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Archive for January, 2013

The Death Of SMS?

Well, it’s no secret that there’s a ton of mObile apps out there for mObile phone messaging.  The question is, have they substantially destroyed carrier SMS revenues & profits?  The answer is of course no.  While these new apps have cut into the carrier profits slightly, they haven’t been able to eliminate the SMS habits […]

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mObile Loyalty Apps Called Into Question

With the slew of mObile loyalty Apps on the market today…there’s gonna be some duds.  Now, I’m not trying to stifle innovation or creativity here, but let’s be honest, there are some major problems with this space.  There have been too many to name here but recently Google announced that they were closing Punch’d, a […]

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mObile Scores With News Readers

This is a nice study from Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism with collaboration from The Economist Group.  I thought I should highlight this study with their info-graphic because anytime we can learn from people’s daily habits on their smart phones & tablets, we should be taking notes!  It basically showcases how tablet […]

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mObile Apps Shelf Life Increases…Slightly

I’ve written about the stamina & shelf life of mObile apps before & now there has been a recent update to this very subject.  Well, the company Flurry has updated an old study they did back in 2009 with new numbers.  Apparently 90 day retention rates have increased from 25% to 35% but…wait for it…”frequency […]

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How To Get Rid Of Annoying Text Message SPAM

Since we’re heading into 2013 now, I’m sure many of you have either experienced this or at least know someone who has been a victim of SMS SPAM.  If it’s any consolation, I too have been a target of this shady tactic.  Since we’re staying positive here for the new year, I’m gonna explain how […]

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