Mobile Morning Coffee (01/17/12)

The top mobile stories from the past 24 hours, served with cream and two sugars.


LTE smartphones to account for nearly 5% of smartphone shipments this year (via BGR)
Consumers and carriers are pushing for them, but are manufacturers ready for LTE handset demand?

InMobi: Smartphone Ad Impressions Up 488% In 2011, Tablets Up 771% (via TechCrunch)
Of the regions surveyed, North America was the fastest growing, with 366% overall growth in mobile impressions and a 625% increase in smartphones.

Uh-oh, PC: Half of computing device sales are mobile (via GigaOM)
In which mobile users receive all killer and no filler.

Making a T-Mobile iPhone is harder than it sounds (via GigaOM)
Understanding the economic and design considerations that go into producing a handset for T-Mobile’s network.

Mobile Technology Is Transforming The Health Industry, But To What Extent? (via TechCrunch)
Investigating how quickly “mHealth” can transform the health industries legacy infrastructure and archaic procedures.

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