To an advertiser you are many things: you are where you are, what you read, the tools you use, the games you play, and the people you contact. This means that the data inside your smartphone is a gold mine to advertisers, and many companies have begun mining that data through tracking on mobile websites and in mobile applications.
What type of world would we live in if it didn't involve fake deaths, three billion dollar offers, crack smoking mayors and even Chinese reform? Reality? Surely not? In what can only be described as a 'turbulent' week, we have seen stories surface from seemingly poor political and financial decisions to the downright bizarre.
I heard murmurings of a new dating app called Tinder. Someone had dressed it as "Grindr, but for straight people". Now, for all of you who don't know, Grindr is - in my limited knowledge - an app that uses your location to search for potential mates that are in your area. You make contact. You agree to meet. You agree to meat.
For decades, TV has had a prosperous reign as king of the living room. Entertaining millions daily, it's no wonder we've given the medium ultimate reverence. But just as a monarch's underlings often seek to usurp them, tablets and mobile devices are rising up and gradually stealing attention from TV's once captive and faithful audience.
Have you heard the latest buzz word in the business world? Big data is the talk of the town, and it's no surprise. Consumers have been pledging their undying love for data visualizations for a while now, and data is just so darn fun to mine, aggregate, analyze and visualize that it's easy to obsess over a data set all day long.
We can all face it guys, we aren't perfect or anywhere close to perfect. For some of us, we need as much help as possible to keep our relationships in working condition. Here are 3 apps that can keep us all out of the doghouse if used wisely. In today's world we don't always have to be thoughtful if we have the correct apps which can do the thinking for us!
Our world evolves at an unimaginable speed. We have become so impatient and demanding, that we even expect that after a few meditation sessions we will be as zen as the Dalai Lama, but the reality is far from there, even if positive changes happen after a few sessions, it takes weeks, before we start to really notice the benefits.
You could be forgiven for thinking the main point of mobile technology is to liberate you from your home devices – not just your landline phone but ...