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This week, Instagram integrates video to its app in an attempt to defend itself against Vine. But is it a smart move? Plus: new data from Forrester on Glass, a first look at iOS 7, and more.
News and Insights
Video Killed The Instagram Star – TechCrunch, In an attempt to overcome Vine, Instagram has added video. But is it a smart move?
Forrester: Google Glass Will Be the Next iPhone (But Now it’s Just a Newton) VentureBeat, A new report says roughly 21.6M Americans would buy Glass.
A Week With iOS 7: The Search for Innovation Amid Renovation – BGR, Does Apple’s bold new mobile vision pave the way for innovation?
Think ‘Mobile Unique’ To Deliver Mobile Delight – CMO, Move beyond “vanilla” mobile apps, and personalize the experience for users.
Disruptions: Mobile Competition Shifts to Software Design – New York Times, Software, not hardware, is allowing mobile companies to leap over competitors.
Gauging the Natural, and Digital, Rhythms of Life – New York Times, The Big Data health impact of wearables is going to be significant.
Apple Scores $30M iPad Deal With L.A. Schools – Mashable, Los Angeles public schools plan to equip every student with the device by 2014. (If you wanna get a better understanding of what this means to education http://www.redefiningliteracy.com/what-is-ilit)
Smartphones And Tablets Have Revolutionized Consumer Connections – MediaPost, 45.3M US consumers watch video on their mobile phones.
How Mobile Is Shaping Global Digital Behavior – eMarketer, Comparing most popular activities across smartphones, tablets, and PCs.
Online Customer Experience Still Easier to Understand Than Mobile, Say E-Commerce Execs – Marketing Charts, Many execs believe it’s simply harder to deliver positive mobile experiences.
88% of Smartphone Shoppers Have Negative Experiences – Mobile Commerce Daily, “If you don’t do it right, customers will go to a competitor.”
Connected Car Market to Take Off – Mobile Marketer, Over 35M car shipments in 2018 will come with embedded mobile technology.