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- 21 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- 13 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- 9 readers -
  • App Search Engine Quixey Annouces China Deal With Alibaba

    App search engine Quixey has announced a relationship with Alibaba in China that will bring its search capabilities to the latter’s mobile operating system YunOS. Quixey enables users to search for content within apps — essentially what Google does for PC search Quixey is doing for apps. Quixey calls this “functional search.

    Greg Sterling/ Search Engine Land- 21 readers -
  • Apple revamps mobile ads with retargeting options

    … to make advertising a core part of its business. What’s more, Apple CEO Tim Cook wrote the following in September in an open letter to customers: “Our business model is very straightforward: We sell great products. We don’t build a profile based on your email content or Web browsing habits to sell to advertisers. We don’t “monetize” the information you…

    John Mcdermott/ Digidayin Google Facebook Twitter Retargeting- 19 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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