Tag Archive: Mobile


Use The Gmail App To Share Links From Mobile Safari [iOS Tips]

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Mobile Safari has a great sharing feature, letting you send a web page to anyone via iMessage, Twitter, Facebook, or email. The bummer thing is, though, that if you hit Mail, your iPhone will wrest control from you and make you send via the built-in iOS Mail App.

But you don’t want to use Mail. You prefer the Gmail app, right? Of course you do. How the heck,  [Read More…]

Get Mobile Safari To Open Links In The Background [iOS Tips]

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One of the limitations of the iPhone and iPod touch version of Safari has always been a lack of tabbed browsing. Granted, there’s only so much space on the smaller mobile screen, but all the same – tabbed browsing is great.

So is being able to open tabs in the background, so that you can continue reading Cult oF Mac posts, but still save an interesting link in  [Read More…]

Clear Your Browsing History And Web Data From Mobile Safari [iOS Tips]

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With all the sites we visit on a daily basis on our iPhones and iPads, we are capturing and storing where we visit in the background of every web page we see. You may want to clear your browsing history or other stored web data from your iPhone from time to time, if you’re of a security or privacy turn of mind.

iOS makes it fairly simple to do  [Read More…]

Add International Top Level Domains To Safari Mobile Web Keyboard [iOS Tips]

International TLDs

You probably already knew about how to tap and hold on the .com button in your iOS version of Safari to bring up the top level domains that come with the basic web keyboard, right? Tap into the URL bar at the top of Safari, and the web keyboard will show up. Tap and hold on the .com button and you’ll see all the top level domain suffixes for .com,  [Read More…]

LinkedIn Acquires Mobile Newsreader Pulse For $90 Million

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LinkedIn has officially announced that it will acquire the popular mobile newsreader Pulse in a deal worth $ 90 million, following rumors that began circulating back in March. The company is hoping that the move will help it become the “definitive professional publishing platform,” expanding its business beyond the professional network it already provides.

Pulse has become one of the most popular newsreaders on mobile, with more than 30 million users  [Read More…]

Analyst Predicts “Killer App” For The iPhone 5S, Maybe iRadio Or Mobile Payments

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Like a psychic, the bread and butter of most analysts is to make wild predictions to their clients and then, when they don’t come true, pretend like those predictions were never made to begin with. When that fails, another ploys analysts, like psychics, sometimes use is overly vague predictions that could literally be fulfilled by anything.

Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty’s latest bit of soothsaying falls into the latter cam: she  [Read More…]

Virgin Mobile Is Giving Customers $100 To Ditch T-Mobile [Deals]

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The iPhone 5 is set to launch on T-Mobile this Friday along side T-Mobile’s new “uncarrier” no contract strategy. Not wanting to get left behind, Virgin Mobile is planning to win over T-Mobile’s pre-paid customers by offering them $ 100 to switch sides.

In a new ad campaign called “Retain Your Brain” Virgin is offering $ 100 to T-Mobile customers to move their number over to one of its unlimited  [Read More…]

Secret iOS Gestures: Move Between Tabs In Chrome Mobile [iOS Tips]

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Safari is a great browser on iOS, as well as the default one. Chrome is also a fantastic browser, and I find myself using it more and more as it integrates well with its Mac version, with bookmarks and such synching nicely due to a unified Google sign in.

Tabbed browsing is great on both the iPad and the iPhone, and Chrome implements it a bit differently per  [Read More…]

Safari Still King Of The Mobile Web With Over 61% Of Traffic

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Android may have a larger share of the smartphone market than iOS, but Apple’s Safari browser is still king of the mobile web. According to the latest market share data from Net Applications, Safari accounted for 61.79% of the mobile web traffic throughout March.

The latest figures show that Safari has actually gained more market share, jumping up from the 55.41% it saw in February. That’s despite  [Read More…]

Safari Still King Of The Mobile Web With Over 61% Of Traffic

Screen Shot 2013-04-03 at 16.36.59

Android may have a larger share of the smartphone market than iOS, but Apple’s Safari browser is still king of the mobile web. According to the latest market share data from Net Applications, Safari accounted for 61.79% of the mobile web traffic throughout March.

The latest figures show that Safari has actually gained more market share, jumping up from the 55.41% it saw in February. That’s despite  [Read More…]