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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Mobile Devices’

How Much Will Google Spend To Market The Moto X?

The details about the upcoming Motorola’s Moto X, the first smartphone to be released by the company since being acquired by Google, are still of a grapevine-only version. The veil is, however, being pulled back as the Moto X gets closer to its release date. Images of the device have been strategically leaked, and now, some information about Google’s commitment …

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Google Creates TV White Space Map, Starts Public Spectrum Trial

There’s a lot of wireless spectrum out there, but mobile devices can’t take advantage of some of it as it goes towards other uses. There is a lot of unused spectrum though, and Google wants to free it up. Google.org, the company’s philanthropic arm, is working with other tech companies to create a database of unused TV white space. This …

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Samsung Galaxy S III Availability From Verizon Moved Back To July 12

For those of you who are ready to chuck your allegiance to Apple to the wind and join the Samsung/Android revolution after seeing those Galaxy S III sheep commercials, your wait is just about over–provided Verizon is your carrier of choice. Samsung’s flagship smartphone hit Verizon shelfs on July 12, and they’ve updated their site to indicate as much. If …

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Are Toshiba’s New Device Commercials Unnecessarily Sexist?

Sex sells. If you’ve been around any commercials that are shown during sporting events, this is readily apparent. Whether it’s Budweiser girls in swim wear or Miller Lite girls wrestling it out to see what catchphrase best applies to the beer, the use of titillation in mass advertising is nothing new. However, when these advertising methods leave the world of …

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Tablet Traffic Has Grown 10x Faster Than Smartphones

The latest news from Adobe’s Digital Index report is tablet computers will generate more traffic than smartphones by early 2013. Apparently, many consumers find browsing on tablets almost as engaging as on PCs. The news comes at a time when most companies have recognized the popularity of mobile search, and have put resources into developing mobile apps. Key Findings from …

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55% of Adults Go Online Using Cellphones [Pew Study]

Pew Internet Research has been keeping track of how often people are using their cellphones to go online, and as of April 2012, 55% of adults who own cellphones are using them to go online. A majority of adults are now using their mobiles to check email or surf the internet. Pew research also points out that 88% of the …

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Which Carriers Will Be Carrying Windows Phone 8?

Microsoft is serious about ensuring the success of their Windows Phone series, and during the announcement of the Windows Phone 8, they were quick to reveal which carriers would be providing these phones to consumers, and if you’re already a customer of any of the big three, and you want a Windows Phone 8, you won’t be disappointed. According to …

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Smartphones & Tablets to Stay in Hot Demand Beyond 2017

No doubt smartphones and tablet computers are some of the hottest selling products out there today. Some people would part with their automobile before they parted ways with their mobile device. It’s more than a passing trend, it’s part of a new lifestyle and it’s all about access to information and resources. Few can deny that Apple is at the …

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Verizon 4G LTE Launching In More Cities This Month

Who has the better 4G LTE coverage – Verizon or AT&T? Both companies will tell you a different story and sling mud at their competitors. At the end of the day, it all comes down to the fact that a lot of the nation is still on plain ol’ 4G, or even worse 3G. Verizon is adding more cities to …

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Nielsen Says People Aren’t Watching TV Anymore

It’s bad news for advertisers and television studios alike. Nielsen says many people just aren’t watching the old boob tube anymore. An interesting metric for Nielsen to record, the number of people who watch television at least once a month, declined seven percent last year. This data comes from over fifty countries. Conversely, the number of folks who viewed an …

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Samsung, Texting Still Tops With US Mobile Users

Is this where Apple’s reluctance to develop devices for different price ranges comes back to bite them? I mean, a quick look at the Apple stock prices means you don’t need to shed a tear for them, but the fact that Apple ranks just above Motorola in terms of US mobile device users is, at the very least, surprising. The …

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TV Isn’t Quite as Dead as You Think It Is

Although the way we consume televised entertainment has been altered somewhat in the wake of new technology, people are still sticking their eyeballs all over their TV sets when they’re ready to be entertained. I doubt that will change anytime soon. Sure, the number of individuals watching live broadcasts of television programs has dropped significantly since last year, but that …

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