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The Popularity of Apple TV

There's never really been a TV system quite like the new Apple TV. That might sound like hyperbole, but consider that it has two advantages going for it. Apple TV is Popular Most people I've come across that have a current Apple TV have been delighted with it. Oh sure, there are those who complain about the tap-tap-tap of the remote or lack of universal search, but ...

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Did the iPhone Kill Google Reader?

The End of Google Reader This week Google announced the death of Google Reader, its RSS reading solution. Is it possible that the iPhone was one of the major causes of the failure of Google Reader? What is Google Reader and What did it Bring to Google? Rich Site Summary (RSS) was first released in 1999 but really became popular in the mid 2000s with the rise of ...

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Make Your Own Passbook Passes

They say that the best way to understand a new concept is to try it out, and at Digital Possibilities we heartily agree with that sentiment. We believe also that Apple's Passbook is an important technology that will move us towards the e-wallet nirvana, and that this technology should be embraced by consumers and businesses alike. Hence we have launched a Passbook ...

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Will 2013 be the Year of Peak Android

Peak Android Could 2013 be the year that Android peaks? Depending upon where you are the answer to that may be yes, but it maybe no. In the US, Android marketshare at the end of September 2012 was at 52.5%, up from 51.6% in June. In contrast, Apple's market share was at 34.3% which is substantially behind that of Google's platform. To some observers, it would be ...

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iCloud is Making iOS App Development Cheaper

When iCloud was released by Apple, one of its great promises was to make development cheaper by enabling developers to sync data between different devices without having to create their own backed syncing systems. Syncing is a difficult problem to solve, so to have open APIs available to developers can be a big help and can help support different use cases between ...

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Why All Retailers Need to Get on Passbook!

Yesterday Starbucks Canada updated their iOS application to enable Apple's new Passbook feature. I really think that this is the beginning of the realization of the promise of location-based marketing. How Awesome is Passbook? It's awesome. It made it really easy to pay for my coffee this morning. Normally I have to do a search for the Starbucks app and wait while ...

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How Tall Fonts are Changing Mobile Interface Design

Smartphones are tall and thin. Especially the new iPhone 5 that is taller than previous versions, and therefore relatively thinner. So therefore, should fonts that are used on smartphones be fat and round? Most fonts used on a screen, and the first computer screens were a square shape, are roughly square. Hence one can ask the question of whether it makes sense for ...

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Thank you Jasmine for Saving us From the Horrors of Google’s YouTube App

One of the big changes for most users in iOS 6 was the removal of Apple's YouTube app. That left two options for viewing You Tube videos on the iPhone and the iPad, either on the web through Safari, or through Google's official YouTube application. Google's Terrible You Tube Apps Whichever way you cut it, Google's YouTube offerings, either via the web or via their ...

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Companies and Applications that Support Apple Passbook

Here is a list of companies and applications that support Apple's new passbook system. Remember that a company doesn't need an iOS application to use passbook, it just needs to be able to supply the pass by email or a webpage. Company Application Passbook Other Passbook Coupons Tickets Boarding Passes StoreCards Eventbrite ✓ ✓ ...

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iOS Market Share Grows, Android still Leads by a Long Margin

A new report by Strategy Analytics is showing Apple's iOS US market share growing at a much faster rate in Q2 2012 than Android, BlackBerry or Windows phone. Despite Apple's 33.2% market share however, Google's Android is still leading the market with a 56.3% share. Here are the results from the study: Source: Strategy Analytics One of the main reasons for this ...

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