18 April 2014

The Ruby Reflector

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Chitika

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By Joey of Global Nerdy over 1 year ago.
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These numbers come from a sample of "tens of millions" of impressions from Chitika's ad network seen U.S. and Canadian tablet users from December 8th through 14th, 2012. For every 100 iPad impressions for the aforementioned user base during the aforementioned period, other tablets produced the following numbers of impressions: Tablet Number of impressions per 100 iPad impressions Amazon Kindle Fire 4.88 Samsung Galaxy Tablets 3.04 Google Nexus Tablets 1.22 Asus Transformer…

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By Joey of Global Nerdy over 1 year ago.
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Chitika expect to see iOS 6 usage peak at about 70%, and should the iPad Mini prove to be more than just a rumour, it's expected to accelerate adoption.

For comparison' sake, here's a breakdown of Android distribution, courtesy of an article on BGR posted on October 2nd :

The two most recent versions of Android are:

Android 4.0, a.k.a. " Ice Cream Sandwich", released October 19, 2011 (just over a year ago). It's on 23.7% of devices …

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By Joey of Global Nerdy almost 2 years ago.
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…5, which surpassed a 20% adoption rate in 5 days by Chitika's measure .

Higher Hanging Fruit : iMore's list of features that iOS 6 could borrow from other mobile OSs. An interesting think piece on some great ideas already in other mobile operating systems that Apple could borrow for iOS 6, which will probably be covered at the upcoming WWDC .

Why is Todd Bishop struggling with Windows 8? Todd Bishop says it feels like a forced mashup between …

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By Joey of Global Nerdy almost 2 years ago.
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…nearly two-thirds of mobile device usage in the U.S., ten times that of Samsung. Chitika is an advertising and analytics company, and their numbers come from metrics from sites on their network ( details on their methodology are available here ). You can see more of their numbers in their market share report for May 2012 .

Here's a PHP function that detects whether the visitor is on a mobile browser, and does so in 220 bytes. The function's a one-liner, …

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By Joey of Global Nerdy almost 2 years ago.
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…20 Percent of U.S. Web Traffic. These results come from Chitika, an online advertising network, who say that tablet and mobile phone internet usage peak during the evening hours. They also say that iPads account for 95% of tablet-based traffic, while iPhones account for 72% of phone-based web traffic. Android account for 26% of phone-based web traffic, and Windows Phone web traffic is one-third the traffic from BlackBerry phones.

Designing (and converting) for multiple …

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