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Category: Hits

Hits, Mobile, Operating System, Trending Topics

Android OS Fragmentation Continues: Ice Cream Sandwich Present on Only 1.12% of Devices 

Android’s open nature is one of its key draws, for developers and users alike. The flexibility of its open standards provides incentive for developers to utilize the platform, given its reach to such a wide range of devices. In comparison, Android’s largest competitor, Apple’s iOS is a tightly controlled system, all its development held firmly under Apple’s management.

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Hits, Social Media, Trending Topics

Traffic for Google+ on the Rise Along with User Count 

Chitika Insights has covered the heavily publicized launch of Google+ amidst a variety of reported statistics, some which stated that Google+ hosted a user base comprised of over 40 Million people, others which described the fledgling social network as nothing more than a ghost town. Initially, traffic on Google+ saw a rapid rate of growth, but was accompanied by a period of significant decline. Since then, Chitika Insights has been regularly keeping tabs on the condition of Google+, in order to determine the relative success of the social network.

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Browser, Hits, Trending Topics

Report: Future of Firefox Unclear; 25% of Users Lag Behind in Version Updates 

For many years, Mozilla’s non-profit web browser Firefox has been the only real competitor for Microsoft’s Internet Explorer. The ubiquitous IE has reigned in the browser market, but when Firefox debuted in 2004 it brought a refreshing alternative to Microsoft’s offering. Sleekly designed and more secure than IE6, the open-source Firefox was “browser of choice” for many tech-savvy users.

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Hits, Trending Topics

Record Sales Help Boost Online Activity in Competitive Tablet Market 

After enjoying a hugely successful Black Friday / Cyber Monday holiday weekend, Tablet manufacturers have made it clear that there is space for competitors in the market other than the apple. The HTC Flyer, BlackBerry PlayBook, and the Kindle Fire amongst others entered at a price point which in some cases is less than half the price of the iPad; this Thanksgiving has successfully kicked off the Tablet Wars.

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