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These smart phones and the social media, has changed the lives of many people. A professional services firm Deloitte, conducted a survey, to check the usage of mobile apps. The results of the Deloitte’s mobile consumer survey 2015 are as follows.
Nearly, 78% of people who own their smart phone, check the mobile within 15 minutes after waking up, 52% of people said that, they will check their smart phone before five minutes of going to sleep. The research founded that, people first check the WhatsApp and the other social media related apps and then they check their mails and SMS. This shows how social media have attracted the users across the globe.
The survey checked the mobile usage habits of around 49000 people from 30 countries, in which, 2000 people Indians. In the survey, it was found that,86% of people own the smart phones in 2015, which is 12% higher than 2013. In the survey about 28% of people said that they will check their mobile phone for 11-25 times a day, about 22% of people said that they will use their device for 26-50 times a day and 17% of people said that they will use their device for 51-100 times a day.
Rise of e-Commerce
From this survey, it is clear that, the smart phone usage has interrupted in almost all the activities of the mankind. So the telecom sectors have to improve their services, in order to meet the customer requirements, said the director of Deloitte touché Tohmatsu India LLP.
The voice calls and the SMS rates have decreased up to 20% when compared to the last two years. IM has increased 10% and VoIP has increased 22% when compared to the past two years. So it is the right time for the mobile carriers and the network operators to make use of this opportunity, since there is great thirst for data among the customers.
Nearly, two third of people who participated in the survey are not satisfied with the quality of the voice calls. This results in adopting the VoIP methods. People prefer the VoIP calls because of the free international calls, and the possibility to make the video calls. The quality of network will be more important than the quality of voice calls, in the coming years.
The usages of wifi in the home, work place and in any public places have increased for the past two tears. 43% of people used wifi in 2013, whereas in 2015, about 45% people use wifi. And 57% of people started using the internet on their smart phones. Survey says that, most of the people who were surveyed, did not start using 4G networks, as per the reports, they will start using the 4G within a year.
Mobile banking trend
The research found that, many people who were surveyed are interested in in-store payments and also in the mobile money transfers. In the survey, 71% of people said that, they use the in-store money payments, and they are interested in it. 54% of people said that, they are interested in mobile money transfer and they are going to practice it in the coming days.
About 39% of people feel that the in-store money transfer has some security issues. And above 19% of people feel that there is no benefit from this scheme. Another 19% people feel that many stores do not permit this kind of money transfers.
Many people are fond of online shopping; they use the mobile just to do shopping in online. Whereas there is the other kind of people who are not interested in online shopping. 43% people give preference to their smart phones, from other devices.
Limitations of over use of smart phones:
Smart phone usage may have several advantages, but when it comes to health, it will have its own disadvantages. Smart phone over usage will cause some preoccupation behaviors such as, addition to smart phones, spending of more money for the usage of some application and in shopping, using mobile phones in dangerous situations such as, while driving and in any meeting environment etc. they may also have anxiety if they are separated from mobile phones due to poor signal conditions.
With the right apps you can plan your day, week, month or year – and really get things done. Let’s take a look at some of these apps:
Most 4g mobiles will have a basic calendar app already enabled which integrates with Google Calendar and lets you schedule appointments, set reminders and jot down a basic to-do list. So why should you download aCalendar? Because it may well be the best overall calendar app for business users on the Android platform, striking a great balance between ease of use and powerful featuresthat the stock Calendar app can’t do.
The app has all the basics, making it easy to toggle between day, week, month and year views, and it has plenty of options to set reminders and notifications for important engagements. It also offers a slew of business features, like the ability to schedule a meeting and invite meeting attendees straight from the app.
2. Google keep
While there is no dearth of to-do list apps on the play store, Google Keep is a highly visual, no-nonsense to-do list app that takes the cake.Simply open the app and select from one of four input options: Type or speak to add a quick note, enter items into a list, or snap a photo.
An alarm can be added to any item as a reminder, and the ability to quickly snap a photo and add it to your board gives you a streamlined way to catalog items of visual interest for later viewing.
3. Cam Scanner
Installed on over 60 million devices in 208 countries,this is thebest app in the world for document scanning and sharing. Over 50,000 new registrations happen every day. The latest Version 3.1.0 of Cam Scanner, provides more enhanced document image, &automatically recognizes text in images. Cam Scanner can help you to scan, store, sync and collaborate various contents.
4. Google Now
Technically, Google Now is not exactly an app but rather the software is baked into the operating system of all Android lollipop phones.
Tap and hold the home button on your smartphone to acces it, then drag your finger up to the Google logo. Essentially this an intelligent personal assistant designed to know what you need even before asking for it.
5. Wallet TrackR
Wallet TrackRlets you find lost Keys, wallets, cards and more. All you need to do is attach your Wallet TrackR device with valuable stuff like keys and wallets that you’d hate losing. Set-up your Wallet TrackR device in your phone&make sure that your device is compatible for this app.
The new version of Walletrackr is now available in respective store for download and compatible with latest version of the both iOS & Android operating system.