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Angry Birds was downloaded on nearly half of all Android and iOS devices activated on Christmas

by: Joe HindyJanuary 3, 2013

There is no doubt that Angry Birds is a popular game. When your app gets a mention in TV sitcoms like The Big Bang Theory, you know you’ve made it into the bread basket of pop culture. So it is no surprise that Rovio’s hit game had a fantastic holiday season. How successful was it? Over the course of the holiday season, it was downloaded 30 million times. On Christmas day alone, 8 million.

That is quite a bit. If a song had that many sales on Christmas day, it’d be among the top selling singles of the year. The more interesting statistic, though, is when it’s combined with smartphone activations on Christmas.

As The Next Web reports, about 17.5 [...]

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50 million iOS and Android devices activated, 1.76 billion apps downloaded – record numbers for Dec. 25-31 week

by: Chris SmithJanuary 2, 2013
A new Flurry report reveals new record numbers for the Dec. 25-31 week: 50 million iOS and Android device activations and 1.76 billion app downloads.
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What we’d like Android to steal from other operating systems

by: David GilsonJanuary 2, 2013
We've taken a long hard look at other mobile operating systems and picked out the features that we wish could make their way into Android.
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Samsung moves forward with Tizen operating system

by: Nate SwannerJanuary 1, 2013
It seems as though Samsung, one of the biggest names associated with the budding Tizen operating system, is planning to release phones with Japanese carrier DoCoMo in early 2013.
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Christmas Day 2012 boosts Android and iOS activations 2.5x higher than in 2011, totaling 17.4m

by: Brendan LynchDecember 28, 2012
Christmas Day is obviously the biggest day of the year when it comes to smartphone activations. However, this year, we saw an enormous increase in activations compared to last year.
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Windows OS in its entirety falls behind Android and iOS

by: Joe HindyDecember 14, 2012
We are all aware that the desktop business is coming to an end. Laptops, tablets, and smartphones are the wave of the future and with that comes new operating systems to accommodate them. Apparently, Windows isn't it.
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Google winning the Android vs iOS war ‘pretty clearly,’ Eric Schmidt says, but it’s not quite so

by: Chris SmithDecember 12, 2012
In an interview with Bloomberg, Google’s former CEO and current chairman Eric Schmidt talked about the company’s Android mobile operating system especially in comparison with its main competitor, Apple’s iOS, a rival that Google is apparently “clearly” beating.
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Yahoo! launches speedy new e-mail client for Android and other platforms

by: David GonzalesDecember 12, 2012
According to the official announcement posted by Mayer on Yahoo!'s corporate blog Yodel Anecdotal, the new Yahoo! e-mail client was redesigned with speed in mind. And if you try it out for yourself, you'll find that it is indeed faster than the version that was available before the update. Also, there is now consistency in the look and feel of the e-mail client across all devices and platforms. So if you've already used it in the past but didn't quite like the overall user experience, perhaps you will now.
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FTC slams privacy efforts in kids apps

by: Gary SimsDecember 11, 2012
A new report by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) says that many of the apps which are designed for children collect data about the devices the kids are using without informing parents. The apps, which are available for Android via Google's Play Store and for iOS via Apple's iTunes app store, send information from the mobile device to ad networks, analytics companies, or other third parties.
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DeNA announces new FPS called The Drowning for mobile devices (with video)

by: Joe HindyDecember 9, 2012

The post apocalypse zombie game has been done. A whole bunch of times and on a variety of consoles. So for a game to come out with that premise and still be considered unique is a treat. Video game publishers DeNA have announced a new game coming to mobile devices soon called The Drowning, which fits into that unique category.

DeNA’s game is set in a post apocalyptic world haunted by the undead. Thankfully, this isn’t just another zombie mash and shoot game. Featured in the game is not only high end graphics and awesome cinematic scenes, but also a cohesive story line. If you’d rather watch than read, check out the video trailer below.

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