It appears that the camps have set up and whatever change comes next will either be out of necessity, a mistake or will have to wait until another big point upgrade. We’ve tracked the meteoric adoption rate of iOS 9 over the past season and now comes the quiet.
Apple is reporting that as of November 30, 70 percent of active iPhones are running iOS 9. iOS 8 remains on 22 percent of the rolling stock while other versions tick down to 8 percent. Earlier that month, we reported a 66 percent take-up about 50 days after initial release.
Three-month tallies for iOS 8 and [...]
The general attitude towards software updates has been perceived as a negative one. The reality is that if the contents of that update feature significant changes and improvements, users will probably jump on the ball to do an OTA pull. It was the case with iOS 7. Not so much with iOS 8 and the 8.0.1 debacle didn’t really help the case. This time around with iOS 9, we’re looking at an 24-hour adoption rate somewhere between the two.
Analytics firm Mixpanel has made available a tracking chart of all the active iPhones so far which have updated to iOS 9. You can pore [...]