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

    …, there are no ads in Messenger currently, although users can buy “stickers” (fancy emojis) if they’re so inclined. Snapchat Founded: May 2011 Valuation: $10 billion, according to The Wall Street Journal Users: More than 100 million monthly active users, two-thirds of whom use the app daily, per The Journal; 21.3 million unique U.S. users…

    John Mcdermott/ Digidayin How To's- 18 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- 6 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

    Apple’s release of its new mobile operating system last month came with an overlooked gift for marketers: the ability to retarget ads based on users’ in-app browsing behaviors. According to ad agencies, Apple is actively pitching the new capability as a way to effectively solve the mobile cookie problem.

    John Mcdermott/ Digiday- 16 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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