The spike in new development observed after January’s unveiling continued into February
In February, two weeks after Apple (AAPL) unveiled the iPad, Flurry Analytics reported a sharp uptick in the number of developers installing its analytics tools in new apps for the iPhone — a device that shares the same operating system. (See The iPad that launched a thousand apps.)
On Monday the company took a look at February’s data and found that the pace of new development — “the single sharpest spike in Flurry history,” in its words — continued nearly unabated.
The chart above shows a 185% step-up in developer activity within Flurry since the iPad was announced on Jan. 27. For more Flurry Analytic charts, including one tracking the number of available apps at Apple’s App Store vs. the Facebook platform, click here.
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