Nokia smartphone shipme...

ABI Research estimates that 100 million smartphones were shipped in Q1 2011. That represents a 0.5% reduction over Q4 2010 shipments and a 75% gain over Q1 2010. In comparison the overall handset market is estimated to be 380 million devices, or a 2.5% reduction from Q4 2010...

44 billion mobile app d...

A recent mobile research study from ABI Research reveals that the worldwide app industry is well on its way to achieving 44 billion cumulative downloads by 2016. Android and Windows Phone 7 are steadily catching up with Apple as adoption picks up pace and expansion of their mobile OS...

Apple iPad held 85% med...

Apple’s iPad commanded 85% of the market for media tablets in 2010, according to full-year figures reported by ABI Research. The tablet market surged in the second half of the year, but it wasn’t just tablets: according to senior practice director Jeff Orr, “Device categories...

Apple iOS platform reac...

comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, released the results of a U.S. study of Apple iPad owners, based on data from the comScore MobiLens service. The report includes comScore’s first publicly available data showing demographics and other...

Android surpasses iOS f...

InMobi, an independent mobile advertising network, shared results of its monthly network data analysis findings in its Mobile Insights Report: Global Edition March 2011. The largest and most comprehensive report of its kind is based on data from the InMobi network which serves 31.9...

Motricity acquires Aden...

Motricity (Nasdaq:MOTR) today announced it has completed its acquisition of Adenyo, a mobile advertising, marketing, and analytics solutions provider with operations in the United States, Canada and Europe. Motricity’s integration of Adenyo’s capabilities into its software as...

Usablenet leads new ABI...

MyBuys, Inc. and Moovweb claimed the second and third spots in the company’s newest evaluation of worldwide mobile commerce solution vendors. The Vendor Matrix is an analytical tool developed by ABI Research to provide a clear understanding of vendors’ positions in specific markets....