Tag Archives: Android
26
May

The 3 Big Winners in the Smartphone Market

Benedict Evans, a consultant at UK-based research firm Enders Analysis, has a great post describing the market for smartphones (and phones more broadly) in three charts and about 600 words.

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24
Dec

The smartphone audience in EU5 is growing

The smartphone audience in EU5 is growing: 131.5 million handset owners; penetration hits 55%

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12
Dec

Smartphone-Obsessed Generation Y

Wireless devices have changed the way we communicate, work and entertain ourselves. For many people in Gen Y, the last thing we do before we go to bed is check our smartphones, and it’s often the first thing we reach for in the morning. It’s basically an extension of ourselves.

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28
Nov

The Couch Potato is Extinct

Smartphones are playing a large part in the second screen viewing habits for people of all ages

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30
Oct

Tablet First, Mobile Second.

For most people tablets have basically been content devices. They’re used to watch Netflix in bed or read ebooks in the dark. In the words of one satirical video from the first iPad launch, they have seemed to be little more than a big-assed iPod Touches.

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22
Oct

A Billion Smartphones. They’re Changing Everything

The first modern smartphone is generally considered to have been the Nokia Communicator, released in 1996. It was large and clunky, had a flip keyboard and a awkward antenna. Boy, how things have changed. Multiple companies now churn out increasingly amazing models with incredibly slick designs, intuitive features and hundreds of thousands of fun and useful apps. A billion people around the globe now have supercomputers in their pockets. The implications are dramatic and only beginning to be understood.

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16
Oct

Native mobile apps versus mobile web

The mobile world can be a strange and terrifying place. Media companies are frantically devising mobile strategies, wondering what their audience might want to see on a small screen, figuring out how to engage consumers and turn that attention into revenue. And they are puzzling over a crucial choice: Whether to deliver content in an app or a Web browser.

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28
Sep

6 ways brands can achieve mobile ROI

Mobile usage is growing at a fast pace — in fact, adoption of this platform is happening quicker than any other technology in the last century. Despite that, mobile revenue has a long way to go to catch up. Combine these facts with the complexities of the mobile experience and its multiple levels of fragmentation and it is crucial that app publishers build appropriately from the ground up.

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10
Sep

Are You Addicted to Your Smartphone?

Smartphones are awesome. They keep us connected to friends, help with directions and give us access to the Internet’s infinite wonders. But how awesome is too awesome? And when does appreciation become addiction?

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04
Sep

How Mobile Tech Is Changing Travel

People rely more than ever on mobile technology to find and book travel reservations. A slew of stats from the Internet travel giant Expedia show just how much people plan their trips while already on the go.

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