March 20th, 2013

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NPD Group has published some figures claiming that in the US alone there are now more than 500m devices that are connected to the internet and run apps. The average internet-connected US household now...

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February 12th, 2013

NPD Group has published some interesting figures about tablet and smartphone music listening. Based on an online survey of more than 2,300 Americans, NPD claims that 40% of tablet owners use their device...

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January 4th, 2013

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comScore has published its latest MobiLens figures outlining mobile and smartphone ownership in the US. The company estimates that 123.3m people in the US owned smartphones in the three months to November...

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March 14th, 2012

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New research from NPD Group claims that 4G handsets accounted for 35% of US smartphone sales in the final quarter of 2011. There are some caveats to this figure, which depend on how you define 4G. 22%...

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February 24th, 2012

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This being the last working day before Mobile World Congress, everyone and their market-researching aunt is coming out with mobile stats. Here’s a very brief run-through of each, but the links below...

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November 10th, 2011

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Is it game over for Nintendo and Sony in the handheld games market? That’s the question being posed by analytics firm Flurry, based on its own data, as well as that of The NPD Group. It claims that...

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October 12th, 2011

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There’s some good data coming out this week on the demographics around app usage. NPD Group has some research on children and gaming in the US, reporting that 91% of 2-17 year-olds there play games,...

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October 5th, 2011

The US-based NPD Group has published its latest survey results, focusing on how 2-14 year-olds are spending money on entertainment (or, presumably, having money spent on it for them at the lower end of...

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September 21st, 2011

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Android is still the smartphone OS with the most momentum, according to research released by NPD Group. It asked smartphone owners and people intending to upgrade to a smartphone which platform they were...

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