Tag Archives: BlackBerry

Why can’t everybody just get along?


Around the turn of the century (and for a few years following), the mobile phone industry exploded. It seemed like every month there was a new company designing and manufacturing a new cell phone. Nokia, Sony, Siemens, Ericsson, Motorola, Kyocera, … Continue reading

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Why aren’t App Stores designed to maximize revenue?


In the early days of app stores, before Apple launched its ‘App Store’ on iTunes, and before other OEMs jumped on the gravy train of content distribution, there were many independent websites selling content for mobile devices. First for Palm, … Continue reading

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Mobile App Madness in Toronto


In my completely professional and ‘unbiased’ opinion, if you’ll be in Toronto at the end of March, you should check out the Mobile App Madness event. My opinion is obviously unbiased since I’m not speaking at it, and it’s not … Continue reading

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How to Leverage Mobile for Customer Engagement: Part 3: Push Data


For marketers, one of the most attractive aspects of mobile devices is that people tend to carry them with them everywhere. No other medium for communicating with potential or existing customers is so omnipresent in a person’s life than their … Continue reading

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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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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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