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Samsung, Apple, Tecno topped list of mobile brands with highest SOV in Q2 of 2016 – Report

Latest report released by Teksight edge Limited showing online mentions of mobile phone brands released for May and August 2016 has revealed that Samsung, Apple and Tecno topped the list of mobile brands with the highest Share Of Voice, SOV, in the second quarter of 2016 while Nokia, Injoo and Microsoft appear to be struggling to make a mark in ... Read More »

United Continental Taps Apple and IBM for Mobile Tech Overhaul

PHOTO: EUROPEAN PRESSPHOTO AGENCY United Continental Holdings Inc. plans a major overhaul of its mobile technology, which will include the development of new apps and the upgrade of the iPhones and iPads used by 50,000 flight and ground employees. The air carrier will work with Apple Inc. and International Business Machines Corp., which announced an alliance three years ago to ... Read More »

Apple tops Samsung in Q4 as smartphone leader: IDC data

Apple won the crucial 2016 holiday quarter as iPhone 7 sales helped the company beat rival Samsung, shows IDC data. (Source: AP) Apple has won the crucial 2016 holiday quarter as iPhone 7 sales helped the company beat rival Samsung, according to data from the International Data Corporation (IDC). IDC’s Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker says a total of 428.5 ... Read More »

New Windows 10 Phone, NuAns Neo, Launched on Kickstarter

You don’t have to be an expert on the mobile communications industry to know Windows Phone is on life support. According to the latest Gartner report, the operating system is in a downward spiral, going down to 0.7 percent of the total market share with only 2.4 million units sold in Q1 2016. This was a 70 percent plunge from ... Read More »

Samsung Earnings Are Rebounding as Flurry of New Biz Tech Appears

One of the stories somewhat lost in the headlines earlier this month, is that of an impressive comeback. After almost two years of lagging performance, Samsung operating profits rose 80 percent during the last quarter over the same time last year. Reuters reports much of the cause of declining profits was due to losing part of the smartphone market share to Apple. While ... Read More »

This App Claims to Turn Your Phone into a Tiny Scanner but Does it Measure Up?

Usefulness Functionality Price Summary The Tiny Scanner mobile app turns Android and iOS devices into portable document scanners. It scans everything as images or PDFs. The Tiny Scanner mobile app turns your phone into a scanner and saves documents as either a photo or a PDF. With it you can now easily scan documents, receipts, reports, photos or just about ... Read More »

What Was the Real Cause of Samsung’s Issues With the Galaxy Note 7? (Watch)

Samsung has concluded its investigation into the cause of its overheating (and sometimes even exploding or fire catching) Galaxy Note 7 devices. The company blamed its battery suppliers, saying that there were flaws in the designs for the original and replacement batteries. But Samsung didn’t deflect all of the blame. It did admit that it expected too much of its ... Read More »

This Malware Is Targeting Attacks on Mobile Devices

As you likely already know, the number of mobile users continues to grow, and search engines have become increasingly mobile-focused/inclusive. As search engines adapt and account for the shift in user behavior to mobile, so do websites and advertisers. And as websites and advertisers optimize and adapt their strategy to target mobile platforms, so do hackers. The Mobile Malware Problem ... Read More »

Apple Products, Phablets Top List of Most Popular Mobile Devices This Holiday Season

Post-holiday season, you’re most likely to find traffic to your site or eCommerce store coming from Apple devices or phablets– if any brand. That’s because both Apple devices and, more generally, phablets were among the top gifted mobile devices this holiday season. Best Selling Mobile Tech During the 2016 Holidays Apple Devices and Phablets Were the Flavors of the Holiday ... Read More »

98% of Small Businesses Use Wireless, AT&T Poll Says

[Click for large version PDF] Nearly all (98 percent) small businesses use wireless technologies in their operations, a 2013 AT&T small business technology poll says. Details of the poll released recently also reveal how dependent upon wireless technology most small businesses have become. For example, the survey shows two-thirds (about 66 percent) of those businesses would be unable to survive ... Read More »