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People Want Faster Mobile Web Experience

  by Aaron Baar, August 7,2012 – Marketing Daily – Media Post People. Give them everything, and they still want more. For all of the advances in wireless networks, 4G speeds and device chips, people say they want even more from their mobile Web experience. According to a study conducted by Keynote Services, people are…

Camera Phone Becoming a Preferred Camera for Everyday Photos According to InfoTrends Study

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(Weymouth, MA) July 31, 2012…Like digital cameras, camera phones have become a mainstream technology. InfoTrends’ 2012 U.S. Mobile Imaging End-User Survey explores how today’s higher-megapixel camera phones are reshaping the digital photography market and the impact this will have on digital still cameras. InfoTrends has seen a dramatic increase in smartphone usage since the 2011…

Smartphones, tablets boost sales of consumer electronics

Models display Samsung Electronics’ smartphone Galaxy S III. By Mike Snider, USA Today   Americans have officially gone mobile. Sales of smartphones, already in more than half of U.S. homes, and tablet computers, in one-third of homes, are expected to drive annual consumer electronics sales to $206.5 billion this year — the first time above…

Connectivity Will Drive Digital Camera Use

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Submitted By: Alan Bullock on July 20, 2012 – InfoTrendsBlog Kodak launched the EasyShare One Wi-Fi digital camera in 2005. Since then, most manufacturers have dipped an occasional toe in the connectivity water, with random introductions of models in which Wi-Fi seemed like an afterthought in an otherwise rather ordinary camera. Their best cameras were…

InfoTrends Announces Launch of New Connected Imaging Trends Service

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(Weymouth, MA) July 16, 2012…InfoTrends is pleased to announce the development of a new vendor advisory service: Connected Imaging Trends. This service will provide relevant research on the use of social networks, connected devices, and cloud services. InfoTrends estimates that U.S. consumers will store more 380 billion photos in 2012, and that that total will…

Mobile Shopping Growing Exponentially

Research Brief from the Center for Media Research   Thursday, July 19, 2012 – Recent research, conducted by Deloitte Consulting LLP, shows that there may be a more effective approach than sales transactions for determining the impact of mobile and how it influences and drives sales in other channels, particularly in-store sales. According to the…

The Impact of Pinterest

Research Brief from The Center for Media Research   Friday, June 20, 2012 – According to new research from Compete’s Online Shopper Intelligence Survey, Pinterest is succeeding in disrupting the social media landscape. About 1 in 4 consumers reports that they are spending less time on other social media sites in favor of Pinterest. And,…

InfoTrends Examines the Impact of Connected Devices on the Digital Imaging Landscape

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(Weymouth, MA) July 10, 2012…A variety of devices including smartphones, tablets, and Internet-enabled TVs provide users with access to vast amounts of commercial and personal content. Many of these devices offer functionalities that rival those of personal computers, with the added benefit of being wireless and ultra-portable. InfoTrends’ new report, Smartphones, Tablets, and Connected TVs:…