The Networked Society premiered in the context of gadgets at the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show. I look back at Hans Vestberg’s keynote and flash on highlights, plus have a question for you.
Tag archives: Consumers
What better way to start the new year than being reminded about the possibilities that arise when initiatives that address some of the world’s most urgent challenges make the most of technology?
The web is the web – even though we consume it on devices of varying screen sizes.
What was the best application of 2011? It’s not an easy question. What makes something “best”? Does it have to change the world, or at least someone’s life? What if it just keeps a six-year-old entertained for 30 minutes?
The holiday season is upon us. Have you noticed any changes your behavior this year?
With Augmented Reality (AR), Christmas shopping in the future just might become more interesting. For some shoppers in the UK, it already is.
ConsumerLab studies show that smartphone users are spending a considerable amount of time on using ‘everyday’ apps and, in the process, integrating internet use into a more mundane level of their lives than ever before.
People tend to have a very intimate relationship with their phones, particularly their smartphones. It’s the first thing a lot of us touch when we wake up in the morning and the last thing we look at before we go to sleep at night.
Last week, I was in Moscow doing research for a ConsumerLab project. I met some really interesting and creative people there. From bloggers who were improving the traffic situation to those working to improve the public’s history knowledge, it was great to see people generating content to change their communities.
Last week, I read an article in CNN’s series on “Our Mobile Society”, looking at the way mobile phones have changed the way we “work, play and communicate”. It seems a hot topic these days is mobile money – and what having a ‘phone’ will mean for us in the Networked Society.