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.
Study: Mobile Couponing Habits by Product Categories
Of all the options available to consumers, mobile coupons have emerged as bargain hunters’ best friends. As mobile shopping takes the center stage in the developing world of e-commerce, Chitika Insights conducted a research study aimed at uncovering what coupons mobile consumers are searching for.
Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Adoption Jumps 1500% in Two Months
With Google having rolled out its latest Android OS, Jelly Bean, to rave reviews on some of the latest devices, the company has been generating a significant amount of buzz. Chitika Insights looked to measure the rate of adoption for the mobile platform since it began to roll out back in July.
iPhone Users Browse Web 150% More than iPod Touch Users
The iPod Touch is built with near-identical hardware and shares the same operating system (iOS) with the iPhone but without an antenna that can connect with cellular networks. This makes the iPod Touch slightly thinner than the iPhone, while still being a very capable device for browsing the Web. Due to the similarities of these two devices, Chitika Insights conducted a study to compare the Web usage rates between them.
Mountain Lion Adoption Eclipses 10% Mark after First Month
A month ago, Chitika Insights reported that Apple desktops running Mountain Lion (OS X 10.8) generated 3.2% of all Mac-based Web traffic. Since Mountain Lion officially turned one month old last Saturday, Chitika Insights revisited this study to see how quickly Mac users were adopting the latest operating system now that the novelty has begun to wear.
Google Usage Rates Vary Across Browsers
The now ubiquitous phrase “Google it” certainly points to a clear king of the search engine marketplace, but many prefer to do their “Googling” in a variety of browsers to take advantage of certain plugins, privacy features, and other attributes. With this in mind, Chitika Insights looked to measure whether the Web browser a person uses has any impact on the search engine they use.
Galaxy S III Users Generate Over 15% of All Samsung Mobile Traffic
The last report published by Chitika Insights showed the Galaxy S III representing 11.23% of all Samsung smartphone Web usage through Aug 6th, 2012. With the phone’s popularity still growing, Chitika Insights conducted another study examining the hundreds of millions of smartphone impressions during the last two weeks, from August 7th, 2012 to August 20th, 2012.
RIM Web Usage Down 25% in the Past Year
A recent report from IDC pegged RIM’s quarterly market share at 4.8% based on sales – the company’s lowest mark in this area since 2009. Meanwhile, Apple’s iOS shipped 16.9% of all phones worldwide. The Chitika Insights team was interested in seeing how these global figures translate to overall Web usage in North America by analyzing the past year of mobile usage statistics.
Samsung Galaxy S III Usage Growing Significantly Since its Release
Due to the resounding success of the Samsung Galaxy S III in the market so far, Chitika Insights conducted a study to determine how the device was performing relative to other Samsung Android phones currently in the marketplace.
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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