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Posts from Date:   2011-11

Smartphones: The “Go-to” Internet Device

by Angela McIntyre  |  November 28, 2011

I was behind the mirror for a few consumer focus groups Gartner held recently.  We asked consumers in six cities about how they use technology, attitudes about consumer electronics, and what influences their purchase decisions the most.  The focus groups highlight how differently consumers think about mobile, video and social media than marketing directors, product […]

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From Mood Rings to the Cloud

by Angela McIntyre  |  November 11, 2011

An example of technology, once a kids’ fad, which will increase data traffic in the Cloud My daughter turned nine recently, and with her birthday money she chose to buy a necklace with a cat pendant that turns hues of green and blue from her own body temperature when she wears it.  The necklace reminded me […]

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