Anthony Quigley

January 11, 2013
by Anthony Quigley

Apple Dominates Mobile Traffic

According to a new report from Walker Sands, the amount of website traffic coming from mobile devices jumped from 17.5% in Q3 2012 to 23.1% in Q4 2012this represents an 84% hike from 12. Q4 2011.  The research is based on web analytics data across a range of Walker Sands’ B2B and B2C clients across multiple industries.
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Anthony Quigley

October 10, 2012
by Anthony Quigley

Does Facebook need a ‘want’ button?

Facebook is testing a new “want” button.  This testing is being in the USA with a limited group of retailers.  Basically what they are doing in allowing the retailers’ customers to create “wish lists” (which are essentially a shopping list). This Facebook Collections feature (it’s real name) is designed to help retailers market and promote their goods. What happens is that, in addition to clicking the 'like' button, visitors and browsers can also 'collect' and 'want' products from the retailer.  These products that are “wanted” then appear on their timeline (as well as in their friend's timeline).
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Anthony Quigley

September 5, 2012
by Anthony Quigley

What Can We Expect from iPhon​e 5?

While it is generally agreed that the sales of iPhone’s has faltered over the past couple of months due to “rumour and speculation”, Apple will likely sell shed-loads of iPhones once they launch of the iPhone 5 (which is expected to launch on September 12th.  Wall Street currently expects Apple to report sales of between 22 million and 23 million iPhones during the September quarter. But if Apple ships its next generation iPhone on September 21, as expected, sales could be even higher.
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Anthony Quigley

September 3, 2012
by Anthony Quigley

Quarter of TV Watchers are Second Screening

According to a recent report by Deloitte, a quarter of people are “second screening” while watching TV while this figure doubles for 16-24 year olds.  This is the term used to describe people using another another device, such as email, Facebook and Twitter to discuss what they are watching on TV.  
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Anthony Quigley

June 11, 2012
by Anthony Quigley

Apple Still Rocking’ After All These Years!

I worked for Microsoft way back in the 1990’s. Once a year, all of the Microsoft faithful got together for a big love-in. Like high-priests that they were back then, Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer would preach. Like faithful parishioners, we lapped it up. At the end of this annual bash, we were all wound up like a highly strung Swiss watches. And off we went, for another year, gunning for the Top 3 “targets” that Bill and Steve had chosen for the coming months.
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