Tag Archives: iOS

Android Still On Top In The US, According To comScore

The newest comScore numbers are in, and nothing has changed in the last three months. Android is still at the top with 52%, though market share has dropped 0.3%. iOS is right behind it with a boost of 1.4%, up to 39.2%. And as you can imagine, everyone else isn’t doing well. Both BlackBerry and Windows Phone took hits to their market share, with Symbian… Read more

Users Spend The Most Time Of Their Smartphone Usage On Games

Flurry, an analytics company, has released a ton of information recently collected from smartphones of both the Android and iOS persuasion. This data revealed how people were spending their time using their smartphones, and for how long. And shockingly, people used their phones 2 hours and 38 minutes a day on average. The biggest use of time has been… Read more

Free Android Apps Less Invasive Than iOS Apps

A study was conducted on the top 50 free iOS and Android apps, gauging what data they transmit and how invasive they are. The results are shocking, as iOS apps seem to be much more invasive than their Android counterparts. Surprisingly, iOS apps actually transfer more personal data than Android apps. Yes, Android has a bad rep for malware, and this… Read more

Skype Video Messaging Comes To Android And iOS

Skype is advertising a new feature lately called video messaging. Unlike video calling, video messaging is recording videos (up to three minutes long) and sending them to a person. So it is to video calling what texting is to instant messaging. It’s a pretty good idea, a more personal way of talking to someone when both parties can’t sit down for a long… Read more

December comScore Numbers Show Android Still On Top (Obviously)

The December 3 month period comScore numbers and in, and it’s more of the same thing. In the software part of it, Android rose 0.9 points to 53.4%, while iOS rose a whole 2 points to 36.3%. Blackberry dropped 2 points, but that might very well change in the next few months. Sadly, Windows Phone dropped 0.7 points to only 2.9%. Symbian stayed constant at… Read more

Temple Run 2 Released For iOS, Coming To Android On The 24th

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=qPMIQobB3ZM For all you Temple Run fanatics, we have some good news and some (almost nonexistent) bad news. The good news is that Temple Run 2 has been released! Building on the simple gameplay of the original, it improves on it with new graphics, more gameplay elements, new upgrades, and more… Read more

November comScore Results Show Android Growing Faster Than iOS, Samsung/Apple Still Dominating

The statistics for the three month period ending in November were released today by comScore. While nothing much has changed, the gap between the duopoly of Samsung and Apple and the other three in the top five is growing fast. Samsung grew 1.2 percentage up to 26.9%, while Apple grew even more to 18.5%, up 1.4 points. Everyone else has dropped 0.4 to… Read more