Cloud hosting is new way how to optimize your costs for hosting services. With our Cloud you can run your website, applications, whatever you want ... It is very secure, scalable and extremely high available service. You can get as much performance as you need. With our advanced Cloud hosting you can also save your time and money. Check out more info about Cloud hosting in European MasterDC datacenter.
Virtual hosting in Europe
Are you looking for high quality, fully customizable virtual hosting in central Europe? We can offer good prices, quality support, modern datacenters and much more. Check out our Virtual hosting in Europe.
11. 5 2012 (21:32)
Smartphone ownership also continues to increase, from 35 percent of American adults in 2011 to 46 percent in 2012, which has helped to drive the increase in location information usage. The survey was conducted in January and February of this year, through telephone interviews with 2,253 adults ages 18 and older. About 40 percent of the interviews were conducted over cell phones, with the rest over landlines.
General location-based services can range from GPS-enabled map services to listings and reviews of nearby restaurants. Seventy-four percent of smartphone owners will obtain directions or recommendations based on where they are, an increase of about 50 percent over 2011.
Geosocial services map one's designated friends when they are nearby, and allow for communication and updating of people's positions.
The use of geosocial services such as Foursquare or Gowalla continues to grow, from 12 percent of smartphone owners in 2011 to 18 percent this year, with nearly all of those also getting location-based directions. This represents about 10 percent of all U.S. adults.
Gowalla was purchased late last year by Facebook, and was soon thereafter shut down. Facebook has also ended its Facebook Places location-sharing service, and now provides a location layer on top of most of its offerings.
The study found that, while there are still significant demographic differences for this kind of smartphone usage, they are less diverse than in May 2011, when the Pew survey was last taken.
Unsurprisingly, younger people are more likely...