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via marketingcharts.com The vast majority of smartphone appear tethered to their devices, finds a pair of separate studies released in April 2012. According to Arbitron and Edison Research survey results [download page], a whopping 91% of smartphone owners say their device is within arm’s length either always (60%) or most of the time (31%). And…Read More
via paidcontent.org In America, some 86 percent of smartphone owners say they use their their phones as a second screen at least some of the time. Among U.S. tablet owners, 26 percent describe their second-screen behavior as fairly avid, checking in several times a day (only 12 percent of surveyed Germans describe this kind of…Read More
via emarketer.com According to a March 2012 report from the International Data Corporation (IDC), smartphone shipments in China will surpass those in the US during 2012. IDC’s “Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker” data forecasts China to have a 20.7% share of worldwide smartphone shipments in 2012, compared to 20.6% for the US. Read the rest…Read More
via marketingcharts.com Google’s share of the US smartphone market (primarily representing the Android platform) climbed 7% between the 3 months ending November 2011 and 3 months ending February 2012, increasing its smartphone platform share to 50.1% in that time period, according to comScore MobiLens data released in April. Google’s share has now grown more than…Read More
According to February 2011 research from agency MGH, awareness is high among smartphone owners. Nearly two-thirds have seen a QR code, and about half that number, or one-third overall, had used one.Read More