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Decline in Apple share of mobile internet usage shows battle to dominate mobile phones and tablets is far from over
- Apple’s dominance of mobile web traffic appears to be fading
- Android traffic now ahead in the US; Apple still leads in the UK
- BlackBerry share of web traffic remains stable
- Nokia starting to slide in India
READING, UK. 27th January 2012.
51Degrees.mobi, the leading provider of device detection and web optimisation solutions, has today published an analysis of the mobile devices its online partners detected browsing the internet last year.
The 51Degrees.mobi Mobile Web Trends 2011 white paper shows that the proportion of mobile web visitors in the USA with Android devices overtook Apple users by the end of the year. The share of Apple iOS web traffic in December 2011 fell to 34.1% in the US, while Android increased to 36.6%.
In Europe, Apple remained ahead with 42.6% of mobile web visits despite an increase in Android usage to 25.5% by the end of 2011.
Figures for RIM’s BlackBerry OS were stable in the USA and Europe throughout the second half of 2011, varying by just a fraction of a percentage point. Both regions saw BlackBerry usage remain at around 9% of all mobile web traffic.
Yazino, the specialist in in-sync social gaming, captures #1 slot in the Casino category with refreshed version of its iOS game Wheel Deal
London, 17th January 2012 – Yazino today announced that the iOS version of its most popular social game, Wheel Deal by Yazino, rocketed to the top of the Casino category in the US App Store after a refresh of the game added a host of new features and gameplay updates. Wheel Deal is the first real-time, multiplayer slots game with the added thrill of a game-show style bonus round. In the mobile version – just like the online game – up to 12 players compete against each other to win the jackpot and become the Wheel Deal champion.
Available exclusively for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch, Wheel Deal lets you play in real-time against friends and other gamers regardless of whether they are playing via Yazino.com, Facebook or mobile, and connecting via 3G or WiFi. The mobile version of Wheel Deal by Yazino includes all the same social features as the web version, and even allows you to invite your friends to play along directly from your phone contacts. The new version of Wheel Deal by Yazino is available now on the Apple app store, and is free to download and play.
World’s Number One Music Store Kicks Off with All Major Labels & Thousands of Indies
SAO PAULO, Brazil—December 13, 2011—Apple® today announced the launch of the iTunes Store® in Brazil (www.itunes.com/brazil) with an incredible selection of Brazilian and international music from all the major labels and thousands of independent labels. Launching with a catalog of over 20 million songs, the iTunes Store in Brazil features local artists including Ivete Sangalo, Marisa Monte and the digital debut of Roberto Carlos’ catalog, available to purchase and download along with a wide range of international artists including the Beatles, Rihanna, Coldplay and thousands more. With most songs priced at 99 cents and most albums at $9.99, the iTunes Store in Brazil is the best way for iPad®, iPhone®, iPod®, Mac® and PC users to legally discover, purchase and download music online.
51Degrees.mobi launches two new device detection products to support the mobile development community
51Degrees.mobi, the leading provider of device detection, web optimisation and mobile analytics solutions, has today launched two new device detection databases for developers wanting to build the very best mobile web experiences.
51Degrees.mobi offers two robust and reliable solutions. The first, Lite Data, is a free, entry-level device file to meet basic mobile detection requirements and is licensed under the Mozilla Public Licence. The second, Premium Data, is updated weekly and provides a richer set of parameters including physical screen size, input type and recommended button sizes.
The Lite and Premium Data files contain the latest mobile phone types, operating systems and browser configurations, including the newest devices and OS enhancements from Apple, Nokia and Samsung. They’re built using data from a number of sources and are verified with 51Degrees.mobi’s own manual certification process for accuracy and consistency. Each file ensures maximum performance and control for the developer, whilst being simple to implement and manage.
- Retro match-three puzzle game, originally designed for Amiga in 1993, now updated to version 1.1 for Apple iOS devices –
Bristol, UK – 6 December 2011 – Squigs, a revamp of the classic 1990s Amiga puzzle game ported to Apple iOS in November of this year, has now been updated to version 1.1 and is available for immediate download at the Apple App Store.
This latest version of Squigs adds both hard and easy level options as well as updated About and Help menu tabs, updated icons and more. The highly-addictive puzzle game also features the high-definition controls and enhanced sound added for the first time in this year’s iOS release.
Today’s Phone, Tomorrow’s History
Did you buy the iPhone 4 a month ago only to find out Apple had plans to release the iPhone 4s a week later? With the constant changing and upgrading of electronics in today’s market, it’s not just difficult to keep up with the most up-to-date products; it’s also hard to know which one is the best for you. Online masters degrees are an option for learning the skills to develop the next great smartphones.
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