Category Archives: research

Apple Tops Smartphone device sales, Android leads in Platform Marketshare

TweetAccording to Comscore, the Number of Americans Who Own Smartphones Surpasses 150 Million. 152.5 million people in the U.S. owned smartphones (63.8 percent mobile market penetration) during the three months ending in November, up 3 percent since August. Apple ranked … Continue reading

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Infographic – Men and Women use their mobiles and social media differently

TweetNo huge surprise here I guess as research has shown that men and women differ in their use of mobile social media. For example, 38% of women play games on their smartphones and they outnumber men by 10%, 13% of men … Continue reading

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10 Best GPS Navigation System Providers

TweetNot everyone is glued to their smartphone navigation app while driving… apparently there’s still a large market for GPS navigation devices. Users praise the always on capabilities, robust maps, lack of power related issues, large bright display, and more. Each … Continue reading

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GeoGeek Reading – 7 Free e-Pub downloads for the week-end

Tweet A few GeoGeek training tips here for the week-end. Tradepubs provides hundreds (perhaps thousands) of free, downloadable resources and white papers.  Most are available as PDF downloads and are perfect for storing on a mobile device like an iPad … Continue reading

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Smartphone Shipment Volume Reached About 255.3 Million Units in 3Q 2013

TweetYear-end and the end of another quarter is upon us, that means research numbers are out! According to Taiwan`s MIC (Market Intelligence & Consulting Institute), an ICT industry research institute based in Taipei, worldwide mobile phone industry`s shipment volume in the … Continue reading

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Enterprise Mobility Report Provides latest mobile usage data and trends

TweetNo huge surprise here I suppose as recent research findings reveal that iOS Users Consume 6X More Data Than Blackberry User. They also indicate that Up to 55% of Data is Non-Business Usage, Among Other Findings.  The report from Wandera … Continue reading

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Research Shows Over 6.6 billion mobile phones will be in use by 2017

TweetThere’s no arguing that mobile is here to stay and the mobile user HAS to be considered when launching your next web app, service or ?? Some recent stats reveal that very soon there will be more phones in use … Continue reading

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Businesses That Aren’t Using Mobile? Sad But True

TweetI stumbled onto some research findings recently and what got my attention was not the headline, but rather, what the headline didn’t say. The pitch was that according to a study, 66% of small business use mobile technology (smartphones, tablets) … Continue reading

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670 million smartphones ship in 2012, 67 million Samsungs in Q4 Alone!

TweetSome interesting stats coming our of Juniper Research this week from the mobile industry. According to the latest figures more than 670 million smartphones shipped Globally in 2012 and in Q4 of the 200 million devices that sold, over one … Continue reading

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Traffic Tip – Los Angeles Most Congested City then Vancouver

TweetCongrats LA, you win again (sort of…) yes indeed, another research report, this time by TomTom, find Los Angeles to be the worst city in North America for traffic. Kudos also to Vancouver as you guys are #2! Details… TomTom … Continue reading

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Week-End Reading – Enterprise Mobility for Competitive Advantage

TweetThanks to the web, there’s loads of great research, white papers, and free reading material available to help get you and your company that competitive advantage you might be searching for. Enterprise mobility is a key focus area for many, … Continue reading

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Android sees 75.0% Smartphone Market Share in Q3

TweetIndeed a shocking stat out of research from IDC revealing huge numbers for Android mobile OS after 4 years… So get this, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, total Android smartphone shipments worldwide reached … Continue reading

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