In this post, some numbers of note: Android 4.0 and higher now accounts for more than half of all the active versions out there, the top 5 tablet vendors by 1Q13 sales, and iOS users are still the most active of the bunch.
For those of you who can’t wait for the Galaxy S4 to come out, here are some ads showing off some of the features from Samsung’s upcoming flagship phone.
If you still need proof that mobile devices have really caught on, take a look at NBC news’ comparison between the 2005 and 2013 crowds gathered at St. Peter’s Square in Vatican City to see the newly-selected Pope.
Here’s a look at three reports on mobile use:
- iPass and IronMobile’s 2013 Mobile Enterprise Report,
- Citrix’s Mobile Usage Survey, which says we’re really attached to our smartphones, and
- Citrix Bytemobile’s Mobile Analytics Report, based on mobile traffic data
During those rare lunches when I eat alone, this bowl/smartphone cradle might come in handy.
Leave it to the old British comic satire magazine Punch to predict how we’d use mobile devices today — way back in 1906!
There’s a lot going on in the Samsung/Android world this week…
Before we get back to the serious business of mobile industry statistics, let’s have a little fun. We’ll share some photos of mobile products that we at CTS most emphatically do not recommend.
We continue with our look at the numbers describing the use of mobile technology for 2012, this time looking at how much mobile traffic is moving about the world. Right now, we can measure quarterly traffic in terms of petabytes, but we’re not that far off from having to describe it in exabytes.