Today Flurry measures the activity of more than 1 billion active mobile iOS and Android devices a month, and to celebrate its fifth anniversary Wednesday it posted the chart above, part of a report titled It's an App World. The Web Just Lives in It.
Among its findings:
The full report is available on the Flurry blog.
An analytics group reports that Google's third party support fell for second quarter in a row
Those who believe that the success of Android is due less to the virtues of Google's (GOOG) operating system than to Apple's (AAPL) failure to fully capitalize on its first-mover advantage will find support for their thesis in the report issued Thursday by Flurry Analytics.
Using data provided by developers for both iOS and Android devices, MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Jul 14, 2011 1:36 PM ET
Measured by revenue, the Apple's first million units easily swamped the "iPhone killers"
Flurry Analytics' report comparing the initial sales of three leading smartphones generated more than three dozen stories Tuesday. (See here.)
Most highlighted Flurry's discovery that in the 74 days post-launch that it took Apple (AAPL) to sell its first 1 million iPhones, Motorola (MOT) sold 1.05 million Droids and Google (GOOG) sold only 135,000 units of HTC's Nexus One.
"The MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Mar 17, 2010 9:07 AM ET
The spike in new development observed after January's unveiling continued into February
In February, two weeks after Apple (AAPL) unveiled the iPad, Flurry Analytics reported a sharp uptick in the number of developers installing its analytics tools in new apps for the iPhone -- a device that shares the same operating system. (See The iPad that launched a thousand apps.)
On Monday the company took a look at February's data and found MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Mar 15, 2010 9:57 AM ET
Downloads grew 1000% on Christmas Day, surpassing the iPhone's for the first time
Judging from data scheduled for release Monday morning by Flurry Analytics, Apple's (AAPL) iPod touch was one of the hot gifts this holiday season.
"It appears that an influx of new iPod Touch devices has flooded the market over Christmas," Flurry reports, "and that users of the handset, primarily pre-teen and teen audiences, are voracious downloaders."
In the chart above, iPhone MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Dec 28, 2009 7:04 AM ET
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