Monthly Archives: May 2011

117 Million People Search via Mobile Per Month

The Web is not just on Desktop anymore More than half of the 234 million mobile phone users in the U.S. use mobile search per month. They connect to the internet and type a query into a search engine, like … Continue reading

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Phone Calls via Text: Apple’s Cool New Patent

This is pretty cool. In the (hopefully near) future, you can be at a loud restaurant, bar or concert, and can still communicate with people outside your immediate location. This may not appeal to people who enjoy living in-the-now, and … Continue reading

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63% of Young Market Comfy with Mobile Payments

Mobile phones change the way we do business, pay bills, shop, gather info, consume media and a whole lot more. A recent study by MasterCard indicated that 63% of young mobile users (ages 18-34) are comfortable purchasing items through mobile … Continue reading

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Google Wallet…Coming Soon!

Google has announced a mobile app that turns your phone into a  wallet. Introducing….. Google Wallet is a free app that keeps your credit cards and coupons safely stored inside your phone. You can use your phone to pay for … Continue reading

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5 Key Design Concepts for Mobile Websites

Designing a website for mobile use requires understanding some key differences between desktop v. mobile visitor experiences. Before you carve out a spot for yourself or your company on the mobile web, bear in mind these basic design principles: 1. … Continue reading

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Mobile Websites Need Killer Content, Too

The typical iPhone user has the attention span of a goldfish. But getting that goldfish to your mobile website in the first place requires getting your site to appear in a search result. Writing for Mobile Users and Search Engines … Continue reading

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Beautiful Polaroid Photography as Free iPhone Wallpaper

Check out Polaroid Photography of Grant Hamilton. He turns Polaroid photos into abstract art, by capturing interesting color combinations and beautifully simple compositions, found in the everyday. Selected works are available as free, picture-perfect iPhone wallpaper. (There’s some whispy white … Continue reading

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The Battle of Good vs. Evil in Apps for Drivers

Equipped with a smartphone, location-based information is a powerful tool. It can greatly improve the quality of your day-to-day life. Find the nearest restaurant serving breakfast at midnight, zone in on your bank’s closest ATM or meet friends at a … Continue reading

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Is a Mobile Website Considered Duplicate Content?

There is a debate in the mobile SEO world small village: Is having a mobile version of a website considered duplicate content? No. Matt Cutts, known as “Google’s SEO guy”, addresses this issue in a nice and quick video. Basically, … Continue reading

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Understanding the Mobile Market: The Latest Reports

Market research data is invaluable for any business, large or small. If your potential clients are mobile phone users, it’s extremely helpful to understand how they’re using their phones, and how they hope to in the future. Tap into your … Continue reading

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