5 Places to Use your Smartphone for Personal Use


Let’s get personal about our smartphones. We love them for business, and they’re a wonderful tool that makes every part of our lives easier. “Whether [you use your smartphone] as a second screen while viewing advertisements, settling a debate at a bar, looking for a specific address, whatever the place or time, your smartphone is the ultimate link to take immediate action in the digital space,” says Mike DiMarco, Director of Media, FiddleFly Inc. Here are 5 places you should always use your smartphone.

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App Developers Embracing Subscription Model


Earlier this year we wrote about how Android users are not buying apps. Earlier reports also stated that iPhone users buy more apps than Android users. Well, a Gigaom article suggests that those numbers are changing, but with a twist. According to the article, which cites data from Distimo, in-app purchases account for 72% of the revenue from the App Store, and a significant number of in-app purchases are being made with free apps.
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Fandango Mobile Sells 20% of Its Summer Movie Ticket Sales


Fandango must have seen the increase mobile sales coming because the company redesigned its mobile site in the spring of 2011, just ahead of the summer movie season. Designed specifically for consumers on the go, the mobile site allows filmgoers to browse through movies playing in their area, conduct a quick local search for movies that start within the hour by using the “Go Now” button and securely purchase tickets.

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