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Apple building out internet infrastructure to improve performance, possibly ahead of new television product

According to a report by the Wall Street Journal, Apple has been making major investments in its internet infrastructure in order to boost the performance of its existing online services, but which could also help pave the way for a future television product that may rely heavily on these technologies. From WSJ: Bill Norton, chief strategy officer for…

iPad dominated tablet web traffic in Q1 of 2013

According to the Chitika Ad Network, Apple’s iPad controlled a whopping 81.9% of the tablet web traffic in the first quarter of 2013 in the US and Canada. This is up slightly – about 1.4 percent – month-over-month, which marks the first month-on-month increase in iPad web traffic since December of 2012. As far as the reason for this increase, Chitika…

EE to double UK 4G speeds in 10 cities

Everything Everywhere has announced plans to double the speed of its 4G network in 10 UK cities this summer. The move comes as part of the UK’s 4G rollout, which is still ongoing. Around 1 third of EE’s customers currently enjoy 4G speeds. EE has decided to really crank up speeds in the 10 biggest cities in the UK: Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff,…

iPhone 5 and Galaxy S III tied in North American data usage

Earlier this week, we reported that iOS 6 accounted for 83% of iOS-based web traffic in North America. Today we’ve got some insight into how Apple’s data traffic stands up to the competition. When the numbers are broken down, Apple’s iPhone 5 and Samsung’s Galaxy S III both account for about 6.5% of all smartphone data usage in North America. These…

Opera to launch new browser on iOS and Android

Are you tired of using Safari or Chrome on your iOS device? Are you avoiding Opera’s browser because it isn’t WebKit based? Opera has been thinking about you! Opera is currently working on a new browser, named Ice, that will be released on iOS and Android. Opera’s new browser is WebKit based, as is Apple’s Safari and Google’s Chrome. Opera plans to…

iPhone 5 to double mobile data consumption for iOS

Every time an iPhone is equipped with a quicker mobile internet connection, a sizable increase in mobile data consumption isn’t far behind. Continuing with that trend, one mobile intelligence analyst firm predicts that the 4G LTE-equipped iPhone 5 will double the total data consumption of iPhone users. Validas, the analyst firm in question, has…