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Articles tagged with: analysts

Nintendo: 73% Of Gamers Use Our Stuff

An internal study done by Nintendo claims that 73% of US gamers prefer to use Nintendo products over other gaming consoles. Before you go, “Hey, wait a second…”, the large percentage includes 43% of players who play exclusively on its products and another 30% who play on Nintendo as well as other consoles.

If these statistics are supposed to make me by a console, better luck next time, Nintendo. Another thing I would like to see back up those percentages would be a sample group, who exactly was surveyed, etc. If the sample group was only 100 people, then the results should be taken with a grain of salt.

IPv6 Testing Goes Well, Full 2012 Launch To Come

According to experts in Technology, the Internet successfully passed the IPv6 (Internet Protocol Version 6) test without any serious problems this week due to hundreds of companies jumping on board during the 24-hour stress test.

The Internet Society had organized the test to raise awareness for the need of a transition to IPv6 as the number of Internet addresses are slowly winding down. It is essential that we take the time now to understand the glitches in the system before a mass transition to the IPv6 platform, which is expect in 2012.

Apple Changes In-App Subscription Pricing

Apple has recently changed its guidelines on the pricing of In-App subscriptions through the App Store, but haven’t publicly commented on the recent change. The new changes include that there are no longer any requirements that a subscription be at the same price or less than it is offered outside an app, meaning that the app store can charge $10 for an app that costs $2 somewhere else.

Furthermore, there is no guideline about price, at all. App Store subscriptions were first introduced this past February, and the introduction of the service had opened the door to a wide range of in-app subscription services such as magazines and newspapers.