In-app mobile commerce jumped over 12 percent on Christmas Day

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December 25 saw a considerable hike in purchases made from within mobile apps. Consumers around the globe were turning to their device screens on Christmas day, sending in-app mobile commerce figures skywards. That day, they bought 12.3 percent more on purchases made in-app, on subscriptions and on premium apps. These figures were presented by Sensor Tower Store Intelligence, a marketing intelligence provider. This in-app mobile commerce data was based on sales from both the Google Play store and the Apple App Store. Together, they brought in $196 million in sales…

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Holiday m-commerce, voice and e-commerce will lead the way this year

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This year, technology will be playing a more important role than ever in the traditionally busiest shopping season. A new survey conducted by AlixPartners showed holiday m-commerce combined with e-commerce and voice will be vitally important to shoppers and retailers during the busiest shopping season of the year. Almost 3 out of every 4 survey respondents said they would be doing most of their holiday shopping in-store. The holiday m-commerce survey involved the participation of over 1,000 customers across the United States. AlixPartners, a global business advisory firm, conducted the…

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Mobile and tablet commerce see meaningful growth rates in Germany

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New research has found that both smartphone and tablet users are shopping more on their devices. While desktop continues to be the leading shopping choice for consumers, tablet commerce and smartphone shopping has taken off in Germany. A healthy and rapidly growing number of mobile device users are looking to those gadgets when they need to make a purchase. This, according to recent m-commerce and t-commerce research released by Mintel. Mintel’s mobile and tablet commerce research found that 29 percnet of Germans aged 16 and older had used their smartphones…

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Amazon tablet lineup includes new low-cost options and kids models, too

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The massive online marketplace is now offering a thinner, lighter and cheaper model of Kindle Fire. The latest Amazon tablet offerings have been unveiled and it’s clear that affordability and children are two areas of central focus for the company. The spotlight has fallen on a new version of the company’s 7-inch tablet, which is now lighter and thinner. Moreover, the larger 8-inch version of it is $10 cheaper. This newly unveiled Fire 7 is the latest bare bones and yet very affordable Amazon mobile device. This new Amazon tablet…

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Mobile advertising market has most click-through success with tablets

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A recent study revealed that larger screen device owners are picking up in their interaction with ads. According to a study published by Furion Analytics Research and Consulting LLP, the mobile advertising market is growing quickly through tablet users. In fact, the report predicted a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of almost 25 percent from 2014 through 2020. The mobile ad marketplace is already generating over $21 billion in annual revenue worldwide. As mobile phone and tablet shipments are set to reach almost 600 million annually by the end of…

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Holiday mobile commerce will play a leading role for Americans

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Shoppers are expected to use their smartphones more than desktops when looking for sales. Holiday mobile commerce will be taking the top spot in the United States today as shoppers turn to smartphones. That said, while the majority of traffic is expected to come from mobile devices, desktop users are still behind the most retailer revenue. Predictions say that 53 percent of online shopping traffic will come from mobile devices today. That said, just because holiday mobile commerce is expected to be powerful this year, it doesn’t mean it’s easy…

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Tablet market is taking a nose dive as shipments drop off

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At the moment, Samsung and Apple are still holding the lead, but Amazon’s shipments are actually rising. Despite the fact that Samsung and Apple still dominate the tablet market, their sales growth has plummeted. At the same time that those electronic giants see sluggishness at best, Amazon’s tablet shipments have skyrocketed. Amazon saw four times more sales in the third quarter this year than it did at the same time in 2015. The online marketplace has managed to find strong growth in the tablet market that is otherwise falling rapidly.…

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Apple tablet commerce rises despite a drooping Q3 2016

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At the same time that the iPhone maker saw rapidly shrinking revenues, its iPad earnings have increased. The maker of the iPhone has now announced its third quarter earnings and it is the Apple tablet commerce that is turning heads. The last quarter brought in almost $8 billion in profits, which was far lower than previous quarters and years. Still, it pointed to greater growth in iPad sales, something that hadn’t been seen in quite some time. At the same time, Apple remains quite optimistic about the future of its…

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Tablet commerce trends in the U.K. show popularity with those aged 55 plus

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A new report showed a considerable inclination toward shopping over tablets among those aged 55 and up. Tablet commerce trends are showing positive tendencies when it comes to usage in the United Kingdom among those aged 55 and older. Shoppers within that age group are finding the larger screen mobile devices provides a positive experience. This, according to a new report published by Bronto Software based on a survey they conducted. Despite the fact that tablets are facing an uncertain future due to the nature of the smartphone market, one…

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Mobile games could help treat serious illnesses

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Mobile gaming is becoming an effective form of digital therapy for those with ADHD and other conditions Mobile games have become a very convenient way for people to entertain themselves, but these games may also be becoming a way to treat certain illnesses. In the United States, approximately $13 billion is spent on treatments for one in 10 children that suffer from attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). These costs are typically associated with prescription medications, such as Adderall and Ritalin, but concerns over the effects of these medications are growing.…

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Samsung unveils concept augmented reality windshield

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The tech giant has revealed an HUD AR experience that could bring notifications and other features to riders. Samsung has now taken the opportunity to place a new concept into the spotlight, in the form of an HUD augmented reality windshield that would help to give motorcycle riders the ability to receive notifications and other features without ever having to take their eyes off the road. The self-driving auto market isn’t the only one receiving attention from technology giants around the world. Samsung has designed a concept for a windshield…

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