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ASU study reveals formula for app success

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Americans love our smartphones, and we’re constantly downloading more apps to use on them. So, how do you know which apps are going to be the most worthwhile to get — the ones that will ultimately be the best sellers? A new study from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University… Read More →

Arizona Executives Don’t Vacation Without Smartphone

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BMO Harris Bank released a study today that found that most business owners and executives in Arizona do not truly “get away from it all” when it comes to vacationing. Seventy-three percent of the respondents admit to checking their work emails during their time off; albeit 11 percent lower than the national average. “Gadgets such… Read More →

Closing the digital divide for Arizona students

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by in Lifestyle | Trending

Arizona students are back in class and in addition to notebooks and lunch boxes, some parents are packing smartphones or tablets in their kid’s backpacks. Some school districts are even requesting that kids bring their own technology to school to enhance their learning. A recent Pew Internet & American Life study found that more than… Read More →

Closing the digital divide for Arizona students

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by in Education | Featured | Tech

Arizona students are back in class and in addition to notebooks and lunch boxes, some parents are packing smartphones or tablets in their kid’s backpacks. Some school districts are even requesting that kids bring their own technology to school to enhance their learning. A recent Pew Internet & American Life study found that more than… Read More →

Cox introduces NCAA March Madness Live App

by in Business News | Sports | Tech

The NCAA March Madness Live® app now offers Cox Communications’ customers free streaming, live coverage of the 2013 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship when and where they want it at no additional charge across all tablets, smartphones and desktop computers using a broadband connection. NCAA March Madness Live® features social and interactive components to… Read More →

Smartphones Lead Cellular Market Growth With 44.4% Increase

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by in Economy | Tech

Mesa-based Forward Concepts’ annual market study of the worldwide market for cellular terminals and their chips, “Cellular Handset & Tablet Chip Markets ‘12,” compares Q1/2012 vs. Q1/2011 vendor unit shipments for all cellphones, smartphones and tablets. It also gauges their 2011 revenue and unit shipment performance over the prior year. Although cellphone and cellular-enabled tablet… Read More →

QR Code – Encoding And Promoting

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Local businesses generate leads, experience immediate results with effective QR code strategies In just six months in 2010, from July through December, the use of QR codes (abbreviated from Quick Response Codes) increased twelvefold. And in 2011, ScanLife’s mobile barcode trend report documented that, worldwide, scans increased by 440 percent. QR codes were created in… Read More →

The Best Of The Consumer Electronics Show, CES 2012

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by in Columnist Spotlight | Tech

Another year, another Consumer Electronics Show. Forgive my late “best of” blog; I had to rest a little after this year’s show. Every year I tell myself I’ll have a plan of attack, and every year I find myself wandering way off track and aimlessly between the halls — no bother as it’s hard to… Read More →

Three Tablets Ready for Work

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In a very short two years the tablet market has lit up like a wildfire and business executives have a plethora of options. The iPad still reigns supreme, with an estimated 80 percent of the tablet market. But that could change very soon with Android’s Honecomb platform, built just for tablets and now available on… Read More →