Posts Tagged ‘ mobile devices ’

Nokia Launches 3rd Party App Store

Apr 30th, 2009 | By | Category: iPods & Portable Media Players, Mobile Podcasting, Video

Mobile phone giant Nokia this week announced another round of staff cutbacks, alongside an announcement that it was further opening its technology to mobile application developers. Another 450 employees of the Finnish company were let go this week, on the heels of layoffs of 1700 staffers in March, and an initial reduction of 320 back […]

Daily Mobile Internet Use Soars

Mar 16th, 2009 | By | Category: iPods & Portable Media Players, Mobile Podcasting

Information released this morning by digital measurement company ComScore says that people’s use of mobile devices for accessing news and information on the Internet “more than doubled” from January 2008 – January 2009. Over a third (35 percent, or 22.4 million) of the 63.2 million people who accessed news and information on their mobile devices […]

In New Media, Text Is Still King

Jan 14th, 2009 | By | Category: Citizen Media, How to Podcast, Internet TV, Podcasting, Video, Video Podcasts, Vlogs

Micro Persuasion’s Steve Rubel says, even in the day of new media, text is still king on the Internet.  He offers five reasons why: It’s scannable – according to Jakob Nielsen users have time to read at most 28% of the words during an average site visit and 20% is more likely Three letters: SEO […]

Flickr Expands Mobile Support

Dec 5th, 2008 | By | Category: Internet TV, iPhone, iPods & Portable Media Players, Streaming Video, Video

Flickr has announced expanded mobile support, including mobile viewing of Flickr videos: Today we’re releasing several upgrades to If you’ve got a smartphone with one of the fancier new mobile browsers, you’ll experience a completely new version of our mobile site, one that’s built around the things that are most important to you when […]

IBM Develops Chip With 500,000-Song Capacity

Apr 11th, 2008 | By | Category: Computer Hardware, General, iPods & Portable Media Players

In a paper published in today’s issue of Science, a team at IBM’s research centre in San Jose, California, said they have developed a new type of digital storage which would enable a device such as an MP3 player to store about half a million songs – or 3,500 films – and cost far less […]