StatCounter research suggests iPhone users will migrate quickly to new iOS 11

New data shows Apple success in migrating iPhone users to latest operating systems

StatCounter Global Stats launches new resource to analyse breakdown of operating system versions across iOS, Android and macOS

San Francisco, CA; Thursday, 14th September, 2017: iPhone users are likely to quickly adopt Apple’s new iOS 11 based on current adoption analysis , according to new OS version stats StatCounter launched today.

iOS 11 is scheduled to be released from Tuesday. StatCounter has added a breakdown of the various versions of iOS, Android and Mac operating systems used to access the internet to its Global Stats research tool.

It found that over 70% of Apple’s iPhone internet usage is currently through its last operating system (iOS 10.3), while just 12.6% of Google’s Android usage is via its most recent version.

“We’ve added breakdowns of iOS, Android and Mac versions in response to requests from developers and analysts,” commented Aodhan Cullen, CEO, StatCounter.

StatCounter Global Stats is a free to all application which allows media, developers, analysts and all those interested in monitoring who is winning the battle to control the internet. It provides monthly and daily updates by individual country or region categorised by browser, operating systems, search, mobile v desktop, device vendor and social media.

StatCounter’s ( core business is to provide companies, agencies, bloggers, self-employed and charities with the data to measure visitor activity on their website, blog or forum. Its research arm StatCounter Global Stats grew out of the volume of research material it was able to harness from 10 billion page views per month to more than two million websites.

The new data finds that 71.4% of iOS internet usage worldwide is through 10.3 with 8.6% via the previous 10.2 version and 7.7% by 9.3.

In the Android space just 12.6% of internet usage is via its latest 7.0 Nougat; 33.3% is through 6.0 Marshmallow OS, with 20.9% via 5.1 Lollipop.

Apple is less effective in migrating Mac users compared to mobile with 48.9% of Mac internet usage through its latest macOS Sierra; 22.8% via OS X El Capitan and 16% through OS X Yosemite.

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Vodafone India brings out the best in iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus

· Red 1299 plan Free for 6 months that includes Data & Voice benefits worth INR 8,885
· Pre-order from and online partner from Oct 9, 2015

The Announcement:

· Vodafone India today announced it will offer iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, the most advanced iPhones ever, beginning on Friday, October 16, 2015.
· Customers can pre-order the new iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus starting Friday, October 9, 2015 on or official online partner
· iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus bring a powerful new dimension to iPhone’s revolutionary Multi-Touch interface with 3D Touch, which senses force to enable intuitive new ways to access features and interact with content.

The Vodafone India best offer for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

· Vodafone India is offering customers more than ever on iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus.
· Customers will be able to avail free Data & Voice benefits worth INR 8,885.
· Existing or new Vodafone customers can buy a new iPhone 6s or iPhone 6s Plus and get a fully built Vodafone RED 1299 worry-free plan free for six months from the time of purchase.
· The Vodafone RED 1299 monthly plan includes 3GB mobile internet quota, 4000 Free Local and STD minutes and 1500 Local and National SMS.
· Charges above plan limits will be 50p/MB for data usage, 50p/SMS and 50p/min for voice calls. Roaming, International calling and VAS charges will be extra as applicable.
· All customers on the RED 1299 plan will get access to a relationship manager and get priority access at the Vodafone stores.
· Customers can add family members and devices. The usage can be pooled and shared among them.

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Beetel Teletech Ltd., a Brightstar Company, to Offer iPhone 6s & iPhone 6s Plus, beginning Friday, October 16th

Beetel Teletech Limited, a Brightstar company, announced it will offer iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, the most advanced iPhones ever, beginning Friday, October 16th 12:01 am onwards, at over 3500 retail locations across India. Our retail partners will organise midnight launch events on October 16th at select outlets across India.

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Goldgenie mark the Chinese New Year with limited edition Year of the Goat 24K Gold iPhone 6

To celebrate the approach of the new year of the Goat, Goldgenie have launched a special limited edition “Year of the Goat” 24K Gold iPhone 6 Elite, which features a hand-painted Chinese goat symbol to be laser engraved onto the surface of the phone. A limit of 99 “Year of the Goat” iPhones will be produced and each phone will be laser stamped with its number in the series, making each device unique and a great gift or collector’s item. The phone is presented in a luxury cherry oak display box and comes with a lifetime guarantee on is 24K Gold customization and the device itself.

The Chinese New Year takes place on 19th February, which will herald the Year of the Goat. The Goat is a kind gentle animal that functions best in a group and its energy is thought to bring much needed peace and harmony to the world. People will come together in love and friendship and healing energy will help to diffuse any disharmony between family members and political rifts.

The “Year of the Goat” Limited edition iPhone 6 model is a beautiful addition to Goldgenie’s previously released Limited Chinese “Lucky 8” iPhone 6 Elite, which is laser engraved with the Chinese symbol for eight. The number 8 has a longstanding association with wealth and balance in Chinese culture and this version of the 24K Gold iPhone 6 Elite has seen high demand since its release in October 2014.

Goldgenie are well known for their range of customised modern technology and lifestyle products, including their signature 24K Gold iPhone Elite models. The company pioneered the art of Gold-plating a smartphone and they know from experience that when they launch a new limited edition model, demand for their luxury customised designs can outstrip supply.

Since gaining investment and support from BBC Dragons Den’s James Caan in 2007, Goldgenie have grown their international presence and recognition for quality. Due to their pioneering presence in the luxury market and longstanding trusted reputation, Goldgenie count blue chip corporations, such as Blackberry, Aston Martin and Rolls Royce and celebrities including Elton John, the Beckhams, Roman Abramovich and P. Diddy as loyal clients.

The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6+ are currently available to order in the 16GB, 64GB or 128GB models through Goldgenie’s website. Alongside the Year of the Goat and Lucky 8 editions, the devices are currently available in Goldgenie’s 24K Gold, Rose Gold and Platinum Elite and Swarovski crystal logo, Brilliance and Supernova versions.

Full of technological advancements, including faster processing speeds, longer battery life, improved camera and 1080p HD video shooting capacity, Apple’s new release has made a great leap forward from its predecessors. Thinner and glossier than ever, not only is the iPhone 6 beautiful to look at, it is sure to capture your world, your thoughts and your plans more beautifully and seamlessly than ever. And the craftsmen at Goldgenie feel most people would agree that these are worth preserving in Gold and stamped with a meaningful symbol.

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feedly mobile gets a major update. Optimized for Apple iPhone 6 and Android Lollipop

feedly today announced the release of major updates of their apps for both Google Android and Apple iOS.

The Apple iOS edition is now fully optimized for Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. It also incorporate the new sharing features available in the latest version of Apple iOS.

For Android users, the app design has been updated to match the new material design theme of Android Lollipop. The company said:

We just launched a brand new version of feedly mobile. It’s optimized for iPhone 6/6+, matches Android’s new design style, integrates with iOS sharing extensions and supports tagging! It also integrates with Facebook Messenger so you can discuss articles with your friends and colleagues.

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Skype 5.7 for iPhone gets performance improvements

Microsoft has updated Skype for the Apple iPhone with some performance and UI improvements. Changelog:

Save and delete photo
If you want to save a memorable photo to your camera roll or delete a sent photo from a chat, simply press and hold the image and the options will appear.
Faster chat load time
Now when you receive a notification and tap it to open the app, the message will be there waiting for you without any delays.
Avatars for all chat
You can now see all avatars for groups and people, and if they’re changed on other platforms, they’ll update in the app too so you always have the latest showing.
People list UI improvements
In 5.7, we’ve made it easier to find the people list search and filter options, so you can quickly and easily find the person you want to chat with and get started.

Read more: Skype 5.7 for iPhone: Smarter and Faster Chat – – Skype Blogs

Skype 5.6 is fully optimized for all screen sizes on Apple iOS

Microsoft today released a new updated version of Skype. The company said that Skype 5.6 is now fully optimized for all screen sizes on the Apple iPhone. With the launch of Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, Apple now has four difference sizes of iPhones in the market.

The company said:

Today we’re releasing Skype 5.6 for iPhone, which brings optimized, scaled UI to the larger iPhone 6 and iPhone 6+ screen sizes. On an iPhone 6 or iPhone 6+, Skype 5.6 displays more of your recent chats and shows more messages in conversation view, helping you to communicate with your friends and family quickly and simply. Skype 5.6 for iPhone is our second release that continues to build on the new iOS 8 extensions. Now whether you’re using an iPhone 4 or an iPhone 6+ you’ll get the best Skype experience for your screen size.

Read more: Skype 5.6 for iPhone: Skype optimized for every iPhone screen size – – Skype Blogs

Sir Lancelot’s Armor Unveils Bulletproof Screen Protectors for Apple iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

26% of iPhone Users Have Cracked their Screens

Sir Lancelot’s Armor today unveiled The Holy Grail, the first line of screen protectors made of tempered bulletproof glass for the Apple iPhone 6 and 6 Plus.

26% of iPhone users have cracked their screens and 15% continue to use their phones with broken screens, according to a recent study by SquareTrade. Clearly iPhone users need to do a better job protecting their investment. Damaged iPhones have cost Americans $4.8 billion in the last two years alone. The Holy Grail allows users to protect their screens without compromising the style of the phone itself or hiding it inside a bulky case that makes it hard to carry in a pocket or small purse.

The Sir Lancelot’s Armor Holy Grail series offers uncompromising screen protection from everyday threats. The Holy Grail screen protectors rank #9 on the Mohs scale of hardness — only a diamond ranks higher. This proprietary glass blend is optimized for strength, clarity and usability and remains the only screen protector on the market that is 100% bubble-proof and remarkably easy to apply. This video shows examples of extreme screen attacks:

The ultra-thin screen protector can be used with or without iPhone cases, covers, and battery chargers. Sir Lancelot’s Armor Holy Grail screen protectors are available for purchase on Amazon or direct at The product also comes with a lifetime warranty. Price for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus protectors is $39.99.

About Sir Lancelot’s Armor
Sir Lancelot’s Armor manufactures The Holy Grail, the world’s strongest screen protectors for Apple (iPhone, iPads and Minis) top devices from LG and Samsung. The first and only reusable protector made from a proprietary blend of tempered, bullet-proof glass, The Holy Grail is remarkably clear, easy to apply, and 100% bubble-proof.

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Skype 5.5 for iPhone makes use of Apple iOS 8 features like extensions

Microsoft has updated their Skype app for Apple iPhones with support for the new features introduced in iOS 8.

The company highlighted the improvements:

The newest version of Skype for iPhone takes advantage of extensions in iOS 8 to deliver interactive notifications. You can now answer voice and videos calls as well as jump right to text conversations to reply all from the lock screen and notification center.

Read more: Skype 5.5 for iPhone: Answer Skype calls in an instant – – Skype Blogs

Skype for iPhone 5.4 has ability for group audio calls!

Microsoft has finally delivered group audio calls functionality on mobile devices. The first device to get it is the Apple iPhone.

The company said:

For existing groups (and for new groups) we’ve placed a new call button in the bottom navigation bar. Simply tap it to start your call. We support up to four people on a group audio call in this first release, but you can expect to hear further news on this in the near future. Once a group audio call has started, the number of participants will be displayed in the top bar. Tap the navigation bar to see the active participants on the call. You can also see any contacts that are in the group but not on the call. Furthermore, as the host, you can also selectively take people off the call without ending the current call.

More: Skype for iPhone 5.4: Host group audio calls from your iPhone – – Skype Blogs