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Articles tagged with: mobile platforms

Mobile Media Consumption Increases 6-Fold

According to research by Limelight Networks, data shows that consumers use up 600% more media through mobile platforms in the first five months of this year compared to the same period last year. Now, we aren’t talking about a jump in usage now, compared to 2005. We are comparing these stats to last year’s numbers!

So what’s causing the rapid growth in media consumption? Well, aside from talking about Android trends, the increasing hardware that is available on phones, more video network choices, and unlimited mobile broadband plans (through some carriers) , coupled with the ever growing number of apps on the market, is making people go a bit cuckoo.

Google Plays With A New Mobile Layout

Google has started to deliver a new update on its mobile platforms. The new interface has a simpler, cleaner look and gives users some new options to make their mobile experience just a bit smoother. The user-interface allows for easier navigation to YouTube, Gmail, and other frequently used apps.

The new interface also carries a dedicated search panel that contains the bare bone essentials (Google News, Video, Finance, Maps, iGoogle, Books, Youtube, and Blogs Search). Through the new menu, search results are filtered down and displayed by colorful icons (ah, time to get cozy with our favorite technology!)