Posts Tagged: smartphone

The Future of Mobile [Slide Deck] – Do you have a “mobile” networking résumé?

The growth rate of mobile is staggering. It took AOL 9 years to get to 1 million users. It took Facebook 9 months. It took Draw Something 9 days. Global Internet users will double over the next few years—and most will be mobile…and the dumb-phone conversion to smartphone has only just begun. Check out thisRead… Read more »

Government, Go Mobile in 2012. Do It Right 5. Transact and Transform.

By Andreas Muno Reach your people when it matters” was the motto of last week’s post. This week, we shall look into mobilizing monetary transactions and applications for applications [I cannot resist puns, and will not apologize, either ]. More convenience for motorists saves cities money When citizens and employees requested online access to governmentRead… Read more »

International Galaxy Note Review

The Galaxy Note truly is different from any phone you’ve ever seen. Samsung released their 5.3 inch behemoth to some amount of fanfare last year. The huge screen, inclusion of a stylus and relative scarcity created a decent amount of news – but then nothing. I recently picked up a Galaxy Note International Edition andRead… Read more »

My Cup of IT: Powder Room Parlay?

By Steve O’Keeffe — http://bit.ly/z9Es9Q Webster defines mobility as capable of moving or being moved. A new study, “IT in the Toilet” released last week by 11mark, a new sister organization of MeriTalk, provides a new “voice” for the IT mobility story. Now, for anybody that’s used a public restroom in the past year, there’sRead… Read more »

Smartphone Payments = Future Changes to Micropurchase Payments?

Update: Half of the post was cut off for an unknown reason. That has been fixed and the entire post is present. Fun Stats in a Chart An interesting chart was shown yesterday morning on CNNMoney.com. (The link is at the bottom so you’ll keep reading.) An chart yesterday shown on CNNMoney.com (the link isRead… Read more »

QR tags promote a bank–and the classics (and Sudoku, of course)

This is a nifty ad campaign-with-QR-tag for a bank that encourages people to scan the tag for a download of a classic book (Treasure Island, anyone?), a Sudoku, or a crossword puzzle. http://thefinancialbrand.com/14202/firstbank-qr-codes-books-puzzles-giveaway/ One of the cleverest things they’re doing is putting the ads in places where people may be forced to wait–like an airport.Read… Read more »

Army Embraces Commercial Technology, Enables Mobile Workforce

Defense agencies today are faced with an ever-increasing challenge to cut cost while maintaining or even increasing productivity. In today’s Federal workplace, vast numbers of employees are supported by extensive local area networks that require constant maintenance and periodic upgrades. Collectively, servers and workstations are expensive to maintain and secure. The Department of Defense needsRead… Read more »

City of Huntsville, TX Takes Local Government Mobile

Today, the City of Huntsville, Texas (www.huntsvilletx.gov) and eGov Strategies (website) announced the availability of the city’s comprehensive iPhone app to better connect residents and businesses with city government. It’s a uniquely innovative approach for a local government app that offers a wide range of city website content and services – uniquely designed for iPhoneRead… Read more »