Mobile Operating System

A mobile operating system, also referred to as mobile OS, is an operating system that operates a smartphone, tablet, PDA, or other mobile device. Modern mobile operating systems combine the features of a personal computer operating system with other features, including a touchscreen, cellular, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS mobile navigation, camera, video camera, speech recognition, voice recorder, music player, near field communication and infrared blaster.Mobile devices with mobile communications capabilities (e.g.
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  • How messaging apps are changing media distribution

    … Snapchat curates “snaps,” video or photo messages made by its users, that pertain to a particular event. Samsung sponsored a Snapchat story about the American Music Awards on Nov. 30, Macy’s sponsored a story about its own Thanksgiving parade, and Amazon sponsored a collection of Black Friday “snaps” (presumably to emphasize the horror of shopping…

    John Mcdermott/ Digidayin How To's- 17 readers -
  • WiFi in Cars? The Auto Industry Doesn’t Understand Me

    … device if the car is in an accident and power is unavailable would be something worth paying for. Car manufacturers shouldn’t be working on operating systems and wifi connectivity, they should be working to bring the car’s experience to applications on my phone… and then a system that plugs the car into my phone. Note: Photo is from Cadillac and is their CUE system. © 2014 DK New Media. …

    Douglas Karr/ Marketing Technology Blog- 5 readers -
  • Lord and Taylor Plans to Install Bluetooth Beacons in Stores Nationwide

    … compelling.” The small, thumb-sized devices use bluetooth low energy, a short-range radio signal, to communicate with shopper’s mobile devices nearby. Last summer, Apple added new iBeacon protocol to its then-new mobile operating system that provided an easier way for developers to allow applications to interact with beacon signals passively, opening…

    Steven Jacobs/ Street Fight- 7 readers -
  • Apple revamps mobile ads with retargeting options

    … store on your iPhone or in iCloud.” Apple does let iPhone users reset the advertising identifier used to serve them targeted ads via iAd, thus erasing all previously held information. Users interested in doing so can find the option by selecting “Settings,” then “Privacy” and then “Advertising” on their phones. Image via Shutterstock The post Apple revamps mobile ads with retargeting options appeared first on Digiday. …

    John Mcdermott/ Digidayin Google Facebook Twitter Retargeting- 15 readers -
  • What iOS 8 Holds in Store for Email

    … Just ahead of the iPhone 6 launch last week, Apple rolled out the latest version of its mobile operating system, iOS 8. The release brought a number of great new features, but it also contained a few bugs. We’ve conducted some testing on the Mail app in iOS 8 and have identified that HTML5 video is not functioning as expected. Videos appear…

    Laura Chau/ Movable Ink Blogin EMail- 2 readers -
  • Hootsuite Share Extension for iOS 8 Allows Third-Party Apps to Share to Facebook

    … such as Safari and Photos — with its announcement of the Hootsuite Share Extension. Hootsuite said the Hootsuite Share Extension allows users to publish mobile content, including links and photos, from any supported mobile devices and at the optimal time of day. Content can be shared to Facebook and other social networks, to multiple profiles, and users can schedule posts or use Hootsuite’s AutoSchedule feature. Links are automatically shortened, with trackable URLs. Readers: Are you ready for iOS 8? …

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 3 readers -
  • Search Preview In Apple’s iOS 8 Coming To The iPhone In One Week

    Apple announced the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus and announced iOS 8, the new mobile operating system for Apple devices, will be available September 17th, a week from today. Here is a preview of some of the new search features within iOS 8 including Bing results within Spotlight, the new settings for your default search engine and using “Hey Siri” to voice activate Siri on your iOS device.

    Barry Schwartz/ Search Engine Land- 8 readers -
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