Do Apple Users Search More Than Android?
For the last decade, search engines have been internet users’ best friends, making any question that comes to mind immediately addressable with the best relevant answers. Developments in technology have made search engine results more qualified and useful, leading to a rapidly growing demand for their use. Chitika Insights decided to take a look into search traffic trends depending on the operating system.
Report: iOS Users Driven to Update by Features Rather than Security
Apple’s latest update of its mobile operating system, iOS 5.1.1, provides several bug fixes and security improvements to its users. Chitika Insights observed adoption rates during the first week of release in a previous report, and now looks at updated data to examine adoption rates three weeks post-release. The three-week overall adoption rate of 57.9% represents an exponential increase in rate of adoption when compared to the 12.3% adoption in the first week. But notably, this is dwarfed by the adoption rate of iOS 5 in October of last year, which was installed on 20% of iOS devices in its first week.
iPhone, iPad Users Front-runners in iOS 5 Update
Two weeks ago, Chitika Insights investigated the adoption rate of iOS 5 following the October 12th release. Using this study as our base, we wanted to further specify iOS 5 adoption, this time breaking it down across Apple’s product mix (iPhone, iPad, and iPod).
Windows 8 Represents 2.3% of Windows Traffic Nearly Two Months Following Debut
Available on both desktops and tablets, Windows 8 is Microsoft’s first major attempt to develop an operating system (OS) which integrates many features of the mobile experience. These range from user interface (UI) elements, to taking advantage of new hardware, and technologies such as USB 3.0 and near field communications (NFC). In order to provide a clear picture into the level of success seen by Windows 8, Chitika Insights conducted a research study analyzing the new OS’ share of Windows-based Web traffic since launch.
Operating System Market Share, November 2012 Update
Chitika Insights brings you our latest Operating System Market Share Report, breaking down the distribution of the biggest players in the mobile and desktop industries.
Room for Growth: Microsoft Surface Only Generates 0.13% of All Tablet Web Traffic
Two of the biggest players in the computing space – Microsoft and Google – recently launched their most ambitious efforts yet in the tablet marketplace. Microsoft’s Surface was launched on October 26th, 2012 as the flagship tablet for Windows 8, with a more powerful Pro edition debuting in December. Google released its Nexus 10 on November 13th – a larger sibling to the company’s Nexus 7 tablet, which was recently updated from its original model unveiled earlier this year. Chitika Insights conducted a study to see which tech giant’s tablet offering is emerging as the most popular.
Six-Month Study: Apple iOS Users Consume Growing Amount of Web Traffic
With the Droid RAZR M, Samsung Galaxy S III, Kindle Fire HD and a wide variety of others, 2012 has seen the debut of a large number of new Android tablets and smartphones. Meanwhile Apple has rolled out a new version of the iPhone, two new iterations of the iPad, along with the iPad mini. Chitika Insights examined how this stream of the latest and greatest products has shifted the use of Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android.
iOS 6 Adoption Levels Out, Surpasses 60% One Month After Launch
After its release on September 19th, 2012, iOS 6 notably achieved a 15% share of all iOS traffic in its first 24 hours, and saw an adoption rate of over 50% after only 2 weeks. Chitika Insights decided to see how the new OS’ adoption has evolved a full month out from its debut.
60% of iPhones on iOS 6, iPad and iPod Touch Close Behind
Apple’s newest mobile operating system, iOS 6, has shown unprecedented adoption rates by Apple users. Following our study on the early adoption rates of iOS 6, Chitika Insights was interested in seeing how the adoption rate varied between iOS devices.
UPDATE: iOS 6 on 25% of iOS Devices 48 Hours After Public Release
After being available to consumers for over 24 hours, Chitika Insights tapped into Chitika Ad network data to to determine the success of Apple’s latest mobile operating system, iOS 6.
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.
Additionally, the Chitika Insights team monitored the day's tech news closely, and provided an in-depth, data-driven commentary on the latest breaking news. Our studies and data have been featured prominently in major publications, such as The New York Times, Forbes, Barrons and about 3000+ respected publications.
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