The mobile landscape in South Korea
With over 51 million inhabitants and smartphone penetration of 95%, South Korea is a tech-savvy nation. Here's some statistics on the mobile landscape, including the most popular phones, screen sizes and hardware specs.
Wonder Woman helps Android kick iOS off top spot in Sweden
Huawei had a tough 2018, in the spotlight for all the wrong reasons. However, some slick marketing campaigns and well-known brand ambassadors gave them a much-needed lift, and there was good news for Android generally in Sweden.
The mobile landscape in Italy
Here are some statistics on the mobile landscape in Italy, including the most popular smartphones, Android v iOS and smartphone screen size and hardware specs.
The mobile landscape in The Netherlands
iPhones dominate the scene in The Netherlands, with the world's most popular smartphone - the iPhone 7 - enjoying a 3.03% lead over second-placed iPhone 6S. Here are some stats on the mobile landscape in The Netherlands.
The smartphone upgrade cycle - visualized
We tracked usage of the most popular devices from Apple and Samsung across the four quarters of 2018 to see if people still upgrade to the newer, more expensive models as often as manufacturers expect.
Mobile OS popularity by US State
We dive into State-level data to see which mobile operating system is dominant across the United States, and if there are any correlations between Republican v Democrat and iOS v Android use.
Cryptomining digs deep into our batteries
Many websites have recently started using their visitors’ browsers to mine cryptocurrency. How does this affect the battery of the device being "co-opted" into the operation? We did some tests to find out.
The truth about ‘peak smartphone’
With many recent reports suggesting that we have reached ‘peak smartphone’, we thought it would be useful to take a look at some hard data to see if the facts line up with the opinion.
The Physical Web is dead, long live the physical web
Launched in 2014, Google's Physical Web project promised much, but seems to have died a quiet death over the last few months. This post takes a look at what the technology promised, and the speed bumps it hit along the way that may ultimately prove to have derailed it.