There’s a whole lot of mobile news in this update, from an iFan’s conversion to Android, to some figures on how much apps on Android, iOS, and Windows Phone can expect to make, to an experiment with working for a full week on nothing but an iPad, to speculation about Apple’s September 10th event, to Windows 8.1, to BlackBerry’s “consideration of strategic alternatives”.
According to All Things D, Apple is holding a special event on September 10th to make some announcements. What will they be?
If you look at IDC’s 2Q13 figures on smartphone operating system market share, it boils down to two fights: Android vs. iOS, and Windows Phone vs. everyone else.
Cisco have come up with a term called “Comprehensive BYOD” as well as the eight things it comprises, and the idea’s so good that we’re going to borrow it. We’ve taken their eight points — they called them “foundational capabilities” — improved on them with a little re-ordering, re-wording and a jauntier name because we think that doing so makes them more effective. Here are our 8 Simple Rules for Bringing Your Own Device, or what organizations implementing BYOD need to do.
No matter what your angle on mobile technologies is — mobile developer, a mobile IT pro, a mobile marketer, or participating in mobile ecommerce — you’re going to want to get a look at a slide deck titled Mobile is Eating the World. Yes, it’s another “state of the mobile industry” presentation saying that the future of mobile is massive, but it tells the story very well using mostly graphs, and it’s quite layperson-friendly.
Always Connected is a report written by IDC and sponsored by Facebook that covers how people are making use of both, separately and together. This article takes a look at a few of the statistics reported within.
Let’s take a look at the numbers of mobile device users. We’ve got a prediction that nearly 2 billion mobile phones will ship in 2013 and that there will be more mobile devices than people by 2017, 1 in 3 American adults owns a tablet, and they’re well-educated, well-off and just a little older, and finally, if you’re looking for a demographic that loves their mobile devices, you want the LGBT crowd.
It’s that time again! Here’s where you can watch the live stream of the keynote, where to find liveblogs, and a collection of videos of keynotes past.
Here’s a look at a couple of studies of employees and BYOD — one from Ovum, who say that people are practicing SYOD (Smuggle Your Own Device), and one from Cisco and BT, who say that two-thirds of companies have yet to come up with a BYOD policy.
Here’s a quick report on the state of the mobile device nation in June 2013, namely a report on the market shares of smartphone platforms and OEMs and the number of American adults who own smartphones.