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UK digital adspend hits record 6 month high of £3bn | IAB UK

UK digital adspend hits record 6 month high of £3bn | IAB UK | Mobile Guru | Scoop.it
Advertisers spent a record six-month figure of £3.04 billion in the first half of 2013.
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Amazon reportedly has two phones in the works, one with a 3D user interface

Amazon reportedly has two phones in the works, one with a 3D user interface | Mobile Guru | Scoop.it
We've been tracking rumors that Amazon has been working on a phone for some time now, but in the past few months they have been heating up a bit. Today, after an anonymous posting on Hacker News,...
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KnowRoaming stickers cling to your SIM, aim to kill roaming charges (Wired UK)

KnowRoaming stickers cling to your SIM, aim to kill roaming charges (Wired UK) | Mobile Guru | Scoop.it
A new crowdfunding project is aiming to reduce mobile roaming costs and allow you to take advantage of local networks when you're travelling, simply by attaching a sticker to your SIM card
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Tablets and Smartphones Phenomenal Growth - Analyst Insight from Euromonitor International

Tablets and Smartphones Phenomenal Growth - Analyst Insight from Euromonitor International | Mobile Guru | Scoop.it
Market research company Euromonitor International releases a new datagraphic showing global consumer electronics industry market growth until 2017.
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Apple iPhone fingerprint sensor hacked by Germany's Chaos Computer Club

Biometrics are not safe, says famous hacker team who provide video showing how they could use a fake fingerprint to bypass phone's security lockscreen. By Charles Arthur
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High hopes for smartwatches

High hopes for smartwatches | Mobile Guru | Scoop.it
Old people are much more likely to use a traditional wristwatch-but smartwatch technology could help bridge the gap. Samsung launched its Samsung Galaxy Gear Smartwatch last week as a new battleground in the market for smart devices was defined.
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Loneliness of 72m BlackBerry owners - FT.com

Loneliness of 72m BlackBerry owners - FT.com | Mobile Guru | Scoop.it
Imet a friend for a drink in Los Angeles recently and put my phone on the bar while I paid. The barman bent over to look at it, examining it curiously. “Huh,” he said after a while. “I didn’t know people still used those.” “What is it?
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InterRail / InterRail Mobile / Contagious Magazine

InterRail / InterRail Mobile / Contagious Magazine | Mobile Guru | Scoop.it
Travel brand expands its offering with mobile data roaming
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LG puts buttons on back of phone

LG puts buttons on back of phone | Mobile Guru | Scoop.it
LG places all its buttons on the rear of its latest flagship handset, claiming this "shifts the paradigm" of smartphone design.
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Baidu in China app store deal

Baidu in China app store deal | Mobile Guru | Scoop.it
China's largest search engine, Baidu, will buy a Chinese app store firm for $1.9bn, as it looks to compete in the lucrative telecommunications industry.
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Facebook Buys Mobile Data Analytics Company Onavo, Reportedly For Up To $200M… And (Finally?) Gets Its Office In Israel | TechCrunch

Facebook Buys Mobile Data Analytics Company Onavo, Reportedly For Up To $200M… And (Finally?) Gets Its Office In Israel | TechCrunch | Mobile Guru | Scoop.it
Big news for a Monday/late Sunday night (depending on where you are): Onavo, the Tel Aviv-based mobile analytics company, has just announced that it has been acquired by Facebook.
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Samsung launches curved-screen phone

Samsung launches curved-screen phone | Mobile Guru | Scoop.it
Samsung Electronics, the world's best-selling smartphone maker, launches a handset with a curved display screen.
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Windows Phone catching up with iOS and Android in Europe

Windows Phone catching up with iOS and Android in Europe | Mobile Guru | Scoop.it
New data shows Windows Phone's efforts winning nearly 10% of sales in five largest European countries, though Android and iPhone hold on - while BlackBerry withers. By Charles Arthur
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Latest iPhones bring colour and bling - FT.com

Latest iPhones bring colour and bling - FT.com | Mobile Guru | Scoop.it
iPhone 5s (rating: 4/5)iPhone 5c (rating: 5/5) The new iPhone 5s has a revolutionary 64-bit processor, M7 motion-sensing chip and fingerprint reader that promises to dispense with passwords.
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The European App Economy - VisionMobile

The European App Economy - VisionMobile | Mobile Guru | Scoop.it
The European App Economy is a research report analysing the relative sizes of the app market in the EU, tracking app revenues and jobs in the EU28.
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Apple fingerprint ID security fears

Apple fingerprint ID security fears | Mobile Guru | Scoop.it
A senior US senator believes the fingerprint recognition technology featured in Apple's new iPhone 5S raises "substantial privacy questions."
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Topshop To Use Chirp At London Fashion Week

Topshop To Use Chirp At London Fashion Week | Mobile Guru | Scoop.it
UK fashion retailer partners mobile sound app Chirp for London Fashion Week show
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Experts claim Apple is on the verge of a 'make or break' launch

Experts claim Apple is on the verge of a 'make or break' launch | Mobile Guru | Scoop.it
After losing a chunk of the smartphone market to Samsung and 'lacklustre' iPhone 5 sales, experts claim tomorrow's Apple launch may 'make or break' the firm.
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MOBILE MORE PERSONAL THAN PERSONAL

MOBILE MORE PERSONAL THAN PERSONAL | Mobile Guru | Scoop.it
The trend for personalising FMCG packaging has welled up from a ripple to a wave. For the last couple of years, social media has been alight with Starbucks cups and Coca-Cola bottles, proudly displ...
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North Korea’s new smartphone ‘manufacturing’ industry gains Kim Jong-Un’s approval

North Korea’s new smartphone ‘manufacturing’ industry gains Kim Jong-Un’s approval | Mobile Guru | Scoop.it
After recently finding out that North Korea has a self-manufactured Android tablet, it should come as no surprise that the isolated country is apparently producing its own smartphones ...
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IMDb updates Android and iOS apps, lets US users buy movie tickets directly

IMDb updates Android and iOS apps, lets US users buy movie tickets directly | Mobile Guru | Scoop.it
Last year IMDb updated its mobile application to bring folks HD-quality movie trailers to aid in their cinematic decision making. Today, iOS and Android
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