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Tag Archives: mobile

Can the BBC iPlayer creator help us find what we actually want to know on social media?

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A clear problem is emerging with social media; it doesn’t tell us what we want to know. On Facebook we only become friends with people we know and like pages that fill our timeline with vaguely irrelevant spam about the Kardashians, on Twitter we follow users we find interesting but they don’t post the content […]

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Just how super is SUPER?

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This month, a new social network called ‘SUPER’ launched, created by Biz Stone, co-founder of Twitter, Inc and also helped to create and launch Xanga, Odeo, The Obvious Corporation and Medium. In 2013, Biz Stone launched Jelly – a visual app that focused on users asking and answering questions. Whilst the app received quite a bit […]

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Mobile game apps continue to show dominance with Flappy Bird’s popularity

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It seems the Angry Birds might have another reason to be riled – as another bird seems to be the top fowl in the mobile gaming roost. Flappy Birds, the increasingly popular app on Android and iOS, has become one of the most downloaded apps this year in America and China. Despite being released in […]

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Want the fastest mobile Internet? Move to South Korea

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Living in the always-on world of mobile Internet in which the first question holiday-goers ask for is the hotel’s Wifi password, we don’t just want good mobile Internet, we want the fastest. So far, LTE offers us around 75 Mbps and LTE-Advanced boosts it up to 150 Mbps (which is pretty fast already!). The Next Web reported […]

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From Twitter to Jelly: Twitter co-founder Biz Stone launches Q&A app

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Today we saw the launch of Jelly, a mobile app that’s a hybrid of a search engine and a Q&A service – founded by none other than Biz Stone, coincidentally one of Twitter’s co-founders. Jelly allows mobile users to pose questions through the app and their question is shared with the users’ social networks. Other individuals from […]

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Is Apple resurgent following iOS 7, iPhone 5s and 5c announcements?

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Three or possibly even two years ago, depending on how you look at it, Apple was unquestionably the champion of the smartphone industry.  By 2011, it had left Nokia in the dust to claim the title as the largest mobile handset by revenue in 2011. Poor Nokia never recovered and ended up being gobbled up […]

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The seven types of snapchat user

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Snapchat has made a careful mark on all our mobile devices, the service. As of June 2013 18.9% of iPhone users in the USA were using SnapChat regularly. By now you’re probably on one of two sides, the sending or receiving end. To distinguish some of the more common traits of an avid SnapChat user, […]

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