M-commerce is a way of life in Hong Kong, says MasterCard survey

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Consumers in that region are quite comfortable with using their smartphones to research and buy products. Hong Kong consumers have made m-commerce into an everyday regular activity. When they want to shop for something online, it’s entirely commonplace to use a smartphone for the task. These trends were shared through the MasterCard Online Shopping Survey. Over 2 in every 5 Hong Kong residents had made a purchase over a mobile device in the prior 3 months. The MasterCard survey was conducted across fourteen Asia Pacific markets. Among these markets were:…

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Mobile device users aren’t thrilled with the service they receive

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A recent study has shown that the majority of smartphone owners don’t think their service is very good. Accenture has recently shared the results of a study that revealed that most mobile device users are unhappy with the service they’re receiving and are prepared to change their network providers. The report showed that these unhappy customers are prepared to look elsewhere for greener pastures. The mobile device users study results were published within the 2016 Accenture Screenager Report. What it showed was that over half of the people who were…

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Tablet commerce to increase throughout holidays before dropping once more

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A recent forecast by ABI Research has indicated that shipments of the mobile devices will rise then fall. ABI Research has now released a forecast about the tablet commerce industry and has said that in the last quarter of the year, worldwide shipments of these mobile devices will increase to about 40 million. This will be a considerable raise over the third quarter, when shipments were closer to 30 million. That said, ABI Research pointed out that this boost in tablet commerce sales will be a temporary one. The firm…

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Mobile technology is connected with prosperity and literacy

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A recent report from TISS has shown that households with smartphones tend to do better economically. According to the results of a recent study, households that own mobile technology have a greater economic prosperity level and are more likely to have a higher literacy level than homes that don’t have smartphones, tablets and other gadgets of that nature. The “Mobile Multiplier Study” was released by the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) and Tata and Docomo. The study showed that in Maharashtra, 98 percent of households with postgraduates own mobile…

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Mobile trends show drivers use smartphones for many reasons behind the wheel

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Research has shown that these devices are being used for selfies, video chatting, texting, social media, and a lot more. Law enforcement across the country has been trying everything that they can to try to convince drivers that the mobile trends associated with increased use of smartphones while behind the wheel is exceptionally dangerous to both the occupants of the vehicle as well as people and property around them, but according to a new survey, this isn’t really getting through to many device owners. Moreover, the AT&T survey has shown…

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Mobile health devices in exam rooms don’t bother patients

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Doctors had been concerned that using these gadgets would bring about fears for personal privacy. For some time now, doctors have had their worries about using technology in order to keep electronic medical records, but it appears as though patents do not feel that same barrier about using mobile health devices and techniques in exam rooms. A new survey conducted by Nuance has revealed that patients welcome the use of mobile gadgets. Among the reasons that the voice recognition tech company behind the survey found that patients found mobile health…

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Tablet trends no longer show skyrocketing growth

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These mobile devices still represent a very healthy market, but the growth is stalling out quite a bit. While there is no mistake that tablet trends are showing that the market for these devices is still quite healthy and isn’t showing any signs of future illness, what has become clear through the most recent data released by the International Data Corporation (IDC), is that the growth of this market has slowed significantly with the market’s maturity. The IDC has now “scaled back its five year forecast for the product category”…

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BlackBerry Leap touchscreen smartphone is unveiled

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The Canadian handset manufacturer has now shown the world its latest device, at the lower end of the market. The BlackBerry Leap has now been unveiled, showing the smartphone market the newest entrant, which will feature a 5 inch touchscreen and that will be geared toward the lower end of the market, as the Canadian device maker attempts to claw its way back into relevancy and to regain a new customer base. This smartphone will be far more affordable than other mobile devices sold by this brand. It will cost…

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Cell phone addiction: Myth or Reality?

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Technology news headlines have been revealing that people are becoming increasingly hooked on their mobile devices. As a growing number of cases of internet and cell phone addiction have been making headlines – with the latest being a patient diagnosed as being hooked on his Google Glass – many have started to wonder whether smartphones are doing us more harm than good, when all is said and done. For this reason QR Code Press conducted a study to examine the various items and parts of our lives that people consider…

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Smartphone trends show most shoppers don’t like device use in lines

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Recent research has revealed that the majority of people don’t like standing in checkout lines with others using devices. Among the largest smartphone trends outside of the various devices that have been released and the directions being taken in mobile commerce, marketing, and payments, is the etiquette surrounding the actual use of these gadgets. Nearly everyone now owns some form of cell phone, but this has been a development that has come on quite quickly. Due to the speed at which the smartphone trends have traveled, it hasn’t made it…

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