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Smartphone users check Facebook 14 times daily according to report

It's pretty safe to say we all have a problem. According to some new reports and surveys coming out this week, if you own a smartphone you probably check Facebook at least 14 times a day. And that is on average. Meaning many users check it far more than 14 times daily. Oh and this is just on a smartphone, this doesn't even count computer habits.

Samsung Galaxy Note II tops iPhone 5 in US smartphone survey

Coming by way of a recent OnDevice Research survey, it looks like the Galaxy Note II has bested the iPhone 5 in terms of user satisfaction. And while it is interesting to see the phone that may complain about being big and clunky top the iPhone, we should point out that the fact that it was a close victory. If that wasn't enough for Android fans though, the Galaxy Note II was in fourth with the iPhone 5 in fifth, which really just goes to show that there are still three other devices to discuss.

Apple iOS vs Google Android in Latest ChangeWave Research Report

ChangeWave Research is a group that has been doing independent research and reports for the past 9 years. Today they released their latest report that details a survey of 4,163 consumers aiming to get a fresh look at smart phone demand trends as well as OS preference. The key comparison here is Apple vs Android, or iOS vs Android but they do mention the decline of RIM a few times to keep things even.

BBC News to survey mobile broadband speeds around Britain

Anyone that has a mobile phone knows that the speeds and coverage that the carrier promises in their marketing and the reality of the network are rarely the same. Consumers on the UK will soon have a better idea of what carrier has the best coverage and data speeds across the country and what those speeds actually are. BBC is working on a major survey that will look into phone coverage in the UK.

Android ousts iPhone as most popular smartphone system in UK says latest survey

It's not just in the US where Android devices are out-selling Apple's iPhone. New research by Intelligent Environments, a digital banking provider, suggests that Android handsets in the UK are more popular than the iPhone, with 28-percent of the people they surveyed having a device running Google's OS. That's compared to 26-percent with an iPhone, and 14-percent with a BlackBerry. Unsurprisingly, perhaps, given Google is currently keeping its more advanced mapping features to itself, navigation and route planning is the most common application Android UK device owners take advantage of. It's worth bearing in mind that the iPhone is just one device, of course, versus multiple OEMs offering handsets running Android. Still, unlike in the US, in the UK the iPhone is currently offered across all of the major carriers, rather than being limited to one network.

Popcap Smartphone Study shows interesting results for Android game play

The 2011 PopCap gaming survey is out and it yields some interesting results pertaining to mobile gaming demographics. The 94 page survey report states that while overall mobile game use is slightly waning, the amount of time gamers are playing on their smartphones is increasing. Additionally, nearly as many female gamers as males play mobile games on their smartphones. But the real shocking result is that the average age of mobile gamers isn't as young as one would expect.

Android’s appeal is growing, Apple’s declining, claims recent market survey

ChangeWave, a market data company has conducted another survey questioning current and potentially future smartphones owners on their plans to purchase a device. The survey which was conducted for the 3-month period spanning June to September unsurprisingly shows Android’s appeal to have grown 7%. Meanwhile, Apple’s has dropped by about 12%.