The rapid adoption of cell phones and, especially, the spread of internet-connected smartphones are changing people’s communications with others and their relationships with information. Users’ ability to access data immediately through apps and web browsers and through contact with their social networks is creating a new culture of real-time…Continue
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The Mobile Platform Development Webinar Series will continue with Apple iOS on Wednesday at 2 p.m. EST. Before the session, we wanted to share some highlights from the first two sessions presented by Research in Motion(RIM)/Blackberry and Windows Phone. The series was developed…Continue
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Data has surpassed voice traffic on mobile phones. But how much data is being consumed? According to Cisco's Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast Update
Very excited about Thursday's Wikithon, which will be right on The Mall at the National Museum of American History.
WHAT: “Ruby Slippers” Wikithon
WHEN: Thursday, April 26
TIME: 3-5 pm EDT
WHERE: National Museum of American History in the Constitution Cafe, in Washington D.C.…
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Last week, we wrote about great mobile products presented rapid-fire.
Here are a few:
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Our speakers, Aaron Smith from Pew Internet…Continue
Announcing the Mobile Platform Development Webinar Series! GSA's Mobile Gov Program Management Office is working with agencies throughout government to help them deliver government content--information, data and services--anytime, anywhere and on any device.
One way to deliver content to citizens is via applications on mobile devices or …Continue
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The SaferBus App allows users to access real time bus safety performance information from the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration,…Continue
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A quick video on trends in practices for agencies, shifts in agency aproaches and predictions about the Mobile Gov landscape from Gwynne Kostin, Director Mobile in GSA's Office of Citizen Services and Innovative Technologies.
Get your thinking "unstuck" and check out the resources to help you smartly deliver anytime, anywhere, any device mobile info and services in your agency on the Mobile…
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Hot of the press data on teens and communicating from Pew Internet and American Life Project.
How do teens communicate?
Answering that age-old question, "What is a Wikithon?"
Who says government can't be fun? This past Wednesday, celebrating Leap Year, a score of people drank coffee, talked about data.gov and mobile, built and vastly improved pages like those about the Open 311 standard, …Continue
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NASA released the Visualization Explorer App to allow users to receive weekly cutting edge stories and video about NASA's fleet of research spacecraft via tablet. Visualization Explorer is one of a number of mobile products that were implemented as part of NASA's…Continue
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Agencies can look at what people are currently doing on mobile to help with their own mobile services investment decisions. comScore released their 2012 Mobile Future in Focus Reportwith data on popular apps.…Continue
You can leap into citizen-facing mobile strategies and other topics at our “Leap Year” Wikithon on Wednesday, February 29th from 3-5 in D.C.!
Wikithons are gatherings of Mobile Gov professionals to create and develop content for the Mobile Gov Wiki and discuss various mobile practices. The wikithon theme this time will be DATA and we are looking for your articles…Continue
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Smartphone penetration among young people in the lowest income bracket is higher than it is among older people in the wealthiest bracket.Continue
Among 18- to 24-year-olds, more than half of respondents who make less than $15,000 each year said they…
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QuitStart was created by the National Cancer Instituteto help people stop smoking. QuitStart provides help with tracking smoking cravings and moods and monitoring progress toward achieving smokefree milestones.
Quitstart is available for iOS devices and…Continue
Gone are the days of people sitting passively in front of their TVs. Today, people are interacting with what they are watching, using the devices in their pockets.
According to a Yahoo/Nielsen survey
86% of mobile Internet users (and 92% of 13-24s) are using their mobile devices simultaneously with TV. A quarter of them say they are browsing content related to what they are watching, presenting a compelling opportunity for content providers and advertisers alike to…Continue
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Apps development is becoming an economic force. According to a new study published by TechNet, an industry group, mobile app development is creating jobs.
The study found that there were about 466,000 jobs in…Continue
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