Tag Archives: iPhone

Light Foresight Part II

Being very busy lately on the writing of the book (the drafted structure is fixed, so I need to fill it) and other minor things, I am less able to do an active foresight. That’s why I’ll post interesting links … Continue reading

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Time Inc., Hachette execs go head-to-head on mobile Web versus app debate

Intro: While Time Inc. and Hachette Filipacchi Media both have mobile Web sites and applications, executives from each company took different stances on the debate at Netbiscuits Partner Day 2010. Points of View: “The mobile browser is the killer app—mobile … Continue reading

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Google bets on location-based mobile coupons as linchpin for success

Intro: A Google executive at the Netbiscuits Partner Day said that his company’s mobile strategy is focused on location-based services, with local mobile advertising and mobile coupons particular points of emphasis. Key Points: “People who switched to smartphones searched 50 … Continue reading

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Kobo Store Gets Digital Magazine and Newspaper Subscriptions

Key Point: Kobo’s news stand is similar in scope and pricing as those offerings from competitors Barnes & Noble and Amazon.com, which both offer wirelessly delivered newspaper and magazine subscriptions. Titles are typically priced identically across the various stores. The difference … Continue reading

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Is Apple About to Cut Out the Carriers?

Key point: if Apple is doing an end run around the carrier by putting its own SIM inside the iPhone, it could do what Google with its NexusOne could not, which is create an easy way to sell a handset … Continue reading

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The Increasingly Connected Consumer: Connected Devices (Nielsen)

Key Points: early adopter tool rather male and younger than other connected devices more shared than mobile devices The iPad trumps the iPhone for “print” and video viewing… …which leads to greater engagement Connected devices owners (aka Early adopters) as … Continue reading

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