Category Archives: Mobile Search
DeviceAnywhere sent a wonderfully self-serving release out today, about leading developers that are using it’s application testing platform. Mobile search company Taptu, mobile games developer Twistbox Entertainment, and mobile marketing and advertising company Velti are all leaders in their industries – and they’re all using DeviceAnywhere to bring their product to market sooner. Continue reading
Local mobile search specialist go2 Media has launched new mobile advertising service called Dynamic Content Marketing. The mobile site for go2 delivers local entertainment and information to users – and the new service allows front pages on the site to be branded, and have one-click links integrated into the page. Continue reading
Now, we have written about Getfugu before on GoMo News and Cian wasn’t too impressed. But today I just spend 30 minutes or so checking out the company and the service and various content.
Well Getfugu launched a new press release today saying that it has partnered with Interpublic’s (IPG) Emerging Media Lab, a leading center [...]
I saw a search solution at Hit Barcelona and made a beeline to the company Popin. I found sitting in front of me Tao Cheng.
Tao Cheng is from China. He went to Japan to study at University he is a doctor -but then he created a mobile search solution and now – he is a [...]
Amazon’s search division, A9, has acquired mobile search service SnapTell. SnapTell is an image-recognition app that can identify the cover a piece of media (like a book, DVD or computer game) through a cameraphone and return pricing info and reviews from the web.
SnapTell has been consistently high in the list of the most popular iPhone [...]
Googles most recent updates to its Android Google Maps application has caused a sort of joy-splosion in many quarters. The new features are pretty funky, and include voice search and new mapping features.
The update in brief:
• Voice search – you can now just speak your query into Google Maps instead of typing. It understands American, [...]
Mobile search specialist Taptu has launched its long-awaited iPhone application today. The company has been operating mobile search from a mobile site that any phone can access, but the new app has been seriously optimised for the touch-screen user – and the iPhone user in particular.
The two main aims of the new Taptu app are [...]
I have developer release of the new iPhone 3.0 software and tested it out last night.
My first thoughts:
1. Finally cut and paste has come to the iPhone and its super easy. It took me 3 or 4 times to get used to it but then its a dream.
2. Now I definitely need a MobileMe email [...]
Yahoo! Mobile experience is now available in nine additional countries and 100 more devices worldwide. Providing an open and highly-personalized starting point to the Internet on both the mobile Web and as an Apple(R) iPhone app, Yahoo! Mobile enables consumers to discover, stay connected and stay informed through their mobile devices. Yahoo! Mobile is now [...]
Analytics firm comScore has released results from it’s study into how people use their mobiles for local search. A lot of different companies have been focusing on letting people use their mobiles to find out about and interact with their environs, and comScore has looked at what methods have been most successful.
First off, the overall [...]
I read this release on the Palm Pre and thought – yikes Palm. Aren’t they dead?
Anyway, I decided to check out the Palm Pre as I remember the first ever Palm and I remember testing it when I worked at Sony for competitiveness.
So, I had a pretty big shock when I saw this.
Yikes – that [...]
Now, I don’t often get a shock when I do interviews. But this time I did. I knew of Movidilo, but had bracketed them as mobile content solution provider without properly doing my research. So you can imagine how wide my eyes grew when VP of Business Martin Gossling met me in London to showcase [...]
With little or no fanfare, Microsoft has released an updated version of its mobile search service Bing, to go along with it’s official launch this weekend. The new mobile search engine, called Bing for Mobile, can be found at m.bing.com
Bing for Mobile is a pared-down, simple version of the main engine. It displays mobile-optimized images [...]
I usually never publish commentary sent to me on hot topics on the web – but I have to say I liked this article. I am a huge fan of Silverlight and I am excited about Bing. In-fact, I am a huge Microsoft Fan and in a competition Microsoft vs Google -my money would be [...]