Tag Archive: Mobile

Mobile Nations Weekly: A Techtophan Hangover

Thanksgiving for gadgets.

You might still be sleeping of the turkey and potatoes, or perhaps getting started on working them off, but that doesn’t mean the tech news stopped.

In the we past we saw the expansion of Samsung Pay to more cards and we got our hands around the new OnePlus X and the bigger Microsoft Lumia 950 XL. And we’re starting to come to terms with [the iPad Pro and Apple Pencil].

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What you need to know about the Indian mobile market

India is the second-largest mobile market in the world, overshadowing the U.S. earlier this year and now behind China. The major difference from the U.S. market is the lack of carrier subsidies, and as such all phones in the country are available unlocked and sold at retail pricing.

The meteoric increase in mobile sales over the last three years was fueled by excess disposable income and a rising middle class. Given that the U.S. market — as  [Read More…]

Mobile shopping takes record share of Black Friday sales

Adobe has released its initial annual online shopping data for the biggest shopping days of the year, Black Friday and Thanksgiving Day, showing record growth in online shopping from mobile devices.

Google’s Accelerated Mobile Pages project picks up steam

Google has released an update post on how the Accelerated Mobile Pages project is progressing. It’s stated that numerous publishers, technology providers and developers have pledged support for the project by expressing interest and/or implementing support. Google made the project official back in October, which aims to make the web faster and more responsive for those on mobile hardware.

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AC editors’ apps of the week: UPS Mobile, Alien Hive, Slayin and more

Our weekly app picks

It’s Appday Sunday and that means we’re back with more of our favorites to share. Every week we bring a handful of great apps to the table and share them with everyone. Sometimes they are new apps, sometimes old standards, but every time they are apps we love to use.

Give these a look and then take a minute to tell us all about the apps you are using and love so we  [Read More…]

Mobile Nations Weekly: Launching, relaunching, unlaunching

Last minute releases, last minute pull backs.

As the holiday season kicks into full gear, things are getting hectic as last minute launches flow out the door. Microsoft’s long-awaited new Windows Mobile flagship finally arrived in the form of the Lumia 950, a 5.2-inch Quad HD hexa-core 20MP beast of a phone. And it’s even beastlier brother, the 5.7-inch Lumia 950 XL is due a week later.

While Microsoft had a successful launch, things have been  [Read More…]

LG is getting ready to launch its own mobile payment platform to rival Samsung Pay

LG has confirmed that it will launch its own mobile payment system, taking on Samsung Pay and Android Pay. The manufacturer has just partnered with Shinhan Card and KB Kookmin Card, two of the largest credit card companies in its home country.

Mobile Nations Weekly: iPad Pro on the scene

Really big news this week: the iPad Pro is here and, well, it’s really big.

We’re hitting that point in the year where we’re running up against the holidays, which means manufacturers are running out of time to get their latest wares out. So we’re looking at the last launches of the season: the Apple iPad Pro this week and the Microsoft Lumia 950 next week. Oh, and TAG Heuer launched a new Android Wear smartwatch  [Read More…]

Take the Vision Mobile Developer Economics Survey and you could win a Sony Xperia Z5!

Developer Economics is the largest, most global developer research program in the world, tracking developer sentiment across platforms, revenues, apps, tools, APIs, segments, business models, and regions! Which IoT platforms are competing with Apple and Google? Which are the most popular cloud APIs? Does mobile, IoT or cloud development pay better? These are just some of the questions that our friends at VisionMobile are tackling right now. Take their 10-minute National Trends survey and help  [Read More…]

AT&T adds free roaming in Mexico on its Mobile Share Value plan

AT&T has announced that customers on its Mobile Share Value plans will be able to take advantage of free roaming while in Mexico starting November 13. To make things a bit sweeter, AT&T will be including 1GB of data to use in Mexico at no additional cost, and each gig beyond that will cost $ 20 each.

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