This week in mobile news, rumors surface about an Apple TV, Google releases new iOS apps, and we look back at mobile ‘winners and losers’ in 2012.
News and Insights
- CNET via WSJ – Apple TV is in ‘early stage of testing,’ report says
- Wired – Google released new versions of Maps and Gmail this month. Why are they helping their rival?
- TabTimes - Apple names best iPad apps of 2012
- CIO - Ban on smartphone tracking apps close to clearing first hurdle in Congress
- Mashable - Why 2013 Is the year of Responsive Web Design
- CIO – How can mobile devices transform the developing world?
- TabTimes – ‘Tablet Christmas’ to put pressure on IT departments after the holidays with BYOD
- CIO - RIM announces first major U.S. government trial for BlackBerry 10
- TNW – Entrepreneurs weigh in: 13 must-have features for your next mobile app
- GigaOm – Mobile winners and losers in 2012 and what to expect in 2013 (podcast)
- CIO – Slideshow: The latest in wearable computers
- Business Insider - Do leading publishers actually have a mobile strategy for Microsoft devices?
- CIO - Can Microsoft survive if Windows 8 fails?
- The Verge - The future of television has arrived: it’s called the iPad
- Luxury Daily – Fairmont Pacific Rim enhances hotel experience with innovative mobile technology for staff and guests
- CNN via Fortune – Exclusive Interview: Larry Page on Google
- PCMag - Augmented reality is revolutionizing the publishing industry (finally!)
- Parks Associates, Thomson Reuters - Surface RT sales could be a great…or a disaster
- IDC, Appcelerator – Mobile developers foresee surge in mobile commerce; interest in iOS remains strong
- Cisco – (Infographic) Gen Y’s Views on Technology
- IHS iSuppli - E-Reader sales forecasted to plunge as tablets take over
- CCS Insight – By 2013′s end, the average US household will have 7 connected devices