Posts Tagged ‘Smart Phones’

Mcommerce’s Rapid Growth Attributed to Smartphones proliferation

Mobile commerce had a breakthrough year in 2015. Smartphone retail mcommerce sales in the US nearly doubled, driven by larger screens, smoother buying experiences, better mobile search and context-driven discovery. The same trend should continue throughout 2016, as explored in a new eMarketer report, “US Mobile Commerce Update 201: Behind the Rapid Growth.” eMarketer expects […]

2 Billion Consumers Worldwide to Get Smart(phones) by 2016

The number of smartphone users worldwide will surpass 2 billion in 2016, according to new figures from eMarketer—after nearly getting there in 2015. Next year, there will be over 1.91 billion smartphone users across the globe, a figure that will increase another 12.6% to near 2.16 billion in 2016. For the first time, more than […]

Smartphone Movements Could Reveal Empty Parking Spots

Caleb Garling at MIT Technology Review: “Researchers have come up with a novel way to find parking spots with your smartphone. It promises to be much easier than driving around looking for an empty space, and doesn’t require the installation of pricey sensors or other methods for tracking available spots. At the State University of […]

Gartner:Tablets to overtake PCs by 2015

Tablet computers will outsell personal computers by 2015 globally in another sign of the shifting tech landscape, a survey showed. A report by the research firm Gartner said that the shift comes despite a cooling of the tablet market in 2014 and some stability in PC sales, due to upgrades of aging devices. The research […]