Posts Tagged ‘smart phone’

GPs set to prescribe health apps

Written on February 23rd, 2012 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet   GPs in the UK are set to ‘prescribe’ smartphone apps to patients to help them manage their own health. The Department of Health says the technology can put […]

Smartphones with face recognition

Written on April 29th, 2011 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet A California firm has released software that lets Android-powered smartphones recognise people’s faces. Viewdle’s free SocialCamera application was billed as the first of its kind for US smartphone users. […]

Mobile Behaviour Varies Globally

Written on October 11th, 2010 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet US mobile users do the most social networking, European mobile users text the most, and Japanese mobile users are the most connected, according to new comScore MobiLens data. US […]

The Influence of Mobile on Social Marketing’s Future

Written on September 15th, 2010 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet Mobile platforms and location-based networks could take social marketing to the next level As the increase in smart device ownership helps put the mobile web in the pocket of […]

Men More Mobile

Written on August 11th, 2010 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet Men hold a dominant share in usage of many mobile technologies, according to a new study from comScore. Men Make Up 6 in 10 US Smartphone Users “How Women […]

Geolocation Grows Despite Privacy Concerns

Written on August 3rd, 2010 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet Two in five mobile owners use location-aware services As some marketers wonder about the possible audience for check-in services like foursquare, which reached 2 million users and 100 million […]
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Mobile Users Ready for Location-Based Text Marketing

Written on July 7th, 2010 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet Mobile marketing is not just for smartphones Though smartphone shipments are rising and expected to surpass shipments of feature phones in 2011, according to Morgan Stanley, feature phones are […]

US Mobile Navigation On the Rise

Written on June 29th, 2010 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet The US mobile map audience grew 44% between April 2009 and April 2010, according to new comScore MobiLens data. 33.5M Access Mobile Maps For the three-month period ending April […]

Location-Based Content Draws Mobile Users

Written on May 19th, 2010 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet Research from Wi-Fi provider and mobile ad server JiWire buttresses reports on the effectiveness of mobile advertising, especially in apps and location-based services. The company found that most users […]