Surprisingly by about 70 percent, 90 percent of kids 8-17 say it’s OK for parents to set rules on how they use their cellphones, according to CTIA.
Meanwhile, Pew reports that 78 percent of teens have a cell phone and 23 percent have a tablet. Also, 58 percent of all teens have downloaded apps to their mobile or tablet.
I’m bored with gold iPhone stories. It's about personalization. If you don't want it, don't buy it.
eMarketer revises numbers upward to say that the U.S. mobile ad spend will rise 95 percent this year to account for 20 percent of all digital ad spend and 5 percent of total media ad spend.
Advertising Age asked if the iPad era is already coming to an end. My observations all across country loudly say otherwise.
Another from eMarketer: 86 percent of U.S. healthcare practitioners use a smartphone for professional purposes.
28 million will use Twitter on a mobile device at least monthly this year. The number is big but still under under 10 percent of subscribers.
It's not about channels, but about consumers, said a Gap mobile executive at last week’s Mobile Insider Summit. No gap in solid thinking there.
A report says that 3 percent of U.S. Internet users are on dialup. My experience says about 83 percent of hotel biz centers are, wasting our time as we wait for boarding passes to print.
The main in-store mobile activity is comparison shopping with 59 percent showrooming, new numbers say.
How much of Steve Ballmer’s resignation had to do with Microsoft’s mobile missteps? Lots.
Apple wins three times more customers from Samsung than Samsung does from Apple. Speaks to the loyalty shown by Apple users.