The ‘Smart apps’ explosion is happening right now

You might think your smartphone is pretty smart, but many smartphone apps are still pretty dumb, lacking contextual knowledge about you, your preferences, and your environment. That’s about to change.

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Solving the pain points of mobile developers

Let’s start with the following facts, gleaned from Mary Meeker’s 2012 Annual Internet Trends report and the Cisco Visual Networking Index report…

The DeanBeat: GamesBeat 2012 in July will focus on disruption, change, and innovation

We’ve unveiled our first speakers and other details for our fourth annual game conference, GamesBeat 2012. Our roster of speakers includes Will Wright, creator of blockbuster video games from Sim City to The Sims and Spore. Wright is now the founder of transmedia think tank called Stupid Fun Club. His next big project is based on what he calls “personal gaming,” where a game can be customized to the tastes and habits of an individual player.