More tablets and smartphones will be packed on Santa’s sleigh next week than ever before.
According to a new report and corresponding infographic from Yodel Mobile, 32 million tablets will be gifted on Christmas Eve. For Q4 of 2013, 90 million tablets are projected to ship globally. Not a bad season for mobile by any stretch of the imagination.
So what else will the holidays and the homestretch of 2013 mean for mobile? Check out the detailed visual below for more insight.
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With a record number of Americans turning to their mobile devices and computers to do the bulk of their car shopping before ever setting foot on a dealership, it’s understandable why the world’s top automakers are ramping up their online and mobile marketing efforts and general sophistication.
The latest trend to take hold in the auto marketing space is responsive design.
Just this week, Mitsubishi Motors North America unveiled its new responsive design website that was built to “enrich the online car shopping experience by delivering full content and functionality across all devices.”
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It may seem difficult to believe, but the findings of a new study tell us its true.
eMarketer reported Thursday that approximately half of all U.S. parents will gift eReading devices this holiday season to their children.
The data is derived from a recent study conducted by PlayCollective with Digital Book World.
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Despite the ongoing relaxing of rules by federal regulators regarding in-flight use of mobile phones, the airlines are now the ones to ground the prospect of using these devices for calls during air travel.
As a key illustration of this point, Delta CEO Richard Anderson is acting independently of what the FCC decides. As far as he is concerned, Delta is still a no-fly-zone for mobile devices.
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When it comes to purchasing apps for Apple’s iPhone or iPad, Distimo’s 2013 Year in Review report reveals that games continue to dominate app purchases, claiming more than 60% of all App Store revenue this year.
In fact, when analyzing the top ten highest grossing apps of 2013, one thing stands out above all others: they’re all games.
So if you haven’t poked around the App Store in a while, here ‘s the fast run-down of the most successful iOS apps of 2013.
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We all figured that online and mobile shopping would be big this holiday season. But many didn’t expect it to be this big.
comScore today reported holiday season U.S. retail e-commerce spending from desktop computers for the first 45 days of the November-December 2013 holiday season.
The data shows that $37.8 billion has been spent online so far.
Posted in Announcements, Mobile Shopping, News, Technology
The word “Android” became popularized by its use in Star Trek and Star Wars as a replacement for the word “robot.” As the name for Google’s mobile operating system, it perhaps doesn’t seem surprising that the Android visionary is actually working on its own line of robots.
Andy Rubin, the man who brought us the Android operating system, has always loved robots, and over the last few years, Google has purchased seven robotics companies, over which Rubin has jurisdiction.
Even with all of this technology, the group is not yet sure what kind of robots they are going to be working on. What is clear is that this subset of Google is actually distinct from Google’s own X-lab, which has so far brought us a self-driving car and other wacky, futuristic developments.
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