“Today, 68% of U.S. adults have a smartphone, up from 35% in 2011, and tablet computer ownership has edged up to 45% among adults, according to newly released survey data from the Pew Research Center.1 Smartphone ownership is nearing the saturation point with some groups: 86% of those ages 18-29 have a smartphone, as do 83% […]
According to Google, as of Dec 7 2015, 96% of all Android devices are running Android 4 (66.4%), and Android 5 (29.5%).
According to Apple, as of Dec 12, over 92% of devices are using iOS8 (21%) and iOS9 (71%).
As of July 2015: 191.4 million people in the U.S. owned smartphones (77.1% mobile market penetration) Apple 44.2%, Android 51.4% Total user activity on smartphones and tablets accounts for 62% of digital media time spent, and apps alone now representing the majority of digital media time at 54 percent. Source: comScore, Sept 2015
Apps are now the top media channel in the United States: on average, people spend 198 minutes on mobile apps every day, while spending only 168 minutes watching TV. Reference: http://www.digitalgov.gov/2015/10/06/trends-on-tuesday-the-rise-of-apps-the-decline-of-tv/
Governments around the world are rolling out mobile as part of their digital strategy. Government deployment of mobile apps are driven by the desire to: support increased accessibility, availability and reach of government services and information help citizens help themselves support economic growth make government work better Examples of the types of mobile apps that […]