Google Nexus 7 Market Report
Making its debut a little less than a month ago at Google’s I/O Conference, the Nexus 7 was touted as a high-end tablet available in a low price bracket. Google looks to have delivered in that regard, as the Nexus 7 was met with fairly positive reviews and an overwhelming level of consumer demand, which caused the search engine giant to remove the Nexus 7 from its play store over the weekend. Given the spike in consumer demand, Chitika Insights conducted a study into the Nexus 7’s usage.
iOS 6 vs. Android Jelly Bean: Initial Developer Interest Nearly Identical
iOS has traditionally seen a great deal more developer activity and app development than Android, due to the heavier usage patterns of iOS users. However, this has slowly changed, and iOS and Android now nearly split the marketplace in half when it comes to usage share. At Chitika Insights, our team looked to visualize the level of interest between both iOS 6 and Android’s Jelly Bean during the first 24 hours of availability to the developer community
Chrome for iOS Grabs 1.5% Share of iOS Browser Market
Chitika Insights is tracking the adoption rate for Chrome’s new browser for iOS. Our latest real time tracker breaks down the iOS browser market by fragment and a historical time line. As of July 17, Chrome for iOS captures 1.5% of the iOS browser market.
Chrome for iOS Adoption Tracker Methodology
Tracking Chrome for iOS Adoption in the Mobile Market The purpose of the Chrome for iOS Adoption Tracker is to highlight the share of Web use for Chrome on the iOS ecosystem. To determine the respective web browser shares on iOS, Chitika Insights performed an analysis of…
Update: Ice Cream Sandwich up 525% in Four Months, Jelly Bean Rolls Out
Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) is chipping away at the Android market with a 9.63% share – a significant jump from 1.54%, seen in our March report. Gingerbread is still the leader with 71.10% of market share.
Study: iPad Still King of Tablet Web Usage
Given the recent emphasis of screen size as a major differentiating factor for the tablet market, Chitika Insights analyzed a range of tablet screen sizes in the context of mobile ads. The goal of this study was to determine whether tablet screen size influences user browsing behavior, as well as the likelihood of clicking on an ad. This also poses other questions. Which tablets are optimal for Web use? Which tablets see the highest levels of Web use? And which screen formats lend themselves to the highest user-engagement rates?
Study: iOS Users Click on Ads 33% More than Android; CTR up 10% Since April
Travel website Orbitz recently found that Mac users were 40% more likely to book a four or five-star hotel as compared to PC users, and are now displaying more luxurious travel options for Mac users accessing their site. Orbitz’s strategy highlights a growing move towards segmentation in the online space, and how new technology is changing the ways in which people access the Internet. With these continuing trends in consumer usage, Chitika Insights conducted a research study of mobile users, investigating the online ad click-through rate (CTR) of both iOS and Android users. Using data collected from hundreds of millions of ad impressions observed the week of June 12 through June 19, Chitika Insights analyzed the patterns of mobile users.
Barnes & Noble Nook Surpasses Kindle Fire in Tablet Traffic Share; Apple iPad Takes Small Dip
91.07% of tablet web traffic comes from iPad devices. While the iPad still accounts for a great majority of tablet web traffic, it has fallen about 3.5% from the 94.64% figure we reported in early May. Barnes & Noble Nook has overtaken the Kindle Fire in web traffic impressions. Compared to our previous study of tablets per 100 iPads, the Kindle has maintained its share while the Nook has gained. Barnes & Nobles’ e-reader with tablet capabilities now accounts for 0.85% of all tablet web traffic versus Kindle Fire’s .71%.
Mobile Usage Update: iOS Users Responsible for 72% of All Mobile Traffic
It looks like June is shaping up to be a likely battleground for mobile dominance, with a number of significant developments coming out of the Apple and Android communities. From Apple to Samsung to HTC, manufacturers across the board are pumping out spec-leading devices with an increasing frequency. Yet, the current share of Android vs. iOS traffic depicts Apple’s mobile devices as the clear front-runners, generating almost three times (72%) the amount of traffic as their Android counterparts (26%).
Report: Rural States Gaining in New iPad Market Share
Our iPad Tracker has been live for a little over a month, and the Chitika Insights team thought it was a good time to revisit how the iPad ecosystem has evolved since the device’s debut on March 16.
About Chitika Insights
Chitika Insights was the research arm of online advertising network Chitika. Insights used Chitika's unique data to monitor and report on Internet trends - search engines, clickthrough rates, the mobile war, and more.
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