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K. Rose’s Little App Goes to Market, Abandoned After Bringing Home the Bacon

Image from: Pig Image / Shutterstock This past October, I was pumped about  a new iOS application called Oink. It was headed-up by Digg.com’s founder Kevin Rose, and experienced aggressive growth in the first few seeks of being on the Apple app store,  making it’s brief 5 months of existence bittersweet for highly engaged community members. If you notice, the oink.com landing page received a significant bump in daily attention and reach  on Nov 3rd when it

Smartphone Users Recall ‘In-App’ Ads More Than Mobile Web Ads

iPhone Owners Are Especially Tuned Into In-App Ads BOSTON, MA–(Marketwire) – Kantar Media’s Compete, today released research showing that smartphone users have better recall of in-app ads than ads they view while browsing the web using their mobile browser. The findings, part of Compete’s Q1 2011 Smartphone Intelligence survey, show that 52 percent of all smartphone owners recall ads they encounter in mobile apps. That number drops to 40 percent when

iPad 2 – On the Crest of the Tablet Tidal Wave

It started as a ripple back in 2001 when Bill Gates demoed the prototype Microsoft Tablet PC at Comdex. And now, ten years later, this tablet tidal wave has hit, and news flash – it’s entirely iPad. Are you surprised? Like the iPhone and the iPod before it, Apple has once again invaded an existing space (tablet PCs/e-readers) and made it its own by introducing enough style and innovation that