20 Sep 2011
So, Google has bought mobile phone company Motorola Mobility for US$12.5 billion. What does that mean for you and me on the street? Well, I think it means that Google is stepping up its battle with Apple. I also think the move will accelerate the take-up of mobile browsing in general.
I’ve mentioned before that mobile browsing is fast growing in popularity – it is forecast by some to overtake PC browsing in the next five years – and I think that Google’s acquisition of Motorola will help drive this growth and maybe even accelerate it. It also makes mobile …
15 Jul 2011
Buying online – I’ve blogged recently about how we trust the internet more than we do the TV – but this time it’s a different aspect of e-commerce that’s on my mind. The launch of Google Wallet has got me thinking about mobile browsing and mobile payments.
Mobile payment is by no means a new format, and the technology is much more developed in the Far East, so Google is hardly a pioneer. However, it has the power to bring the technology to the masses and quickly. So, if I were an online retailer, I’d be seriously considering how my website …
07 Feb 2011
I’ve already mentioned that if a business really wants to make an impact online, its website has to be compatible with all sorts of screens, in particular mobile ones such as smartphones, iPads, etc. Well, how about screening your details straight onto people’s eyeballs?
Sound ridiculous? All a bit sci-fi? Not to some. According to an article I read the other day, that’s where the development of mobile internet access is going. And who is taking us there? None other than Facebook.
Around a third of Facebook traffic is already conducted using mobile devices and this percentage is expected to …
30 Apr 2010
This week some of the Chichester Design Team have been up in London at Internet World in Earls Court 2. The event is the leading digital marketing and online business expo with 300 exhibitors and 200 education sessions and Keynote presentations. We looked round the exhibitors stands and picked up some useful information.
We also attended several of the Keynote presentations including:
Google’s Peter Fitzgerald spoke on new realities for e-commerce. He showed us some impressive statistics about Google traffic and e-commerce ROI. The Keynote also featured some very interesting mobile developments on the Android platform, a live demo …
15 Jan 2010
Many people were stranded at home at the beginning of the New Year as a result of the adverse weather conditions. Some had to stay at home and look after their children due to school closure in the Chichester area and some were forced to stay at home because they were snowed in. However, there were a number of Chichester Design clients who were able to continue working, make money and keep their businesses running despite the weather.
Chichester Design’s customers now benefit from the best possible email services and support around with Google Apps. The service provides reliable, secure …