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

    …. Indeed, messaging apps dominate the rankings in Apple’s App Store and Google Play, the app marketplace for phones that run on Google’s Android mobile operating system. Facebook’s Messenger app, for example, outranked all social media apps, including Facebook itself, in both app stores as of Tuesday evening. Below are the three leading messaging…

    John Mcdermott/ Digidayin How To's- 18 readers -
  • WiFi in Cars? The Auto Industry Doesn’t Understand Me

    … wifi… through hotspots on my iPhone and my iPad. The car wifi announcement has put me over the edge. Outside of the GM chairman being a Telecom guy, I just can’t figure out why they’re going down this road. I don’t take my car everywhere, I take my phone everywhere. iPad sales and tablet sales are outselling every desktop out there. I’ve…

    Douglas Karr/ Marketing Technology Blog- 8 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 -
  • 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 -
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