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Posts tagged with Blackberry

What do consumers want in a mobile phone experience?

Multiple PhonesWhen Qualcomm launched a device to accompany its mobile television programming, it was FLO TV Personal Television, "a 3.5-inch touch screen allows users to surf through channels with the swipe of a finger."

This was because:

  • Consumers want to swipe their fingers.
  • Consumers want a touch screen.

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C'mon. Admit it. You really want an iPhone

iphone loveiPhone users are happier. Their phones are smarter. And BlackBerry users have a serious case of iPhone envy.

Research firm Crowd Science learned, in a survey conducted over the past month that iPhone have a satisfaction score of 73% with their devices, compared wtih Blackberry owners (52%) and other smartphone users (41%). Even more iPhone owners say they're loyal to the brand (82%).

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How do you get positive feedback online? Showcase your fans

Research in Motion has had a major hurdle in the way of selling its smartphones over the past few years: it's called the iPhone. The Blackberry may have sold 6.7 million smartphones in the third quarter of last year, but that was a record quarter, and Apple shipped 6.9 million iPhones in the first quarter of its existence.

The other problem is that the iPhone has incredibly high user participation rates online. There are many more conversations about the iPhone happening on the web than the iPhone, which RIM is tring to fix.

As the Blackberry maker learned last year, 76% of consumers don’t think companies tell the truth in advertising, while 78% trust the recommendation of other consumers. According to Brian Wallace, Director of Global Digital Marketing for RIM, money spent on advertising and an appealing website was effectively wasted: “we were where our customers were not.”

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Mobile site review: Auto Windscreens

In what seems like an effective use of mobile internet, Auto Windscreens recently released a new mobile site which is optimised for iPhones and Blackberries.

The mobile site allows drivers to find the nearest fitting centre to them and make a booking before that crack gets any bigger. I've been trying the site out to see how well it works.

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Mobile browsing market dominated by iPhone

Google iPhoneApple's iPhone is responsible for the vast majority of mobile internet browsing, but Google's Android, and Blackberry are beginning to pick up their share of the market.

Mobile web browsing as a percentage of total web browsing is also growing, and currently stands at 0.72%. Sales of smartphones accounted for a quarter of US mobile sales in Q4, while O2 recently announced that it had sold 1m iPhones in the UK, so this trend looks set to continue.

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CES 2009: the 3 biggest news items

CES, the world's largest consumer technology trade show, started yesterday.

Despite the economy and speculation about the economy's impact on CES this year, CES seems to be doing alright this year and is still one of the most important technology trade shows in the world; the place where hot new consumer gadgets are launched and big announcements made.

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