Onswipe, which uses HTML5 to deliver tablet-optimized websites, has told TechCrunch that it has seen a spike in traffic from iOS 7 devices in the last few days, especially around Cupertino and San Francisco.
The firm says that San Francisco accounted for 18.75% of iOS 7 traffic, followed by Cupertino with 17.9%. May 2 was the most popular day for the traffic, which came largely from iPhones (75%) but also from some iPads (25%) too.
Apple is expected to take the wraps off the new mobile operating systems at the WWDC in San Francisco, which takes place from June 10 – 14.
The study shows that 54.5% of all mobile web traffic now comes from the iPad, almost triple that of the iPhone (19.05%), with Apple's tablet also taking a considerable 98.1% stake for tablet web traffic.
Onswipe also reveals that iPad users have longer web sessions than those with iPhones or other smartphones.
However, if all that data arguably backs up the firm's previous data from September, the company then detailed the differences in how 7-inch and 10-inch tablet users share content with their friends and family.
For the firm says that as users "transition" from 10-inch tablets to “mini” tablets, tablet owners are increasingly [...]
Three weeks ago, tablet content publisher OnSwipe announced that its newest update would offer a "channel-surfing" type of experience for tablet users. The launch was embodied through numerous UI updates, improved social sourcing, and improved partnerships with content publishers.
We decided it was time to check in on CEO and founder Jason Baptiste in order to find out more about the business model, how OnSwipe sees the competition, and more.
TabTimes: Tell us a little more about your most recent update…
Baptiste: This was our largest launch since June when we first came out and it's two things. The first thing being our new UI. We [...]