Archive for August, 2010

As I’ve written in this blog a few times, like many, I’ve become an addicted smart phone user.  In this post, I laid out my iPhone App storage usage patterns vs the average usage patterns, and raised some questions about the future growth and characteristics of users of these platforms.

Now, I’ve come across some even more robust external data from the site Mobile Entertainment (ME) sets analyzing App usage of different smartphones which provide some further insight into the questions I raised in that previous post.     Embedded below is a presentation with 157 Mobile App stats that ME has released and says we should all know about.   Some fascinating data here. (more…)


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Two recent and unrelated phenomenon are Foursquare and Vuvuzelas.  Foursquare is the preeminent geo-location service, (competing sites include Gowalla, Loopt, and Yelp) where users check in to locations such as restaurants, bars, parks or almost any type of establishment, in essence announcing to their friends on social network and media sites like Facebook and Twitter where they are at the moment. (more…)

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