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iOS 9 Adoption Rate on Par with iOS 8 After 24 Hours

iOS 9 landed only yesterday, and its adoption rate has already hit 11.89% (similar to what we've seen last year with iOS 8), according to Mixpanel’s real-time chart. This, however, slightly differs from the data published by Tapjoy, which says that the adoption rate was slightly above 6% 18 hours after the software was released...

iOS 9 Adoption Rate to Be Faster Than iOS 8, Says Crittercism

A day ahead of the anticipated iOS 9 release, Crittercism, a mobile app intelligence platform provider, looked into its crystal globe and created a predictive model for the adoption rate of the next-generation mobile operating system. Based on the data coming from 26 billion app loads, Crittercism predicts the iOS 9 release will be much...

iOS 8 Adoption Reaches 87% Ahead of Next Week’s Special Event

With just over one week to go before Apple’s special event set for September 9, the company has announced iOS 8 adoption has now reached 87% of devices, based on App Store usage ending on August 31, 2015. As it stands, 12% of devices are still running iOS 7, while 2% of devices are running...

iOS 8 Adoption Rate Hits 85% of Devices Based on App Store Data

Apple has updated its App Store distribution page to acknowledge iOS 8 adoption has reached 85% of devices, based on App Store usage as of July 20, 2015. The slight increase now leaves 13% of devices using iOS 7 and 2% of devices using earlier versions of iOS. At the end of April, 81% of users were...

Former NSA Contractor Edward Snowden Applauds Security Measures in iOS 8

In an editorial published today by The New York Times, former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden has applauded security measures enabled by Apple in iOS 8, such as the default full-disk encryption, noting that this level of security ensures that even if your phone is stolen, your private data is kept secure. "Basic technical safeguards such as...

iOS 8 Adoption Rate Hits 81% of Devices Based on App Store Data

Apple’s App Store Distribution page has been updated to reflect over 80 percent of devices are now running iOS 8, based on App Store data ending April 27, 2015. iOS 8 now sits at 81%, while iOS 7 users are at 17%, with 2% of users using older versions. These rising numbers were most likely...

Apple Says iOS 8 Adoption Rates Have Reached 77% of Devices

Apple has updated its App Store Distribution page to note iOS 8 adoption has reached 77% of devices based on App Store usage, ending on March 16, 2015: The adoption rate has jumped 5% since last month, and has picked up since its rocky start due to free space requirements and bugs. Compare this to...

Apple Says iOS 8 Adoption Has Reached 72% of Devices

Apple’s App Store distribution page has been updated to reflect new iOS 8 adoption rate numbers, now sitting at 72% (a four per cent increase since last month), as measured by App Store usage as of February 2, 2015. While iOS 8 adoption numbers continue to increase, the pace lags behind last year’s iOS 7,...

Apple Says 68% of Devices Now Running iOS 8

Apple updated their App Store Distribution page yesterday to note 68% of iOS devices are now running the latest version of their mobile operating system, based on App Store usage of of January 5, 2015. In just under a month, iOS 8 adoption increased 5% compared to the previous update on December 8, 2014. After...