Report: Apple dominates post-Christmas app downloads


Many consumers unwrapped Apple devices this Christmas while fewer seem to have received Samsung devices, according to researcher Flurry.

The Yahoo unit, which tracks 600,000 apps, looked at downloads from Dec. 19 through Dec. 25 and found Apple took 51.3% of all app downloads. Samsung was No. 2 with 17.7%. Here’s how the top companies fared:


As Jarah Euston, Flurry’s VP of analytics and marketing, joked in a blog post: “It’s clear that Santa is no longer into cookies — he prefers Apples.”

Ho ho ho.

The strong figures for Apple come as IDC reported in the third quarter that iOS’s share of the global market was 11.7% compared to 84.4% for Android. The Flurry figures refer to the U.S. market. …

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Via: Mashable: Business

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