Looking back, it is quite shocking to think about how quickly social media has grown to dominate our lives on a day to day basis, especially considering Myspace (remember Myspace?!) is only 14 years old.Continue reading »
Once upon a time, it seemed that only the huge businesses like Amazon or Walmart needed a dedicated mobile app, whilst everyone else could get by with more traditional methods. However, it is clear that this is no longer the case, as businesses of every size are building their own mobile apps – and they are getting results.Continue reading »
Talk about something being LONG over due! Google is about to deal a blow to (in my opinion) the most annoying ads on the net, pop-up and interstitial ads on mobile sites. Now I’m just taking a guess but I can’t be the only person who is extremely happy these annoyances are finally going the way ofContinue reading »
On Thursday, Groupon founder Andrew Mason summed up his day, and perhaps an entire niche industry, with a joke. In a company wide memo Mason wrote, “I’ve decided that I’d like to spend more time with my family, Just kidding — I was fired today.” During his time at Groupon Mason made some decisions while running the daily-deals site that were certainly controversial.Continue reading »
Wow. Just wow. I love those days in our industry when you can feel the ground shake. You never know if it’s just a tremor, or if there’s a full-on earthquake coming along behind it, but the tremor is there.
Today is one of those days. Meg Whitman, now of HP, has release the former Palm’s wonderful mobile operating system, WebOS, into the open-source world.
This could be big. Granted, WebOS hasn’t taken off, but that’s more because Palm and then HP couldn’t solidify their ground game than that WebOS wasn’t good enough. By any measure, WebOS is an excellent mobile OS. It’s up-to-date, competitive, and has a fine user interface.