Will digital trump print? As more Americans come to rely on their cell phones for news, newspaper sales dip some more, claims a Pew study. People still make it a point to stay in touch with the current affairs, local, national or international. More than 70% of Americans follow news, local and national, and 65% follow the international news scene regularly.… Continue reading
Owning cell phones and internet connectivity add to our expenses but also enhance our socioeconomic position, according to a new research by Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai.
The research correlates cell phone ownership and access to internet with Human Development Index (HDI). It took into consideration the state, area of residence, age, religion, educational qualification, Internet connectivity and social status.… Continue reading
Things are hotting up in the smartphone space. About 21% of the smartphone sales in the third quarter of 2016 worldwide were taken over by three Chinese companies – Huawei, Oppo and BBK Communication Equipment. According to Gartner, Inc, they were the only companies who increased their sales during this quarter.… Continue reading
The third quarter of 2016 saw 32.3 million smartphones being sold in India. While the fourth quarter results are yet to come (but it will be less due to demonetisation), the third quarter is what hints at the future.
At the start of 2016, feature phones still accounted for about 65 percent market share in India.… Continue reading
Mobile payments is the magic word today. As a mother of two young kids, one of my friends always has a tough time at the local shopping mart. The last straw is usually the wait at the payment register with two fidgety young ones. Needless to say, that shopping mart accepts debit/credit card but not mobile payment, yet.… Continue reading