Some recent findings on location sharing… The Alohar Mobile Survey Finds 71% of Smartphone Users are Open to Location Sharing Apps; Adoption Driven by Relationship Milestones, Safety and Convenience – amazingly, 71% of smartphone users expressed their openness to mobile applications designed to share their whereabouts with loved one.
I just love big data analytics… case in point, Estately recently ran a bunch of Google search queries through Google analytics in order to come up with an interesting map that reveals just which search trends are hot for each State – not surprisingly, they found some interesting results!
The usage of smartphones has risen dramatically over the past few years. Google has stated that online searches through smartphones will overtake desktop computer searches by the end of this year. Mobile access to the internet is becoming more important than ever and it is being applied to all facets of our lives.
Here’s an awesome tip for you Instagram fans! Are you looking for a fun and interesting way to view your Instagram activity, stats and more? Enter IconoSquare – was statigram – apparently, Instagram recently clamped down on third party apps using their API and they can no longer use the term “Gram” within their name […]
No huge surprise here I guess as research has shown that men and women differ in their use of mobile social media. For example, 38% of women play games on their smartphones and they outnumber men by 10%, 13% of men use social media for dating in comparison to only 7% of women, and 71% of women […]
We’ve all become fans of story maps – these often awesome, interactive, webmap driven infographics inform, educate and entertain us on a variety of topics. Once new story map to hit the web reveals 100 of the biggest infrastructure projects in Canada. Browse the map to see where these mammoth construction projects including waste water […]
A recent blog post from OpenGeo shared a cool list of 100 Geotechnology innovators and influencers on Twitter and it generated a bit of discussion in the community. If anything, the list is quite handy for finding some great people and tech geeks to follow on Twitter (even if the numerical ranking / ordering is […]
Today, Instagram adds the ability for users to create and share a 15 second (max) length clip, even cooler, the user can create a 15 second long video clip collage (think stitch together several videos). Big deal you might think! Well, what’s cool about this is that Instagram videos provide video filters (13 of them!) […]
It’s always enjoyable viewing the history of cool technology, in particular via some awesome graphics and infographics. Here’s a nice visualization (with some glaring omissions though!) that reveals the history of the smartphone, from the creation of AT&T wireless, the introduction of the Blackberry smartphone, the rise of Symbian OS, and finally to the explosive […]
If you have a smartphone then there’s no doubt that you love sharing photos. And if you dig sharing photos then I suspect that you really like Instagram! Instagram is cool but you can make it much better by using third-party apps that build on Intsagaram – here’s 10 awesome add-ons that I’m sure you’ll […]