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Aggressive Momentum of Going Mobile (#mlearning)


In 2009, Meeker published a ‘Mobile Internet Report,’ where she predicted that more users would connect to the Internet via mobile devices than desktop PCs within five years, and here we are today in the middle of the biggest computing revolution in history.

This slide presentation is 2013 Internet Trends from her.

It seems the trends are all about mobile – mobile internet access, smartphones, tablets, wearables! Check out the “Mobile – Aggressive Momentum” section.

  • Q2, 2012 – Mobile internet access surpassed PC in China
  • Q4, 2012 – Mobile search queries surpassed PC in South Korea
  • Q4, 2012 – Tablets shipment surpassed desktop PCs, notebooks globally (less than 3 years
  • Internet trends report 2013 KPCB
  • Smartphones and tablets are still at the early stage of technology cycle, but wearables comes on strong
  • Internet trends report 2013 wearable

RJ Jacquez made a succinct summary about the opportunity of mobile learning from the presentation : 5 Key Mobile Learning Takeaways from Mary Meeker’s 2013 Internet Trends Report. The most important quote from him : Today we can’t get to decide which devices learners use to access the learning. Enjoy!

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