App wars

The question of apps vs the mobile web is still often poised. This contraposition blurs much more important distinctions that will determine the future of mobile content, applications and the mobile web itself. The ability to use web technologies to create mobile apps has led to a much broader base of developers, and as such, […]

Smartphone redux

Smartphone redux This post serves to summarize the current state of the smartphone market. Definitional vagueness Most definitions of smartphones are ostensive and, as such, involve pointing out examples of this or that phone being a “smartphone.”  However, there are some common themes used in defining the word smartphone:  Provides data access, namely Internet and […]