Mobile Ads Keep on Booming in 2018

In 2015, we wrote about how Mobile Internet Advertising Was Booming. What’s happened since then? In today’s post, we examine how mobile ads keep on booming in 2018. The trend in mobile advertising is certainly not surprising, given the growth of mobile E-commerce. As we reported earlier in 2018: “In 2014, retail E-commerce sales worldwide […]

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What Is Next for Smartphones

Last year marked the 10th anniversary of the iPhone. As we know, over this time, the smartphone has certainly evolved. And revolutionized the way we communicate, shop, use social media, etc. Thus, an apt question to ask now: What is next for smartphones? For sure, forecasts indicate looming changes. First, we consider what the smartphone […]

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Your Text Messages ARE Being Spammed

If you are under the impression that spamming is confined to the Web and E-mail, you are wrong. Very wrong! According to recent research, text spamming is now a big problem. So, we all need to be more careful with our cell phones and one way to do so is to use stronger passwords and […]

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Smartphone Use Still Growing

According to comScore, as of the end of 2015. nearly 200 million people in the United States owned a smartphone. This represented 80 percent of the mobile market: “Apple ranked as the top OEM [original equipment manufacturer] with 42.9 percent of U.S. smartphone subscribers. Samsung ranked second with 28.4 percent market share (up 0.8 percentage […]

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How About This Radical Idea? Hold on to Your Smartphone

For years now, we’ve been conditioned to buying a new cell phone every two years. Why? More features, longer battery life, cooler design, status, etc. And mobile companies have sure made it easy for us to do this. In return in for agreeing to a another two-year contract, we get a state-of-the-art shiny brand-new smartphone […]

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The Rise of the Phablet

As smartphone technology evolves and competition becomes more intense in that market space, innovations are not only focusing on features but also on phone size. Thus, we now have still another new marketing term — phablet. [Yes, just what we need another new term. 🙂 ] A phablet is a combination of a phone and […]

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Music Streaming Booms on Smartphones

As we’ve reported before, many people LOVE their smartphones. And the use of smartphones is still growing. Take the case of music. As eMarketer reports: “More than one in five Americans will listen to music on their mobile phones this year, after usage nearly doubled in 2012. Listening to music on their phones is now […]

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Samsung Wants to Be Your Software Company, Too

As we have noted before, Samsung has been on roll in recent years; and this is expected to continue. But now, the global consumer electronics company also wants to grow its software business. Will this work? We’ll see. Knowledge@Wharton reports that: “Samsung and Apple are the two primary contenders in the global mobile race, and […]

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Smartphone Addiction?

How addicted to your smartphone are you? Check out this infographic. Infographic designed by Nick Sigler/Photo by iStockphoto, hocus-focus   Post suggested by KCJ  

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