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Mobile Payday

Photo credit: Ozier Muhammad/The New York Times It’s pretty clear that mobile devices have become the de facto platform for digital innovation. The sheer number of mobile-centric startups that are quickly gaining traction is astounding. From Path to Instagram, from IntoNow to Color, entrepreneurs are tapping into possibilities that didn’t seem likely even a year…

Infographic: Smartphone Market Share

This is a fantastic breakdown of smartphone market share in the U.S. from Nielsen.The first thing that jumps out at me are the large blocks covered by Apple and RIM, which collectively have 54%. We also see long, tall columns for HP/webOS and Symbian (which despite its weak showing in N.America, is quite strong in…

iPad 2: Consumption to Creation

When Apple introduced the iPad a year ago, industry reaction was mixed at best. It was called an oversized iPod touch that didn’t have much going for it. But because of the much larger screen size, horsepower and battery life they gave it, along with the SDK, it became a fertile playground for creativity. Fast…

Infographic: Global Android Activations

Check out the crescendo of Android device activations through this animated timeline + heatmap mashup. The regional differences between N.America, Europe and Asia are distinct and more importantly, show where the promising opportunities are. (via Fast Company)

Infographic: Got 20 minutes?

On a good day, I take about 20 minutes to get ready for work each morning. Design student Alex Trimpe helps visualize what can happen on Facebook during those 20 minutes. 1M links shared 1.3M photos tagged 1.4M event invitations sent 1.8M status updates 1.8M wall posts 2.7M messages sent 10.2M comments made I have…