Apple iPhone X usage tops that of the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus during their respective launch weekends

Localytics, a firm that deals with mobile analytics, measured app usage globally on 70 million iOS devices to come up with usage rates for individual iPhone models. According to this bit of analysis, the adoption of the Apple iPhone X during its opening weekend topped the initial weekend of usage for the combined Apple iPhone 8 and Apple iPhone 8 Plus. The latter two were launched on September 22nd while the iPhone X launched on November 3rd.

According to Localytics, the Apple iPhone 7 is currently the most widely used iPhone model as nearly one out of every five Apple handsets in use is …


Apple iPhone 8/8 Plus sales lag behind the iPhone 6s/6s Plus during their respective launch quarters


Just a week ago, we told you that a survey conducted by KeyBanc Capital Markets revealed that the 2016 Apple iPhone 7 was outselling the brand new Apple iPhone 8. So while we have had a week to digest that, we can tell you that Consumer Intelligence Research Partners has released data showing that 2015’s Apple iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus outsold the Apple iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus during each model’s “launch quarter.” That includes the three month period during which each phone was launched. The survey was conducted among 500 consumers who have purchased an Apple device. That number is considered …

Spotify and Waze form an unlikely partnership, integrate their respective apps' functionality

There’s nothing quite like a road trip: it gives you the thrill of going on an adventure to lands unknown, and forces you to spend more time with your loved ones (though whether that is a good or bad thing is up for debate). But the best part is always the soundtrack: even when that one person plays the worst, most insufferable noise, the act of travelling together somehow makes it bearable, and even fun.

It appears Waze and Spotify are also aware of the magic of road trips, and have launched an unusual partnership to accommodate for it. A new feature …