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Yes, Apple Will Now Take Your Old Android Device

Yes, Apple Will Now Take Your Old Android DeviceFor years, Apple has gladly accepted trade-ins of old Apple products — Macs, iPhones, and more.

But only now is Apple finally ready to begin accepting hardware from its leading rivals in the mobile tech space.

“We’ll give you credit for your device,” Apple says, while stopping short of naming Android and Windows devices. “Get credit for your iPhone, iPad, or Mac, and eligible smartphones and PCs from other manufacturers. Depending on the device, take it to an Apple Retail Store or get started online.”
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What Google’s Algorithm Change Means for Holdouts on Mobile Responsive Websites

What Google's Algorithm Change Means for Holdouts on Mobile Responsive WebsitesDo users on mobile want mobile-friendly results when they do searches on their phones? Of course they do. After all, it makes sense in our increasingly mobile age — especially to the folks at Google.

“When it comes to search on mobile devices, users should get the most relevant and timely results, no matter if the information lives on mobile-friendly web pages or apps,” said Google in a recent blog post. “As more people use mobile devices to access the internet, our algorithms have to adapt to these usage patterns.”

And for those who don’t adapt? There could be problems. Big problems, particularly with regard to how Google treats your website in its search engine.

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DataXu Aims to ‘Solve’ Cross-Device Management

DataXu Aims to 'Solve' Cross-Device ManagementWhenever a potential issue stands to be “solved” by a new solution, people take notice.

For that reason, all eyes are on DataXu today. The provider of programmatic marketing software recently announced the launch of OneView, a new technology that enables cross-device data management, targeting and measurement.

The company says it solves cross-device management with the launch of OneView.
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mHealth News: What You Need to Know

mHealth News What You Need to KnowHere are some of the top stories in healthcare, telemedicine, and mobile health that our sister site mHealthWatch has been monitoring this past week.

SolePower Pioneer Showcases Mobile Energy Solution at SXSW 2015
mobileStorm CEO Jared Reitzin caught up with entrepreneur Matt Stanton, CEO of SolePower, at SXSW. SolePower is an inspiring startup aiming to bring to market new insoles that generate on-the-go (and renewable) power — a mobile energy solution for millions of people around the world who could benefit from such a resource.

Research Shows Mobile Medical Apps Are Good for Our Health
Freshly published findings from a new study conducted by Research Now is providing some positive insight for those who may otherwise doubt the value of mobile medical apps being good for our health.

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Will Mobile Marketers Experiment with Live Video on Twitter?

Will Mobile Marketers Experiment with Live Video on TwitterIf there’s anything as hot as social media for marketers today, it’s video. And with more opportunities sprouting up for businesses and marketers to capitalize on video through Twitter, the microblogging giant is getting a second wind and a second chance to attract countless marketers who have seemingly turned their attention away from Twitter and toward Facebook.

Yesterday, Twitter introduced Periscope, a new app “that lets you share and experience live video from your mobile phone.”

Calling it a perfect complement to Twitter, the company acquired Periscope in January and has been busy prepping it for its big repurposed debut ever since.

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Here’s What Happened in Mobile Marketing This Week

Here’s What Happened in Mobile Marketing This WeekIn case you missed it, here are some of the top stories in mobile marketing and advertising we’ve been following this week.

SXSW Accelerator Award Winner Mats Horn Touts Tinitell in MMW Exclusive
mobileStorm CEO Jared Reitzin called it like he saw it. Last week at SXSW, Reitzin told Tinitell creator Mats Horn that the wearables innovator would have the “last laugh” after his presentation at the SXSW Accelerator event.

Moving Mountains: mobileStorm CEO Jared Reitzin Chats with David Denberg About The Future of Summit at Powder Mountain
For entrepreneurs, Utah has become a magical destination of sorts. Seven years ago, a small band of entrepreneurs — among them, Elliott Bisnow, Brett Leve, Jeff Rosenthal, Jeremy Schwartz, and Ryan Begelman — founded what would become the Summit Series.

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More Mobile Tech Checking Into the Physical Gaming World

More Mobile Tech Checking Into the Physical Gaming WorldAccording to a new report from our sister site mGamingWatch, Aristocrat is coming to NIGA 2015 next week to show off its new Mobile Concierge app.

Headed straight for the company’s Oasis 360 solution, Mobile Concierge is a mobile app that lets players to have full touch-point access to their favorite casino, increasing player loyalty and reducing your costs.

“Our Oasis 360 solution team constantly looks for ways to develop and incorporate innovative technology that will deliver a powerful user experience, with both operators and patrons; and Mobile Concierge is an incredibly exciting step forward that will take operators to the next level,” Angelo Palmisano, Aristocrat’s Vice President of System Product, is quoted in the report.
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