UNITED STATES

Boris Dzhingarov
Mobile apps are not just for big brands - Here's why you too should have one

Do you believe that mobile apps only suit big-shot brands like Bank of America or Walmart? If answered yes, you're wrong and this is nothing but a misconception that you bear in mind...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 3 Jul 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

#OneShow2018: Mobile finalists revealed!
#OneShow2018: Mobile finalists revealed!

Finalists in the 'mobile' category have been revealed for One Show 2018, with three SA agencies and 1 African entry, featuring a South African production company, making the grade...

13 Apr 2018

UNITED STATES

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Ad firms using tools to help them read your mind

Why did you splurge on that new pair of shoes? Or that pricey smartphone? More and more advertisers are trying to tap into the unconscious to divine the invisible forces that drive those spending decisions...

27 Dec 2017

GLOBAL

#OneShow2017: UX/UI finalists revealed!
#OneShow2017: UX/UI finalists revealed!

Finalists in the UX/UI category have been revealed for One Show 2017...

10 Apr 2017

GLOBAL

#OneShow2017: Mobile finalists revealed!
#OneShow2017: Mobile finalists revealed!

Finalists in the mobile category have been revealed for One Show 2017...

10 Apr 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Google-owned YouTube has supported live streaming of video through computers for about six years, even broadcasting US presidential debates online ()
YouTube adds mobile video streaming for top talent

SAN FRANCISCO - YouTube on Tuesday began letting popular online video personalities broadcast on the go using mobile devices, ramping up a challenge to Facebook and Twitter in the live-streaming arena...

8 Feb 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

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Google's bid for smarter messaging hits market

US internet giant Google launched Wednesday a smart messaging app aimed at muscling into a busy market with popular rivals...

22 Sep 2016

UNITED STATES

Apple to show off new offerings on September 7
Apple to show off new offerings on September 7

Apple on Monday sent out invitations to a "special event" on September 7 in San Francisco, where it is expected to unveil a new iPhone model...

31 Aug 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

123RF
WhatsApp to share user data with Facebook

Mobile messaging service WhatsApp on Thursday announced it would begin sharing subscriber data with parent Facebook, giving advertisers better access to information on WhatsApp's one billion-strong user base...

26 Aug 2016

UNITED STATES

Apple and Microsoft unholster new gun emojis
Apple and Microsoft unholster new gun emojis

Apple and Microsoft on Friday appeared to be aiming in opposite directions with freshly unholstered gun emojis...

8 Aug 2016

UNITED STATES

Facebook Messenger hits one billion users
Facebook Messenger hits one billion users

SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook said on Wednesday the number of users of its Messenger application had topped one billion, a key milestone as it seeks to expand the platform to new services...

22 Jul 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Messaging app Line rockets 40% in opening US trade
Messaging app Line rockets 40% in opening US trade

Shares in the messaging app Line, a hit in Asia, surged 40 percent in opening trade in New York on Thursday in a market hungry for the newest technology IPO...

15 Jul 2016

UNITED STATES

BlackBerry kills off its classic smartphone
BlackBerry kills off its classic smartphone

SAN FRANCISCO: BlackBerry on Tuesday said that it is killing off its Classic smartphone with a physical keyboard as part of an effort to modernize its lineup...

6 Jul 2016

UNITED STATES

Ephemeral messaging app Snapchat snaps up new funding
Ephemeral messaging app Snapchat snaps up new funding

Snapchat, the fast-growing application known for its disappearing messages, disclosed Thursday it has raised more than $1.8bn in new funding...

27 May 2016

UNITED STATES

How to be a successful smartphone reviewer
How to be a successful smartphone reviewer

In order to become a successful tech reviewer, you must keep up-to-date with the latest technology that hits the market...

By Hicks Crawford 15 Apr 2016

UNITED STATES

The secondary cell phone market in 2016
The secondary cell phone market in 2016

When Motorola became the first company to produce a handheld mobile phone in April 1973, Martin Cooper, a Motorola researcher placed the first call to Dr. Joel Engel of Bell Labs...

By Jerry Nelson 6 Apr 2016

UNITED STATES

Google paid USD1bn for search spot on iPhones: report
Google paid USD1bn for search spot on iPhones: report

SAN FRANCISCO: Internet giant Google paid Apple a billion dollars in 2014 to be the go-to search tool on iPhones, Bloomberg reported, citing court documents...

26 Jan 2016

UNITED STATES

Blackberry innovation strengthens with CES Show demos
Blackberry innovation strengthens with CES Show demos

At the CES 2016 Show in Las Vegas, BlackBerry and partners announced several innovations...

14 Jan 2016

UNITED STATES

How mobile apps are revolutionising the entertainment industry
How mobile apps are revolutionising the entertainment industry

Living in the 21st century is pretty freaking sweet. We get to keep up to date with our friends and family by simply looking at our phone and scrolling through a Facebook feed...

By Hicks Crawford 12 Jan 2016

UNITED STATES

Google to produce Project Tango 3D phone with Lenovo
Google to produce Project Tango 3D phone with Lenovo

LAS VEGAS, USA: Google and Lenovo said Thursday they would team up to produce the first smartphone using three-dimensional mapping developed for the US tech giant's "Project Tango..."

11 Jan 2016

UNITED STATES

App usage soars as smartphones take hold
App usage soars as smartphones take hold

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Global app usage soared in 2015 as a growing base of smartphone users found new ways to use their devices, a study showed on Tuesday...

6 Jan 2016

UNITED STATES

Yahoo Messenger rebuilt with eye to the future
Yahoo Messenger rebuilt with eye to the future

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Yahoo launched a next-generation messaging platform Thursday in an ambitious bid to steal a march on a crowded field, as rumors swirled that the Internet pioneer is considering selling its core business...

4 Dec 2015

UNITED STATES

As emerging markets grow, Android extends smartphone lead
As emerging markets grow, Android extends smartphone lead

WASHINGTON, USA: Android-powered smartphones extended their lead in the global marketplace in the third quarter, helped by growth in emerging markets, a survey showed on Wednesday...

19 Nov 2015

UNITED STATES

New Facebook app fires news to smartphones
New Facebook app fires news to smartphones

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Facebook on Wednesday released a Notify application designed to keep iPhone users up to speed on the latest news and entertainment happenings...

12 Nov 2015

UNITED STATES

CMO webcast encourages end-to-end mobile thinking
CMO webcast encourages end-to-end mobile thinking

Mobile commerce, or mCommerce, is exploding in today's market. As recently as the first quarter of 2015, analysts estimated that mCommerce makes up some 29% of eCommerce transactions in the U.S...

4 Nov 2015

UNITED STATES

Facebook expands smartphone alerts to news, weather
Facebook expands smartphone alerts to news, weather

SAN FRANCISCO - Facebook, making a bigger push to deliver personalized information to its members, said on Monday it was expanding its mobile alerts to include sports scores, weather updates and local news updates...

28 Oct 2015

UNITED STATES

Google unveils new Nexus phones aimed at high-end customers
Google unveils new Nexus phones aimed at high-end customers

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Google unveiled two new smartphones on Tuesday for its Nexus line of devices aimed at the high-end of the market dominated by Apple and Samsung...

30 Sep 2015

UNITED STATES

WhatsApp bug opened door to hacking
WhatsApp bug opened door to hacking

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: WhatsApp recently patched a flaw that left 200 million users vulnerable to being hacked using booby-trapped digital cards for contact details, according to a US computer security firm...

11 Sep 2015

UNITED STATES

Google may return to China with Android app shop: report
Google may return to China with Android app shop: report

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Google is talking with Chinese authorities and smartphone makers about opening an online shop in China stocked with applications for Android-powered mobile devices, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday...

8 Sep 2015

UNITED STATES

Google's Android update: code name Marshmallow
Google's Android update: code name Marshmallow

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Google gave a name on Monday to its soon-to-be released operating system for its Android mobile devices: Marshmallow...

18 Aug 2015

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