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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Tablets, television and music make people less lonely

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Researchers from the University of York have found that these outlets trigger happy memories. According to the results of recent research that have been published in a significant report, tablets, television and music can all provide people who spend a lot of time on their own with a “comforting friendly face”, particularly among those who are isolated as a result of disability or illness or who are recently bereaved. The WaveLength charity worked with the University of York in researching these ways to alleviate loneliness. The research found that “artificial…

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Mobile and tablet commerce are used most commonly by Millennials for buying insurance

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At the same time, the most popular way for consumers, in general, to purchase policies is over laptops and desktops. According to the results of a recent study published by Finaccord, consumers in the Millennial generation have a greater likelihood of using smartphone or tablet commerce to buy insurance policies than any other age group. The firm behind the study specializes in market research, publishing and consulting for financial and insurance services. The study was conducted on participants in the U.K. and found that Millennials were more likely than older…

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The future of mobile devices proves difficult to predict as the ereader continues to survive

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The use of these tablet like e-book reader devices is still growing, particularly among older Americans. Since 2010, when the iPad was first introduced by Apple, the widespread belief has been that these new mobile devices would render dedicated ereaders obsolete, as tablets are able to perform the same functions as ebook reader devices, as well as a great deal more. Predictions indicated that ebook readers would be considered redundant when tablets could do the same thing. However, tablets have been on the mobile devices market for six years and…

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Study reveals top consumer mobile shopping peeves

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Recent research has now revealed some of the biggest complaints shoppers have about m-commerce. Bizrate Insights, a division of Connexity, recently released the results of a survey it conducted with the participation of 100,000 online shoppers in order to better understand the way they felt about the mobile shopping experience. Even though mobile commerce is gaining ground, the experience is still clearly falling short of consumer expectations. The research showed that consumers are dissatisfied by the fact that they are still required to pinch and zoom in order to see…

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Tablet commerce sees two new Yoga products from Lenovo

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The Yoga 900 and the Yoga Tab 3 have become the most recent additions to the offerings from the brand. At a time in which Lenovo has been placing a considerable amount of its focus on the market in India, it has now also added two new products to the tablet commerce world, expanding its lineup of Yoga devices. These two new t-commerce additions include a slim convertible laptop and a tablet focused on home entertainment. These two tablet commerce devices are meant to help the brand to stand out…

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