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Distimo Mobile App Store Stats and Trends

Distimo Mobile App Store Stats and Trends

Below is a really interesting presentation that was shown at the World Mobile Congress in Barcelona by a mobile analytics/trends company called Distimo.

The data shows Apple winning by a mile for mobile app store size with Android coming in second and Nokia Ovi third. Android has however seen the fastest between December 2009 and January 2010 and has the most free apps (Android 57%, Apple 25%) .

Twitter Language Trends

Twitter Language Trends

Twitter Language Trends (source: Semiocast)

Paris-based Semiocast have released research today claiming that only 50% of Tweets are in English. This figure is significantly down on research ran in 2009 where they discovered two thirds of all Tweets were made in English.

IE6 Funeral

IE6 Funeral

IE6 Funeral

Yes, another IE6 post, but this ones funny. Trust me…

A Denver, Colorado-based design company (Aten Design) have created a website marking the death of IE6. http://ie6funeral.com claims that IE6 died on the 1st March 2010 and will be laid to rest on the 4th March at the company premises.

YouTube to drop IE6 Support

YouTube Drop IE6 Support

YouTube Drop IE6 Support on 13th March 2010

YouTube made an announcement today that  support for IE6  will end on the 13th of March 2010, this follows a statement from Google in January saying they aim to drop support across all their apps.

Happy Birthday Photoshop!

Happy Birthday Photoshop!

Happy Birthday Photoshop!

Happy Birthday to Adobe’s  Photoshop software, its 20 today!

It was 20 years ago to this day that Photoshop was born and I guess the  rest is history…

Photoshop, irrefutably the leader of all when it comes to  photo editing software, THE industry standard.  Photoshop has changed design as we know it and continually pushed the boundaries of what is possible to achieve with images and graphics. Long may it reign!

Microsoft Forced to provide alternative browser option

Microsoft give users the option to swap browser

Microsoft give users the option to swap browser

Following an agreement with Europe’s Competition Commission back in Dec 2009 Microsoft will now provide all its users in European with the option to change from Internet Explorer to an alternative web browser.

Google Voice Search iPhone App Updated

Google Voice Search Update

Google Voice Search Update

Google has relased version 0.4.5.3281 of their Voice Search app for the iPhone.

The new version claims to add support for iPod Touch (2G or newer) as well as to have improved stability on ‘restrictive networks’. Some

Also fixed were a number of other application bugs:

 


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