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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...

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 …

48% of Smartphone Users Watch Video on Them, 82% Notice Mobile Ads

48% of Smartphone Users Watch Video on Them, 82% Notice Mobile Ads

Smartphones are spreading like wildfire and users are beginning to rely more and more on them according to a recent study, The Mobile Movement: Understanding Smartphone Users, done by Google and Ipsos OTX, an independent market research firm. They pinged 5,013 US adult smartphone owners …

Google Android Takes Top Smartphone Operating System Spot, 33% of Market

Google Android Takes Top Smartphone Operating System Spot, 33% of Market

Google Android's expansion in the US smartphone market is continuing to grow as the three month comScore average, ending Febraury 2011, showed that 33% of smartphone users are using Android, up seven percent from 26% during the previous three months ended November 2010. This is …

The Online Video Weekly News Reel – Brno Edition

The Online Video Weekly News Reel   Brno Edition

On the road again… I'm traveling to visit some friends in Brno (the second largest city in the Czech Republic) and if you think that's hard to say try "strč prst skrz krk" which is a Czech idiom. But as always I am tasked with …

Google TV Remote App for iOS Devices Hits the App Store

Google TV Remote App for iOS Devices Hits the App Store

It's Saturday and I shouldn't be working, but I am (then I'm off to play some Homefront). I just wanted to let you all know that if you've got an iPhone and Google TV you can now use them together. Previously the app was only …

How To Stream Video From A Smartphone or Tablet To The TV

How To Stream Video From A Smartphone or Tablet To The TV

With the rapid rise in tablet and smartphone adoption, a number of apps and tech tools have emerged that allow users to stream videos from their mobile devices back to the TV. They include Airplay, Skifta, Eyecon, Rovi and Snapstick. For the rundown on how …

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 …

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