Last week we shared some thoughts and observations of various industry shaping events witnessed during the past year. We analyzed some figures and set the stage right for this second part of our overview, in order to present some opinions of how the mobile and telecom technology may unfold during 2013.
With its Retina display, dual-core processor, quad-core graphics, LTE, 5MPX camera, larger battery, and FaceTime camera, the third-gen iPad is a serious piece of equipment. Yet we still come across comments of the sort that “the iPad is nothing but an over-sized iPhone”. As we take look into some aspects of the differences between the two devices we invite you to make up your own mind on which is better in what context of use.
Is iPad the Chicken or the Egg?
iPad Clocking 54.5 Percent of Mobile Web Traffic
Apple’s iPad accounts for 54.5 percent of mobile web traffic, and continuing to dominate tablet web traffic share entirely, accounting for 98.10 percent of usage – OnSwipe shares research findings of websites using their service.
Native, Hybrid or HTML5 Mobile Application?
Your business needs a mobile solution. You’ve spoken to a multitude of developers. You are now totally confused with regards to native, hybrid or web. Here is some fresh info on the subject.
Making Magic for Customers
“Today I had a magical customer experience!” Do your clients say that about you? Where is your company with your mobile strategy? Check how Starbucks is leading the way.
Can Technical Excellence Bring on Business Revival?
Does Blackberry 10 “kick technical butt” and does “technical excellence lead to business revitalization”? Only time will tell.
How could The National Post Office merge advanced technologies with an old tradition, in order to revive a long lost service? In the world of Facebook, email and text messages is there room for the forgotten art of the printed paper postcard? Of course, Bianor had the answer.
A fantastic mobile solution for iPhone and Android was created which invites users to take a photo with their smartphone and send it on to any location in the world as a beautiful printed postcard. A comprehensive back-end administrative system manages images, resolution, orders, payment and postage; barcodes and service information is automatically generated; the postcard is printed out and sent to the requested physical address. SMS payment integration completes the hassle-free experience.
The BG Postcard mobile application quickly became a favorite with consumers, with downloads gathering momentum through organic word-of-mouth recommendations. The National Post Office reports increasing orders of the service and is drawing valuable technology savvy clients.