Mobile app developers should not be thinking "disruption," they should be thinking "interruption," contends Web guru Alistair Croll. Literally. He means mobile apps should be interupting us, just like a phone call rings, and an e-mail or text beeps.
Google's computerized glasses, Google Glass, are so geeky and pretentious-looking that people who wear them are called "Glassholes." Likewise, most people laugh at the news that Google, Samsung, Microsoft, and Apple are all working on computerized watches or "smartwatches." The question people ask is: Who needs a watch or a computer for your face when you have a smartphone? But here's the thing.
Mobile remains a fraction of ad spend for many large advertisers. It's not that brands don't understand the mobile revolution. They know that consumer time is splitting across devices as smartphones and tablets occupy more and more of our attention.
In the last hour, several Consumerist readers have forwarded us e-mails they have received from the video-streaming folks at VUDU. The message alerts customers to a recent theft at the company offices and the potential that customers’ private information could be compromised.
By PowerOptions:AT&T (T) has really taken advantage of the smartphone/tablet craze, not just with Apple's (AAPL) devices, but with other vendors as well - as Forest Gump said, "goes together like peas an carrots." In the company's Q3 earnings call held o
Seven years ago, Facebook introduced its News Feed. Since then, the feature has gone relatively unchanged. It's one giant stream of your friends' updates, from music they're listening to articles they're reading, to pictures they're sharing. Tomorrow, that's going to change.