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Locket Android App Pays People to Look at Ads
July 26, 2013

How do you get more consumers to look at ads on their smartphones? Simple — you pay them. That’s the concept behind Locket, a new Android app that causes ads to appear on a smartphone user’s lock screen. It works like this — when you see the ad on your lock screen, you have the…

Poor Mobile Optimization Could Affect Google Rankings
July 18, 2013

More and more people are using smartphones to surf the web, and Google wants their search experience to be as rich as that of desktop users. All too often, though, smartphone users visit a site with their phone only to find error pages or irrelevant content and leave in frustration. In an effort to help…

Twitter Updates Apps for iPhone, Android
June 28, 2013

Twitter has improved the process of adding photos, previewing tweets, tweeting from multiple accounts, and more for iPhone and Android users, according to a recent announcement. The updates now allow users to see their photo in its entirety before they post it instead of a cropped version, and also make it easier to post photos…

Unlocking Cell Phones Legal? The Official White House Response
April 08, 2013

Are you thinking about changing cellular phone providers? Don’t expect to bring your cellphone with you. An October 2012 decision by the Library of Congress removes the unlocking of cell phones from the list of exceptions to the Digital Millenium Copyright Act (DMCA).  A locked cell phone will only operate with the cellular company where it…

Yahoo Embraces Social Media, Partners with Facebook
March 01, 2013

Yahoo is making changes. For the first time in four years, the website is re-designed and incorporates social media features such as newsfeed that are familiar to Facebook users. Partnering with Facebook New CEO Marissa Mayer is making a push to increase Yahoo’s page visits as well as revenue. In recent years, Yahoo has experienced…

Maximize Your Website with Responsive Web Design
February 22, 2013

Mobile web browsing is projected to overtake desktop-based browsing within three to five years, meaning that if you have a website that is not compatible with new, ever evolving mobile technology your business may be in trouble. Is your company’s website compatible? If you are not using a responsive web layout, the answer is very…

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