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Survey: Over 50% of Current Smartphone Shoppers Will Choose the iPhone 5

Well, this bodes well for Apple. A recent survey suggests that the majority of people looking to buy a smartphone in the next three months (read Christmas and beyond) plan on buying the iPhone 5. Plenty of respondents gave plans to buy some sort of phone operating on the Android platform, but the iPhone 5 is the clear star of …

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LinkedIn Asks Users About Their Dream Jobs

When you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? I wanted to dig up dinosaurs. Of course, life throws you some curveballs and not all of us play baseball. LinkedIn recently looked at the concept of “dream jobs” and found something interesting: 30% of the people they surveyed claimed to have their childhood dream …

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Most Americans Haven’t Even Heard of Windows 8, Says Survey

If you watched any sort of TV this weekend, especially if it was online, then it’s almost certain you saw an advertisement for Windows 8. Microsoft has bet big with its new operating system, redesigning it to better integrate with smartphones, tablets, and the Xbox 360. The company is backing up that gamble with a huge advertising campaign. However, Microsoft’s …

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People Nearly 7x More Likely to Pay Attention to Dentists Than Online Ads

Online advertising does not receive high marks in a new study from Adobe/Edelman Berland. In fact, over 2/3 of consumers say that online ads are just plain annoying, and more than twice as many think that traditional ads are still the best way to go. The online survey of 1,250 adults took place earlier this month. The survey looked at …

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Apple Maps Not a Problem for 90% of iOS 6 Users

Despite reports that the new Apple Maps product inside iOS 6 is the worst thing to happen to smartphone users shy of submerging their device in battery acid, a majority of iOS 6-using, iPhone 5-owning people don’t seem to have a problem with it at all. According to a study from ChangeWave Research, 90% of users say they haven’t experienced …

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Only 3% Exclusively Live-Streamed the Presidential Debate

Despite the fact that the first Presidential debate was available to be streamed live, for free, on YouTube (and other outlets), only a small fraction of American chose to watch the contest live on their computer or mobile device. Out of those surveyed in a recent Pew Research poll, 56% said that they watched the first debate between President Obama …

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Facebook Wants to Know If You’re Satisfied with Facebook (Among Other Things)

Facebook wants to know what you think about Facebook. Some users are being greeted with a survey prompt when they login this morning. The box appears at the top of the user’s news feed and says “we’d like to hear from you, please take 3-4 minutes to tell us about your experience using Facebook.” Clicking on the link launches a …

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iPad Mini Not Particularly Desired, Shows Survey

New survey data released from TechBargains shows that the iPad Mini might not be as big of a hit as some analysts have predicted. According to the survey, only 18% of survey respondents planned to purchase the iPad Mini, which is expected to launch late this month or in early November. Half of the people surveyed were not interested in …

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iPhones Are Still Cool with Teens, Man

Despite attempts from other smartphone manufacturers to paint the iPhone as a boring product that’s more suited for your boring parents than cool, hip you – teens continue to want the Apple phone. How much, you ask? According to Piper Jaffray’s semi-annual survey on teens and their phones, 40% of them own iPhones. While 40% is an impressive figure, considering …

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People Prefer Brand Facebook Pages To Brand Websites. Don’t Blow It.

Facebook has over 900 million active users around the world. That is a lot of potential exposure for brands, and a Facebook Page/Timeline is a heck of a lot easier to set up than a website. Results from a survey from Lab42 indicate that 50% of people find brands’ Facebook pages more useful than their websites. If you aren’t putting …

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SEO Budgets Grow, Google Tells You What To Avoid

Google has been making SEO more difficult for years, and perhaps that’s why a new study from SEMPO, the world’s largets search marketing-specific nonprofit trade organization, has found that SEO spending is still healthy, despite all of the freely available online information that has spread across the web over the past decade or so. Are you spending more or less …

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Mitt Romney in One Word: “Unicorn” Suspiciously Absent from the List

If you could only use one word to describe Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, what would it be? Ok, do you have it? Good. If the word you’re thinking of is negative, you side with the majority in a new Pew Research poll that looks to determine how Romney’s image is changing over time. Here’s what Pew had to say …

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