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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...

Brightroll & Google Team Up for Video Advertising in Mobile Apps

Brightroll & Google Team Up for Video Advertising in Mobile Apps

Google and Brightroll today announced a new partnership that will see Brightroll pre-roll video advertising inventory being pulled into mobile apps through the AdMob SDK and the Brightroll AdMob Adapter. This makes Brightroll the first video advertising network to be integrated with the AdMob product.

Mobile Video Tips: How to Shoot Video with a Camera Phone

Mobile Video Tips: How to Shoot Video with a Camera Phone

Sometimes we forget that mobile video can often be shot on our cell phones.  Luckily, Vimeo has us covered with some tips on how to make even that video production method look good. When you need a quick and dirty video and all you've got …

Mobile Marketing Helps Reach Consumers In Retail Stores

Mobile Marketing Helps Reach Consumers In Retail Stores

More than half of U.S. smartphone users turned to their phone to perform retail-related activities while in a store, according to comScore. That could be taking a picture of a product, comparing prices or scanning bar codes for coupons. How can smart brands and retailers …

Brightcove App Cloud Expands Features: Push Messaging, New Analytics

Brightcove App Cloud Expands Features: Push Messaging, New Analytics

Brightcove has announced an expansion to its App Cloud feature set over in Spain at Mobile World Congress. If you're trying to reach Android, iOS and other mobile web users, you might be interested. The new features include intelligent cross-platform push messaging and content-level analytics …

Android Video Viewing Gaining On iOS Devices

Android Video Viewing Gaining On iOS Devices

Encoding.com just released new numbers pulled from Vid.ly which show that Android is gaining on iOS in terms of video viewing. It's no surprise as the operating system has been steadily stealing market share quarter after quarter and is available on far more different devices …

Video Marketing Done Right – Google+ Teases Google Map Video Game

Video Marketing Done Right   Google+ Teases Google Map Video Game

Google is hoping that games can do for Google Plus what they did for Facebook–get people hopelessly addicted until they're spending every waking moment playing social network games and annoying friends with automated status updates based on meaningless gameplay objectives. Um… sorry… guess I have …

Sony CES 2012 Press Conference: New Video Related Product Lineup

Sony CES 2012 Press Conference: New Video Related Product Lineup

It's CES people and time to bring the RAIN! As in a downpour of awesome announcements on cool new tech, services and everything connected. What's been the big thing so far for me? Well the Sony press conference promised one login for everything and that …

2011 Online Video In Review – Industry Leaders Reflect On The Year’s Trends

2011 Online Video In Review   Industry Leaders Reflect On The Years Trends

Along with talking to people about online video advertising in 2011, I also asked around about how many thought the year went for online video in general. My specific question was: What was the biggest driver of online video in 2011?

Adobe Abandons Flash For Mobile Devices

Adobe Abandons Flash For Mobile Devices

Citing the growth and almost exclusive use of HTML5 on mobile devices, Adobe has decided to discontinue new versions of Flash on mobile devices in the future.  After the release of Flash 11.1 for Android and Blackberry PlayBook, Adobe will now focus on HTML5 applications …

Interactive Mobile Video Ads – Tapjoy Offers Ad Choice & Real-Time Bidding

Interactive Mobile Video Ads   Tapjoy Offers Ad Choice & Real Time Bidding

Mobile video ads, ad choice, real-time bidding and interactive video ads on mobile? It's like, my visions of the future have come to pass! Tap your toes for Tapjoy, they seem to be on the verge of something as epic as that peanut butter and …

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