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Attending Mobile World Congress 2012 in Barcelona

I will be attending the Mobile World Congress 2012 in Barcelona. It’s always a great conference to see and it’s a great way to meet new people in the mobile spance. There will be also the developer conferences.
Also I will be attending the various parties and events during the week.

Mobile Sunday Barcelona
Mobile Premier Awards 2012
GoMo [...]

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 and 3 Android App Stores

Today I installed the 3rd App Store on my Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1.

Android Market
Samsung Apps
Amazon Appstore (this is why it might make sense)

Will try to make a video on the last 2 app stores.

Why would you want to have 3 app stores on your device? Well many times app store have promotions on premium contnet [...]

Video: Google I/O – Android Market for Developers

If you are publishing content to the Android Market make sure to watch this video from Google I/O.


Google I/O: Android news

Yestarday and today is Google I/O conference days. There are a lot of news from the conference and many updates to the Android ecosystem.
Here some stats from yestaday keynote:

400k Android devices activated daily
200k apps in Android Market
3.5 Billion apps downloads

Also there were many more news like the Android Accessories APIs which look very cool to [...]

Adobe CS5.5 announced, mobile development infos!

Today Adobe announced the latest development suite CS5.5 which has a lot of new mobile development features.

There are very cool features including piblishing for iOS, Android and RIM PlayBook. Sounds interesting!

Global smartphone market

Via, an interesting data about global smartphone market:

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Mobile Application Store revenue share 90%, why not?

Yes you read right, the Mobile Application Store revenue share should be 90%. Japanese OEM/Operators are the best example to follow on this and soon or later it will happen elsewhere.
But why not sooner then later? Why not Nokia or Samsung just on this and beat everyone else on competing in the Application Store revenue [...]

Mobile App Stores are wallet garder silos?!

After my previous post, Mobile App Stores 70/30 revenue split too little, is it a cartel?, Andrea posted a message on twitter which is a very well known issue for long time for anyone in the mobile space. Before there were carriers/operators that were the gate to get mobile content now OEM have been added [...]

Mobile App Stores 70/30 revenue split too little, is it a cartel?

This interesting post at IntoMobile is saying that 70/30 % revenue split is too low. The strange thing is that there is little to no competition between all mobile Application Stores on revenue share. Really strange, no? It’s very unusual that this is not discussed widely in the mobile industry. It would be normal to [...]

Flash 10.1 – installations/updates for mobile

Mark posted some information regarding the Flash 10.1 installations/updates for mobile phones. The method seems very similar to the distributable player method that was created last year.
Now about the detection of the player version, looks the same as the web plugin, which lift us from keeping track of Flash player versions in WURFL. I asked [...]

2009 Mobile phone market shares

Via Tomi, here are the latest mobile phones market share:
Mobile phone sales:
1 – Nokia . . . . . . .   432 Million 38  %
2 – Samsung . . . .    227 Million 20  %
3 – LG . . . . . . . . . . 117 Million 10  %
4 – SonyEricsson . . [...]

Mobile events at Adobe MAX 2008, don’t miss them !!!

This year at Adobe MAX 2008 there will be some great events in addition to the conference and sessions:

Mobile Summit at MAX 2008 – November 16
Mobile Events at MAX – General Invites to Community
Mobile Fast Pitch Networking Party at MAX 2008 – November 19

So there will be plenty of occasions to learn new things during [...]

Verizon Wireless Flash based storefront

MoCoNews has post some more news about Dashboard, the FlashCast service from Verizon Wireless lacuhed few weeks ago.

“Todd Murphy, Verizon Wireless’s director of digital media programming, explained to us the platform stands along side the carrier’s Get It Now platform, and is designed to be an easy place for consumers to find both content from [...]