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How Personal Assistants will Transform Our User Experience

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Gartner’s annual mobile applications survey found that 42 percent of respondents in the U.S. and 32 percent in the UK used VPAs on their smartphones in the last three months. More than 37 percent of respondents (average across U.S. and UK) used a VPA at least one or more times a day.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Global Mobile Wallet Market to Grow Rapidly Through 2021

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According to Technavio, the global mobile wallets market is expected to witness an impressive growth rate. The worldwide market was valued at $1,221 billion in 2016 and is expected to surpass $4,175 billion by 2021.

Source: Technavio

Global PC Market Decline will Continue into 2017

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Personal computer (PC) vendors will remember 2016 as yet another year where their hopes for a market growth recovery failed to materialize. Worldwide PC shipments are forecast to decline by 6.4 percent in 2016, according to the latest worldwide market study by IDC.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Why Much Lower Prices will Drive Global Smartphone Upside

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IDC analysts believe that as phablets gain in popularity, they expect to see vendors further expanding their portfolio of large-screened devices, but at much more affordable price points — compared to market leaders Samsung and Apple.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Mobile Payments will Expand New eRetail Growth Worldwide

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A combination of in-app purchases and website retail payments is projected to drive worldwide annual spend via Apple Pay and Android Pay to $8 billion in 2018 — that’s up from just $540 million this year.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Smartwatch Market Reaches the Pivotal Stage of Growth

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Smartwatch vendors shipped 3.5 million units in the second quarter of 2016 (2Q16), which was down substantially from the 5.1 million shipped a year ago. Apple held the top rank by shipping 1.6 million watches. However, it was the only vendor among the top five to experience an annual decline in shipments.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

156 Billion Mobile Apps Installed Worldwide During 2015

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Mobile device users installed nearly 156 billion software applications (apps) worldwide in 2015, generating $34.2 billion in direct (non-advertising) revenue. According to IDC, these figures will grow to more than 210 billion installs and nearly $57 billion in direct revenue by 2020.

Source: Digital Lifescapes