Mobile

Now, Get Delhi Traffic SMS Alerts on Your Mobile

Now you can get information about the city’s traffic situation like congestion points, rallies, political and religious processions and diversion updates on your mobile phone as Delhi Traffic Police Friday launched free SMS service to help people plan their travel in the city. The Delhi traffic police’s SMS alert service can be subscribed to by sending an SMS to 9811452220. ... Read More »

Apple, Samsung and ChatSim are redefining SIM cards

The good old SIM card in your phone isn’t going to remain just a chip that facilitates voice and text communication. If Samsung, Apple and ChatSim are successful in what they have envisioned, using smartphones will become easier and cost effective. e-SIM Apple and Samsung are preparing a new SIM standard that would make it easier for consumers to switch ... Read More »

Meet Mapstr, an app for bookmarking all your favorite places

Are you a growth marketer? Do you want to know what it takes to be one? Join us at GrowthBeat, on August 17-18 in San Francisco. Thought-leaders from the biggest brands and most disruptive companies will share winning growth strategies on the most pressing challenges marketing leaders face today. With Apple investing more in its mapping technology, Google continuing to ... Read More »

Brewers, winemakers voice concerns to state alcohol commission at meeting in Mobile

A panel of roving lawmakers and other state officials tasked with revamping some of Alabama’s alcohol laws met in Mobile Thursday. Brewers, farmers who make wine and those that want to take the opportunity to bend their ears. The Alabama Alcohol and Beverage Study Commission is expected to visit Colorado and North Carolina later this year to learn about their ... Read More »

Assessing the Current State of Windows Phones

In 10 days I’m heading to France for our annual home swap, and the timing couldn’t be worse: Microsoft launches Windows 10 two days after our departure, so I’m going to miss that. And the software giant is in a transitionary period with Windows phones, promising future flagships while fielding a middling array of low-end and mid-level handsets. What’s a ... Read More »

Research and Markets: Smart Watch and Beyond: New Mobile Experiences – Current adoption and purchase patterns for smart watches

Smart Watch and Beyond: New Mobile Experiences analyzes current adoption and purchase patterns for smart watches, including prices paid, brands purchased, retail channels, and purchase considerations. It assesses current demand for smart watches and smart watch features and it analyzes consumer preferences, particularly with regard to smartphone and app interoperability. Key Topics: – Current adoption and purchase patterns for smart ... Read More »

Report: Half Of Top 100 Digital Properties’ Audiences Are Now Mobile-Only

The gap between mobile devices and the PC is growing. Last week Gartner and IDC reported that Q2 PC sales were down between 9.5 and 11.8 percent year over year. By contrast smartphone penetration and mobile time with media are going in the opposite direction, creating a significant disparity between the two media platforms — especially among younger users. According to ... Read More »

Microsoft to cut 7,800 jobs, take $7.6B charge as phone woes drag on

Microsoft is cutting more employees and restructuring its mobile phone business, in a costly maneuver that continues the company’s struggle in the smartphone market. The software giant announced Wednesday that it will lay off 7,800 workers, most of them in its moribund smartphone unit, which it bought from Nokia last year to the tune of slightly more than $7.2 billion. ... Read More »

Apple unveils improved two-factor login system and device management with latest software betas

                                                  Apple has published a new support document detailing its plans to revamp the existing two-factor authentication system that it first launched last year. The document is careful to differentiate the two systems, referring to the ... Read More »

OnePlus One Gets New OxygenOS Build That Claims to Fix Touchscreen Issues

After releasing an incremental Cyanogen OS update last week that claimed to bring fixes for the long-lamented touchscreen issues of the OnePlus One, the Chinese manufacturer has released an OxygenOS build to address the same.The 716MB build of OxygenOS is claimed to contain a patch for the touchscreen issue, and the firm has not detailed any further changes that come ... Read More »