Posts Categorized: Shout’Em Outs

It’s a midsummer Monday, which means we’re out and about enjoying the warm breeze and checking into our favorite spots! Location-based news today on the ShoutEm Out. Foursquare hooks up with LivingSocial for location-based deals: Apps with location-based services received a vote of confidence as Foursquare, LivingSocial and others made a deal to deal deals.  Additionally, there… Read more »

Over 500,000 Android devices activated every day: Google Senior Vice President Andy Rubin revealed in a tweet that over 500,000 Android devices are now being activated daily, and the figure is growing by around 4.4% every day, up from 400,000 per day in May. In addition, Android apps have now reached 4.5 billion downloads, and… Read more »

It’s summer and the weather is hot in a lot of places, particularly in the UK this week which is in the grip of a heat wave. So if all of your potential readers and consumers are trying to get out of the office and enjoy the weather, don’t get hot and bothered about it…. Read more »

Start your week up-to-date with the latest big news from the mobile world. And in the time you’ve saved trying to keep up with what’s happening elsewhere, it’s easily possible to create your own app! Global smartphone research from Google and the Mobile Marketing Association Every week we see more and more evidence published which… Read more »

Welcome to our weekly round-up of mobile news and interesting articles to help you start your week up-to-date with the latest from the world of mobile apps and smartphones. Samsung to become biggest smartphone manufacturer? Samsung is set to become the biggest smartphone manufacturer, ending the 14 year reign of Nokia, according to a forecast… Read more »

Google unveils mobile payments – Paypal unveils lawsuit: Google revealed both Google Wallet, which is a contactless mobile payment system which stores your credit card information, loyalty rewards and purchase points, and the linked Google Offers, which is a social commerce deals platform similar to the existing Groupon. Google Wallet utilises Near Field Communication (NFC)… Read more »

Apologies for the delay in our regular Monday ShoutEm Outs – the good news is that you’re not only two days closer to the weekend than usual, but it also means we can include the latest news on the forthcoming Windows Phone updates. Nokia continues to lose market share in Q1 2011 Gartner has released… Read more »

1/3 of smartphone owners open apps before getting out of bed Doubting the importance of mobile applications to consumers? An Ericsson ConsumerLab study across the U.S, Europe and Japan reveals 35% of smartphone owners are firing up apps before they even get out of bed in the morning. It also looked at how smartphones have… Read more »

Mobile website vs native mobile application? The answer is simple: With the option of reaching smartphone users via a mobile website or a native mobile application for their operating system, it can be tricky to know which is the better option. So it’s handy that research group Forrester have suggested the best route is to… Read more »

Google shares useful mobile research: As the home of the Android operating system, Google know a fair bit about mobile operating systems and mobile phone owners – perhaps a little too much given the recent concerns raised over location data collected by both Apple and Google! But if you’re looking to understand mobile users, then… Read more »