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Tablet Audience Overlaps With Smartphone Users, Used More As Video Device
2012-06-11 11:47:30

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com The number of smartphone owners continues to rise in the U.S., and so does the number of tablet owners. Smartphone ownership rose from 9.7 percent of the U.S. population in Q2 2011 to 23.6 percent in April 2012. At the same time tablet ownership increased, with a greater number of smartphone users adopting a larger screen than the rest of the U.S. audience. That's according to data released by comScore as part of its TabLens report. The total mobile audience...

2012-06-07 23:01:53

Android users now able to ask and answer questions by uploading videos and pictures directly from their phones, without needing to download an app (PRWEB) June 07, 2012 FixYa, the leading product Q&A destination, today announces the launch of FixYa Mobile, a complete HTML5 overhaul of its mobile website designed to optimize the most comprehensive product solution site in the world for use on smartphones and tablets. To see the newly-designed site and all of its added features visit...

2012-06-07 19:39:06

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com Tactus Technology unveiled a new technology at the SID Display Week 2012 that brings the feedback of touching something back to a smartphone. The company showed off a prototype Android tablet that was able to provide haptic feedback to the user, using keys that appeared and disappeared. The "keys" rise out of the touchscreen and provide a tactile feel for the user's fingers, receding back down into the touchscreen once they are no longer needed. The...

2012-06-06 23:03:12

A recent mobile survey conducted by Prosper Mobile Insights included 331 smartphone and tablet users from the SSI Panel who completed the survey on their devices. The survey was collected from 5/21 - 5/25/12. 157 respondents were male while 174 were female, and the average age of the sample was 46. Margin of error is 5.4%. The analysis reveals that Mobile Users are most likely to fully pay attention to ads while surfing the web and visiting social media sites. Men are also more likely than...

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  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.