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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...

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 …

Google Android @Home Precursor to Skynet, Terminators?

Google Android @Home Precursor to Skynet, Terminators?

In the Terminator universe, Skynet was the all-encompassing hivemind of the robot revolution. It basically gained self-awareness and then spread itself to every machine with a processor and memory. Well, it seems that Google is a agent of humanity's destruction as it wants to hook …

How Important is it to Optimize Your Site for Mobile Search?

How Important is it to Optimize Your Site for Mobile Search?

Smartphone users are much more likely to take action, such as buying a product, after seeing a mobile ad. And that action, usually starts with mobile search. According to a new study from Google, about 71 percent of smartphone users search for related content on …

Android Apps May Save Google TV’s Ass

Android Apps May Save Google TVs Ass

I read an article that had a URL like "think-google-tv-sucks-just-wait-for-the-next-version" which made me go take a look at the Google I/O Conference agenda for next month and it certainly looks like Google is still planning on going strong with Google TV as there are numerous …

Rhythm Reports 36% Growth in Q1 Mobile Video Advertising

Rhythm Reports 36% Growth in Q1 Mobile Video Advertising

Rhythm New Media have put out their Q1 2011 Mobile Video Ad Report and there are some very large numbers in it that show mobile video advertising is on the up and up and is definitely poised to continue that growth trend. Of course, those …

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