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Articles tagged with: Mobile Web
Free 411 mobile and voice search uses a sophisticated set of algorithms to determine the order in which results are returned to the caller. By default these algorithms are configured to provide highly relevant results for any type of category while also factoring in placement and ranking information from the merchant data base. In fact, the relative importance of proximity vs. ranking data is configurable on a per-category basis. This allows the mobile platform to effectively support categories where proximity is very important (i.e. coffee shops and restaurants), services that are mobile (i.e. taxis, plumbers), and everything in between. Results are presented in a weighted random order, providing preferred merchants with preferential placement while simultaneously ensuring fair representation for all. […Click headline to read more]
Layar is a so-called ‘augmented reality browser’, an application that turns you mobile phone’s camera viewer – only on Android-powered phones for the time being – into a full-fledged information portal and local business search engine. It essentially puts an information overlay on top of your camera view, bringing digital data of various sorts into play whenever you’re looking at or for something in the real world. […Click headline to read more!]
In a nut shell, it’s adding a layer of information on top of “reality” – or what your webcam or mobile camera is projecting on your screen. Like a QR or 2d bar code, an AR 2d bar code is interpreted by your webcam but instead of being sent to a URL, data is layered on top of the AR code – creating an augmented reality. […Click headline to read more]
As consumers integrate social media into their everyday lives, they want to augment their experience by accessing media from different platforms, specifically mobile phones and TVs. The most popular activity on the mobile phone remains direct media sharing, such as sending photos to friends. Secondary media sharing, such as visiting photo and video-sharing sites or social networks, is popular as well. Most of the large sites, including MySpace , Facebook, and YouTube , have mobile versions, optimized for viewing on a mobile phone. Mobile phones, especially smart-phones, are becoming much more media-friendly as well, offering larger screens for better viewing, more convenient input methods, and cheaper data plans. […Click headline to read more!]
We knew this was coming… but results from a new report from Opera, a Norway-based mobile browsing company even surprised me!
According to the report, 40% of global mobile web traffic starts with popular social-networking sites such as MySpace, hi-5 and facebook.
That number grows to 60% when you look at U.S. numbers – which is not surprising as Americans tend to spend more time on the mobile web relative to SMS than other markets. […Click headline to read more]