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  • / Technology

    The long crawl to wireless shopping won’t speed up soon, says Jupiter

    Jupiter Research’s new report "PDAs: Optimizing Integration" says that only 14 million consumers own handheld PDAs and that number will grow only to 20 million by 2008. At that time, PDAs will be used by only 7% of the population.

    Posted 01/09/2004Paul DemeryPost a comment

    Jupiter Research’s new report "PDAs: Optimizing Integration" says that only 14 million consumers own handheld PDAs and that number will grow only to 20 million by 2008. At that time, PDAs will be used by only 7% of the population.
  • / Technology

    Don’t count on a boom in demand for wireless shopping, says Gartner study

    Sales of PDAs will grow 18% this year, the same as last year but only a fraction of 2000’s 114% growth, Gartner Dataquest says. Meanwhile, the devices’ capabilities are improving with better graphics and more storage capacity.

    Posted 04/03/2002Kurt PetersPost a comment

    Sales of PDAs will grow 18% this year, the same as last year but only a fraction of 2000’s 114% growth, Gartner Dataquest says. Meanwhile, the devices’ capabilities are improving with better graphics and more storage capacity.
  • / Technology

    The next frontier in order status: wireless

    Some vendors are already devising systems that will allow customers to receive order status updates via cell phones or PDAs. "People don’t appreciate how simple the wireless function can be," says one vendor.

    Posted 04/04/2002Kurt PetersPost a comment

    Some vendors are already devising systems that will allow customers to receive order status updates via cell phones or PDAs. "People don’t appreciate how simple the wireless function can be," says one vendor.
  • / Technology

    NCR kiosks talk to PDAs

    NCR Corp. is in a beta test with a retailer of technology that will allow store-based, web-enabled kiosks to communicate with personal digital assistants.

    Posted 02/05/2001Internet RetailerPost a comment

    NCR Corp. is in a beta test with a retailer of technology that will allow store-based, web-enabled kiosks to communicate with personal digital assistants.
  • / Technology

    Pre-holiday computer-related e-retail sales vary by category

    Predictions that holiday sales might not live up to e-retailers' expectations this year are being re-evaluated as online sales in some categories are already starting to climb, according to online census data aggregated by OneChannel.net, which tracks online hardware sales. For the period from Oct. 21 through Nov. 17, online hardware sales are down slightly overall (3%) at the retail level, but the PC audio category shot up 36% on sales of...

    Posted 01/19/2001Don DavisPost a comment

    Predictions that holiday sales might not live up to e-retailers' expectations this year are being re-evaluated as online sales in some categories are already starting to climb, according to online census data aggregated by OneChannel.net, which tracks online hardware sales. For the period from Oct.…
  • / Technology

    Bloomingdale`s plans ahead for the holiday

    Bloomingdales.com is adding a list of top ten gifts, a wish list and a wireless interactive window display for the holiday shopping season.

    Posted 07/11/2001Kurt PetersPost a comment

    Bloomingdales.com is adding a list of top ten gifts, a wish list and a wireless interactive window display for the holiday shopping season.
  • / Marketing

    Wireless Developers Target Email and e Commerce

    The wireless juggernaut advances, and it's got e-commerce in its sites Ð right after e-mail, that is. A new survey of 300 wireless developers reveals that 39% of them are currently working on e-mail applications, with consumer-focused e-commerce applications, the top target of 38.6% of those surveyed, following close behind. The survey, from Santa Cruz, Calif.-based Evans Data Corp., a research firm that tracks the software industry, shows that...

    Posted 01/19/2001Don DavisPost a comment

    The wireless juggernaut advances, and it's got e-commerce in its sites Ð right after e-mail, that is. A new survey of 300 wireless developers reveals that 39% of them are currently working on e-mail applications, with consumer-focused e-commerce applications, the top target of 38.6% of those…
  • / Technology

    Demand is growing for e-books for hand-held devices

    Online merchants eBooks.com and Fictionwise.com say demand is increasing for digital books downloaded to hand-held devices. 75% of Fictionwise.com’s book sales of 15,000 a month are in PDA format.

    Posted 08/07/2002Kurt PetersPost a comment

    Online merchants eBooks.com and Fictionwise.com say demand is increasing for digital books downloaded to hand-held devices. 75% of Fictionwise.com’s book sales of 15,000 a month are in PDA format.
  • / Technology

    For 41% of consumers, their next mobile phone purchase will be a smartphone

    And by 2013, 38% of all mobile phones in the U.S. will be PC-like, web-enabled smartphones, according to new research. This bodes well for m-commerce as smartphone users use the mobile web far more often than their conventional phone-owning counterparts.

    Posted 06/11/2009Katie EvansPost a comment

    And by 2013, 38% of all mobile phones in the U.S. will be PC-like, web-enabled smartphones, according to new research. This bodes well for m-commerce as smartphone users use the mobile web far more often than their conventional phone-owning counterparts.
  • Students respond to wireless coupons

    Retailers participating in a wireless coupon program through the University of South Florida are experiencing 10% redemption on the coupons, which are delivered to students’ cell phone, PDAs and pagers.

    Posted 07/09/2002Kurt PetersPost a comment

    Retailers participating in a wireless coupon program through the University of South Florida are experiencing 10% redemption on the coupons, which are delivered to students’ cell phone, PDAs and pagers.

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