PhoneGap is a Swiss Army knife for mobile app developers

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When developers have the ability to craft applications for multiple platforms with little to no barrier, amazing things can happen. 6Wunderkinder is a prime example of this, as it managed to deliver its popular Wunderlist productivity app to additional platforms in short order thanks to a partnership with Appcelerator. But not every...

Josh Clark debunks the 7 Myths of Mobile Web Design

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Josh Clark debunks the 7 Myths of Mobile Web Design

Today, at the Future of Web Design in New York City, Brooklyn based designer and developer Josh Clark took the stage to discuss the 7 Myths of Mobile Web Design. “Our jobs are getting harder… We’re inundated by all these different screens. But this is also really exciting. How often do new platforms come around?…We’ve got the...

13 iPhone, Android and Nokia PSDs for killer mobile mockups

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13 iPhone, Android and Nokia PSDs for killer mobile mockups

When it comes to designing for mobile devices, nothing beats seeing your work on the device you made it for. But before any code is deployed, your best bet is to rely on the highest quality mockups you can find — They’ll let you take advantage of any given product, both its strengths and its weaknesses. Designing within your constraints...

This Korean firm is serving news topped with insight from the blogosphere

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This Korean firm is serving news topped with insight from the blogosphere

Blogging is huge in South Korea, where most of the population go online everyday — through their phone, tablet device or personal computer — and local firm TNM is very much a major player in the space. Strong community The startup has built a 300 blogger strong platform of news and analysis based on partnering with some of the country’s...

The PR Pro’s Guide to Blogging

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The PR Pro’s Guide to Blogging

The Social PR Guide Series is supported by Mynewsdesk. Our online newsroom makes it easier to exchange news with key influencers, reach top of search engines and automatically update your social media channels. Lots of companies benefit from having a blog. For some, it’s a friendly, accessible way to say hi to devoted fans, curious...

Facebook’s Ad Revenue Hit $1.86B for 2010

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Facebook’s Ad Revenue Hit $1.86B for 2010

According to recently released figures from eMarketer, Facebook‘s revenue for advertising alone — which excludes revenue for virtual currencies and other sources — came to an astonishing $1.86 billion for all of last year. Not bad for a web startup that’s yet to see its seventh birthday. As we reported last month, Facebook was...

The 3 Most Effective Approaches to In-App Advertising

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The 3 Most Effective Approaches to In-App Advertising

A widely discussed article in Wired last summer posited the idea that the web is dead. The argument, which, on closer inspection appeared based on semantics, predicted that consumers would experience the web via peer-to-peer networks like Facebookand, increasingly, apps, in the future. If that proves to be the case, a dead web may be...

HOW TO: Get Started With Mobile Search Advertising

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The Future of Search Series is supported by SES Chicago Conference and Expo, the leading search, social and display conference. From November 14-18, get five days of education, inspiration and conversations with marketing experts from the digital space. Register with MASH20 to save 20%. Many recent years have been touted as “The Year...

Google Overtakes Yahoo in Display Advertising

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Google Overtakes Yahoo in Display Advertising

Google which long ago passed Yahooin search advertising, now has overtaken the company in display ads as well, according to IDC. Google claimed the number-one spot in U.S. display advertising in the first quarter, with 14.7% of the market ($396 million), up from 13.3% in Q4 2010. Yahoo’s hold on the market declined from 13.6% to 12.3%,...

Facebook Bug Revealed Mark Zuckerberg’s Private Photos

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Facebook Bug Revealed Mark Zuckerberg’s Private Photos

A bug in Facebook’s code briefly gave users access to other users’ Facebook photos — including those of Mark Zuckerberg — without permission Tuesday. Members of a body building forum first spotted the bug, which appeared in a new feature that allowed people to report multiple instances of inappropriate content simultaneously....