December 14, 2017

The Economist Group Launches 2012 Election App For Tablets

From MediaPost: The Economist Group is launching Electionism, a free HTML5 Web app for tablets, including iPad, Samsung Galaxy and Kindle Fire.  It culls content from The Economist and CQ Roll Call, including news and analysis about the upcoming presidential election. From Paid Content: Electionism, as the new product is called, includes content from The […]

STM Publishing: Springer Launches SpringerLink Mobile App for iPhone

From the Announcement: It is free to download from the iTunes App Store providing access to the science platform www.springerlink.com containing articles and chapters from over 2,000 peer-reviewed journals and 49,000 books. In total SpringerLink is offering over 5.4 million documents spanning every area of science, technology and medicine. The SpringerLink mobile app includes a […]

New Statistics: The Rise of Smartphones, Apps and the Mobile Web

Via the Nielsen Wire: Nielsen’s State of the Media: The Mobile Media Report (Q3 2011) provides a snapshot of the current mobile media landscape and audiences in the U.S… Key findings: The majority of 25-34 and 18-24 year olds now own smartphones (64% and 53% respectively); The majority of smartphone owners (62%) have downloaded apps […]

Articles on the Go: Emerald Launches iOS App

From Emerald: Emerald Group Publishing has announced the launch of the Emerald app. Providing access to almost 100,000 articles from Emerald journals, the Emerald App also allows users to synch their personal profiles for seamless research workflow and share results through social media for increased dissemination and impact. It is available now for free download […]

Booksellers Are Not Happy With Amazon's Price Check Promo Tomorrow

From the American Booksellers Association: “This week Amazon.com announced that customers who go into bricks-and-mortar stores on Saturday, December 10, use the company’s smartphone price check app on select products, and then purchase that product from Amazon will receive a discount of up to $5. While books were not included in the promotion, indie bookstores, […]

Google Targets Flipboard With New Currents App, Released Today for iOS and Android

From Gigaom: Google is getting into the personalized news-delivery app game with Google Currents, a new product available Thursday for Android and iOS devices. Currents is in the same wheelhouse as Flipboard, which launched its impressive iPhone app earlier this week. Does the search giant moving into this space mean smaller competitors should be worried? […]

New: A Large Collection of Mobile Web Stats and Charts (Mobile Web in Numbers)

An large and impressive compilation of stats and charts from the folks at Royal Pingdom. You’ll find statistics and charts in the following categories: Smartphones Mobile Data Mobile Web Browsing Mobile-specific or general-purpose sites Mobile websites versus apps Social Networking Mobile Commerce Tablets Almost all statistics include direct links to sources making the resource even […]

Wolfram|Alpha Releases "Lawyer's Professional Assistant" App

“Lawyer’s Professional Assistant” is the latest app release from Wolfram|Alpha. W|A mobile apps (iOS*) provides a variety of tools and features from their main database packaged specifically for various needs or user groups. In other words, a focused resources (vs using the entire database) that can make for easy/quick access and full utilization. To be […]

The Right Stuff: Heavy Duty Real-Time Airline Flight Tracking Tools

INFOdocket co-founder Gary Price has written a roundup of several flight tracking apps and web sites that provide access to real time info. The post was published on Search Engine Land (where Gary is a contributing editor). Some of the apps/sites are fairly new while others are old favorites including a look at apps and a […]

EBSCOhost App Now Available For Android Devices

From EBSCO: EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) has released an EBSCOhost Android app ensuring that Android device users can quickly and easily take full advantage of their premium EBSCOhost database content from wherever they happen to be. The Android app is the latest option in EBSCO’s mobile access technology –providing flexible access options for all popular mobile […]