Downloads during Christmas week break record

Apps downloads hit record high in last week of December
Source: BBC News

For the first time in a single week, more than a billion apps have been downloaded, according to a study. Analytics firm Flurry said 1.2 billion apps were downloaded in the last week of December. Activity was buoyed by the facts that many users … See More

  • App downloads during Christmas week break record

Source: Washington Post

The last week in 2011 was the biggest ever for Android and iOS. According to mobile app analytics company Flurry, over 20 million devices were activated between Christmas and New Year, and 1.2 billion apps were downloaded. … See More

  • Google bans Siri knockoff


By Rosa Golijan You don’t have to worry about warning your less tech-savvy friends or family members about this misleading knockoff app though — because Google banned it, as well as its developer, from the Android Market. According to the Next Web, … See More

  • Google pulls “Siri for Android” app from Android Market

Source: Mobile Burn

A number of wannabe apps that try to mimic the capabilities of Apple’s Siri on the iPhone 4S have shown up in the Android Market over the past few months, but none went so far as to appropriate the Siri name and app icon – except for one. … See More

  • Record 1.2bn app downloads over Christmas

Source: Financial Times

By Maija Palmer in London More than 1.2bn apps were downloaded on to mobile phones and tablet devices during Christmas week, according to a new study, marking the first time that more than a billion app downloads have been recorded in a single week. … See More

  • Post-Holiday App Downloads Top 1.2 Billion

Source: PC Magazine

By Chloe Albanesius Did you download apps on your new gadget last week? You’re not alone. According to data from mobile analytics firm Flurry, people downloaded 1.2 billion iOS and Android apps between Dec. 25 and Dec. 31. The week before Christmas, … See More

  • Christmas week sees more than 1 billion app downloads across iOS, Android

Source: Appolicious

It was a banner holiday for smartphone makers in 2011, with records snapping all over the place. The Christmas weekend saw the most smartphone activations ever on a single day in the US, and it also saw more app downloads worldwide in a single week … See More

  • Report: 1 billion apps downloaded in a week


Facebook, iPhone, Twitter and Wii. Technology evolves at the speed of light.’s tech reporters look at the gadgets, games and innovations changing our world. By Athima Chansanchai All that downtime during the holidays paid off for app … See More

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