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Google Play Revenue Up 311%, iTunes App Store Still Leader

Posted on 30/11/2012 by Chris Hauk


Google Play continues to see strong growth, as its revenue is 311% higher than last year. This is according to a new study by App Annie Intelligence. However, Apple’s iTunes App Store made four times as much revenue over the same period.


Facebook Urging Employees To Switch To Android

Posted on 26/11/2012 by Henry Taylor-Gill

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We’ve heard a lot about companies handing out iPhones or iPads to their employees, but what about going the other way? Well, one pretty big fish has been encouraging its employees to switch to Android: Facebook.


Apple and Samsung to Add Devices, Android 4.1 Jelly Bean to Patent Suit

Posted on 16/11/2012 by Chris Hauk


In an order handed down on Thursday, U.S. Judge Paul S. Grewal granted requests from both Apple and Samsung to add additional products, such as the flagship Samsung Galaxy S III and Apple iPhone 5 handsets, to their patent dispute which is scheduled to begin hearings in 2014.


iOS Devices Make up 60% of Video Traffic on the Web

Posted on 14/11/2012 by Chris Hauk


Even though Android has a seeming lock on the smartphone market, and has made inroads in video traffic, a study from Freewheel today shows that iOS still makes up 60% of the mobile video traffic on the web.


Android Growth Slowing, iOS Still on the Rise

Posted on 07/11/2012 by Chris Hauk


Even though Android captured an impressive 75% of all smartphone sales in the 3rd quarter, a new analysis shows that it’s growth is slowing down over the past six months while iOS is still making healthy gains.


Report: Android Gingerbread Most Malware Prone Mobile OS

Posted on 07/11/2012 by Chris Hauk


Google’s Android Operating System is the most used mobile OS in the world. While its presence on smartphone and tablet devices continues to rise, so does its reputation as being susceptible to malware and malicious attacks.


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