Category Archives: Market Insights

The Week in Mobile: Ep. 7 – RIM Rush


This week on ‘The Week in Mobile’, I return from GDC in San Francisco and report on the growth of mobile gaming attitudes at the show. There was a serious lack of interest in BlackBerry by game developers, why? Is … Continue reading

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The Week in Mobile: Ep. 6 – Smurfs Selling Contraband


This week on ‘The Week in Mobile’, lots of buzz on the recent stats on global mobile application stores but we cut through all the iPhone and Android talk and discuss why the numbers show BlackBerry is doing the best. … Continue reading

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BlackBerry App World Generates Highest Revenue Per App


There’s been a lot of buzz recently over the IHS Screen Digest Table: Global Mobile Applications Store Ranking in 2010 and 2009. Though I’m sure you’ve seen it in many articles, I’ve included here for reference: Most of the buzz … Continue reading

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Mobile Web vs Native App


I just read a very good article discussing some trade-off considerations when deciding between building a mobile app vs a mobile website (and remember it’s not always an either/or decision) but some very important further breakdown of the mobile device … Continue reading

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The Week in Mobile: Ep. 5 – We’ll take mobile payments for $1 trillion Alex


This week on ‘The Week in Mobile’, we talk about how Apple may be screwing some companies that have built subscription businesses on top of iTunes and Apple mobile products, but that the business decision is probably still the right … Continue reading

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How to Leverage Mobile for Customer Engagement: Part 2: Location Based Services


Many business could take advantage (or better advantage) of Location Based Services (LBS) by understanding how location is or is not relevant to a customer in the context of the nature of the business with the customer. Some businesses just … Continue reading

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