Between smartphones and tablets, Americans spend more than half of their digital media consumption time — 57 percent — in apps, according to comScore’s annual U.S. mobile apps report. That’s about the same as a year ago — evidence that the… Read More ›
Day: September 3, 2017
Most of us slow down as we age. We’re similar to conventional machines, like old cars or hairdryers that run less efficiently as they get on in years. But digital gadgets, particularly smartphones? We expect them to operate quickly. Forever!… Read More ›
The USA Today Network is taking a page out of Facebook’s playbook by reformatting its digital properties to give users more personalized webpages. Read more at Digiday.
For the last decade, smartphones have gotten thinner and faster and thinner and faster and, well, you get the picture. For a clue as to what the smartphone of the future might look like, turn your attention to the device’s… Read More ›
As teens increasingly engage with Snapchat and Instagram, Facebook will see slowing growth in this demographic in the U.S., according to a new forecast by eMarketer. Read more at MediaPost.
In communities ravaged by Harvey, floodwaters have left people stranded on rooftops, relying on rescue from volunteers and first responders. Smartphones are their lifelines. Read more at CNN.
Some argued that Samsung set the bar too high for Bixby, given that the voice-enabled AI assistant played a central role in the Galaxy S8’s launch a few months back but was nowhere to be seen when the device went… Read More ›
The catastrophic events caused by Hurricane Harvey put smartphones to the test, raising the question about what our trusty mobile companions can do to help in crises like these. Read more at USA Today.
Almost half a million people in the U.S. must update pacemakers that are vulnerable to being hacked. Read more at CNN.