• A Crude Awakening for Smartphone, Tablet Makers

    As you’ve probably realized from your most recent gas station receipt, the price of crude oil is tumbling globally. The result? Lower prices at the pump. Of course, if you think the impact on your wallet has been mitigated, imagine what the savings look like for companies like Apple, Samsung, Amazon and others that have …   Read More

  • By 2018, Consumers Will Join Companies by Being 'Mobile First'

    Mobile devices are increasingly becoming the first go-to device for communications and content consumption, according to a new report from Gartner. In the report announcement shared with MMW, Gartner predicts that, by 2018, more than 50 percent of users will go to a tablet or smartphone first for all online activities. “The use pattern that …   Read More

  • Intel In, Texas Instruments Out for Google Glass Wearable Tech Semiconductor

    In an interesting recently announced move, Google Glass has decided to turn to Intel Corp. to supply the “electronic brains” for a revamped version of the device now in development. The move pushes semiconductor giant Intel into the wearable technology sector, as it will now supply the processor originally supplied by Texas Instruments, Inc. “Intel …   Read More

  • iPads Coming to the Classroom in Pennsylvania

    This week, Pennsylvania’s Steel Valley school board moved to accept a $291,791 donation from Apple to proceed with a new district-wide technology plan. The plan in question calls for equipping every student in the district with an iPad. Superintendent Ed Wehrer said the donation, and a separate $69,921 gift from philanthropist William Campbell through his …   Read More

  • Juniper: mCommerce Transactions Gunning for 200B By 2019

    A new report from Juniper Research indicates that mobile phone and tablet users will make 195 billion mobile commerce transactions annually by 2019. Underscoring the remarkable growth anticipated over the next five years, this anticipated expansion represents a significant spike over the 72 billion mCommerce transactions expected this year. According to the report, highest growth …   Read More

  • Thanksgiving Day Online Sales Saw Big Jump Year Over Year

    Many speculate that the 2014 holiday shopping season will bring a record year of revenue for retailers, but it is still far too early to tell. That being said, the numbers are already in for 2014 Thanksgiving Day sales. While many retailers stay closed on Thanksgiving Day, most launched their sales online one day prior …   Read More

  • 2015 Will See Increase in Mobile Gaming Revenues

    Despite concerns that interest in mobile gaming would die out after the novelty wore off, it seems the mobile gaming is only becoming more popular — and profitable. This next year, it is expected that interest in mobile gaming is actually going to surpass console gaming, which would make it the biggest sector of the …   Read More

  • Mobile Tech Projected to Rule Black Friday Sales

    As you start putting together your Black Friday shopping list, you might want to consider adding a few higher-end items like tablets onto the list. You certainly won’t be alone in that exercise. In fact, the latest industry data calls for record Black Friday sales of tablets, smartphones, and just about anything else that’s cool, …   Read More

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    iPad Still Owns North American Tablet Traffic

    Chitika is out with a new update on tablet traffic across North America. According to the data in question, only one conclusion can be reached: the more things change, the more they stay the same. Once again, despite a flood of new competition in the tablet market, Apple still dominates tablet traffic across the continent.   Read More

  • Australian Online Video Ad Market Exploding

    Down under, the online video ad market is over the top. That’s according to a new report from Frost & Sullivan. “Approximately 11.6 million Australian internet users aged 15 to 65 have watched online video in the last six months,” the report reads. “This represents a percentage of 83% in 2014; an increase over 68% …   Read More