Mobile Outlook 2013 (from Flurry)

Today, I came across a very interesting slide made by Flurry which highlights the explosive growth of smartphones globally. The key highlights of the slides showing mobile outlook for 2013 using the past few years’ analytical data are:

  • Smartphone is a global phenomenon (China is catching up very fats to US in number of active iOS and Android devices)
  • 30+ countries doubled number of iOS and Android devices in last 12 months
  • People spending minutes per day on TV and Web has remained stagnant from last 3 years but for mobile it has almost doubled in Dec 2012 from Dec 2010
  • App revenues are growing at 129% cumulative annual growth rate (CAGR) [2008-2012]
  • Majority of the time spent in social category of app is on social networks (47%), messaging (29%) and photo/video sharing (19%)
  • 7pm to 11pm is highest usage of media and entertainment apps (behave like TV’s prime time)
  • Females use more of shopping in Day time than their male counterparts

Read the full slide here:

Review of Windows 8 Mobile and Nokia Lumia 920 by an iPhone user

Nokia Lumia 920
It is strange for me to review Windows 8 Phone OS when our app is not even present in Windows store. Majikal currently is iPhone only app and work for Android version is in progress. We have no definitive dates for Windows version of the app but still I was tempted enough to give Windows OS a try.