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The evolution of mobile in 3D projections | Adverblog

Vodafone UK has released an interesting video that takes us through the history of mobile phones. well worth watching..
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148Apps.biz | Apple iTunes App Store Metrics, Statistics and Numbers for iPhone Apps

148Apps.biz | Apple iTunes App Store Metrics, Statistics and Numbers for iPhone Apps | Mobile Guru | Scoop.it
We originally created page to celebrate the App Store reaching 10,000 apps and included a few metrics on the app store. There was a tremendous response to that page. We’ve added a few more interesting stats and expanded the ones that were there onto this new page. Let us know what else you’d like to see on these page either in the comments below or send us feedback via email. We’ll do what we can to include them in the future.
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Tesco to trial in-store navigation app | News | New Media Age

Tesco is poised to trial an in-store ’satnav’ service to let users locate items using their mobile phones, according to a blog post by Nick Lansley, head of R&D at Tesco.com.
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One in five use mobile financial services | News | New Media Age

A fifth of UK consumers use their phones to access financial services, including payments and banking, according to research by TNS.
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IABUK : Govt urges Ofcom to expand mobile internet

IABUK : Govt urges Ofcom to expand mobile internet | Mobile Guru | Scoop.it
A cross-party group of MPs has urged Ofcom to expand mobile internet access to 98 per cent of Britain to prevent consumers from being 'isolated' and 'undermined'.
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MobiAD » Mobile Advertising News » Mobile Video Advertising - Best Practices Guide

MobiAD » Mobile Advertising News » Mobile Video Advertising - Best Practices Guide | Mobile Guru | Scoop.it
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Domino's launches Android app as mobile sales top £10m | News | New Media Age

Domino’s Pizza has launched an Android version of its iPhone app after it revealed it had generated £10m in mobile sales.
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Mail Online poised for app expansion, as mobile audience grows by 5.7m | News | New Media Age

The Mail Online is planning multiple app launches following stellar mobile audience growth, according to James Bromley, MD at Mail Online.
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Napster launches mobile subscription service | News | New Media Age

Napster has launched its anticipated subscription-based music-streaming service for mobile via Apple and Android apps.
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ComScore: 14% Of Groupon/LivingSocial Subscribers Are Responsive To Push Notifications

ComScore: 14% Of Groupon/LivingSocial Subscribers Are Responsive To Push Notifications | Mobile Guru | Scoop.it
As I'm writing this the perky blue box on my iPhone has lit up with a...
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Ofcom: 4G will deliver three times more capacity than 3G - Business - Macworld UK

Ofcom: 4G will deliver three times more capacity than 3G - Business - Macworld UK | Mobile Guru | Scoop.it
Ofcom has published new research that says 4G mobile technology will deliver more than 200 percent of the capacity of existing 3G technologies, on the same amount of spectrum.
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BBC News - NFC - the tech that could replace your wallet

BBC News - NFC - the tech that could replace your wallet | Mobile Guru | Scoop.it
Near Field Communication is working its way into phones, but can it work its way into our trust?
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Wrigley’s promotes 5 Gum with audio-based mobile game | News | New Media Age

Wrigley’s promotes 5 Gum with audio-based mobile game | News | New Media Age | Mobile Guru | Scoop.it
Wrigley’s has launched a digitally led campaign for its chewing gum brand 5 Gum centring on an audio-controlled mobile game.
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Google buys Modu’s patent portfolio for $4.7 million, teeny tiny Androids on the way?

Google buys Modu’s patent portfolio for $4.7 million, teeny tiny Androids on the way? | Mobile Guru | Scoop.it
Google buys Modu's patent portfolio for $4.7 million, teeny tiny Androids on the way? Doubtful since Modu crashed and burned, but we'll see what the future holds.
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Infographic: Apple App Store's March to 500,000 Apps

Infographic: Apple App Store's March to 500,000 Apps | Mobile Guru | Scoop.it
The number of apps approved for Apple's iOS platform has exceeded 500,000 apps. Currently, the Apple App Store has 400,000 apps for download. Nearly 36 percent of all apps are free. The average paid app costs $3.64.
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X-Men movie posters to deliver mobile content | News | New Media Age

Posters promoting the latest X-Men movie will use near-field communcations technology to deliver exclusive video content to mobile users.
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What's under the mobile hood for eBay Motors? Buckle up - Mobile Commerce - Content

What's under the mobile hood for eBay Motors? Buckle up - Mobile Commerce - Content | Mobile Guru | Scoop.it
EBay reports that 90,000 parts and accessories as well as 2,000 cars are purchased via its main eBay Mobile apps per week globally.
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Majority of Android phones not secure, claims research | News | New Media Age

Researchers have found devices running Google’s Android operating system are vulnerable to data theft.
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Teenagers go for cheaper options with smartphones | News | New Media Age

Smartphone owners aged 16-24 are less likely to pay for music and apps than older users, preferring to sideload content, according research firm GfK.
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Britain's Got Talent app records 1.5m interactions in five weeks | News | New Media Age

An app that lets audiences ‘boo’ Britain’s Got Talent acts has had more than 1.5m interactions since the show’s return five weeks ago, according to its developer.
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Orange launches mobile payments service | News | New Media Age

Orange and Barclaycard have launched a mobile payments service that lets users pay for items via their phones at EAT, Pret A Manger and Subway.Payments are made through a chip in the device’s SIM card, which is connected to a user’s Barclaycard, Barclays debit or Orange Credit Card.
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More app developers sued over patent claims | Technology | guardian.co.uk

More app developers sued over patent claims | Technology | guardian.co.uk | Mobile Guru | Scoop.it
Fears that smartphones are becoming new hunting ground for so-called 'patent trolls' as 10 more app developers sued over infringement claims.
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26% of all smartphone users have purchased an item online, while 50% have searched for nearby stores
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Android Malware Volume Jumps 400% -- InformationWeek

Android Malware Volume Jumps 400% -- InformationWeek | Mobile Guru | Scoop.it
Despite the risks, experts predict slow uptake of client security tools on mobile devices.
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Britney Spears uses mobile coupons to promote single | News | New Media Age

Britney Spears will use a mobile couponing service as part of the campaign to promote her latest single and album.
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