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Rating: Most are free and run only on iOS and Android
Given that the research for what is being billed as ‘The Top 500 apps in the World’ has been carried out by no fewer than 15 journalists, GoMo News was fascinated to see what they thought were the best shopping apps. After all, out of all the UK’s industries, the retail sector has probably shown the greatest enthusiasm for creating branded apps. Although the Sunday Times team doesn’t actually spell it out in a panel, we assume the one app with the star in it is the winner of the section. So in the ‘Shopping’ category – Amazon Mobile – appears to be the winner. It’s interesting because the app only runs on Android and iPhone smartphones. This seems to fit with the general industry attitude that if you’ve got both Android and iOS covered then that’s good enough. The fact that Symbian and BlackBerry phones are used for shopping in the UK too is generally ignored. 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 [...]
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 [...]
Men’s Health and SnapTell (www.snaptell.com) have announced today that the first fully interactive advertising magazine in America has hit newsstands. The Men’s Health’s July/August summer issue features enabled or “live” ads for readers to receive real-time promotional information from advertisers.
Using SnapTell’s Snap.Send.Get™ mobile marketing technology, readers can snap a photo of any advertisement in the [...]
The Rolling Stone Magazine is using SnapTell mobile marketing for interactive adverts.
Who is advertising?
Participating advertisers include Allstate Insurance, Canadian Club, DiGiorno For One (a Kraft brand), Edge Shaving Gel (an SC Johnson brand) and Discovery Channel.
What is the promotion?
The SnapTell-enabled advertisements ran in the May 1, 2008 issue of Rolling Stone and prompted readers to [...]
SnapTell is a mobile visual marketing company. It has reported that its index of images that it can retrieve information from has reached nearly 1 million.
Why is this important?
Basically its image recognition for marketing purposes where you Snap (a picture) Send it (via SMS) and Get (results).
From the press release
“We’re dedicated to providing consumers the [...]
Rating: Is the taking of pics of adverts on your mobile phone the modern equivalent of stamp collecting??
They Say: Rolling Stone and Men’s Health magazines are hoping that they can engage you to spend money on your mobile bill in exchange for product information or an offer from an advertiser reports The New York Times.
OK, don’t talk to me about health as I am really really sick right now. I have the flu. Which is stressful as I have been invited to an exclusive Mobile Expert event in Sweden on Monday and I might not be able to make it; because my ears are exploding.
But the force is with [...]
Anyone that reads GoMo News regularly will know that I love my lists! Even though I am turning from Analyst to Strategist its vital to know who is who in the market.
So here is my list of visual mobile search companies. (By the way the operator interest and queries and questions on this area has [...]