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Asia Pacific mobile ad market grows 17% in Q2 2011: InMobi

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InMobi, the world’s better absolute adaptable ad network, appear on Wednesday its Adaptable Insights Address – Asia Pacific Regional Summary for Q2 2011, advertisement a accretion of 8 billion ad impressions over Q1 2011. The Asia Pacific adaptable ad bazaar grew by 17% to over 55 billion annual ad impressions on the InMobi network. Following the all-around trend, smartphone consequence advance overtook that of avant-garde phones. The absolute address is based on abstracts sourced from InMobi’s all-around adaptable announcement arrangement which served 104.9 billion adaptable ad impressions in Q2 2011.

The address says that Asia Pacific adaptable impressions on the InMobi arrangement grew above 55 billion ad impressions in Q2 2011 with the the arena acquired over 8 billion annual impressions (17%) over Q1. Smartphone impressions grew alert as bound as avant-garde buzz impressions. Smartphones acquired over 3 billion impressions, accidental 39.5% of absolute advance in adaptable impressions in the region. With 27% bazaar share, Nokia OS charcoal the top operating arrangement in the region, although it absent 2.2 allotment credibility this quarter. Android and iPhone OS abide to abduction ample share, now apery 18.1% of all InMobi impressions in the Asia Pacific region, up from 13.5% in Q1 2011.

Nokia accessories represent the majority (51% share) of ad impressions in the region, while advance in Android helped Samsung and HTC accretion share. Samsung continues to be the fastest growing architect in the Asia Pacific region, accepting 1.4 allotment credibility quarter-on-quarter to ability 16.9% bazaar share.The Apple iPhone on the added duke charcoal the distinct best accepted accessory in Asia Pacific with 7.6% share. Nokia accessories authority 11 of the top 15 accessory ranks, although a lot of the Nokia accessories absent allotment in Q2 2011.

China avant-garde the fastest amid all countries in Asia Pacific accepting 1.4 allotment credibility while India continues to represent 4 of every 10 ad impressions in the region. 13 of the top 14 countries in the arena acquired ample impressions from Q1 to Q2.

The cogent advance in smartphone impressions credibility appear a affluent media ambiance that enables greater addition and added customer interaction. InMobi is consistently alive against creating accessory agnostic, efficient, and agreeable adaptable ad adventures appliance our best of brand technology and services. Our contempo accretion of artistic assembly aggregation Sprout will advice us bear scalable affluent media agreeable to accessories acknowledging HTML5, added advocacy adaptable media burning globally”, said Atul Satija, VP & Managing Director – Asia Pacific at InMobi

As far as the all-around allegation are anxious InMobi’s all-around arrangement grew by 23% accepting about 20 billion adaptable ad impressions over the accomplished quarter, confined a absolute of 104.9 billion impressions in Q2 2011. 45% advance took abode in both smartphone ad impressions and in appliance ads, credibility appear accretion customer acceptance of smartphones and the acceptance of applications. Smartphones now represent 38% of all adaptable ads on the InMobi network. In appliance announcement continues to abound quickly, although it alone represents 17%.

BlackBerry Torch 9810 Coming on August 21 for $49.99

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BlackBerry Torch 9810 Coming on August 21 for $49.99

Just yesterday we let you know of the BlackBerry Bold 9930 finally coming to Verizon and today we have information of a somewhat similar device coming to AT&T. That device is, of course, none other than the BlackBerry Torch 9810 which AT&T has finally confirmed to being released on August 21st for $49.99.

If you’re not familiar with this device it features a 3.2-inch display, 1.2GHz processor, 8GB of internal memory with microSD slot for an additional 32GB of memory, 5 megapixel rear facing camera with 720p video capture and of course RIM’s BlackBerry OS 7.

To snag the $49.99 price tag you’re going to have to sign your way into a 2-year contract as well as completing rebates but still, $50 for a BlackBerry like this can’t be beat.

Via: MobileWhack

Camera Apps for Android

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Camera Apps for Android

Android is the best selling active platform for mobile devices. It has key applications, middleware and an OS. Its mobile OS is actually based from the Linux kernel. Its apps (applications), which cater to the functionality of the devices, have ranged to over 250,000. All these can be downloaded through third-party sites such as Android Market, Android Zoom, Freeware Lovers, Coupon Croc and Android Freeware. One of the most heavily downloaded types of app according to recent studies are camera apps for Android phones.

The popularity of camera apps may come from the fact that people are drawn to accessible as well as affordable apps and to self-produced digital content which is then usually uploaded to major social networking sites like Facebook.

With these additions to the digital world, the ability to capture significant moments has become easier and more budget-friendly. To top it all, mobile phones these days even feature VGA-resolution cameras at the least.

Now, if you are an Android user then the biggest advantage you have is that you can download apps for free from the Android Market. With these camera apps for Android, you can turn your phone into a digicam in an instant. Here are some of the best camera apps to consider:

1. Camera360 – This app features color shift effects, tilt shift, HDR modes and even camera filter modes.

2. FxCamera – With this app, people will think a professional photographer took the shot. It features top-of-the-line camera filters, ads and a lightweight program.

3. Little Photo – Using this app, you can preview your photo subject and the photo effect. You can even layer several effects over one another and come up with various combinations of effects.

4. Camera Fun Free – This app helps you preview the photo effect on the camera viewfinder itself. You can do this even before you take the photo. All you need to do is point, shoot and review. It also features 6 effects or filters. If you want more effects, you can get the pro version but there’s a fee.

5. Retro Camera – With this app, your photos would look like Old School. You can choose from five cameras and five sets of film effects. Viewers would think that you used an analog camera when you snapped the photo.

6. PicSay – When you use this app, you can get tacky effects on your pictures. You can also add clip arts, images and even fonts to these photos. Furthermore, you can adjust the exposure, crop or change tint and color temperature of the pictures.

7. HDR Camera – This app helps you take two pictures and combine them for more depth of color. Since it uses HDR technology, you can ensure better quality photos.

There are several other camera apps for Android. Most are free to download but there are also those that are sold at an affordable price. Depending on your preference, you can now take quality photos using your Android phone.