Tag | Mobile News
Research firm Mobclix recently completed a study on Android users and have released some of their findings. It’s important to note that this was conducted on a very small sample size of Android users (~1,000). (via Mobclix)
45% of Android users are first-time smartphone owners.
37% of Android users spend most of their time using email, 21% on games, and 8% on maps and navigation.
46% of Android users prefer a touchscreen over a physical keyboard.
Android owners are twice as likely to make [...]
Earlier this month, TechCrunch reported that Facebook is working on their own mobile device. The project won’t be ready until next year and will be powered by the Android Operating system with a highly customized user interface. Joe Hewitt (who helped to create the FireFox browser and created all of Facebook‘s iPhone web and native apps) and Matthew Papakipos (who led project development for Google‘s Chrome OS until June) are rumored to be working on the project.
Facebook, however, is denying [...]
We now know that the iPhone 4 antenna attenuation issue is even smaller than we originally thought. A small percentage of iPhone 4 users need a case, and we want to continue providing them a Bumper case for free. For everyone else, we are discontinuing the free case [...]
Walking Navigation lets you use GPS navigation with walking directions that are more direct and use pedestrian pathways when we know about them…You can even turn off voice guidance and just use these notifications while soaking in the sights and sounds around you. To help you orient yourself with your surroundings, the map will rotate with [...]