Advertisers Unite to Get Around Apple's Device ID Policy
Apple's decision to deprecate the Unique Device ID (UDID) for iOS devices has sent the mobile advertising and analytics industry into panic mode. Analytics and tracking services relied on the UDID for information about users' behavior and engagement. The UDID allowed developers, trackers and advertisers to send personalized push notifications, improve conversion rates and engage users. The easy solution UDID provided is now being taken away and the mobile ecosystem is scrambling for a solution.
HTC And Sprint Officially Unveil The New EVO 4G LTE
It’s hardly a surprise anymore (as is usually the case) but here it is anyway – Sprint CEO Dan Hesse and HTC President Jason Mackenzie have just taken the stage at their collaboration event in New York, and just officially unveiled the new EVO 4G LTE. First things first — there’s still no official release date yet, though the device will launch sometime in Q2 and pre-orders are set to begin on May 7. The Evo does have a price tag though, and Sprint customers can expect to shell out $199 for it.
Nokia Lumia 900 Teardown Reveals Mediocre Hardware
Nokia and Microsoft are betting big on the Lumia 900, hoping the device will help make a name for Windows Phone in the United States. The handset will be exclusively offered by AT&T for a mere $99.99 with a new two-year agreement on April 8th. TechRepublic on Tuesday cracked open the device and examined its internal components. The conclusion: mediocre hardware is the reasons for its low price.
Samsung Rolls Out Ultra High Speed MicroSD Cards Destined for LTE Phones and Tablets
While so far the Ultra High Speed Class 1 memory card designation has been reserved for SDXC and SDHC cards, Samsung just announced new microSD cards that support the faster interface as well. Currently being produced in 16GB sizes, they have maximum sequential read speeds of up to 80 MB/s, four times that of the high speed cards it introduced last year.