Friday, March 25, 2011

Smart Phones Now Growing 3 Times as Fast as Babies Being Born

Interesting stat from a post on Read Write Web.

"Did you know there are 3X as many smartphones being activated every minute around the world than there are babies being born? That's according to Hans Vestberg, CEO of Ericsson."

I guess if we don't get started making babies faster those smart phones aren't going to have a place to go soon.

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Android Will Trump iPhone 2 to 1

Post over in TechCrunch today.

"According to GetJar, almost 40 percent of respondents said they will switch to Android for their next phone, compared to the 18 percent who said they would like to switch to the iPhone."

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Mobile Apps versus Mobile Web Pages

Another good ReadWriteWeb post about deciding which to use - Mobile Apps or Mobile Web pages.

Here is the slide show...

Our approach with SehMobile is to take advantage of both. We create an App for you to take advantage of those strenghts, but we give you a great online content management dashboard to allow you to open web pages - preferably mobile pages - from your app.

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

How to Convert a Facebook Profile to a Page

ReadWriteWeb has a very good post on how to convert a Facebook profile to a Page for your business.

This is something that we all hear we should do, but how to do it is never clear - and often changes.

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Android Becomes Market Leader in US Mobile Phone Users

comScore announced new market share numbers for the three months through Jan 2011.

The data showed that 65.8 million people in the U.S. owned smartphones during period, which is up 8 percent from the preceding three month period. While Android passed iOS in terms of subscriber share in the previous period, this is the first time the Google-developed OS has unseated RIM from the number one spot.

234 million Americans ages 13 and older used mobile devices for the period.

Monday, March 14, 2011

Google Maps Mobile Usage

From an article in Tech Crunch - Google VP Marissa Mayer told her audience at the SXSW Conference that 40% of Google Maps usage is mobile. And Christmas and New Years day had mobile usage of Maps surpass the desktop — which is a first for Google products. Google Maps now has 150 million mobile users. To put that in context, Maps for mobile had 100 million users in August of last year.