Still think you should invest in a mobile app for your local business? Or that a mobile site isn't necessary? Think again. SEO firm BrightLocal re-conducted a 2013 survey, whereas they asked 900 consumers about mobile usage and preferences when looking for products or services using mobile … [Read more...] about Survey Says: Local Consumers Expect Mobile Sites!
Hundreds of iPhone app developers are in "sit around and wait" mode over porting their apps and services to webOS. For many, action could be prompted by webOS users' requests for their services. For some, it's their lack of knowledge concerning Palm's available "porting" tools leading to the delays. … [Read more...] about Not Hip to Be Square?
Part of my THE WAY I SEE IT series, where I quick-hit a few topics per week. Remember Everything. That's Evernote's motto... but, is it really? This company seems to have forgotten what it takes to "grow". Evernote is a cloud service that allows users to keep track of many things - such as notes, … [Read more...] about Evernote is Missing the Boat on webOS
This week, Mashable reported on Best Buy's latest social media marketing campaign: auto checking in customers who have an iPhone. According to the article, Best Buy will use shopkick to auto-login shoppers not via GPS, but rather, via a store sensor. Those running the shopkick app on iPhone and … [Read more...] about No Thanks, Best Buy, et al
Part of my THE WAY I SEE IT series, where I quick-hit a few topics per week. This week a federal judge granted class action status to a lawsuit against Apple and AT&T. The suit claims AT&T "locked" iPhone users into a five-year contract with the carrier, despite having only signed a … [Read more...] about Did Apple and AT&T Really Create a Monopoly?
With the growing popularity of mobile devices, native application features are in high demand. After all, people want to be able to do everything they can do at a desk while traveling or hanging out in a coffee shop. One caveat, though, is the proprietary features different types of devices offer, … [Read more...] about The Trade-Offs of Mobile Apps
UPDATE: The half-price event is over, but I still recommend the ten apps listed here. Palm has extended its half-price app promotion to July 23rd. If you missed initial announcements, this means you can shop the official App Catalog and save about 50% on paid-for apps. No worries, developers still … [Read more...] about 10 webOS Apps Worth Spending Half Yer Money On