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Nielsen: Top Apps Of 2015 Dominated By Facebook, Google & Apple

Last week, we got a look at the top smartphone apps of 2015 by Nielsen, and surprisingly, or perhaps not, the top ten reflects properties of only three companies – Facebook, Apple and Google. According to Nielsen, smartphone penetration grew to 80 percent in the US at the end of the third quarter.  comScore data shows penetration at about …

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Microsoft Mobile Share Reaches Lowest Level Since comScore Tracking Began

Despite the fact Android is on its way to being the dominant global operating system (Android has a 51.6 percent share in the US smartphone market during the month of June 2015), its US market share is pretty much flat and roughly the same place it was back in 2012.  During the same time period, …

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65% Of US Market Share Goes To Android With Help From Galaxy S6 Sales

According to a report by Kantar Worldpanel ComTech, Android’s US market share is up 2.8 percent (which uses smartphone sales from March, April and May of this year).  Android has ended up with ownership of 64.9 percent of the market.  The reasoning behind the jump in Android popularity is due to the sales of Samsung’s Galaxy S6, …

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Report: Phablets Grabbed More Than 20 Percent Of Q1 Smartphone Sales In The US

According to Flurry data released last week, 20 percent of all smartphones used are “phablets.”  To help back up this information, Kantar Worldpanel ComTech reported that  “phablets claimed 21 percent of all US smartphone sales in Q1 2015.” So it seems that these larger screened smartphones are starting to get a decent grip on the mobile market. When you …

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