All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘tablet computers’

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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ComScore: Tablet Owners Watch a Lot of Video

ComScore’s recent study of tablet computer owners revealed that one in four smartphone owners also use a tablet computer and that, those using tablets are three times more likely to use them for watching streaming video. Ten percent of those watched videos on a daily basis. Who’s using tablet computers is also pretty interesting. The demographic information from ComScore reveals …

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Tablets Replace the Idiot Box as Electronic Babysitter [Infographic]

Do you remember all the derogatory names people had for the television when you were growing up? Some of my favorites were the boob tube, idiot box (image courtesy of Boysandgirls.ie), electronic fireplace, and electronic babysitter. This new Infographic from from Schools.com raises our awareness about a new babysitter in town. According to the graphic, seven out of ten children …

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The Rising Popularity of E-Books [Infographic]

I am sure you already know that e-books and e-book readers are becoming more popular everyday. Whenever somebody mentions e-books it is almost completely natural to go into the debate over which one is better. Some folks are die-hard physical copy fans. Others see the value of having hundreds of book on-demand in a nice easy to transport device. The …

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How Technology has Changed the College Experience [Infographic]

I remember speaking with some employers about how they perceived a degree from an online institution versus one from a conventional college. Most of them agreed they valued the conventional degree more because it involves hands-on, face-to-face relationships with their instructors and gives them the opportunity to collaborate with their fellow students. I agreed because I believe collaboration and mentor/mentee …

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How We’re Using Our Mobile Devices [Nielsen Study]

With over half of America already using smartphones and about 20% owning tablet computers, it’s interesting to take a look at how we are using these devices, and also how they are changing our lives. This is what Nielsen set out to do with their latest study, and guess what what they found out? Well, like any good research effort, …

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UK Retailers Get More Overseas Tablet Traffic

Good news for UK retailers, search volumes from overseas consumers using tablets and smartphones have increased at an astronomical rate. Overall UK brand searches are up 57%, but the real news is from mobile and tablet computer shoppers who searched those brands an incredible 132% more often than when compared with the same time in 2011. The numbers come to …

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Smartphones & Tablets Go Hand & Hand With TV

Nielsen just released the results of their study on smartphones and tablets and how often we use them in conjunction with television watching. They looked at users behavior in the US, UK, Germany, and Italy. I think what they found, is what you might guess. Of course the United States leads the pack for information overload. We frequently used our …

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Many Tablet Owners Are Willing To Pay For News

According the latest Nielsen ratings, many tablet owners outside of the United States are willing to pay for news content over other downloadable media. This is startling news in itself if you ask me. In America, we take the news for granted due to the constant bombardment of breaking stories and sensationalized nonsense. We don’t have to pay for news, …

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Wi-Fi Only – Hold The Apples Please!

In a recent poll of prospective tablet buyers a significant percentage of respondents, over 18%, said they planned on buying a tablet not manufactured by Apple. This is surprising given the buzz around the New iPad, and the $100 price cut on iPad 2. I am sure cost could be a factor in this decision. There’s some great stuff coming …

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News Designed Just For The Tablet Computer

It is approaching the three year mark since Apple introduced the iPad and since that time tablet computers have become extremely popular. Well over half of tablet computer owners get their news from the tablet everyday as opposed to print media or television. This trend has publishers scrambling to design media that is friendly to readers where traditional web content …

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Kindle Fire doesn’t even dent Apple’s sales

There is no doubt tablet ownership is on the rise. In fact, just this past holiday tablet ownership nearly doubled. Leading the trend most certainly is Apple with the iPad. But consumers may wonder, with products like the Kindle Fire available at such a low cost, are iPad sales being hurt? The Kindle Fire can be purchased for around $200 …

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