Internet technology and marketing

April 11, 2010

Internet via mobile

Filed under: internet technology — Tags: , , — webcubic @ 7:25 pm

In a recent article in the Los Angeles Times, there was mention of Internet usage on mobile devices.  It said that within five years, there will be more users accessing the Internet than personal computers.


January 6, 2010

New Google smart phone

Filed under: nexus one — Tags: , , — webcubic @ 11:22 pm

On January 5, Google released its Nexus One smart phone manufactured by a Taiwanese firm to Google specification.  It is available with T-Mobile service.

Why did Google release the new phone?  It is trying to grab a significant stake in the mobile market.  Industry experts have said that the future of online advertising might rest with mobile phones.

The Google phone sells (with a two year plan) for $179 compared to the iPhone at $199.  It is estimated to have 20,000 applications compared to the iPhone 100,000.

There is a good article in the Los Angeles Times business section.

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