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Benjamin Robbins @paladorbenjamin

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  • ThumbnailEA games (Electronic Arts, Inc.) recently released Plants vs. Zombies 2 . Plants vs. Zombies has to be one of my favorite games to play on my mobile device. For those of you that don’t know, Plants vs Zombies is what’s known as a tower defense game. The object is to eliminate enemies as they attempt to cross [...]

  • Benjamin Robbins from Palador wrote a new blog post: Adoption is Not the New ROI · View

    Thumbnail Recently I have attended several conferences that have focused on mobile and consumerization. A recurring theme has come up, either onstage or in conversation, that when it comes to mobility, “adoption is the new ROI.” There is this sense that if we can just get people to use a particular app or service, it will [...]

  • Thumbnail If you are over the age of 30 you can probably recall the days of having to memorize phone numbers. You can probably also remember having to struggle to re-fold a paper map. You perhaps even gave directions that included something to the tune of, “1.2 miles after the big yellow sign, turn left onto [...]

  • Thumbnail Mobile Only: Week 52 Benjamin Robbins, an EMF member, is spending the next year working solely from a single mobile device. Each week he shares his thoughts and experience with us on what it means to be mobile-only. One trip around the sun. I’ve made it. After spending the week at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, where [...]

  • Thumbnail Mobile Only: Week 51 Benjamin Robbins, an EMF member, is spending the next year working solely from a single mobile device. Each week he shares his thoughts and experience with us on what it means to be mobile-only. Enterprises everywhere are going all-in with mobility. They are arming their sales force with tablets, setting up enterprise app [...]

  • Thumbnail Mobile Only: Week 50 Benjamin Robbins, an EMF member, is spending the next year working solely from a single mobile device. Each week he shares his thoughts and experience with us on what it means to be mobile-only. According to the 80/20 rule (also known as the Pareto principal ), “roughly 80% of the effects come from 20% of [...]

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  • Thumbnail Mobile Only: Week 49 Benjamin Robbins, an EMF member, is spending the next year working solely from a single mobile device. Each week he shares his thoughts and experience with us on what it means to be mobile-only. My head is spinning from the diametrically opposed news as of late. The analyst firm Canalys released a report [...]

  • Thumbnail Mobile Only: Week 48 Benjamin Robbins, an EMF member, is spending the next year working solely from a single mobile device. Each week he shares his thoughts and experience with us on what it means to be mobile-only. The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) on Friday issued a wide-ranging, but non-binding, set of new guidelines for mobile manufacturers [...]

  • Thumbnail Mobile Only: Week 47 Benjamin Robbins, an EMF member, is spending the next year working solely from a single mobile device. Each week he shares his thoughts and experience with us on what it means to be mobile-only. Apple’s stock prices have fallen quite dramatically recently. Share price has fallen so much, from $702 USD on Sept. [...]

  • Thumbnail Mobile Only: Week 46 Benjamin Robbins, an EMF member, is spending the next year working solely from a single mobile device. Each week he shares his thoughts and experience with us on what it means to be mobile-only. The consumerization of IT has liberated the workplace. It has freed users from the tyranny of IT command and [...]

  • Thumbnail Mobile Only: Week 45 Benjamin Robbins, an EMF member, is spending the next year working solely from a single mobile device. Each week he shares his thoughts and experience with us on what it means to be mobile-only. Much of the mobile device news from the recent Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas was the introduction of [...]

  • Thumbnail Mobile Only: Week 44 Benjamin Robbins, an EMF member, is spending the next year working solely from a single mobile device. Each week he shares his thoughts and experience with us on what it means to be mobile-only. The netbook is officially dead . The last two remaining manufactures of netbook devices have decided to call it quits [...]

  • Thumbnail Mobile Only: Week 43 Benjamin Robbins, an EMF member, is spending the next year working solely from a single mobile device. Each week he shares his thoughts and experience with us on what it means to be mobile-only. Headline: Christmas Day 2012 Smartphone And Tablet Activations Top 17.4M, 2.5X The Record Set In 2011 . I couldn’t turn my [...]

  • Thumbnail Mobile Only: Week 42 Benjamin Robbins, an EMF member, is spending the next year working solely from a single mobile device. Each week he shares his thoughts and experience with us on what it means to be mobile-only. It is a busy time of year, so I hope to make this short! The holiday season can be, [...]

  • Thumbnail Mobile Only: Week 41 Benjamin Robbins, an EMF member, is spending the next year working solely from a single mobile device. Each week he shares his thoughts and experience with us on what it means to be mobile-only. Henry Blodget , CEO and editor-in-chief of Business Insider , recently wrote a piece entitled “Anyone Who Believes In ‘Mobile First’ Needs To Look [...]

  • Thumbnail Mobile Only: Week 40 Benjamin Robbins, an EMF member, is spending the next year working solely from a single mobile device. Each week he shares his thoughts and experience with us on what it means to be mobile-only. Ask any miler what the toughest part of the race is and they will invariably tell you it’s the [...]

  • Benjamin Robbins from Palador wrote a new blog post: Diving into Mobile-Only · View

    Thumbnail Mobile Only: Week 39 Benjamin Robbins, an EMF member, is spending the next year working solely from a single mobile device. Each week he shares his thoughts and experience with us on what it means to be mobile-only. Working mobile-only isn’t reserved for the mobile elite. What’s great about mobility is it takes technology out of the [...]

  • Benjamin Robbins from Palador wrote a new blog post: Mobile – Drowning in Data · View

    Thumbnail Mobile Only: Week 38 Benjamin Robbins, an EMF member, is spending the next year working solely from a single mobile device. Each week he shares his thoughts and experience with us on what it means to be mobile-only. Working on my device this past week I noticed that many apps have a clean, easy-to-use interface. They are [...]

  • Benjamin Robbins from Palador wrote a new blog post: The Mobile Refresh Rate · View

    Thumbnail Mobile Only: Week 37 Benjamin Robbins, an EMF member, is spending the next year working solely from a single mobile device. Each week he shares his thoughts and experience with us on what it means to be mobile-only. Is it me or does the rate of device refresh seem to be picking up speed? In Q1 of [...]

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