29.1 million Americans don't make purchases on their smartphones for some reason

VentureBeat turned up some interesting stats on smartphones’ relevancy to online shopping. Although $140 billion worth of sales were entirely made on smartphones in 2016, a significant count of American consumers – 29.1 million, to be exact, are yet to jump the gun and order something online completely through their mobile phone.

There’s still hope for these millions of people, however. Their numbers have been coming down over the last six months, while the number of mobile shoppers has been steadily increasing. About 60% of US consumers carried out a purchase through …

LG Announces Pre-Order Bonus for US LG G4 Purchases

LG has announced pre-order bonuses for those in the US that pre-order or purchase the LG G4 ahead of its official retail launch next month on all four carriers. From today until June 21st, LG will gift US buyers of the phone an accessory pack featuring an additional battery, charging cradle, and 32GB memory card with the purchase of the phone to thank early buyers.


However, the offer requires a short application with a copy of it and a copy of the proof of sale receipt to be sent to LG’s offices in California by mail. The form being provided online includes several customer questions concerned with what led to the purchase of the G4 and which competitor devices were under consideration before buying the phone.

Purchases from all four US carriers will be valid for the promotion, with Sprint being the first one to announce participation earlier .