Author Archives: Gregory Lyons

Android dominates worldwide: 2013 mobile market share [infographic]

Every year we like to take a look at the state of mobile usage around the world, what platforms dominate in each country and how this has changed over time. The last 12 months have seen some interesting changes in the mobile landscape with Android being the biggest winner and Nokia the biggest loser. In the UK BlackBerry continues to hold on for dear life as it slips from 2nd into 3rd position, dropping 11 percentage points over the last 12 months. Read more on Android dominates worldwide: 2013 mobile market share [infographic]…

With 250 million Google+ users now signed up does Google have reasons to celebrate?

Google+ has turned one and yesterday Google announced the progress it has made with its social platform. One year on from launch it has now signed up 250 million users and 150 million of those are active on a monthly basis.

Google is hoping that the growth will continue and to make sure that happens it has unveiled two new upgrades. They are a dedicated tablet app, for Android and iPad devices, and a service called Google+ Events, which does what it says on the tin and allows Google+ users to easily create and manage their events.

So will the team behind the social network be celebrating the anniversary with champagne or drowning their sorrows?  Read more on With 250 million Google+ users now signed up does Google have reasons to celebrate?…