News and Articles About Smartphones

Mobile Marketing, the Unstoppable Game Changer for Entrepreneurs
Mobile Marketing

Mobile Marketing, the Unstoppable Game Changer for Entrepreneurs

A report finds advertising directly to consumers, based on where they are and their known interests, will be a $400 billion industry next year.
Brett Relander
The Feds Don't Want In-Flight Cell Phone Calls, Either
Travel

The Feds Don't Want In-Flight Cell Phone Calls, Either

The U.S. Department of Transportation has a hang-up with in-flight calls, perhaps enough to put an official kibosh on them – and soon.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Take a Look: Researchers Aim to Create Vision-Correcting Displays
Far Out Tech

Take a Look: Researchers Aim to Create Vision-Correcting Displays

Have trouble seeing? No worries. A team of university researchers is developing displays that can adjust itself depending on your prescription.
Nina Zipkin
Want to Know What's Happening in Your Industry? This Addictive Magazine App Can Help.
National Small Business Week

Want to Know What's Happening in Your Industry? This Addictive Magazine App Can Help.

Flipboard lets you catch up on what's hot in your line of business in a few quick swipes.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
CrackBerry Part Deux? BlackBerry CEO Isn't Quite Sure.
Growth Strategies

CrackBerry Part Deux? BlackBerry CEO Isn't Quite Sure.

While the embattled company's CEO is unsure that BlackBerry will be the iconic brand it once was, he remains optimistic about the future.
Nina Zipkin
Amazon Reportedly Set to Launch Mobile Credit-Card Reader
Amazon

Amazon Reportedly Set to Launch Mobile Credit-Card Reader

If the rumors are true, the nation's largest online retailer could give Square and PayPal a run for their money.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Hilton's $550 Million Mobile Push Will Turn Smartphones Into Hotel Room Keys
Business Travel

Hilton's $550 Million Mobile Push Will Turn Smartphones Into Hotel Room Keys

The initiative is aimed at younger travelers who are increasingly placing hotel reservations on mobile phones.
Geoff Weiss
The Internet of Things Demands That Customer Service Catch Up
Internet of Things

The Internet of Things Demands That Customer Service Catch Up

The winning companies will figure out how to deliver a seamless and exceptional experience that satisfies users -- before they even ask for it.
Jim Freeze
This Startup Wants to Bring Personal Breathalyzers to the Masses
Alcohol

This Startup Wants to Bring Personal Breathalyzers to the Masses

The BACtrack Vio is a keychain-sized breathalyzer alongside which users can track their intoxication levels via a smartphone app.
Geoff Weiss
The 5 Things You Must Know to Leverage the Future of Digital Marketing
Mobile Marketing

The 5 Things You Must Know to Leverage the Future of Digital Marketing

Smartphones and tablets are indispensable to consumers but many business have a learning curve to take advantage of the mobile bonanza.
Brett Relander
6 Ultra-Handy Tech Tools to Simplify Your Summertime Travels
Technology

6 Ultra-Handy Tech Tools to Simplify Your Summertime Travels

Whether you're traveling for business or pleasure, these gadgets can help keep you on track, in touch and entertained across the miles.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Sotheby's Joins Up With eBay to Bring Rarefied Fine Art to Digital Masses
Ecommerce

Sotheby's Joins Up With eBay to Bring Rarefied Fine Art to Digital Masses

The move signals a democratization of the uber-elite art and collectibles market, as well as growing consumer confidence in online shopping.
Geoff Weiss
8 Ways to Break Bad Smartphone Habits
Productivity

8 Ways to Break Bad Smartphone Habits

If we're going to be on our phones all the time, it's time to ditch 'cell yell' and other annoying habits.
Jacqueline Whitmore
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Soon, Applebee's May Be Asking You to Put Your Phone Away
Technology

Soon, Applebee's May Be Asking You to Put Your Phone Away

The casual-dining giant wants you to play and pay with its shiny, new tablets. Not yours, and specifically not on Tuesdays. Check, please.
Kim Lachance Shandrow