IT - Mobile
24 Mar 2016
3 Smart Mobile Marketing Trends To Watch
ITProPortal, March 24th, 2016

"2015 marked the first year that mobile traffic exceeded desktop internet use (at least in the U.S.), and 2016 is poised for even greater smartphone and tablet engagement among consumers.

Given larger technology trends and developments, consumers' growing use of mobile devices is not all that surprising, but it is game-changing - especially when it comes to motivating consumers to action..."
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    21 Mar 2016
    5 Things You Need To Know About 5G
    CIO, March 21st, 2016

    "Most of us in the tech sector are drawn to the 'speed and feeds' - the technical specs that reveal what is better than the last dot release. We want faster processors, more solid state memory capacity and networks with lower latency. Yet, there are often Herculean jumps forward in technology that do more than just add a bit more capacity or speed.

    That's the case with 5G wireless. Both AT&T and Verizon have announced limited trials for the faster cellular data connection, which will likely debut by 2020. It's important for IT leaders to know about, especially for planning and strategy purposes, but it's also easy to miss the fact that 5G wireless (according to the technical experts) is more than a speed boost..."
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      23 Mar 2016
      Blame The Cellphone: Injuries Pile Up, From Cat Bites To Shocks To Broken Bones
      Network World, March 23rd, 2016

      "We've all become aware of the dangers that drivers preoccupied with their cellphones cause on the roads and most have also probably seen plenty of 'pedtextrians' endangering themselves by paying way more attention to their phones than their surroundings. But phone-related injuries go way beyond these two scenarios - we're talking everything from ringing phones that supposedly scare dogs and cats into biting people to people being really dumb (and gross) about where they stick their smartphones..."
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        22 Mar 2016
        MDM Vs. MAM: Best Choice For Mobile Management
        Information Week, March 22th, 2016

        "When deciding between mobile device management (MDM) or mobile application management (MAM), enterprises should consider factors including number of in-house employees, compliance requirements, and data security.

        Businesses can't get enough apps. Research consultancy Gartner last year predicted that by the end of 2017, demand for mobile app development services will grow at least five times faster than internal IT groups can deliver them..."
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        24 Mar 2016
        The Debate Is Over - Businesses Need Both Apps And Mobile Websites
        Business 2 Community, March 24th, 2016

        "Until recently, you needed to employ a custom developer at considerable expense if you wanted to create an app for your SMB. The good news is that, for your average small business operating on a tight budget, there are now cheaper options if you want provide your customers with a dedicated app.

        You may still ask if it's worth it. After all, you have a website and that works just fine.

        When you realize that over 80% of moms always have their mobile phone with them and make 33% of their online purchases on them, you begin to see level of disruption smartphones have caused. In the next 10 to 15 years, it's possible we'll buy from our mobile or tablet only. If you look at the large millennial demographic, 69% buy products on their smartphones, many from dedicated apps..."
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