Amazon today, Wednesday, unveiled the Kindle Cloud Reader, an HTML5-based version of their Kindle book reader app that works on Chrome for Mac, Windows and Chrome OS, and on Safari for Mac, Windows and most notably the iPad.
According to a report by US-based mobile ad company Jumptap, iPhone users are almost twice as likely to click on ads than their Android counterparts. The average ad click-through rate (CTR) for Android users is just below the 0.52% industry average at 0.47%, while iPhone users are well above the average at 0.78%.
When Xobni launched for Outlook in 2008 the social email filtering application was quite rightly hailed with glowing reviews from the tech press and quickly developed an avid fanbase, not least within NASA and The U.S Army who are some of its most prominent users.
According to the latest comScore mobile subscribers market share report, Google’s Android platform has continued to make significant gains in US mobile market share, largely at the expense of RIM, the makers of BlackBerry mobile devices. Google remains the dominant player in the US mobile market with an average 34.7% of market share during the three months ending March 2011, up 6% on the three months ending December 2010.
According to market research firm Gartner, Android will power almost half of the world’s smartphone market by 2015. Android, Google’s mobile device operating system, will continue to see phenomenal growth in 2011, as it has done throughout last year, and finish with over 38% market share by the end of this year.
According to comScore, Google’s Android is the fastest growing smartphone platform in Germany. The data from comScore MobiLens reports on the three month average period in Germany ending November 2010.