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Sony PS4 sales exceed 20 million, and Nielsen says it's due to resolution

Sony PS4 sales exceed 20 million, and Nielsen says it's due to resolution

By 4 March 2015

Sony wants you to know that its PlayStation 4 gaming console is doing really, really well. While at the Game Developers Conference, the company announced that worldwide PlayStation 4 sales have exceeded 20.2 million as of 1 March, meaning more than 1.7... >>

Sherlock season 3 finale drummed up 10,000 tweets per minute at peak on Twitter

Sherlock season 3 finale drummed up 10,000 tweets per minute at peak on Twitter

By 13 January 2014

The season 3 finale of Sherlock aired last night on BBC One, generating more than 377,000 Tweets. Twitter, citing data collected from social analytics firm @SecondSync, says that at one point during the show, fans were posting 10,000 tweets per minute.... >>

UK Android users are boring, shun games in favour of banking and shopping apps

UK Android users are boring, shun games in favour of banking and shopping apps

By 18 February 2013

New findings from analysts Nielsen show that Android users are more likely to use their smartphone to check out their bank balance on the go rather than play Angry Birds or other games. The data, captured from the company's Android panel, monitored more... >>

iPhone prices fall in France as Orange exclusive ends

iPhone prices fall in France as Orange exclusive ends

By 23 December 2009

The cost of the iPhone in France is said to have "plummeted" of late with the handset price tag of an iPhone 3GS 16GB on an Orange contract cut from 149 euros to 59 euros. The move is not Christmas goodwill from the operator, but as a result of increased... >>

Wii found in more affluent households, says Nielsen

Wii found in more affluent households, says Nielsen

By 26 July 2007

Gamers who like to keep up with the Jones might be interested in learning that the Nintendo Wii is the console to head for, at least according to research by Nielsen as it launched GamePlay Metrics, a games industry data-tracking service. Though better... >>

Survey shows online gaming popular amongst women

By 9 October 2006

The latest Active Gamer Benchmark Study by Nielsen Entertainment found some surprising statistics about female gamers in the US. Out of the 56% of active gamers who play games online, women actually make up 64% of them. However, in the overall gaming... >>

Study shows Brits mystified by tech terms and language

By 5 October 2006

A new study shows that although people in Britain are into their gadgets and new technology, they aren’t necessarily fluent with the tech-speak that is second nature to those who work and report on consumer technology. Nielsen/NetRatings discovered... >>