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  • U.S. consumers now spend 5 hours per day on mobile devices

    U.S. consumers now spend 5 hours per day on mobile devices

    The time U.S. users are spending in mobile apps is continuing to grow; according to new data released this week by analytics firm Flurry, we’re up to 5 hours per day on our mobile devices. This follows on news from January that said the time spent in mobile apps had increased 69 percent year-over-year. Read More

  • The mobile app gold rush may be over

    The mobile app gold rush may be over

    Ten years ago, Apple announced the iPhone, which soon gave birth to the App Store and the resulting broader app ecosystem. That industry has now matured, having reached critical mass, according to a new report from Flurry out this morning. While there’s still some growth to be seen — app usage is up 11 percent over last year, for example — that growth is slowing. And many… Read More

  • Report shows Americans abandoned their news apps as election fatigue kicked in

    Report shows Americans abandoned their news apps as election fatigue kicked in

    A new report from mobile analytics firm Flurry out this morning shows how Americans’ overwhelming election fatigue and disinterest in continuing to follow political news stories played out during the U.S. Elections. The firm found that two of the lowest dips in news reading activity on mobile devices – where many people today consume election news and information –… Read More

  • Mobile App Usage Up 58 Percent In 2015, With Emoji Keyboards Leading The Pack

    Mobile App Usage Up 58 Percent In 2015, With Emoji Keyboards Leading The Pack

    The number of mobile addicts is increasing, according to a new report released this morning from Yahoo-owned mobile analytics firm Flurry, which found that 40 percent of the 58 percent total growth in mobile app sessions came from existing users in 2015. That’s a significant increase from the prior years, the company noted, as existing users only accounted for 20 percent of growth… Read More

  • Flurry Analytics Rolls Out Support For Apple Watch

    Flurry Analytics Rolls Out Support For Apple Watch

    Yahoo announced this week that it’s adding support for Apple Watch analytics to its free mobile analytics service Flurry, which the company acquired last year. For those developers who are building apps for the Apple Watch ecosystem, it’s important to understand how users are engaging with these new small-screen applications, as user behavior and the metrics that matter are likely… Read More

  • Phablets Are Eating Phones And Tablets

    Phablets Are Eating Phones And Tablets

    It’s been increasingly evident for years: smartphone users are digging bigger phones as they do more on screens, and spend less time talking on the phone. And there’s no sign of the appetite for super-sizing mobile handsets abating — not according to a new report from Yahoo-owned mobile analytics firm Flurry. Read More

  • New Yahoo Mobile Development Suite Seduces App Makers With Analytics, Search, Ads

    New Yahoo Mobile Development Suite Seduces App Makers With Analytics, Search, Ads

    Today at Yahoo’s first mobile developer conference, the tech giant unveiled its new Yahoo Mobile Development Suite that combines Yahoo App Publishing for monetization, Search In Apps, and App Marketing with its Flurry Analytics acquisition made last year. This is Yahoo’s “ads in dev’s clothing” strategy to convince app makers to buy and host its ads. Flurry now… Read More

  • Flurry Finds That Apple Devices And Phablets Scored Big On Christmas

    Flurry Finds That Apple Devices And Phablets Scored Big On Christmas

    Flurry has released its annual Christmas report. Each year, the holiday sees the highest number of device activations and app installations as people open presents, and last week was no exception. What is interesting is that 51.3 percent of new devices activated were made by Apple, compared to 17.7 percent for Samsung, and 5.8 percent for Nokia. Read More

  • Mobile App Usage Increases In 2014, As Mobile Web Surfing Declines

    Mobile App Usage Increases In 2014, As Mobile Web Surfing Declines

    New data from app analytics provider Flurry released today states that native app usage on smartphones is continuing to grow at the expense of the mobile web. The company claims that users are now spending 2 hours and 42 minutes per day on mobile devices as of March 2014, up from 2 hours, 38 minutes as of a year ago. Meanwhile, mobile app usage accounts for 2 hours and 19 minutes of that… Read More

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