Mobile – Who is ruling World’s Largest Smartphone Market?

China’s smartphone market remains the largest in the world. Smartphone shipments in the second quarter amounted to 111.2 million units, up 4.6 percent from the previous year’s June quarter. It’s Chinese brands such as Huawei, OPPO and vivo who are dominating in home turf.

Infographic: Who Rules the World’s Largest Smartphone Market? | Statista
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Mobile Usability & Google Mobile-Friendly Test

With an increase in global web traffic from mobile devices & also studies showing that mobile visitors are more likely to revisit mobile-friendly sites, mobile usability has now become an imp part of search results. Mobile usability report helps identify issues affecting your pages. This can be used to fix errors & also their search performance & relevance. Most mobile browsers do not render Flash-based content. Also your pages should specify a viewport using the meta viewport tag

For the mobile friendly websites,

1) The viewing area should adjust to the device screen size
2) Content should flow in viewport
3) Scaling of the fonts
4) Buttons should be well placed & visible
5) Using mobile friendly tech for the mobile website

Six primary mobile usability errors are

1) Flash Usage
2) View Port Not configured
3) Fixed-width viewport
4) Content not sized to viewport
5) Small font size
6) Touch elements too close

Google Mobile-Friendly Test URl is https://www.google.com/webmasters/tools/mobile-friendly/. This test will analyze a URL and report if the page has a mobile-friendly design.

How to implement App Search Optimization – ASO for Mobile Apps

How to implement App Search Optimization – ASO for Mobile Apps

The Biggest Trends in Digital Media in 2015

Mobile traffic now exceeds desktop traffic for many publishers has been the most noteworthy development in 2015.

Less than 10 years ago, the smartphone was a niche gadget and now it is arguably the most important device for content consumption.

Infographic: The Biggest Trends in Digital Media in 2015  | Statista
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Mobile Usability & Google Mobile-Friendly Test

With an increase in global web traffic from mobile devices & also studies showing that mobile visitors are more likely to revisit mobile-friendly sites, mobile usability has now become an imp part of search results. Mobile usability report helps identify issuses affecting your pages. This can be used to fix errors & also their search performance & relevance. Most mobile browsers do not render Flash-based content. Also your pages should specify a viewport using the meta viewport tag

For the mobile friendly websites,

1) The viewing area should adjust to the device screen size

2) Content should flow in viewport

3) Scaling of the fonts

4) Buttons should be well placed & visible

5) Using mobile friendly tech for the mobile website

Six primary mobile usability errors are

1) Flash Usage
2) View Port Not configured
3) Fixed-width viewport
4) Content not sized to viewport
5) Small font size
6) Touch elements too close

Google Mobile-Friendly Test URl is https://www.google.com/webmasters/tools/mobile-friendly/. This test will analyze a URL and report if the page has a mobile-friendly design.

Who leads The Smartwatch Market ? – Samsung, Pebble, Fitbit, Sony & others

Infographic: Samsung Leads The Smartwatch Market | Statista
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World Association for Zoos and Aquarium (WAZA)’s new Mobile App for Biodiversity – Mysore Zoo Included in the App

WAZA, World Association for Zoos and Aquarium, has developed a set of tools which would engage zoo visitors in actions supporting biodiversity. One of the tools is a mobile app with games, quiz, actions & others. There are links in the app as well which can be shared on social media profiles. 400 Different animal species are found around the world & 40 of which are found in the Mysore zoo.

Images of animals are also included in the tool & users can also take pics & share on the social media. The app has been developed for ios/android & help users with conserving biodiversity. Mysuru Zoo, is a member of WAZA and helping on ‘Biodiversity is us’ in association with Zoo Outreach Organization, Coimbatore.

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