Tag: iphone



Mobile: EBay iPad app soars; Verve gets $7 million

A few mobile notes … EBay set records during the 2009 Christmas shopping season with sales via mobile applications. It seems the iPad application is likely to do even better. The average EBay spend on its iPad application is higher than iPhone users and is 50 percent higher than the PC /Web average, an EBay official told the National Retail Federation's Shop.org conference. According to an



Detroit papers launch mobile apps

The Detroit News and the Detroit Free Press have new mobile applications for iPhone, Android and Blackberry, and all three are sponsored by the Southeast Michigan Ford Dealers. The new applications, developed by DoApp Inc., were announced by Detroit Media Partnership, which manages the business functions of the News and the Free Press. The partnership is operated by Gannett, owner of the Free Pre

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French Yellow Pages – Annoncesjaunes.fr – launches on iPhone

French Yellow Pages – Annoncesjaunes.fr – launches on iPhone

Annoncesjaunes.fr has launched a free iPhone application which gives access to 725,000 adverts for buying or renting property in France. Searches are filtered by type and a geolocalisation facility enables a search by radius from current position as well as alerts when new ads meet user criteria. The application combines with the iPhone camera to allow user-taken photographs to be add

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U.K. jobsite’s iPhone app gains ground

U.K. jobsite’s iPhone app gains ground

U.K. job search engine AllTheTopBananas.com claims that iPhone apps are enjoying a spike in usage: “Most applications have enjoyed a 20 percent increase in downloads,” declares ATTB's managing director Dave Martin. “In addition the applications’ usage has seen an increase. This means there are more searches and more jobs being viewed per user, which obviously leads to job applications.

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Aussies get app fever

The iPad only launched in Australia last Friday but it’s already captured the public’s imagination like no product since, well, the iPhone. Aussies are going app crazy and newspapers have been some of the very first

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Urbanizer “moody” IPhone app by YellowPages.ca

Urbanizer “moody” IPhone app by YellowPages.ca

Yellow Pages Group, tasked with harnessing the wisdom of the crowd, recently launched the Urbanizer IPhone application for English and French-speaking consumers looking for dining places. Powered by YellowPages.ca, Urbanizer helps consumers find Canadian-based restaurants in Montreal, Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary and Ottawa, basing search re

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New NYTimes.com real estate vertical, IPhone app

New NYTimes.com real estate vertical, IPhone app

NYTimes.com just announced  the launch of its redesigned Real Estate section  with enhanced search functionality and more comprehensive market data. Search enhancements include filters for price reductions, new listings (those posted in the last seven days), and for sale by owner properties.  Gabriels Technologies re

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AutoRevo mobile for dealers: IPhone app, black-book values

AutoRevo mobile for dealers: IPhone app, black-book values

AutoRevo, provider of auto dealer Web sites and on-demand software, just announced the addition of Black Book Guide integration for AutoRevo Mobile, its IPhone inventory management tool for dealers.

“I have never been more excited about a product release than I am for this one,” said Chad Polk, CEO of AutoRevo, in the

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iPad: A name without an identity

The tech world worked itself into a frenzy as it anticipated the unveiling of Apple's new tablet device, and rarely has there been so much fuss over such an incremental change in technology.

At least that's what it seemed like when I first started reading about the new iPad during and after Steve Jobs' press event Wednesday. After

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Why Google’s Nexus One is important for publishers

Google's recent introduction of its Nexus One mobile smartphone is yet another signal to publishers that it's time to board the "mobile train."

By itself, the Nexus One isn't a huge advancement in mobile device technology, but Google's entry into the phone market with both Nexus One and with the Android operating system last year

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