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Should-I-upgrade-my-iPhone,-WalletHub-survey-says-many-won

Should I upgrade my iPhone, WalletHub survey says many won't


Thursday, September 5, 2019 by

Roughly 28% fewer people plan on buying the new iPhone this year than last year, according to the personal-finance website WalletHub’s 2019 iPhone Survey, released today. To help people save money on their cell phone bills, WalletHub has also produced a handy Cell Phone Savings Calculator, which crunches the numbers on whether it’s better to buy a ...


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Apps that communicate best with users


Wednesday, September 4, 2019 by

Leanplum has announced the results of a new study on consumer sentiment toward brand communication. Study results show that brands primarily fail because they send too many and irrelevant notifications, yet brands like Facebook, Wells Fargo and Bank of America are the best at communicating with their users. Notification bombardment leads to app deletion. Mo...


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Using any app or device to do your job is a growing trend


Tuesday, June 11, 2019 by

The majority of global workers are going rogue with work devices, software and applications despite being aware of the potential business risks involved, according to new research released by Snow Software. The study, which polled 3,000 professionals in the United States, Europe, and Asia Pacific, finds stark contrasts between the mindset of today’s workers and th...


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Gaming on mobile data says you are probably a gamer but don't admit it


Tuesday, February 26, 2019 by

Who’s a gamer? Chances are, it’s you. Most smartphone owners in the U.S. need look no further than their own mobile phone home screen for evidence that new categories of games are changing the face of modern video game players. From the early days of arcade games to the rise of Fortnite, mobile gaming - and the rise of casual games - has democratized gaming ...


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Who still clicks on ads anyway


Monday, January 21, 2019 by

New data from Clutch says that seventy-seven percent (77%) of people recognize paid search ads easily compared to what organic search results look like - and it's causing a shift in the way advertisers approach consumers. People use search engines to find answers to questions and often click paid search ads that respond to their search queries. One-third ...


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Freelance jobs are being embraced by Gen Z


Thursday, August 30, 2018 by

Upwork released new data from Gen Z respondents to Freelancing in America: 2017, a comprehensive measure of the U.S. independent workforce, conducted by independent research firm Edelman Intelligence and commissioned in partnership by Upwork and Freelancers Union. Findings show that Gen Z - the youngest segment of the adult workforce (people born between 1997-2000), ...


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Hard truths about wireless carriers from J.D. Power


Wednesday, March 14, 2018 by

Wireless devices have become like an appendage for most people. Getting the right service plan at a good price with the right device is essential. Wireless carriers are engaged in a fierce battle for the money and loyalty of consumers. Network quality is most important, but it’s not the only part of the equation that matters. Carriers that get all stages of the process ...


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Women use emojis more than men


Friday, February 24, 2017 by

6 billion emojis are sent every day by people from all over the globe. While the study of emoji's in general isn't that fascinating, the data about who uses them, why they use them, and what they want to see more of is. To explore the growing role emojis play in our lives, artsy emoji distribution and monetization platform MojiLaLa ran a "State of Emoji National Survey"...


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Specific Technology Skills Provide Pay Boost for Tech Sector


Wednesday, May 18, 2016 by

PayScale, in partnership with Future Workplace, have released a new workforce skills preparedness report titled “Leveling Up: How to Win In the Skills Economy.” Among the findings were a “pay boost” for tech hiring when considering specific technical skills.Overall, the report details a disconnect between managers and recent graduates regarding their preparedness for em...


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The Impact of Application Performance Delays on US Productivity


Thursday, May 5, 2016 by

Nimble Storage has released the results of a survey that reveals the impact of application performance delays on company bottom lines. The ‘Mind the Gap’ report surveyed nearly 3,000 IT professionals and business application users based in the U.S., Germany, U.K., Australia, Singapore and Southeast Asia.The report found that found that delays in propagating and refreshi...


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Presidential Campaigns & SMS Best Practices


Monday, May 2, 2016 by

According to a poll, 64 percent of Americans own a smartphone, and a convincing 97% of them use text messaging. In fact, text messaging is the most frequently used feature of smartphones, and remains very popular among younger audiences. Presidential candidates are targeting a broad demographic to ensure they don’t lose edge over their rivals in any aspect. Electio...


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App Idea Awards Announce Finalists


Thursday, April 21, 2016 by

The App Idea Award is a contest that lets app entrepreneurs compete for the chance to get their app created for free. The awards have released the names of the six finalists who will compete for $70,000 in app design and development costs. The winner will be announced on at the May 3 in New York, where the six finalists will pitch judges from leading venture capita...


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How to Design a Seamless UX for Mobile Payments


Wednesday, July 22, 2015 by

Nearly 1.4 million mobile applications fill the virtual shelves of the App Store. Of those, more than 177,000 apps facilitate mobile payments. Moreover, Apple Pay’s impact on the mobile market has been nothing less than noteworthy, with businesses and banks clamoring to accept it as consumers merge their wallets and cell phones.And in terms of mobile usage, consumers de...


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Developers Need To Embrace Millennials


Tuesday, September 9, 2014 by

Each app publisher knows there is a sweet spot from a user perspective, and there are an endless number of analytics solutions that help define who those users are. However, societal trends can provide big picture insight in identifying trends that may provide new opportunities. Neilson has recently analyzed Millennials as a group and is providing insight into how ...