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This Week’s Top Links in Mobility ( In no particular order)
The Mobile Growth Rate is Ridiculous
Android And iOS Growing At 10x The PC Business Of The 80s.
ESPN Continues Investment In Mobile
ESPN has always been a favorite of mine when talking about companies that “get it.” If you are looking for a good example of a mobile first approach to the market, look no further than ESPN.
Facebook Ditches HTML5
HTML5 will still be a dominant player in the years to come in the mobile market, but if you are looking to deliver the best user experience, pure native is still the way to go.
Shazam Looks to Innovate on a Bigger Screen
Shazam has been innovating on mobile devices for nearly a decade and now they look to move to bigger screens.
Samsung vs. Apple: Samsung Loses
There is tons of analysis around what this means for the market, what it means for Apple/Samsung/Google/Microsoft/etc, but what it does mean is that Samsung just paid a billion dollars to be second in the smartphone market … not bad if you ask me.
This week has been pretty quiet from a mobile news perspective, but expect things to pick up in the month of September. Every major player is looking to announce some big time products to prepare for the holiday season. From the iPhone5 (or the new iPhone) to new Kindle products, there will be something for everyone. For the tech savvy, our Christmas comes early.
A list of major announcements scheduled for the month of September.