Takeaways from InContext 2014, where speakers discussed the Next Big Thing in mobile: contextual awareness. The idea, in short, is this: You give people what they want when they want it without them asking for it. Continue reading
When you have a website, sometimes you’ll get the urge to add or change something in the middle of the night. Rather than waking up and walking across your place to the PC, you choose to roll over and grab your tablet. The only problem, though, is that browsers for tablets are pretty clunky, and there’s no real easy way to do what you need to do. Here are a few web development apps that can give you a hand. Continue reading
Smartphones are changing the way many of us live and interact with people and businesses. In light of this, mobile search marketing has become an important way to reap the rewards from this phenomenon and direct traffic toward your content. Here are five reasons why mobile search marketing should be a priority for your business. Continue reading
Photos and highlights from Launch Mobile & Wearables, a gathering of several hundred entrepreneurs, technologists and startup staffers organized by entrepreneur/VC Jason Calacanis and his team.
Ansa is a startup that has developed a mobile app for iOS and Android that enables people using mobile devices to text safely and securely, by giving them the power to retrieve messages and photos and giving them the ability to set a time limit before the message self-destructs. Continue reading
Book review of “The Age of Context” by Robert Scoble and Shel Israel. The authors contextualize what they call the “five forces” in this megatrend: mobile, sensor devices, social media, big data and location-based technologies. These forces add up to a formidable package, one that deserves scrutiny far beyond the boundaries of greater Silicon Valley, where much of the action takes place. Continue reading