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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 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 …

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 …

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 …

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