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30Apr/10

Reminder=> MobileMonday Austin | May 3rd, 2010 | Topic: Mobile Web & Widgets

The next MobileMonday Austin is on May 3rd, 2010. The topic is Mobile
Web & Widgets and is sponsored by Nokia.

Cost is Free with Open bar and appetizers served.

Where: MAX Underground at 207 San Jacinto Boulevard, Austin TX 78701.

Time: Please arrive by 5:45pm. We will start at 6pm-7:30pm.

28Apr/10

Will The Mobile Web Kill Off The App Store?

Join us on Monday, May 3rd, 2010 for our monthly Mobile Monday Miami meetup, a free event.

This month, we will discuss whether “The Mobile Web Will Kill Off The App Store.” Will new mobile browsers allow developers to produce apps for any platform? According to an article in Wired Magazine:

Web proponents such as Mozilla and Google dream that internet standards will enable any app to run on any device, just as Java proponents touted a “write once, run anywhere” vision in the 1990s. Similarly, Adobe’s Flash emerged as a cross-platform environment for creating animations, games and apps for the web. But many consumers and developers have complained that Java and Flash exhibit bugs, performance problems and security vulnerabilities, among other issues. And Java’s promises of universality didn’t quite work out, because different implementations of the Java virtual machine (not to mention wildly varying hardware capabilities) mean that, even today, Java coders need to rework their apps for each target device. But web proponents maintain that the wide acceptance of next-generation internet standards, particularly HTML5, will win out where Java failed. Read More

Please let us know when you RSVP whether you would like to participate on the panel.

We’ll be meeting at The Irish Playwright bar and restaurant, conveniently located at The Village of Gulfstream Park, Hallandale, FL. For directions, please consult the map or call The Irish Playwright at 954-457-7563.

Register for Will The Mobile Web Kill Off The App Store? in Hallandale, FL  on Eventbrite

27Apr/10

Entrepreneurs Unplugged Session – Wed April 28

Philadelphia Mobile Pioneer, Smarter Agent CEO and Mobile Monday Mid-Atlantic Co-founder addresses entrepreneurs at Entrepreneurs Unplugged Session Wed April 28 at 7 PM at Hamilton Hall 320 South Broad Street.

Register today to reserve a FREE seat for Entrepreneurs Unplugged v. VII

Smarter Agent faced the whole chicken or the egg, Customer/Investor/New Technology problem that so many of us are challenged with, and got through it almost a decade ago when it proposed how the trillion dollar real estate industry could go mobile. Learn how to get started, how to handle objections, and when not to quit. Today, Smarter Agent has raised millions of dollars and is a national leader in mobile application development and mobile search. Brad Blumberg, CEO/Founder will recount lessons learned and how to apply them to your business.

14Apr/10

MobileMonday Austin | Next Event: May 3rd, 2010 | Topic: Mobile Widgets

We are set. Next MobileMonday Austin event is on May 3rd, 2010.
Seating is limited! Please register at [link]
(scroll down to the registration form).
Next event is about Mobile Widgets. And we are having two experts come
present:
* Kirk Ballou of Flash Widgets
* Dan Podwall of Nokia Web Runtime Tools
9Apr/10

Upcoming Mobile Events: February, March & April

Things are picking up steam in Chicago! Lots of exciting activities that continue to develop & grow the mobile industry in Chicago.
For the latest mobile events happening in the Chicago area, please subscribe to the new Chicago Mobile Visionary Calendar (on Google).
Here are a few activities coming up:

FEBRUARY
  • Feb 17, 8:30 am, ITA February Roundtable. The Illinois Technology Association’s Mobile Visionary Roundtable is sponsoring a talk called “rEvolution: ‘Real’ Mobile Marketing and a Visionary Look Forward” by Alex Cambell, CEO and Co-Founder Vibes Media. FREE.
  • Feb 22, 6 pm - Mobile Monday Chicago February Meeting. “Enhancing Mobile Productivity with the Latest Security Technologies” by Brian Ferguson, NetMotion Wireless.
  • Feb 24, 5:30, TiE Midwest Panel. TiE’s new “Innovative Entrepreneurship Series” explores unique strategies entrepreneurs are employing to finance, create, grow and succeed. The first event focuses on Alternative Financing: exploring why venture capital funding is not the right option for many entrepreneurs (and how to determine when it IS the right option), the alternatives and where to begin. Member: Free to $15; non-member: $35.

MARCH

  • Mar 4, 5:30 pm, CIMA Panel on Mobile Advertising. The evening’s presentation starts with cocktails, dinner, and networking. The presentation topic will discuss mobile advertising trends in 2010 including: effective mobile strategies, monetization & profit, measurements & analytics, and mobile marketing future trends. Capping it off is a post-party reception with an open bar. Members: $80; non-members: $110.
    • At Westin Cotillion Ballroom (909 N. Mich. Ave.), 5:30 - 10 PM
    • Registration: http://bit.ly/ari97O
  • Mar 5, 9 am, MobileX Conference. A one-day conference for entrepreneurs, investors, developers, industry professionals and mobile enthusiasts that identifies opportunities, explores solutions, and provides technical education in the mobile & related industries. Early bird registration starts at $60 ($120 at the door).
    • Save 10%! Use the promo code: mobilexmomo
    • At Doubletree Hotel on E. Ohio Street, Chicago, 9 am - 6 pm
    • Registration & Directions: http://bit.ly/cEi4fR
    • Twitter hashtag: #MXChi
  • Mar 6, 9 am, Day of Mobile Conference. An all day event for mobile developers and enthusiasts seeking to better prepare both Chicago’s application development community and companies with mobile initiatives for the upcoming mobile revolution. $40.
  • Mar 13, 9 am, Google Wave & Android Workshops. The GTUG #7 conference will present on Google Wave as well as have hands-on workshops for the Android bar code scanner and the Google Shopping API. $15 - 100.
  • Mar 15, 6 pm, MoMo Chicago March Meeting. Chris Lanier from Microsoft will be presenting on the changing face of Microsoft Moibility: Windows Phones.  He will provide a quick overview of where things are today with the Windows Phone 6.x platform, and will share a glimpse of what is coming with the new Windows Phone 7 Series.  While there will certainly be some questions that cannot yet be answered, please join us for an exciting, interactive, and informative session! FREE to attend, but seating is limited.
    • At McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, 6 pm - 8 pm.
    • Registration & Directions: http://bit.ly/atvkfF
  • Mar 17, 8:30 am, ITA March Roundtable. The March meeting details are TBA
  • Mar 27, 8:30, Mobile Twin Cities “Mobile March.” The Mobile Twin Cities group is organizing a day long conference on mobile technology with two tracks. One track is focused on app development and the other on business topics such as defining compelling mobile offerings, marketing, m-commerce, etc. $20.
APRIL
  • April 3, MobileCampBoston3: Our sister chapter in Boston is hosting MobileCampBoston3. Following the “unconference” model, the lectures and discussions are led by attendees. Attendees are expected from around the world for this third go round in one of the most dynamic mobile environments in North America. Free.
  • April 19, 6 pm, Mobile Monday Chicago April Meeting: “The iPad Changes Everything.” Alex Bratton, President and CEO of software development company Lextech Global Services, will answer all of your burning questions about the iPad and share examples of unique mobile apps that are changing the face of entire industries. FREE to attend, but seating is limited.
  • April 21, 8:30 am, Mobile Visionary Roundtable: April meeting.
  • April 28, 8 am, Mobile University 101: Heartland Mobile Council is sponsoring HMC Mobile University 101. The focus of the day-long education event is on strategic approaches to mobile marketing and integrating mobile into your business. Pre-registration: $99 ($149 at the door).
    • At the Spertus Institute, downtown Chicago, 8:00 - 5:00
    • Registration & Directions: http://mobiu101.com\
  • April 30 - May 2, iPadDevCampChi: Chicago is hosting an “unconference” focusing on sharing ideas & developing apps for the Apple iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad using both the native SDK and web standards. Pricing: $90

ALSO NOTABLE…

  • While we’re on the topic of Massachusetts, the governor just declared March 2010 as “Mass Mobile Month” to celebrate mobile innovation in New England. http://bit.ly/9D9Nt9
Anything missing from the list above? Let me know!
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