Smartphones in California to require kill switches

Posted - 27th August 2014 in Mobile Marketing

A law has been passed in California that states new mobile phones will have anti-theft kill switches.

by Dan Moores

Apple and Samsung drop legal cases outside of US

Posted - 6th August 2014 in Mobile Marketing

Apple and Samsung are to withdraw all non-US lawsuits they have filed against each other.

by Dan Moores

Apple releases new iPhone 5S advert

Posted - 4th August 2014 in Mobile Marketing

Even though the iPhone 6 is set to appear very soon, another 5S advert has been produced.

by Dan Moores

Amazon Fire phone released in US

Posted - 28th July 2014 in Mobile Marketing

The long-anticipated Amazon Fire phone, with its modified Android OS, is now available in the United States.

by Dan Moores

Apple releases quarterly earnings report

Posted - 23rd July 2014 in Mobile Marketing

Apple's latest quarterly earnings report reveals both revenue and profit increases year-on-year.

by Dan Moores

Google adds pressure to make websites mobile friendly

Posted - 15th July 2014 in Mobile Marketing

Now the search engine notifies its users when a website is incompatible with their device.

by Martin Lindley

Apple denies iPhone threatens Chinese security

Posted - 14th July 2014 in Mobile Marketing

Apple has insisted that the iPhone's 'frequent locations' tracking feature does not pose a threat to Chinese national security.

by Dan Moores

Gartner predicts tablet to overtake PC

Posted - 8th July 2014 in Mobile Marketing

Gartner predicts tablets will overtake PC sales, as more users turn to mobile devices.

by Martin Lindley

Samsung unveils new operating system

Posted - 2nd June 2014 in Mobile Marketing

Samsung is to release its first smartphone featuring a new operating system, Tizen.

by James Riches

24 more companies adopt Google app indexing

Posted - 7th April 2014 in Mobile Marketing

Brands such as Tripadvisor and Tumblr have adopted Google's app indexing for mobile search.

by James Riches

Google facing in-app purchases lawsuit

Posted - 12th March 2014 in Mobile Marketing

A US mother has filed a lawsuit after her child spent £40 on virtual crystals through Google Play.

by Rachel Hand

Google unveils 3D capable smartphone

Posted - 21st February 2014 in Mobile Marketing

Google has described these devices as experimental smartphones for the adventurous.

by Lauren Knowles

British Airways to allow gadget use

Posted - 19th December 2013 in Mobile Marketing

Customers will be able to use electric devices during take-off and landing for the first time.

by James Riches

Google introduces smartphone errors tool

Posted - 6th December 2013 in Mobile Marketing

Smartphone crawl errors can now be identified on Google Webmaster Tools.

by Lauren Knowles

Rumours surface of a large curved iPhone

Posted - 12th November 2013 in Mobile Marketing

Bloomberg has reported that Apple is developing a large curved screen iPhone in competition with Samsung's Galaxy Round.

by Danielle Middleton

Wozniak wants Apple to work with rivals

Posted - 4th November 2013 in Mobile Marketing

Apple co-founder thinks technology would benefit from an exchange of ideas with competitors such as Google and Samsung.

by James Riches

Google launch Android 4.4 and Nexus 5

Posted - 1st November 2013 in Mobile Marketing

After a slight delay, Google release the highly-anticipated Android software update and the Nexus 5 smartphone.

by Rachel Hand

Nokia and Microsoft reveal a new phablet

Posted - 22nd October 2013 in Mobile Marketing

In the wake of Microsoft's buyout of Nokia's handset business, Nokia has unveiled its latest Lumia products with Windows OS.

by Danielle Middleton

Study suggests shift to mobile as main screen

Posted - 21st October 2013 in Mobile Marketing

Young adults are increasingly treating their mobile as their main screen, creating a key opportunity for brands to engage with consumers.

by James Riches

Apple recruits fashion CEO

Posted - 15th October 2013 in Mobile Marketing

Apple recruits a high-flier from the fashion world with new hiring of Burberry's Angela Ahrendts to the technology power house.

by Danielle Middleton

Improved Google Analytics for Mobile Apps

Posted - 4th October 2013 in Mobile Marketing

Full Google Analytics and Google Play integration has been introduced to help app developers.

by Lauren Knowles

Tesco joins tablet market

Posted - 23rd September 2013 in Mobile Marketing

Tesco will release their new Hudl tablet on September 30, priced at £119.

by James Riches

Facebook usage stats reveal mobile is king

Posted - 14th August 2013 in Mobile Marketing

The vast majority of the UK's Facebook users visit via mobile - what does this mean for advertisers?

by Rachel Hand

BlackBerry faces risk of company sale

Posted - 13th August 2013 in Mobile Marketing

BlackBerry are exploring strategic alternatives following disastrous sales of BB10 earlier this year.

by Danielle Middleton

Latest Apple product launch date revealed

Posted - 12th August 2013 in Mobile Marketing

Apple is expected to launch its newest iPhone model and a low-cost version of iPhone 5 on September 10.

by James Riches

Google announces top mobile page speed tips

Posted - 9th August 2013 in Mobile Marketing

Guidelines on how to deliver your mobile site content in less than one second.

by Lauren Knowles

Google tests new local news product

Posted - 1st August 2013 in Mobile Marketing

Google looks to own the local news space by cleverly placing the information in the contextually relevant Google Now service.

by Lauren Knowles

Apple ends app store dispute with Amazon

Posted - 10th July 2013 in Mobile Marketing

Lawsuit over the usage of the term 'app store' is dropped, allowing Amazon to continue using it.

by Rachel Hand

Apple loses patent battle to rivals Samsung

Posted - 5th June 2013 in Mobile Marketing

Apple products could face a ban in the US following a ruling by the ITC.

by Danielle Middleton

Yahoo to potentially invest in Tumblr

Posted - 17th May 2013 in Mobile Marketing

Is Marissa Mayer set to make a possible game-changing acquisition to target a more mobile demographic?

by Lauren Knowles

Facebook vs Google Plus

Posted - 21st August 2012 in Facebook, Google, Mobile Marketing, Online Marketing, Social Media

Google+ has quickly accumulated passionate users - but Facebook still has the numbers.

by Liane Baddeley

Get started in mobile marketing

Posted - 5th July 2012 in Design, Facebook, Mobile Marketing, Online Marketing, SEO, Technology

A mobile website could uncover a new audience for your business.

by Liane Baddeley

Android apps 4 of the best

Posted - 18th April 2012 in Design, Mobile Marketing, Google, Technology

I no longer ask people whether they have a smartphone. Instead I ask, 'do you have an iPhone, or do ..

by Jennifer Leonard

Mobile web or Responsive Web Design?

Posted - 21st February 2012 in Design, Mobile Marketing, Internet News, Browsers

Same goal, different methodA boom in mobile technology in recent years means that the internet can ..

by Chris Au

How landing page optimisation can improve a mobile campaign

Posted - 12th September 2011 in Mobile Marketing

Another step forward for mobile advertisingThe emergence of the smartphone has resulted in a huge ..

by Lauren Knowles

Tweet Gig: Stand-up comedy embraces Twitter

Posted - 8th April 2011 in Mobile Marketing, Social Networking

Working the TwittersphereUsing social networking to sell a product is an avenue which has been ..

by Michael Thornton

Confusion, frustration, anticipation? It can only be the iPhone 5

Posted - 4th April 2011 in Design, Mobile Marketing, Technology, Apple

Mystery surrounds the release date of the iPhone 5Apple has almost recovered from the dreaded ..

by Jack Titley

Smartphone Market Share Q4 2010

Posted - 22nd February 2011 in Mobile Marketing

Nokia records smartphone market share drop as Google claims top spotThe year 2010 ended with Google ..

by Michael Thornton

How-Do you make a mobile site?

Posted - 18th January 2011 in SEO, Design, Mobile Marketing, Internet, Team News, Technology, Manchester, Apple

theEword launches new How-Do mobile site in less than one monthEasier to use, quicker and it takes ..

by Richard Frost

Battle of the Smartphones

Posted - 9th December 2010 in Mobile Marketing, Google, Technology, Microsoft, Apple

This week's news that Google has released their latest smartphone, the Nexus S, comes at the end of ..

by Rachel Mackie

theEweekly Wrap - Android, Google and Twitter

Posted - 13th August 2010 in Design, Mobile Marketing, Social Media, Internet News, Weekly Wrap, Google, Twitter, Search News, Technology, Microsoft, Apple, Browsers

Android uprisingApple's iPhone woes continued this week after statistics revealed that ..

by Tom Mason

theEweekly Wrap - Social Sorted, Yahoo Japan, Google mobile

Posted - 30th July 2010 in SEO, PPC, Mobile Marketing, Social Media, Weekly Wrap, Twitter, Team News, Search News, Microsoft

Socially mindedtheEword and Juice Digital teamed up this week for 'Social Media. Sorted'; an event ..

by Tom Mason

theEweekly Wrap - World Cup, YouTube, Mobile marketing

Posted - 4th June 2010 in Mobile Marketing, Social Media, Weekly Wrap, Google, Facebook

SEO Africa World CupA new study from Hitwise has revealed the extent of World Cup fever in the ..

by Tom Mason

theEweekly Wrap - Paid links, Facebook and Apple

Posted - 27th May 2010 in SEO, Mobile Marketing, Social Media, Internet News, Weekly Wrap, Google, Facebook

Pay warGoogle got its war paint on this week in response to the news that a major UK newspaper was ..

by Tom Mason

Social media at SAScon - A review

Posted - 29th April 2010 in SEO, Mobile Marketing, Social Media, Online Marketing, Search News

Hundreds gathered in Manchester yesterday for the launch of SAScon, a new SEO and social conference ..

by Tom Mason

Nexus One UK launch imminent

Posted - 26th April 2010 in Design, Mobile Marketing, Google, Apple

It may have fallen off the radar somewhat in recent weeks but the Google phone is about to launch ..

by Richard Frost

theEweekly Wrap - Google, Mobile Marketing, Apple

Posted - 23rd April 2010 in Mobile Marketing, Internet News, Weekly Wrap, Google, Facebook

Spiderwebs A Google Webmaster Help thread has shed light on how often the search engine's spider ..

by Tom Mason

A guide to iPad ads on Google

Posted - 21st April 2010 in PPC, Design, Mobile Marketing, Online Marketing, Google, Technology

The iPad is the biggest product launch of the last few years. Google is the biggest provider of PPC ..

by Richard Frost

theEweekly Wrap - Bebo, The Telegraph and Apple's iAd

Posted - 9th April 2010 in SEO, Mobile Marketing, Social Media, Internet News, Google

Bebo bye-byeBebo, the struggling social media network, is in danger of being closed down after AOL ..

by Tom Mason

SEO for mobile sites

Posted - 7th April 2010 in SEO, Mobile Marketing

Senior programmer Adrian Mursec shares some top tips on mobile SEO.Mobile devices have come a long ..

by Adrian Mursec

theEweekly Wrap - Google and China, Twitter spam and Yahoo mobile

Posted - 25th March 2010 in SEO, Mobile Marketing, Social Media, Internet News, Weekly Wrap, Google, Twitter

Google's gambleGoogle followed through on its threat to stop censoring results from the Chinese ..

by Tom Mason

Meet the team - Rick Roberts, online marketing assistant

Posted - 25th January 2010 in PPC, Mobile Marketing, Online Marketing, Team News

Today, theEword meets Rick Roberts, the fresh-faced postgrad currently on a three-month placement ..

by Tom Mason

theEweekly Wrap - Haiti, Apple search engine, paywalls and Bill Gates

Posted - 22nd January 2010 in SEO, PPC, Mobile Marketing, Internet News, Weekly Wrap, Online Marketing, Google, Twitter, Social Networking, Facebook

Internet donates for Haiti disasterThe internet rallied in support of the victims of the Haiti ..

by Tom Mason

Meet the team - Emily McCleave, online marketing

Posted - 18th January 2010 in PPC, Mobile Marketing, Online Marketing, Team News

Emily joins theEword as part of a three-month placement in conjunction with the Manchester Masters ..

by Tom Mason

theEweekly Wrap - Google Caffeine, Facebook and the Nexus One

Posted - 8th January 2010 in SEO, Mobile Marketing, Weekly Wrap, Online Marketing, Google, Team News, Search News, Facebook

Groundhog JanuaryThe new year has kicked off - much as 2009 did - with a Google PageRank update. ..

by Tom Mason

Nexus One Google's take on online retail

Posted - 6th January 2010 in Design, Mobile Marketing, Google

No prizes for guessing what's the big story of the week. Yesterday, Google finally lifted the lid ..

by Richard Frost

Breaking News - iPhone apps reviewed

Posted - 14th December 2009 in Mobile Marketing

iPhone Apps are big business. There are over 100,000 different applications – ranging from ..

by Tom Mason