Technology Device Ownership: 2015

Technology Device Ownership: 2015

“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% […]

Android OS Version 4 and 5 account for 96% of all devices

According to Google, as of Dec 7 2015, 96% of all Android devices are running Android 4 (66.4%), and Android 5 (29.5%).

iOS8 and iOS9 account for over 92% of Apple devices

According to Apple, as of Dec 12, over 92% of devices are using iOS8 (21%) and iOS9 (71%).

2015 US Market Smartphone Statistics

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

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/

Mobile Apps – What Are Governments Doing?

Posted by Brian Hurley on August 2, 2015 in Blog

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 […]