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Infographic: The Evolution of Smartphone Etiquette

Infographic: The Evolution of Smartphone EtiquetteToday’s infographic illustrates how technology and culture evolve together in a cyclical nature over a lengthy period of time. Sometimes, the synergy between two very different devices can take decades to merge into a cultural phenomena.

Take texting and driving for example. The first car, the Ford model T, was introduced in 1908. No laws would be created to prevent texting on phones while driving  until 2001, nearly two decade after cell phones were publicly available. Since then, all sorts of legislation controlling the use and dissemination of phones, apps, and networks have been suggested, argued over, and approved by general and political consensus.  Read more

‘The App Store Economy’: INFOGRAPHIC

appeconomyGigaOM has created an infographic called, “The App Store Economy,” which explores the economy within Apple’s App Store.

According to the graphic, The App Store has 133,979 apps available for download made by more than 28,000 different developers. The graphic also revealed that developers wait an average of 4.78 days to have their app approved by Apple.

We’ve embedded the entire graphic after the jump for you to explore further. Read more

Infographic: Most Phone Accidents Occur at Home

squaretradeElectronics insurance company, Squaretrade, have gathered a few stats to help us understand the potential for phone accidents when we are at home. According to their infographic, you should tell your phone to avoid the kitchen, the most dangerous zone with a lot of heat, dust, and of course, boiling liquids. For those who don’t wander into the kitchen, you’re going to have nearly the same chances in the living room, especially if you like to drink and use your phone. The most dangerous liquid culprit? Water. Evidently, we drink a lot of it – enough to make it the most commonly spilled drink.

Click here to see the full infographic: Read more

Tech Jobs: INFOGRAPHIC

Screen Shot 2013-10-21 at 10.20.49 PMMTI College has created an infographic called, “Tech Jobs,” which explores how to get a job in the technology sector by giving an overview of what it takes to get a job in IT.

The infographic details which skills are most important in the tech industry and it also breaks down jobs by geographic location. We’ve embedded the entire graphic after the jump for you to explore further.

Check it out: “Training programs on recent technologies and some niche areas such as cloud computing, virtualization, and app development to face the future IT.” Read more

‘The History of Apps’: INFOGRAPHIC

Screen Shot 2013-10-09 at 9.48.31 PMBest Apps has created an infographic called, ‘The History of Apps,’ which explores the timeline of significant dates in the history of apps beginning in 2008 when Apple’s App Store first launched.

The graphic reveals that the average price for an app this year is $.06 in the Android store, $.19 for the Apple App Store, and $.50 for iPad specific apps.

We’ve embedded the entire graphic after the jump for you to explore further.  Read more

Photo Embeds, Not Links Get More Retweets

According to a Hubspot Twitter study, Tweets with photos are 94% more likely to be retweeted. However, Instagram links to images are 42% less likely to be retweeted.

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A Really Tall Infographic Comic

xkcdEveryone’s favorite web-comic, xkcd just released a new comic panel titled, Tall Infographics. It’s a parody of popular infographics that typically visualizes data or statistics in a fun, easy to read panel.

While seemingly full of important numbers, infographics are usually the simplest, most superficial form of information your eyes can soak up. At the end of the day, they are visual candy, just like comics actually… Read more

Mobile Apps by the Numbers: INFOGRAPHIC

infographicMobStac created an infographic called, “Mobile Apps by the Numbers,” which explores consumer mobile behavior statistics.

According to the graphic, Android leads iOS in terms of number of apps available and in terms of downloads. For instance, the graphic reveals that on an average day in January 2013, 22,998,064 Android apps were downloaded and 18,896, 451 iOS apps were downloaded.

We’ve embedded the entire graphic for you to explore further after the jump.

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Mobile Path to Purchase: INFOGRAPHIC

Screen Shot 2013-10-01 at 10.11.24 AMSeventy-three percent of smartphone owners use their devices to shop for products this year, up from 34 percent last year, according to a new report by Local Corporation called  ”Mobile Momentum: Spotlight on the Mobile Local Shopper.”

The company created an infographic called, “Mobile Path to Purchase” which highlights findings from the report. According to the graphic, 67 percent of smartphone shoppers researched store-based needs more this year than last. In addition, half of shoppers research shopping needs on the phone 50 percent of the time.

We’ve embedded the entire graphic after the jump. Read more

New York Drivers Getting Texting Zones for Safer Texting on Highways

CaptureIn 2011, 23% of auto accidents were caused by distracted texters. That’s 1.3 million crashes. To combat the dangers of texting while driving, the state of New York is adding new  infrastructure, or Texting Zones. Nearly 300 designated texting areas will be clearly marked for drivers who need to do some quick texting in a safe location.

At the press conference, New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the state’s combined efforts to deter dangerous texters: Read more

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