Record setting day
It will come as no surprise that a lot of new gadgets are activated on Christmas Day. This Christmas Day saw a record number of activations for both Android and iOS devices according to research firm Flurry. Christmas Day of 2012 saw 2.5 times more activations for iPhones, iPad's, Android tablets, and other devices that Christmas Day 2011.
Flurry Analytics uses a database of over 260,000 apps to detect acclaimed 90% of all new Android and iOS device is activated each day. According to the analytics firm, the daily average of device is activated on December 1 through December 20 was 4 million.
On Christmas Day, 17.4 million devices were activated for 332% increase. Christmas Day 2011 saw 6.8 million device activations making this Christmas much larger for the activations of new smartphone the tablets. The company also reports that 328 million new app store downloaded on Christmas Day.