Tag: mobile

Super Bowl 2012 commercials use Web, mobile technology to further engage viewers

Super Bowl 2012 commercials use Web, mobile technology to further engage viewers
Super Bowl 2012 (XLVI) featured a host of advertisements from movie trailers to uniquely creative commercials selling cars. In case you happened to miss a few, which is very likely during any Super Bowl no matter how attentive one is, you can always brush up and watch all of the commercials online now afterwards. For... Read more »

Everything is mobile for 'CyberWalkAbout', Chicago app development company

Everything is mobile for 'CyberWalkAbout', Chicago app development company
It shows a dedication and focus on the city of Chicago when some of a development company’s most well-known products are built around the Chicago lifestyle. CyberWalkabout is a mobile app development company that has been a part of the Chicago technology business for exactly a year now. Established on December 12, 2010 by CEO... Read more »

More on recent state, future of Adobe Flash for mobile and Flex, from a Chicago viewpoint

More on recent state, future of Adobe Flash for mobile and Flex, from a Chicago viewpoint
It seems as if a lot of people are wondering about the future of Adobe Flash, Flex framework, and AIR, lately. These three Web technologies make up the Adobe Flash Platform, and after the Adobe announcement that they would stop development on the Flash Player for mobile, many are asking just what this will mean... Read more »
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Adobe Flash, Edge, and how future transition to HTML5 for mobile impacts creative agencies and rich media

Adobe Flash, Edge, and how future transition to HTML5 for mobile impacts creative agencies and rich media
Recently it was announced by Adobe that they would cease further development on their mobile Flash Player, which is used to display animated features of Web sites, and a lot of Web video, ads and rich media applications on the mobile Internet. They determined it would be best to focus on HTML5 as the future... Read more »

A look at Adobe Edge, HTML and Adobe Flash: How they can work together with rich media and mobile tech

A look at Adobe Edge, HTML and Adobe Flash: How they can work together with rich media and mobile tech
During Social Media Week in Chicago, there was the monthly Chicago Flex gathering at the TechNexus downtown. As part of the meeting, the new Adobe Edge was shown off and discussed. During this, several things came to mind of the possibilities with Edge. The Web design industry and the Web itself is thriving with the... Read more »

Introducing Media Tech Connection blog app for Android mobile devices

Screenshot of Media Tech Connector app
Get connected to your tech news with Media Tech Connector! Introducing Media Tech Connector, a new application for Android smartphones that supplies news headlines from the Media Tech Connection blog, and what appears to be the first app available for a ChicagoNow blog. Media Tech Connector will now also provide the top ten technology news... Read more »
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Recent Adobe Flash innovations for use in future mobile devices

Adobe Flash has come a long way since its beginning. It started as a program for creating animations in an interface that uses a timeline or coding environment for the animation effects in traditional Web sites for PCs only. A powerful tool, Flash garnered a lot of attention in recent years, both good and bad... Read more »

Weekly Tech events week of June 13: Designing for Mobile devices, "The Cable Show", World IPv6 Day, and Wordpress development

This June begins a heatwave of tech events around the greater Chicago area. It has been a busy season for advancements in Internet technology. The events for this week range mostly around designing and developing for the Web and mobile. Tuesday kicks off an event for one of the more popular topics of emerging mobile... Read more »

Groupon Now!™ introduced for Chicago customers

Groupon has given access to their newest idea in their lineup of group buying power products, and for now it’s available to Chicagoans only. Groupon Now! works similarly to the old service but includes “a new way to find great deals nearby to use right now,” as explained by a recent Groupon update. “Any time you’re hungry... Read more »
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Upcoming Chicago Social Media marketing conferences

Spring is a time for social media summits in the city of Chicago. There is an upcoming Social Media Summit taking place in Chicago on April 6, 2011.   This conference is for those who want to take advantage of the the potential of social media such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, blogging and Text Messaging.   Created by the... Read more »