Next time you are getting ready to head out to eat, search Google to make sure the restaurant you are considering has what you want on their menu. Google officially announced the new search feature is now available Next time you’re planning a brunch or a date night, check to make sure the menu has […]
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According to a recent patent that was awarded to Apple last week for a concept that could allow Apple to crowd-source street-level, three-dimensional mapping data by simply using photos taken by users on their iPhones according to Inside Apple. The U.S. Patent No. 8,624,974 B2 was awarded to Apple last Tuesday, entitled “Generating a Three-Dimensional Model Using a […]
Google released a new update to Google Search for Android last week that allows you to search inside apps. The update is meant to make it easier to find what you are looking for. You can see the demo of the search feature in the image below: Basically, the new search will find information based […]
Surfing the web is slowly moving away from the desktop and onto mobile devices. For this reason, companies need to begin optimizing their webpages for the small screen. Consider these 5 tips about how you can get the most out of a cell phone search.
Google is killing Tags , an advertising product for local businesses which allowed them to enhance their Google Maps or Places listings. For a flat $25 monthly fee, local merchants could make their their natural listings stand out a bit with a yellow tag and a few words pointing to offers, photos, menus, or links back to their website. Tags were introduced with Google Places , the search engines local listings effort, about a year ago after being tested for a few months
Apple’s new iAd mobile advertising network has been taking shares from the Internet search giant Google and Microsoft, according to recent report by IDC. According to the report, Apple will end the year with 21 percent of the market, while Google’s share will drop to 21 percent from 27 percent. Microsoft will drop to 7 […]
Reincarnation is a way of life for the 150 year old Finnish telecom giant Nokia. Having started on the banks of the river Nokia neighbouring Helsinki as a modest manufacturer of rubber boots, the company moved into cable manufacturing and subsequently into paper products, electrical generating equipment, industrial capacitors, consumer electronics, personal computers, household gadgets […]
With around 4.6 Billion phones currently in circulation in the world today, most with some sort of web browsing capability, there is untold potential, but is this an area that we as search marketers have over looked or are we still afraid of the unknown? I could ream off stacks and stack of facts and […]
Taptu wanted to do things a little different than Android own search engine, which as you know it is Google, the king of all search engines. This week, Taptu announced a major release to its Adnroid app which is a true native application for Taptu users on Android. The new Android search app will allow […]
It’s one of the more exciting rumours of the month: Apple may be putting together its own search engine to compete with its huge rival, Google.
Motorola Inc. today announced a deal with Microsoft Corp under which it will use Microsoft’s Bing search and maps on Motorola’s new Android based smart phones in China. Motorola has been trying to enter the Chinese cellphone market and relying on Google’s Android operating system. Because of Google’s threat to exit China, Motorola wanted to […]
Because of Google’s statement released last week about the cyber attacks that it traced to China and the threat to halt its operations in the country, Google felt it is best to delay the launch of two planned mobile-phones models that use its Android operating system, the Wall Street Journal reported. The two phones are […]
Google is introducing a new feature to its AdWords advertisers that will enable users on high-end mobile devices with full HTML browser support (e.g. iPhone, Android, Palm WebOS) to see location-specific business phone number alongside business ads. The phone number and the closest address will appear as a fifth line of ad text. Users can […]
Mobile voice app startup Vlingo released today the top ten voice-powered mobile Web searches of 2009. The popular Web searches are for YouTube, Facebook, and MySpace demonstrating the popularity of video and social networking sites and exemplifying a desire to be connected – even when Mobile. Twitter is number six on that list. Facebook and […]