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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...

Google-Motorola Deal Means More Video Streaming to Android Devices?

Google Motorola Deal Means More Video Streaming to Android Devices?

Google yesterday announced plans to acquire Motorola Mobility for $12.5 Billion, which instantly brings them into the mobile hardware market. Now the mobile platform is pretty interesting in and of itself, but that's not the only reason this deal is being made. As part of the ...

Video Ads Are The Most Effective, Move 41% of Affluents to Take Action

Video Ads Are The Most Effective, Move 41% of Affluents to Take Action

I will attempt to refrain from commenting on the socio-economic state of the world and just give the facts, and nothing but the facts, according to a report by the IAB and Ipsos Mendelsohn anyway. One of their latest research reports states that some 41% ...

Android Market Update Brings Video Rentals To Mobile Devices

Android Market Update Brings Video Rentals To Mobile Devices

Today's a big day for Android phone users, particularly those with version 2.2, which I understand to be a great many of them (including myself). Google's Android Market has received an overhaul. There's a brand new interface, which reminds me a bit of the latest ...

Sneaky Employees Watching Mobile Online Video In The Workplace

Sneaky Employees Watching Mobile Online Video In The Workplace

Qumu is a "video platform provider," and they've just released a new version of their platform, version 6.0. To help celebrate and kick-off the launch, they've also released the findings of a very interesting study about online video in the workplace. They looked at how ...

Video Advertising and Mobile Apps – A Match Made in Heaven

Video Advertising and Mobile Apps – A Match Made in Heaven

Branded video as a monetization medium in online games is a lucrative channel for advertisers looking to achieve better performance. Distributing video through an offer-based payments platform enables brands to not only present targeted content to highly engaged users in an unobtrusive manner but also ...

Is Hulu Worth Purchasing & Who Are The Suitors? You Make the Call

Is Hulu Worth Purchasing & Who Are The Suitors? You Make the Call

I will give you all the information available at present. You decide if it is a sweet deal or a sour lemon. Deal? Alright, if you've just come out of a binge-induced coma and don't know what the heck I'm talking about, Hulu has dropped ...

Samsung Streaming Free 3D Video Content To Smart TV Owners

Samsung Streaming Free 3D Video Content To Smart TV Owners

Samsung, who I often praise for having some sort of cohesive strategy for their product lineups, is continuing to offer innovative services to their consumers. This time round it's free streaming 3D content to 2010-2011 smart 3DTV (plasma and LED) customers via their Explore 3D ...

Mobile Video Is Rapidly Changing The Shopping Experience: LiveClicker Study

Mobile Video Is Rapidly Changing The Shopping Experience: LiveClicker Study

Of all the many ways to use video for business purposes, one of the more intriguing and exciting is video commerce: integrating video into our shopping habits. And I'm not talking exclusively about e-commerce, either, but also ways that video is being molded into our ...

Brightcove Moves Beyond Video With Mobile Development Platform, App Cloud

Brightcove Moves Beyond Video With Mobile Development Platform, App Cloud

Brightcove has been a trusted provider of video hosting, distribution, and monetization for publishers and brands for several years. This morning, at their Brightcove Play 2011 conference, CEO and founder, Jeremy Allaire, unveiled a new product aimed at giving publishers the same kind of customizable ...

Online Video Weekly News Reel - End of the World Edition

Online Video Weekly News Reel   End of the World Edition

So it's Sunday, eggs and bacon are cooking in the kitchen so I've got just a bit of time to knock this puppy out , so let's roll the News Reel. Why are you all still here? How am I supposed to loot from all ...

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