Hello everyone and welcome to another edition of Mobify Weekly where we post the hottest stories from around the world of mobile web.
4G users will spend twice as much time on the mobile Web The non-4G average of 18 minutes spent browsing the web on mobile is said to double to 36 minutes as the new technology becomes more widely adopted. Some interesting stats inside on where 4G is taking us.
Mobile Strategy Becomes a Must for Retailers "The mobile shopper is often the most desirable demographic for retailers. They have a modern phone, a pricey data plan and tend to spend a lot of money," said Matt Poepsel, vice president of performance strategies at Compuware's Gomez . "Yet, some retailers are providing their worst experience to their best shoppers. That doesn't make sense," he added.
How important is BlackBerry to mobile commerce? Last week RIM had acquired The Astonishing Tribe (TAT), the company behind Android's UI. BlackBerry is in need of a stimulus in the "looks" department to remain relative in the future of smartphone / mobile web / m-commerce markets. Could this be it?
Google Widens Its Lead In Mobile Ads; Bulk Of Money Is Online, Not In Apps Mobile ads inside smartphone apps are only comprising a small portion of total online advertising revenue while mobile web continues to grow and dominate native apps.
Survey: Gen Y Prefers Mobile Internet Lots of interesting facts and stats taken from the recent survey by Opera on where, how and for what Gen Y is using the mobile web.
That's it for this week folks! Have a terrific weekend and we'll see you all next Thursday!