31% of U.S. Adults Prefer to Be Reached by Text Message

Link: 31% of U.S. Adults Prefer to Be Reached by Text Message A recent study reveals the percentage of American adults that have mobile phones and/or which text. It also asks what their preferences are for receiving various kinds of communications. Interesting results. Research by Pew Research Center’s Internet and American Life Project, article by…

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The mobilization of breaking news through Twitter

Link: The mobilization of breaking news through Twitter “Twitter has a reputation for inane social interaction and fun stuff, but it is increasingly becoming a serious source of breaking news with a profound impact on how we get information. This shift is in part due to the popularity of using Twitter with mobile devices, as…

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5 Tips for Better Results with Mobile Email Marketing

Link: 5 Tips for Better Results with Mobile Email Marketing A subscriber receives one of your emails on their mobile device. “It’s all squished up on the screen, it’s impossible to click on any of the links, and the message overall is terribly hard to read. Your loyal reader really wants to get the benefit…

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Great thoughts on smartphone apps: Are they tools or behaviors?

Link: Great thoughts on smartphone apps: Are they tools or behaviors? “Recently, I gave in to the siren’s call of the app for my podcast. I mean, I was an iPhone-toting devotee of all things appish, after all, and thought I really should have my own app. I created it and decided to price it…

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Google CEO: The Next Great Stage of Search is Automatic

Link: Google CEO: The Next Great Stage of Search is Automatic “Typing a search query into Google.com is such old news. Google CEO gave a much-hyped keynote talk today and said that his vision for the future of search looks very, very different. He believes that in the future, your mobile phone will quickly and…

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Wearable Computing: Check-In Here on Foursquare (via Nike+)

Link: Wearable Computing: Check-In Here on Foursquare (via Nike+) What would you think of having your running shoes automatically check you in on Foursquare just by walking in the front door of a venue? Well, look at a project from Nike+ for just that! by @MobileBehavior

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jQuery Goes Mobile

Link: jQuery Goes Mobile “With more and more individuals accessing the web through mobile devices, publishers will increasingly find that they need to offer satisfactory mobile browsing experiences to attract and retain visitors to their websites. For publishers using the jQuery JavaScript library (30% of top 10,000 websites), that may get a little easier thanks…

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HOW TO: Make Your Mobile Websites Act More Like Native Apps

Link: HOW TO: Make Your Mobile Websites Act More Like Native Apps Some good examples of new and existing web development platforms that give a mobile focused websites many mobile device specific features regardless of viewing resolution and size or other available capabilities, without the more intensive effort of developing an actual mobile app for…

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22 Reasons Why Your Business or Blog Needs An iPhone App

Link: 22 Reasons Why Your Business or Blog Needs An iPhone App “I have noticed a lot more traffic coming from mobile platforms lately and it seems that the smartphone (or Internet in your hand) is something that can’t be ignored. The growth in the market share of the iPhone as well as the continual…

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