I wrote the Mobile First Web Second blog post a few years ago. In that post, I talked about apps that were designed to be used on mobile primarily with the web as a companion.
The world just changed yesterday.
A light bulb goes off. You have the next great idea for a mobile app that you want to develop. It’ll change lives.
by David Armano | 8:03 AM July 18, 2012
UPDATE : There is now a full iPhone market projection with regional and quarterly breakdowns of the numbers, to show what Apple needs to sell to get to 10 M by end of 2008.
Looming over the Internet industry is the mismatch between the growth in mobile usage and mobile monetization. Most recently, it was the risk factor that helped take down Facebook’s ill-fated IPO roadshow, when the company warned at the last minute publicly (and perhaps more emphatically privately) that mobile monetization really wasn’t keeping pace. So it’s quite topical that today at D10 , Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers venture capitalist and former Wall Street analyst Mary Meeker is delivering one of her famed Internet trends presentations by depicting the opportunity for mobile advertising.
Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster today issued a report on his firm's latest semi-annual survey of U.S. teenagers, the 23rd such survey in the firm's history. The results of the extensive survey of 5,600 U.S. high school students show that 34% of surveyed students now own an iPhone, an all-time high in the survey and double the percentage seen just a year ago.
Adrian Dennis/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images Instead of going through life staring into a mobile device, people one day may be able to wear a computer.
Mobile’s overall share of Web traffic in the United States has increased to about 9% (according to StatCounter ) which is also the same percentage of Quantcast’s Top Million sites that are deemed ready for mobile in 2012 according to data from the Mongoose Metrics Data Series .
The debate over whether supporting the Adobe Flash plug-in on mobile devices is a feature or not is over.