As the year draws to a close we delve into our own site analytics to see what mobile devices Irish internet users were using in 2011. It comes as no surprise to find that Apple's iPhone leads the way by a country-mile.
With the release of iTunes 10.5.1 earlier today, Apple's long-anticipated iTunes Match is finally here. iTunes Match is a paid-for service that gives Apple device users access to their entire music library anywhere using iCloud.
Games retailer GameStop may begin to sell iOS devices, like the iPod, iPhone and iPad, in their 6,500 stores worldwide as the iPhone 5's imminent release date approaches, according to 9to5mac.com. This speculation is substantiated by the fact that GameStop has confirmed they are now accepting second-hand Apple products in lieu of store credit.
According to StatCounter GlobalStats, Android OS has surpassed SymbianOS to become Ireland’s second most popular mobile operating system. iOS, the operating system found on the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch, is still by far the most popular mobile OS in Ireland.
Apple have today released their much anticipated iOS 4.2 update for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. Much of the update brings existing features from the iPhone to the iPad, particularly the long awaited multitasking ability.