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Blog Mar. 6, 2013 | Share

Android vs. iOS: User Differences Every Developer Should Know

Android vs iOS

With Android and iPhone now combining for nearly 90 percent of the U.S. smartphone market, many app developers are concentrating their efforts on serving the majority of smartphone users through these two platforms. But there is an inherent tension when resources are limited and developers must choose one over the other, or decide which platform to... Read more

Blog Jan. 23, 2013 | Share

Facebook Vaults Ahead of Google Maps to Finish 2012 as #1 U.S. Mobile App

Google Maps (App) vs. Facebook (App)

With another interesting year in digital media in the books, we can now begin our retrospective view of what happened in 2012 in order help bring the digital future into focus. There is little doubt that the Brave New Digital World is upon us and more than ever before we’re seeing the existing norms of the PC-centric web being disrupted by mobile... Read more

Blog Oct. 22, 2012 | Share

The iPhone Effect: How the iPhone 5 is Making Waves through the Smartphone Market

The iPhone Effect

In a recent blog post, we shared comScore data showing how the iPhone 5 reached the same level of online sales in its first 3 days of availability that the iPhone 4S did in its first month. Apple’s own announcement confirmed this early sales momentum, indicating that it had sold more than 5 million iPhone 5s by the end of its opening weekend, making... Read more

Blog Jun. 29, 2012 | Share

5 Years Later: A Look Back at the Rise of the iPhone

Today marks the 5 year anniversary of the first iPhone release, an important milestone not only for Apple but for the entire mobile industry. This revolutionary device set the stage for explosive growth in the smartphone market, drastically changing the complexion of the mobile industry and, consequently, the entire digital landscape in just a few short... Read more

Blog Oct. 4, 2011 | Share

Apple Quotes comScore MobiLens Live Onstage at 'Let’s Talk iPhone' Event

At Apple’s unveiling of the iPhone 4S today at their headquarters in Cupertino, we were excited to see comScore’s data featured prominently for the second time in a major Apple presentation. Previously, as part of the Apple Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) keynote presentation in June, the same chart was used to illustrate the prominence of... Read more

Blog Jun. 8, 2011 | Share

comScore Data on Apple iOS Featured at WWDC

On Monday, we were especially pleased to see comScore’s data featured prominently in the keynote kicking off Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) in San Francisco. There’s nothing like a 20’ tall pie chart to make a data wonk smile! Read more

Blog Feb. 18, 2011 | Share

Top 10 Mobile Trends of 2010: Highlights from comScore’s Mobile Year in Review

Earlier this week comScore released our inaugural Mobile Year in Review report, a comprehensive 30-page report full of data, charts and graphs highlighting the key mobile media trends of the year in the U.S. EU5 (UK, France, Germany, Spain and Italy), and Japan. 2010 was a landmark year for the mobile marketplace, as we saw companies push the envelope... Read more

Blog Oct. 5, 2010 | Share

comScore Introduces Mobile-Optimized Tagging for Publishers

Our approach to this complexity has been to thoughtfully measure the mobile market using an array of methodologies and data sources including a metered panel of Smartphones (Mobile Metrix), a sophisticated, multi-market online survey (MobiLens), and a census of mobile operator network traffic (GSMA Mobile Media Metrics). This week we’re providing... Read more

Blog Jun. 15, 2010 | Share

Americans Get “Smart”: iPhone, Android and the Accelerating Adoption of Smartphones

Last week was a big week in the ever-evolving world of mobile as Apple introduced the iPhone 4, its highly anticipated next generation of the popular mobile device. In the fiercely competitive and fast-growing smartphone market, the successful launch of a new product represents the opportunity to capture market share. Apple, like other manufacturers... Read more