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Survey: What Apple Watch model are you going to buy?

So, you’re going to have to buy an Apple Watch, right? If you work in the mobile world, the chances are you’re going to either want to (or have to) buy one. Whether you like the idea or not, we all have to face the reality: Apple is clearly betting big on ‘Watch’ and it […]

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Survey: 27% of UK consumers would consider purchasing Amazon Fire Phone

While I’m writing about the Amazon Fire Phone, here’s a survey conducted by Gorkana THIS morning (i.e. the day after the launch). Depending on how you read it, it’s not brilliant news. Let’s get into the guts of the release: Amazon has taken its first step into the mobile phone market and just unveiled its […]

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89% of MIR readers can type faster on a QWERTY mobile keyboard

Did you see the Urtak collaborative survey poll thing I published on the site early this morning? Well we’ve had quite a few people use it. I started it off with 10 questions I typed in randomly about the mobile industry. For instance, I asked “Do you own an iPad?” (37% said yes) or “Does […]

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Unlimited Drinks April Survey Results

Hello — Ewan here — at the most recent Unlimited Drinks we decided to do a quick survey of the attendees. My initial idea was to give everyone a pen and an A5 sheet of paper with three easy questions on it. However eventually we ended up having Momchil walk and talk to every attendee […]

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I don’t oppose the London Underground’s WiFi plans

I’m not a Londoner anymore. I live in Marlow, Buckinghamshire. However I’m in London most days so I feel I have some right to stand up and be counted here. Have a read of this: Some 55 per cent of 950 people questioned said they did not want Transport for London to go ahead with […]

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Only 10% of buyers choose based on design; loyalty non-existent

A stimulating survey in from WDS Global who’ve just spoken to 1,000 customers globally. The results? Here are the key points: Price is the number one purchasing factor Consumer purchasing decisions of mobile phones are overwhelmingly made on price, with 49% of consumers citing it as the most important factor; only 7% based their purchase […]

Nokia’s Maemo: 43% of mobile developers in favour

So it’s time for today’s survey item and I’m taking a break from Vodafone 360 — this time we’re looking at Maemo.  If you recall, we’ve been running a mobile developer sentiment survey as part of the report we’re writing for an investment bank.   The survey is aimed at measuring sentiment, nothing more. (And the […]

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MIR Show – Week 45 – Flirtomatic’s astonishing survey results

Ben Smith talks to Mark Curtis, CEO of Flirtomatic, about some absolutely astonishing survey participation figures — so surprising that the Flirtomatic team are considering offering their clients the ability to run surveys on the service.

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Survey shows battery life as biggest mobile complaint

I picked up the Reevoo.com survey of 31,000 UK mobile phone buyers this morning. Here’s the best features: 15.3% demonstrates that above all, UK purchasers want a handset that looks good. It’s a fashion item. A measly amount want email — only 1.2%. That’s to be expected though when you talk to normobs. I’m not […]