Google Chrome overtakes Firefox to be second popular web browser

Google Chrome has overtaken Mozilla Firefox in the stakes to become the top Internet browser in the world, but both are still behind Microsoft’s Internet Explorer.

Google’s browser has 25.69% of the worldwide market, which increased by nearly 5% since 2009. Firefox has reached 25.23%, whilst Internet Explorer still has the lead with just over 40% of the...

By Dani Millward, 05 December 2011, 0 comments. Categories: Mobile Analytics, Research.

Apple beats Android in app revenue stakes

Despite Google Android currently being top in smartphone market shares, it’s been reported that Apple take in majority of the money spent on applications.

Apple’s iOS has pulled in 85-90% of gross revenue that is spent on mobile devices, whilst Android only took 7% of what the App Store took in since its launch.

Gene Munster from Piper Jaffrey said...

By Dani Millward, 23 November 2011, 0 comments. Categories: Android, Development, iOS, Monetisation, Research.

Amazon could launch new smartphone next year

Amazon may launch a new smartphone by the end of next year, following its success with the Kindle E-reader and Kindle Fire tablet, according to reports.

Based on supply chain checks in Asia, research firm Citigroup found that Taipei-based company. Foxconn, which helped develop the iPhone for Apple, may be working with Amazon to help produce the device.

It’s believed that the smartphone will use Texas Instrument’s OMAP 4...

By Dani Millward, 21 November 2011, 0 comments. Categories: Development, Mobile, Research, Tablet.