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A smartphone is a mobile phone built on a mobile operating system, with more advanced computing capability and connectivity than a feature phone.
The first smartphones combined the functions of a personal digital assistant (PDA) with a mobile phone. Later models added the functionality of portable media players, low-end compact digital cameras, pocket video cameras, and GPS navigation units to form one multi-use device. Modern smartphones also include high-resolution touchscreens and we...

Nielsen Reports Mobile Video Users Rise 44 Percent

Nielsen Reports Mobile Video Users Rise 44 Percent

Is this a duh moment or what? Nielsen recently reported that mobile video is on the rise. Maybe it was only obvious to a select few of us that this was occurring, you know, those of us with smartphones include the iOSes, Androids and Blackberries ...

Following Google’s Lead for A Super Obvious and Powerful Video Marketing Tip

Following Google’s Lead for A Super Obvious and Powerful Video Marketing Tip

While researching possible article topics today, I ended up going down a rabbit hole of my own making over at the main Google blog.  See, I started by reading a post about the new Nexus S smart phone, which will run the much-hyped Gingerbread version ...

Online Video Moves: 4G Film, Mpeg-2, Acquisitions and A Blackberry On Top

Online Video Moves: 4G Film, Mpeg 2, Acquisitions and A Blackberry On Top

Life is sweet, like a well-made dessert. But we'll have to wait until the moment before it's ready to eat to find out about that Blackberry on top. If you've got a keen mind or a sharp eye, you already know what that ominous fruit ...

Best Online Video Ad Campaign - EZ Grill Heats Up The Smartphone War

Best Online Video Ad Campaign   EZ Grill Heats Up The Smartphone War

I've long held up BlendTec as a shining example of viral video advertising done right.  With their "Will It Blend" series of videos—where their industrial-strength blenders create dust from things like golf balls, iPhones, or glow sticks—they've entertained millions while simultaneously showing off the actual ...

Killer YouTube Remote App Lets Android Phones Control Videos On Other Devices

Killer YouTube Remote App Lets Android Phones Control Videos On Other Devices

YouTube reallywants to make it easier for you to transition video content smoothly between your various Internet-connected devices, be they televisions, mobile phones, laptops, or desktops.  To that end, they've announced the YouTube Remote App, a new app in the Android marketplace and is intended ...

The Week's Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons - 11/04/10

The Weeks Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons   11/04/10

There have been many great viral videos this week, and it was hard to even begin choosing favorites.  But after much deliberation, I've managed to muddle through and pick the best viral videos of the week.  In addition to sharing them with you, I'll also ...

Netflix Adds Video Out Capabilities To Their iPhone App

Netflix Adds Video Out Capabilities To Their iPhone App

This is pretty cool--cool enough to make me wish I had an iPhone.  Netflix has updated their iPhone app, and announced that they are adding video-out capabilities, though it will only work with the iPhone 4 and iPod Touch 4G models. That means that Netflix ...

Is Your Business Mobile Ready? 20 Percent of Google Searches Are Now Local

Is Your Business Mobile Ready? 20 Percent of Google Searches Are Now Local

Is your business or brand accessible on mobile phones? If it's not it should be because consumers are increasingly accessing information and content on their cell phones. Google has said about 20 percent of searches on Google.com are NOW related to location, which means we're ...

Howcast Knows How To Build A Next-Generation Media Company

Howcast Knows How To Build A Next Generation Media Company

Learning how to do things can be challenging and complicated, but with the rise of online and mobile video, it's become easier to learn by watching instructional video content. The old adage, "a picture is worth a thousand words," holds true for videos, which can ...

Logitech Revue With Google TV Priced and Dated, Dish Network Offers Deal?

Logitech Revue With Google TV Priced and Dated, Dish Network Offers Deal?

Engadget got wind of the Logitech Revue release and states that it's set to hit on September 29th for $299. That's a lot of two's and nine's. They are also stating that DISH Network is dropping a big price break on its users.

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