Mobile apps are pervasive and, in many cases, mobile is becoming the preferred interface to access software applications, especially in the travel sector where the fit is natural between provider and the traveler on-the-go.
“As mobile devices have become more powerful and connected to faster networks, smartphone users are doing a surprisingly diverse set of search tasks - from simple lookups, to tasks that involve multiple complex searches,” Scott Huffman, Director Huffman, Director of Engineering, Google, wrote on a Google blog
Early last year, "checking in" was the cool new craze. No visit to your favorite tech news site could be had without getting buried in an avalanche of articles about Foursquare, Gowalla, Loopt, BriteKite or a myriad other startups.
Drives Market Growth and Becomes the Biggest Smartphone Operating System in 4Q10 - The Western European mobile phone market grew 3.2% year-on-year to 58.7 million units in the fourth quarter of 2010, according to IDC's European Mobile Phone Tracker. Shipments of smartphones increased to 25.6 million units, 99.4% higher than in 4Q09, to represent 44% of total shipments. Feature phone shipments declined to 33.1 million units 24.8% down compared with the previous year
Turisti 3.0: partire con la giusta app Prenotare un volo, scegliere l'hotel, muoversi in una città straniera, oggi basta un clic, anzi un tocco. Le vacanze 2.0 sono a portata di iPhone (e di iPad), grazie a una serie di nuovissime
Almost half of smartphone users (48.2 percent) have now shopped online and on their mobile, increasing by a dramatic 13 percent in just nine short months, according to a study, which looked into the multichannel browsing and shopping habits of UK consumers.
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Though still in its infancy, location-based service (LBS) applications have experienced tremendous growth. Now that we're seeing more rapid adoption, we expect the environment to change and start to show new innovations as services begin to mature. Let's look at where the next wave of LBS applications is going this year
For hoteliers, the power of harnessing mobile’s convenience and relevance has been nothing short of transformative in aiming to meet a new range of heightened expectations today’s affluent guests demand and by extension, streamline a new layer of operational efficiencies that span on and off property services for staff and guests.
Turisti 3.0: le app per Blackberry e Android I viaggi di lavoro, specie se improvvisi, possono essere frenetici e stressanti. Per non perdere gli appuntamenti pianificati, e non perdersi in una città sconosciuta, ci si può far aiutare