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Apple's Safari most-used smartphone browser, but apps dominate mobile Web

04/01/2014, 10:04 am

Smartphone owners are nearly seven times as likely to choose native apps over mobile Web apps, new data shows. But when mobile users do turn to the Web, a majority use Apple's Safari browser.

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Mobile app use surged 115% in 2013, messaging & social apps saw most growth

01/13/2014, 12:01 pm

Led by an explosion in use of messaging and social applications, mobile apps for smartphones like Apple's iPhone saw a 115 percent increase in overall usage in 2013, according to new data.

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Activations of Apple devices grew by 2.3 times on Christmas Day

12/27/2013, 01:12 pm

The rate of device activations for Apple more than doubled on Christmas Day this year, though the real winner was Amazon, whose low-margin Kindle devices saw a 24-fold surge in new devices for the single day.

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Comparison of iOS users finds Apple's iPad most popular among businesses, pet owners & moms

08/16/2013, 02:08 pm

A new study of iOS users has revealed how iPad and iPhone adoption break down among specific groups of people, providing some insight about what Apple's most popular portable devices are being used for.

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Mid-sized smartphones like Apple's iPhone see most usage, 'phablets' a fad - report

04/01/2013, 12:04 pm

Smartphones around the size of Apple's iPhones are seeing the most regular usage among device owners, a new study says, while larger-screened phablets are something of a fad.

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Android fragmentation predicted to squeeze out independent developers

03/05/2013, 04:03 pm

The plethora of distinct mobile device models on the market, driven largely by the popularity of Google's Android platform, is making it more difficult for independent software developers to reach a wide audience, new research confirms.

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