Penetration of smartphones in the United States reaches 44 percent

M-Commerce growth

Nielsen has released its mobile data for the third quarter of 2011, which shows that among American mobile subscribers, smartphone penetration has reached a proportion of 44 percent. It is believed that this significant jump in the market share has been spurred by the adoption of the devices by individuals between the ages of 18 and 34 years. This statistic is over double the figure from two years ago, when penetration had reached only 18 percent, and it aligns well with the predictions that Nielsen had made when it said…

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QR code services available for real estate agents

RealBird Inc., a provider of electronic marketing resources for real estate industry professionals, has announced the release of their mobile website designed specifically for real estate agents is now available for use. The website will allow potential buyers to browse property listings via their smart phones. Buyers can also set up appointments for tours and sign up for regular updates from agents. The site will be able to be accessed by scanning QR codes that will be available on property signage and flyers. “Mobile websites and QR codes have now joined…

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