Category: Apple

Using push notifications for mobile app retention

For mobile marketers, the stakes have never been higher. Apps are continuing to lose more and more users. How is this happening? And more importantly, how can we make it stop? Let’s face it, not every app can be Snapchat...

/ June 14, 2018

How will GDPR affect PPC marketers in the US?

With the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), search marketers targeting the European Union (EU) have had performance ad capabilities ripped right out from under their feet. Given technical and privacy limitations existing before GDPR, performance marketers may...

/ June 12, 2018

Apple’s latest ARKit preps augmented reality to become pervasive reality

This week, augmented reality took another step toward becoming much more than just an add-on. On Monday, at its Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose, California, Apple introduced the next gen of its ARKit augmented reality platform. Version 2 allows multiple...

/ June 6, 2018

Apple and Google try to help you curb your smartphone compulsions

Google and Apple are having their “Alfred Nobel moment.” Nobel was the Swedish inventor of dynamite who also established the Nobel Prize. Yesterday, Apple introduced a range of features at its WWDC developer conference that are intended to help you spend less...

/ June 5, 2018

Taking aim at Facebook & others: Apple says it is ‘shutting down’ tracking from Like & Share buttons and conversation platforms

Apple further entrenched its strategic positioning as privacy protector against the ad tech ecosystem at WWDC, its annual developer conference, on Monday. Apple is taking aim at Facebook’s Like buttons, Disqus comments widgets and other third-party APIs that can be used...

/ June 5, 2018

Apple’s WWDC 2018 keynote: An overview of the announcements

Earlier today Apple wrapped its WWDC 2018 developer keynote, with a long list of announcements. Apple has four platforms, iOS, MacOS, Apple TV and WatchOS. Each one saw new upgrades or features. We’ll have “what it means” stories about several...

/ June 4, 2018

Samsung stung by $539 million jury verdict in Apple patent defeat

In the endless patent war between Apple and Samsung, Apple has again been awarded a massive jury verdict against the South Korean company. Earlier today, Apple was granted $539 million by the federal jury in the US. Originally, Apple won a...

/ May 25, 2018

All Apple News publishers can now use DoubleClick for Publishers to serve direct-sold ads

Apple has rolled out the ability for all publishers to use DoubleClick for Publishers (DFP) for ad serving in their Apple News content, according to Digiday. Apple has been testing the use of Google-owned DFP with some publishers since last...

/ May 16, 2018

Report: Sales of Apple smart speaker stall

Sales of Apple’s HomePod smart speaker have stalled, according to new data from Slice Intelligence. Since its launch in January, HomePod managed to capture 10 percent of sales; however, more recently, sales have slowed significantly. The data, first reported by...

/ April 12, 2018