Articles tagged with: Apple Iphone and Mobile Apps

BitTorrent Sync for iOS: Coming to the App Store This Week

File sharing service, BitTorrent Sync has announced that it is launching an iPhone app to compliment the Android app it launched in July. more

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Android to Account for over Half of Smartphone App Downloads in 2013

The annual volume of smartphone app downloads will reach 56 billion this year, according to ABI Research's updated market forecasts. more

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iPhone less pricy than Android for bestselling photo and video apps

Because iPhones generally have higher price points than Android smartphones, conventional market wisdom is that iPhone users are less price-sensitive than Android users. Yet analysis found the more popular photo and video apps on iPhone cost on average 38% less than their Android equivalents. more

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Wiping Off Download Bots Pulls iPhone's Share of App Downloads Below 30% for First Time

The iPhone's share of quarterly global smartphone app downloads stood at 29% in the second quarter of 2012, significantly below the 47% attributed to Android smartphones, more

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Thousands of iPhone apps tracking users location without permission

Research conducted by Bitdefender claims that almost one in five Apple iPhone apps can access a user's Address Book, while some 41 percent can track the users location and more than a thirds also store user data without encrypting it. more

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iPhone App Developer Fined $50,000 for Privacy Violations

A developer of mobile applications, has been ordered to pay US$50,000 to settle FTC charges that it illegally collected and disclosed personal information from tens of thousands of children under age 13 without their parents' prior consent. more

Related Tags: app-store, ftc, federal-trade--commission, USA

Android Will Trump iPhone Two-to-One According to GetJar's Global Consumer Survey

Almost 40 percent of respondents to a GetJar survey said they will switch to Android when they purchase their next phone, compared to the 18 percent who said they would like to switch to the iPhone. more

Related Tags: getjar, android, app-store, apps, android-market, mobile-app

iPhone Use In Ireland Surges by 85%

In advance of the launch of the iPhone 4 in Ireland, stats released by Irish mobile internet services company Digital Reach Group (DRG) show an 85% surge in traffic from iPhone handsets in Q2 of this year, when compared to the previous quarter. more

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250,000 iPhones Active in Ireland

Although Vodafone hasn't started selling the Apple iPhone in Ireland yet, a local ad agency says that around 10% of iPhone traffic already comes from Vodafone based iPhone devices. iPhone connected via the O2 network make up 35% of all traffic, with the remaining 55% coming via Wi-Fi hotspots. more

Related Tags: vodafone, o2, tablet, wifi, gold, apps, mobile-web, Ireland

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