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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...

Smartphone Usage Jumps 60%, Android Gains Major Ground

Smartphone Usage Jumps 60%, Android Gains Major Ground

Google's Android is working on taking over the world if we are to believe the latest numbers from comScore from their December 2010 U.S. Mobile Subscriber Market Share. Not only that but the uptake of smartphones is rocketing with a year-to-year change of 60%. What ...

Video Is The Fastest Growing Mobile Application: 2/3rds of All Mobile Data In 2015

Video Is The Fastest Growing Mobile Application: 2/3rds of All Mobile Data In 2015

Cisco released their Visual Networking Index (VNI) Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast Update just the other day and they have adjusted their predictions for online video usage over the next five years. Due to rapid uptake of tablets, smartphones and the expected superphones, they predict ...

YuMe Says 48% of Online Viewers Plan on Watching More Video This Year

YuMe Says 48% of Online Viewers Plan on Watching More Video This Year

YuMe just released a Whitepaper: Online Video and Television Viewing Attitudes and Behaviors, which is a really long title. But with a title that long it's bound to be a wealth of information, so I'll dive in and pull out tidbits here and there from ...

75% of Consumers Are Willing To Pay for Web Video Content

75% of Consumers Are Willing To Pay for Web Video Content

Here's some news that should get the attention of Hulu, Netflix, Amazon, Apple, and anyone else trying to sell video content to the online masses: most of them are willing to pay for it. A new report from Elastic Path shows that the video-consuming public ...

New iPhone Video App Records Things That Already Happened?

New iPhone Video App Records Things That Already Happened?

One of the most difficult things for an amateur videographer to do is capture the moment. You pull out your camera at little Billy's birthday party, but you still never know when the truly cute things are going to happen.  So most of us end ...

Best Online Video Ad - Sesame Street's Interactive YouTube Marketing Experiment

Best Online Video Ad   Sesame Streets Interactive YouTube Marketing Experiment

Sesame Street has had a big year in the world of viral video.  They scored a home run with their Grover parody of the Old Spice Guy commercial.  Their Katy Perry song/skit went viral over the controversy of the show's censorship.  And they also scored ...

PBS iPhone App Lets You Watch Full Episodes On The Go

PBS iPhone App Lets You Watch Full Episodes On The Go

The world of mobile video viewing just got a whole lot better, at least for iPhone owners, as PBS has released an iPhone app that streams full episodes of popular shows like Nova, Antiques Roadshow, Nature, & Frontline.  If you're a fan of the mission ...

YouTube Now Serving 200 Million Mobile Video Views Per Day

YouTube Now Serving 200 Million Mobile Video Views Per Day

YouTube has announced some changes to their Android app for mobile devices, making music video content available and also enabling pre-roll ads for partner videos.  But the most astounding thing in their entire article is this statistic:  YouTube is now serving over 200 million video ...

Hollywood Goes Ultraviolet With New Video Content Delivery Technology - CES 2011

Hollywood Goes Ultraviolet With New Video Content Delivery Technology   CES 2011

While there have been some rumblings about Ultraviolet in recent months, it only just now got it's official kick-off announcement at the CES 2011 show.  Ultraviolet is a digital video content storage and distribution solution that will allow consumers to store digital movies and television ...

Skype Live Mobile Video Chat App To Be Announced CES 2011?

Skype Live Mobile Video Chat App To Be Announced CES 2011?

Like most tech companies, Skype will have a presentation to make at the upcoming CES show, and it's been rumored to be a mobile video-related feature and potentially available via 3G vs. Apple's Facetime, which is currently only available via WiFi.  The company is being ...

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