In an anticlimactic report, Gartner announced today what we now already know to be the case - that overall sales of mobile phones declined a tiny bit, while sales of smartphones exploded. To what extent do Gartner's numbers say is the case?
I have a lot of books.
It's kind of a weakness of mine. Even now, in the day and age of the e-reader, I still horde dead-tree books by the dozens. I have a Kindle Fire, but I use it more to watch streaming movies and play Freecell. When I read books, I still prefer to pick them up, smell them, feel the pages between my fingers and have the ability to pull them off the shelf and lend them to people.
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WEBINAR: Global Mobility Trends to Act on for 2013 and Beyond
Wednesday November 28, 2012
TIME: 11:00 a.m. ET/ 8:00 a.m. PT
Work is mobilizing. Employees need to stay in touch, wherever they are. Customers demand immediate response. Yet in a tough economic climate, how do you keep costs in check and stay ahead in the marketplace?
People using their own devices on corporate networks, ensuring mobile device security and integrating mobility into new and existing business models are just three of the major trends for 2013 that you'll learn how to cost-effectively leverage during this Vodafone Global Enterprise Webinar.
Through customer examples, you'll discover how Vodafone is helping manage thousands of mobile devices worldwide while reducing cost and complexity. You'll also learn how mobile innovation is creating new revenue streams for Vodafone clients and giving them a competitive advantage.
Attendees will learn:
- How to convert the consumerization of IT (bring your own / choose your own device) from a headache to strategic advantage - increasing employee satisfaction and productivity while reducing costs
- What it takes to go from idea to revenue, and leverage mobile technologies to enable new business models. We will explore how Vodafone customers in diverse industries have navigated a managed innovation path, deployed newly-designed solutions and achieved key business objectives and ROI
- The value of partnership with Vodafone Global Enterprise
The holiday season means spending quality time with friends and family, taking some time off from our day-to-day lives and giving gifts. For some people, it's easy to think of the perfect gift to give. For others, it seems impossible to get them something beyond gift cards. It's not uncommon to see people turn to social media for inspiration for these situations. In fact, a ConsumerSearch.com survey found that social media has become so influential in the past year to consumers as they shop that it is relied upon as much as both word-of-mouth and store advertising to provide holiday gift ideas and inspiration among all ages.
Whenever we needed money, we'd rob the airport. To us, it was better than Citibank, is one of the many famous quotes from one of the most amazing movies of all time, GoodFellas. And a recent incident is sparking comparison to this acclaimed flick in which nearly 3,600 iPad minis that had just been flown in from China were stolen from one of John F. Kennedy Airport's cargo buildings.
It is time to recognize the need for UC-enabled dual persona applications for all types of mobile device interfaces, including built-in car dashboards.
Researchers and engineers have been pulling graphics out of your TV screen and computer display and integrating them into real-world environments. This new technology, known as augmented reality, blurs the line between what's real and what's computer-generated by enhancing our senses.
Every day, small business owners are faced with handling an overwhelming amount of operations to run their businesses efficiently and productively. Luckily, social media can help!
The bad news is that a NASA laptop was stolen recently, resulting in a major security breach. The good news is that neither the Klingon nor Romulan Empires are implicated in the theft.
AT&T thinks it could earn $1 billion a year providing cybersecurity services to multinational enterprises.
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