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The partnership announced between Starbucks and credit card processing service Square underscores the potential demand for mobile device payments, lending some light into why Apple is promoting its new Passbook app as a key feature in iOS 6.
Google is seeing huge mobile search growth and search engines are widely used by mobile device owners. However a new study confirms that search is not the center of the mobile universe, as it is online. I discuss many of the top-line findings of the study, conducted by Nielsen and commissioned by…
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Four years after introducing iGoogle mobile, Google has officially discontinued the mobile version of iGoogle.
As many of you know, Google will be discontinuing iGoogle completely in 2013 and users are not happy. iGoogle mobile was officially dropped on July 31st but I think it didn’t stop working until a few days ago and that is when users began complaining.
A Google Web Search Help thread has complaints that although the mobile version doesn’t work, you should be able to access the desktop version from your mobile device. Right now, it redirects you to the Google search mobile home page and gives you no way to access iGoogle.
Again, iGoogle desktop is shutting down November 1, 2013.
Forum discussion at Google Web Search Help.
TV streaming startup Aereo has unveiled a new pricing structure that includes a $1 day pass, $8 and $12 monthly passes, and an $80 annual plan.
The company has also launched Aereo Try for Free, which allows people to try Aereo for one continuous hour each day without paying a cent.
“We know that one size does not fit all, that’s why we’ve designed our new pricing structure to work for a wide variety of lifestyles,” Aereo CEO Chet Kanojia said in a statement. “Whether you want a day pass to watch the ‘big game’ on your mobile device or an annual membership that provides you with 40 hours of DVR storage, we have a plan that works for you.”
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A new Google mobile search feature called Handwrite allows you to search Google using your handwriting rather than keyboard on your phone, tablet, or other touchscreen device. More »
A study released on Wednesday tallied up mobile device activations among enterprise users and found Apple’s iOS maintained a dominating presence in the sector during the second quarter on strong iPhone 4S adoption.
Windows: YouTube download tools come and go, but Direct YouTube Downloader is a feature-packed tool that lets you download all of your favorites at one time, download an entire YouTube channel at once, lets you pick the resolution to download, and will even convert those video to play on your preferred mobile device after downloading. More »
Google announced in the Google Web Search Help forums and also on Google+ that you can search for weather on your tablet or mobile device and Google will provide slicker weather information…
There are dozens of great web browsers for Android, each offering a unique blend of features that can make surfing the web on your mobile device easier and faster. Deciding which is the best for you is often a matter of taste, but last week we asked you which browsers you thought were the best of the pack, and then we took a closer look at the five best Android browsers based on your nominations. Now we’re back to highlight the overall winner. More »
Nederlandse goede doelen hebben momenteel nog een zeer beperkte mobile presence en laten hierdoor mogelijke donaties ligggen. Uit onderzoek dat 5 – 10 % van de bezoekers charitatieve websites bezoekt via een mobile device.