Survey Finds iPhone X Customers Are Satisfied Except With Siri

Siri was probably one of the first digital assistants to be launched on modern smartphones, but unfortunately as much as it was heralded at its unveiling, reality proved to be a much different story. Granted Apple has made improvements to Siri over time, but comparisons in the past have shown that the competition seems to be performing better.


Survey Finds That Gamers Don’t Really Care About Cross-Platform Play

Cross-platform play is a feature that seems like a great idea on paper. Imagine a game that can be enjoyed with other gamers regardless of what platform you are running on, doesn’t that sound like fun? This is something that a few developers have been working towards, such as Psyonix’s Rocket League, but it seems that maybe it just sounds better on paper.


Survey Finds iPhones Are More Popular With Teens Than Ever

Knowing your demographic is a good way to create products that will appeal to that demographic, and it seems that if Apple wants to keep growing its iPhones, perhaps they should look more into pushing their phones into the hands of teens. This is based on a new survey by investment firm Piper Jaffray.


Survey Finds Why Customers Did Not Upgrade To The iPhone X

There have been some conflicting reports on the success of the iPhone X, where there are some who claim that the phone isn’t doing so hot to the point where some of Apple’s suppliers are reportedly slashing production of components. We suppose there are many reasons why the iPhone X wasn’t the massive success that some might have thought, and Piper Jaffray has found out why.


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Study: One In Six Americans Own A Smart Speaker

Smart speakers are clearly the current trend in tech at the moment, and CES 2018 which was last week proved just that as we saw many audio companies release products with digital assistants built into them. This is why it doesn’t come as a surprise to learn that according to a study by NPR and Edison Research (via Engadget), one in six Americans own such a device.


Survey Finds That Teens Prefer iPhones, Adults Prefer Samsung

A couple of weeks ago, Samsung released an ad called “Growing Up” which was clearly aimed at Apple and their iPhones. We’re not sure if it was a coincidence or if Samsung was slightly prophetic because according to a recent survey conducted by Propeller Insights on behalf of Ebates (via Forbes), Samsung was right: adults want Samsung products.


Poll Finds That Almost Two-Thirds Of Americans Own An Apple Product

Apple is one of those companies that people love to hate, whether it be because the company seems to be “slow” when introducing new features to its products that competitors have had for years, its price, its design, its naming scheme, and so on. However it seems that despite many people seemingly mocking Apple, quite a few people actually own an Apple product.


iPhone Scores A 92% Loyalty Rate In Recent Survey

The iPhone 7s, 7s Plus and the 8 are rumored to be arriving later this year. However given the decline in iPhone sales, the question is how many users are planning on making the upgrade? Turns out that iPhone users are pretty loyal, thanks to a recent survey conducted by investment firm Morgan Stanley.


Survey Finds More People Interested In Switch Than PS4 Pro, Project Scorpio

When it comes to this generation’s consoles, most people see the fight as mostly being between Microsoft and Sony. This is namely because Microsoft and Sony’s consoles are close to each other in terms of power, which means that games released on one console can typically be found on the other except when it comes to exclusives.


Survey Finds That Mobile Devices Bring Families Together, Not Apart

We’re sure that many of you guys have seen this or have been part of a scene when you’re out for a family or social gathering, but everyone’s noses are buried in their phones or tablets instead of talking to each other. Some have even suggested that mobile devices have caused the death of conversations around the dinner table.


Digital Game Sales Outpacing Physical Sales In The US

If given the choice to buy a game in physical format where it can be installed via DVD/Blu-ray where it comes with a box and maybe a manual, or a game that’s digitally available where you can purchase and download it straightaway, which would you choose? If you answered digital, know that you are in the majority at least as far as the US market is concerned.


Mobile Internet Usage Has Surpassed Desktop For The First Time

While our mobile phones are important to us, many of us also get our work done on our computers, which seems to suggest that maybe both mobile and desktop platforms are equally important. However these days there seems to be more focus on mobile, and a good example would be Google to start providing dedicated search results for mobile.


Survey Finds That Gamers Still Prefer Buying Physical Copies Of Games

Digital or physical, which would you prefer when it comes to games? There are of course arguments to be made for both sides, such as how digital saves space in your closet, and how it’s more convenient and less of a hassle because you won’t have to worry about losing the disc when switching between computers/consoles.


Survey: Half Of America Thinks Apple Should Unlock The iPhone

As we speak, the debate about whether Apple should give in to the FBI’s requests and unlock the iPhone or provide a backdoor rages on. Whether or not that actually happens remains to be seen, but in the meantime it looks like Americans seem to be on the side that Apple should unlock the phone for the FBI.