Default Screen Resolutions Trends 2013

February 15, 2013

With the advancement of technology, laptops and desktop computers are seeing a great influx of power. Many people are finding they can fit more on to their screens than they ever imagined. Resolutions are a very sensitive topic in the technology and web-design worlds. They are a blessing for web-developers and Internet users because more…

US Mobile Market Trends - Smartphone Usage Stats

March 11, 2010

ComScore, a leader in measuring the digital world, today released data and reported some interesting trends in smartphone usage. 42.7 million people in the U.S. owned smartphones, up 18 percent from the August through October period. Here is content usage breakdown: Most popular activity is still text messaging (63.5%) Web surfing (28%) Games (28.6%) Accessing…

Blog Post. Unicode is used in almost 50% of Internet Documents

Unicode is used in almost 50% of Internet Documents

January 31, 2010

Good News! According to Google Unicode is used on almost half of the Internet pages, which makes it a global text encoding of choice. Google uses version 5.2 of Unicode, which represents a wide range of characters from Egyptian Hieroglyphs, to most living languages including Hebrew, Arabic, Chinese, and Zulu. ASCII, which once dominated the…

How Much Time Do We Waste on Badly Designed Apps?

January 27, 2010

Computer load-time, pop-ups, new apps installation, new user interrelations, lack of intuitiveness, search for drivers, frozen system, reboots, etc. – are just a few of the things that most of us face on daily basis. Dealing with all of these issues takes users up to 30 minutes a day, according to Telegraph UK, which equals…

Blog Post. 66% of Government Workplaces Now Use Social Networking Tools

66% of Government Workplaces Now Use Social Networking Tools

January 19, 2010

A recent report by the talent management companies Human Capital Institute and Saba says 65% of government employees now use more than one social networking tool. Interestingly enough, Instant Messaging (IM), which is very popular in the corporate sector isn’t heavily used among government staff. The report points out that a majority of social networking…

Blog Post. Google Chrome Beta for Mac speed test

Google Chrome Beta for Mac speed test

December 10, 2009

Safari is the fastest browser on a Mac platform, approximately 12% faster than Chrome Beta according to Computerworld. Chrome easily leaves behind Firefox and Opera in JavaScript rendering performance. SunSpider JavaScript Benchmarks of Mac Browsers (Shorter bars represent faster performance) On the Windows platform Chrome 3.0 shines as the fastest browser, leaving Safari behind. We…

Mobile Traffic at glance (by AdMob)

November 25, 2009

A few days back, AdMob published a very interesting report on market share of various mobile OS and smartphones. The data suggests that Apple’s dedication to user experience results in higher app approval and user adoption rates. The report is a great read but for those that don’t have time here are the highlights: Smartphone…

Blog Post. Aggressive Online Advertisement

Aggressive Online Advertisement

November 4, 2009

Floating windows are the most annoying kind of internet advertisement according to the Russian internet statistic agency. Floating windows bother 78% of internet users Banners bother 7.6% Video ads bother 3.6% Only 3.4% of users actually order something using advertisement links.