across the organization. These new mobile-focused professionals are busy creating the overall mobile strategy, defining the mobile ...

Our Favorite Mobile Apps of the Week

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2 mentions1 week ago
Man, lots of mobile news this week. Windows Phone finally previewed its Windows 10 overhaul (it looks great!) and huge apps debuted big updates and extra features, such as Spotify and Twitter (they also look great!). But among all the big news, bunches and bunches of great apps ...

AdDuplex Blog: Slides: Ads in Mobile Apps and Games 101

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Advertising is one of the two most popular monetization strategies on any mobile platform. Yet the field is filled with confusing terms, metrics and acronyms. Realizing that I gave this talk at the AppCampus AppCademy yesterday. While some commentary is definitely needed for quite a few of these slides, I think that they still can provide a good starting point for an indie app developer trying to navigate the complicated minefield of mobile advertising. I will write a series of blog posts on the subject of some of these slides ...

Minnesota State Moorhead University mobile apps put higher ed at students’ fingertips

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At MSUM, the desire to create an app came from the ground up. Members of the student senate brought it up about a year ago, said Chief Information Officer Dan Heckaman. The university then began working with Myriad Mobile. About 20-25 students participated in three meetings this past ...

FDA Allows Marketing of Mobile Medical Apps for CGM

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced today that it will allow marketing of the first set of mobile medical applications that allow people with diabetes to automatically and securely share data from a continuous glucose monitor (CGM) with other people in real-time using an Apple mobile device ...

Learn and Lead: My Top 10 Productivity Mobile Apps for 2014

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Welcome to Learn and Lead. I write about learning, leadership, performance, management, elearning, training, blogging, tools, trends. Looking forward to your valuable comments.

Twitter now rolling out 'while you were away' recap in mobile apps

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Earlier in January we reported that Twitter was testing a ‘while you were away’ feature in its mobile apps for some users that recaps what happened since you last visited, but now it’s rolling out for everyone. Twitter announced today that the feature, called Recap, is beginning rollout ...

The mobile journalist's checklist

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Tomorrow morning you plan to visit a neighborhood that lies in the path of a planned airport development. You want to get photos and video of the area and interview residents about how the project will affect them. a) You think, "Darn, I should have bought that selfie ...

Millennials’ mobile booking preferences pressuring brands to improve apps: report

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Millennial consumers’ reliance on low-cost online travel agencies will force established brands such as American Airlines, United Airlines and Starwood to double down on making their mobile applications more appealing to the demographic, according to a Strategy Analytics report. Those under 35 years old severely under-index in airline ...

Draft Mobile WCAG Techniques

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2 mentions1 week ago
This is a page where the mobile accessibility task force is staging potential drafts for techniques and proposing new techniques for WCAG that relate to mobile websites and apps. Current work is to identify the techniques that apply to mobile and the technique sections that need modifications. We are also collecting a list of techniques and best practices that are missing from WCAG 2.0

Windows 10 Apps Are Now the Same on Desktop and Mobile

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At Microsoft’s Windows 10 event today, the company announced that all of its apps for Windows 10 are now “universal,” meaning that they work across both desktop and mobile. For example, Microsoft’s Office apps now work across mobile and desktop. Outlook, for example, now shares the same code ...

Prototyping Tools for Websites and Mobile Apps

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Not every designer loves prototyping but it is a huge part of the creative process. Learning how to prototype on paper can be a great start, but it’s not always the easiest method. Software and webapps have been created to make the process easier for wireframing interfaces and ...

FDA permits marketing of first system of mobile medical apps for continuous glucose monitoring

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Data-sharing capability allows caregivers to monitor patient’s blood sugar levels remotely The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today allowed marketing of the first set of mobile medical apps that allow people with diabetes to automatically and securely share data from a continuous glucose monitor (CGM) with other people in real-time using an Apple mobile device such as an iPhone. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today allowed marketing of the first set of mobile medical apps that allow people with diabetes to automatically and securely share data from a continuous ...

Google Apps For Work

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Reset your password.Don't have a Media Temple account? Get started! Join more than 5 million businesses and top universities already using Google Apps for Work. Instead of yourbusiness@gmail.com, send emails from yourname@yourbusiness.com with an ad-free, professional version of Gmail that includes full support for your mobile devices. The easy mail migration tool will get you set up, fast. And if you ever get stuck, Media Temple’s legendary 24/7 support is ready for your chat, tweet, or call. Google Drive gives you plenty of space for all your mail and documents,

Addicted to mobile?

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2 mentions1 week ago
One out of four adults check their mobile phone more than 50 times per day, and half of us even do it within 5 minutes after waking up. We spend the whole day close to our smartphones, since, after all, it's the device that 70% of the population ...

Report Ranks Top Physician-Recommended Mobile Health Apps

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Mobile applications from Weight Watchers, the American Red Cross and MyFitnessPal are among physicians' top-rated health apps, according to rankings from HealthTap, mHealthNews reports. For the rankings, HealthTap surveyed more than 65,000 physicians within its network and an additional 500,000 within its referral network. The physicians were asked ...
 

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