Entries in 'rate' (15)

Apps twice as likely to crash on iOS versus Android - report

Apps twice as likely to crash on iOS versus Android - report

Apple’s reputation as offering the most stable operating system around may not be accurate.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 31st 2014 at 11:50AM in News
Sony revises PS4 failure rate estimate to 'less than 1%'

Sony revises PS4 failure rate estimate to 'less than 1%'

The number of launch PS4’s believed to have suffered technical failures is higher than initially estimated.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 20th 2013 at 9:21AM in News
Retail vacancy rate reaches record UK high

Retail vacancy rate reaches record UK high

Over one-in-ten stores are now standing empty on UK High Streets, the British Retail Consortium has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 19th 2012 at 12:55PM in News
Borderlands boasts best DLC attach rate this generation

Borderlands boasts best DLC attach rate this generation

2K Games’ action RPG Borderlands has the highest DLC attach rate of any game this generation.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 13th 2012 at 1:42PM in News

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Android piracy rate "the worst" SI has ever seen

Android piracy rate "the worst" SI has ever seen

Sports Interactive has said that the piracy levels it has experienced with the Android version of Football Manager Handheld “are the worst” it’s ever seen.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 24th 2012 at 1:23PM in News
How games TV ads translate into sales

How games TV ads translate into sales

We know millions of pounds are spent on advertising games on TV. But how did this help influence each publisher’s November market share in terms of unit sales?

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 6th 2012 at 10:02AM in News
Games piracy up 20% in five years

Games piracy up 20% in five years

The rate of games piracy is on the rise, according to new data.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 11th 2011 at 3:44PM in News
Google activating 500k handsets a day

Google activating 500k handsets a day

Android mobile handsets are entering a new era of growth with confirmation that half a million are being activated by the search giant every day.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 29th 2011 at 11:30AM in News

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WP7 update failure rate reaches 10%

WP7 update failure rate reaches 10%

Undoubtedly it's not the start Microsoft would have wanted – the firm has admitted that as many as one in ten updates to Windows Phone 7 handsets have resulted in ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 25th 2011 at 10:50AM in News
Piracy accounts for dropping DS sales

Piracy accounts for dropping DS sales

Measuring the true scale of the impact of software piracy is a tough task, but Nintendo has said that illicit copying of DS titles is to blame for a near ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 20th 2010 at 11:33AM in News
Wii tops reliability survey

Wii tops reliability survey

A new study from SquareTrade claims that the Nintendo Wii is by far and away the most reliable console in the current generation of machine – and Xbox 360 is ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 2nd 2009 at 3:15PM in News
PS3 Home return rate under 30%

PS3 Home return rate under 30%

Speaking at the Develop Conference, Sony’ Peter Edwards revealed that the return rate for PlayStation Home stands somewhere between 25-30 per cent, meaning that over 70 per cent of those ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 15th 2009 at 5:53PM in News

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41% of all PC software is pirated

41% of all PC software is pirated

A new study has claimed that a remarkable 41 per cent of all software installations on PC last year were based on illegally pirated copies – a figure which amounts ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 15th 2009 at 11:55AM in News
NPD: Best ever November for Xbox 360

NPD: Best ever November for Xbox 360

Xbox 360 platform holder Microsoft is in positive mood this morning following a good performance in NPD’s North American November sales stats that showed the best ever month for its ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 12th 2008 at 10:12AM in News
Xbox 360 boasts best attach rate

Xbox 360 boasts best attach rate

A new analytical study from Gamastutra claims that Microsoft’s Xbox 360 boasts the current highest attach rate of all the next generation consoles – though Nintendo can lay claim to ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 7th 2008 at 11:14AM in News