Heartbleed mobile

Weekend Link Dump: Heartbleed, Facebook Mobile Payments, Responsive Woes and More

If you are reading this, it means you survived. While many of us were terrorized and even compromised by the force that was Heartbleed, we made it through. As is unfortunately the case all too often, those of you using an Android device were likely more impacted than the rest of us, but now that (for the most part at least) the Heartbleed scare is in our past, let's take a look at what the world of mobile had in store for us this week. Read more ...
Mobile apps vs. mobile web

Apps are Winning the Mobile Web, But Why?

A few years back when the first whispers of responsive design arose, and major players around the web world started optimizing their sites for mobile, a debate arose: Where did the future of the web lie, in apps or in mobile websites? Well, a handful of years later, many experts are ready to claim that a winner had been named, but why are apps winning mobile, and can the mobile web catch up? Read more ...
Micro 3D Printer Mobile

Friday Link Dump: Google Internet, Apps Dominate Mobile, 3D Printing and More

In the world of mobile, a week without a billion dollar acquisition is beginning to seem like a snoozer, but rest assured that while no one really broke the bank in terms of throwing a dump truck of cash at the wall, the mobile industry gave us some pretty amazing stories, developments and rumors this week. Check out some of our favorites: Read more ...
Oculus Rift

Oculus VR and Google Glass: Let the Games Begin!

So in case you've been living under a tech-news-proof rock over the past few days, you've heard abut Facebook's latest billion-dollar deal buying Oculus VR, a manufacturer of virtual reality headsets that frankly are blowing people's minds the world over. While the move may not have made a ton of sense to the masses, it certainly shows Mark Zuckerberg's willingness to enter a new space — one that the folks behind Google Glass may want to pay attention to. Read more ...
Mobile March Madness

Weekend Link Dump: Mobile Commerce Spikes, March Mobile Madness, a UX Rap and More

Well, my billion dollar bracket was broken about two games into this tournament, so I guess you guys are stuck with me. While I won't be cruising off into an early retirement thanks to Mr. Buffet (Warren, not Jimmy) I will be heading into the weekend on the tails of some pretty big mobile news. Check out our top stories and developments from this week in mobile, and try not to get too heated watching the games this weekend (I'm looking at you Ohio St. fans). Read more ...
In-app mobile ads

In-App Mobile Ads: Is the World Already Over Them?

Disclaimer: Grizzled marketing veterans beware. You are about to read an article discounting a medium that most of you will likely just have gotten on board with. This is not a diatribe against you. Mobile moves quickly, mobile users even quicker. You are not alone.   There are over 1.4 billion people worldwide using smartphones right now. Those 1.4 Billion people will download over 100 Billion apps in 2014. So where do I get off claiming that in-app mobile advertising is a dead-end road? Read more ...
Web turns 25, mobile still catching up

Friday Link Dump: The Web Turns 25, A Mobile Social Network for Drunks and Mobile News Galore

Happy Birthday, Internet! This week we all felt a little older than we wanted to as we celebrated 25 years since the debut of the World Wide Web. Hard to believe its been a quarter century but then again, maybe harder to believe that in ONLY a quarter century we've come so far. Well, nostalgia is always fun, but its Friday which means its time to turn our attention to the future of the web and see what's going on in the world of mobile. Read more ...