You know how sometimes you still watch live TV? And how if you’re watching live TV, sometimes a commercial comes on? Well, guess what happens then? If you’re reading this, you know. But now Facebook wants to spell it out… Read More ›
Day: August 27, 2017
A 2016 study from research firm Influence Central found the average age for getting a first smartphone is 10.3 years old, down from 12 in 2012. Read more at USA Today.
If you’re an 18- to 24-year-old, Snapchat is your sweet spot. Read more at Recode.
Last month, some Verizon users noticed that the company was capping video streams at the speed of 10 Mbps. Faced with reports by consumers, Verizon acknowledged that it was “testing” a new traffic management system. This week, Verizon officially adopted… Read More ›
Sarahah is a social media app that lets you receive anonymous comments from friends and strangers. Teens have taken to the platform, and it now has millions of users. Read more at CNN.
An independent study of 18 FDA-approved mHealth devices that measure blood glucose in diabetic users has found that two-thirds aren’t accurate, potentially putting the user at risk. Read more at mHealth Intelligence.
More digital media time is concentrated in smartphone apps than on the mobile web or PC. And most of that time is spent in a small number of apps, led by Facebook. Read more at Marketing Land.
Studies indicate people with chronic conditions want to use mHealth devices at home for care management, but the devices and apps they’re trying are too complex or confusing. Read more at mHealth Intelligence.
Patients are the lifeblood of clinical trials. Collecting their data is a necessary step in determining the efficacy and safety of an intervention. There is an opportunity for mobile apps to make patients feel like “partners” in their clinical trial… Read More ›
Google and Walmart have entered into a partnership to make hundreds of thousands of Walmart products available to purchase through the Google Home voice-controlled speaker, the tech giant’s answer to the Amazon Echo. Read more at Recode.