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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...

Mobile Video Viewing on the Rise: Why It Matters [Study]

Mobile Video Viewing on the Rise: Why It Matters [Study]

Mobile video is on the rise, and that’s not a shock. But the rate at which it is going up is: it’s becoming increasingly important to know who is watching mobile video and why. Also, the rise of tablets as a major video consumption device is a big reason to understand mobile viewing habits.

The YouTube Live Stream Tease: Game Developers Conference Causes Rumors

The YouTube Live Stream Tease: Game Developers Conference Causes Rumors

There are some whispers about the availability of YouTube Live Stream for everyone. No, no…we must settle down. Only people who already have it can use it, and it’s merely improvements to the service as-is. Still, we’ll discuss why this rumor took shape.

Investigative Spider Webbing And What It Means For Video Content

Investigative Spider Webbing And What It Means For Video Content

Investigative Spider Webbing sounds odd but it’s a term that video creators should be aware of when it comes to understanding how users use their smartphones and tablets to access further information online. Microsoft tell us all about it in their new study.

Weekly Online Video News Round up – Doomday Edition

Weekly Online Video News Round up   Doomday Edition

Well, if you're reading this, it's Saturday December 22nd, 2012 and the world didn't end like many predicted. Yah us! Then again, if you're reading this it might mean that you're huddled in your home hiding from the alien invaders that landed yesterday. Either way, …

Video is Key to Monetizing Mobile Publishing Says Hearst

Video is Key to Monetizing Mobile Publishing Says Hearst

We've all heard about how ridiculously fast the mobile video experience has been chugging along, with seemingly everyone having smartphones and other mobile devices at their fingertips.  One thing though: the mobile experience is a lot different from the desktop experience.  You see, when people …

Insights Into When to Publish and How to Advertise for Mobile Video [Report Analysis]

Insights Into When to Publish and How to Advertise for Mobile Video [Report Analysis]

Following up on the IAB Mobile Video Diaries piece from last week I wanted to more closer at when mobile users watch video and why they do it. We already looked at the results in terms of what they're watching (music videos, movie trailers) and …

Mobile Video Sharing High, Content Mostly Professional, Short-Form [Report Analysis]

Mobile Video Sharing High, Content Mostly Professional, Short Form [Report Analysis]

It's strange, but it seems that the majority of mobile phone video viewing is done at home. Counter-intuitive? Absolutely. I don't ever use my mobile to watch video at home because I have the other three screens on which to watch it. However, that appears …

Simultaneous Second Screen Experience Needs to be Open and Standardized

Simultaneous Second Screen Experience Needs to be Open and Standardized

A couple things have come across my desk this week pertaining to almost the same thing. So I let them percolate in my brain for a bit until I was ready to tell you about it. Essentially, it's sending content to a TV and a …

Original Video Content Impacts Technology Purchasing (REPORT ANALYSIS)

Original Video Content Impacts Technology Purchasing (REPORT ANALYSIS)

A recent consumer survey by IDGTechNetwork showed that video plays a vital role in the purchasing decisions of today's electronics and technology consumers. But it's not just standard video advertising that we are talking about. They look for a variety of content that will help …

Mobile Video Viewing Expected to Lead the Way in 2013

Mobile Video Viewing Expected to Lead the Way in 2013

If you've not got mobile in your ad or marketing mix it might be the time to start doing that as eMarketer predicts massive growth in mobile video viewing next year. That means it's time to really start making sure you're targeting those mobile devices …

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