News Update – Best of the Day

How many mobile phone users work with the mobile web today? A new study out of the UK states that 76% of mobile phone users don’t use their mobile to access the web. Even worse sounds the fact that 60% of respondents do not own a mobile with Inernet access (though 30% of those are interested in getting one).

Some experts are discussing if e-readers could replace newspapers. A study by the University of Georgia says portable e-readers such as the Kindle are unlikely to win readers back to the newspaper habit. Young adults in particular compared the Kindle DX used in the study unfavorably to smart phones, such as the iPhone or Blackberry. BUT: If these mobile readers include features such color, photographs and touch screens, the markets might change these results.

Many web-experts start to set up their mobile app. But how can you successfully market a mobile app. shares some experience from French app store Ratp and the Paris underground.