Brilliant iPhone Infographic showing the history of the iPhone since it was released 5 years ago. Early adopters ogled its touchscreen interface and poked at little icons. Today, the smartphone and touchscreen concept is totally mainstream thanks in large part to the iPhone’s overwhelming success and iconic design. Arguably, the iPhone was the beginning of the mobile revolution.
The device revolutionized Apple itself. iPhone sales were a tiny slice of Apple pie in 2007. In 2012, it accounts for 58% of the company’s revenue (which, overall, has skyrocketed, thanks to a culture of iTunes and apps propagated by the iPhone) – check out Apple by the Numbers
Sales of the iPhone (and its related services and accessories) even trump the revenue of entire companies like Microsoft and Disney. It’s no wonder that Apple is consistently a front-runner for the most valuable company in the world by market cap.read more
Pinterest is now the 3rd most popular social network site in the U.S.
, and ecommerce stores can leverage its popularity to significantly increase traffic and sales (as seen in this Pinterest Ecommerce Infographic).
To better understand how Pinterest is impacting the ecommerce industry, Shopify analyzed data from over 25,000 online stores. Interestingly, referral traffic from Pinterest to Shopify stores is equal to traffic coming from Twitter; of that traffic, shoppers are 10% more likely to make a purchase compared to those who arrive from other social sites. Of those purchases, the average order is double the average order from Facebook. Pinterest has already become a huge player in the world of ecommerce.
Check out all of our findings in the Pinterest Ecommerce Infographic below. Please click on the image to view it in full-screen.read more
Interesting infographic on future cars. The car of the future will be connected, cloud enabled, and will be part of the greater trend of Internet of Things. The Infograph talks about V2V communications [Vehicle to Vehicle], just like any other M2M [Machine to Machine]. More and more we’re seeing self-aware devices and interconnectivity, that are capable of sending core signals / data elements for a better and smarter environment. V2V communication is not sufficient, we need better communication with highways, hazards, traffic, cameras, natural disasters, parking, and more.
Asides from that, foreseeable aspects such as better infotainment systems, music and video streaming, smart sensors for better security and safety,
Interesting that for future cars there is no mention to self-driving cars, fuel efficiency, external sensors for better automation such as real-time video analytics …
It’s a pretty infographic, but very limited from a thinking perspective.read more
Awesome infographic on the world of tech IP. Lawsuits, patents, and tons of activity. Note that Apple doesn’t sell patents to anyone, and no one is allows to touch Apple’s IP. Apple is the most active player in the court room as well. Google very quiet, but plays well in the patent marketplace. Motorola Mobility remarkably told a monstrous number of patents to Google, which might have been cheaper to just buy them than keep paying it. And Nortel apparently has it made, where every large player pays them a nice recurring revenue.read more
The infographic below was designed by Sortable
. It shares the latest Apple profits, revenues and cash-in-hand, along with the company’s reach — 30% of smartphone users in the U.S. have an iPhone.
Along with an impressive iPad market share (62%) and an astounding number of employees (over 30,000), don’t forget one of Apple’s most valuable properties — the App Store. You’ll currently find 600,000 apps and counting in the store, and 895 new apps are added every day.read more