Skip to content

Apple

e-Strategy Trends’ continually updated collection of trends and statistics about Apple for marketing, public relations, advertising and strategic communications professionals.

Map App Users, 2017-2021 [CHART]

Chart: Map App Users

Maps and navigation apps are essential tools for smartphone users, and we forecast that 66.8% of smartphone users will use them monthly, with a growth of 5.8% from 2017 to 2018. More than 155 million people will use maps and navigation apps by the end of this year. We expect that growth will remain steady in the coming years, and penetration will reach 67.6% by 2021.

Read More

Artificial Intelligence Guide [INFOGRAPHIC]

Infographic: Artificial Intelligence Guide

This infographic from TechJury illustrates the artificial intelligence revolution, including a historic timeline detailing the evolution of the technology, the classifications of AI, examples of how it is used, statistics, the companies and countries that are leading the way, its effect on various industries, and what the future holds for AI.

Read More

US Proximity Payment Users By Platform [CHART]

Chart: US Proximity Payment Users By Platform

Starbucks will remain the most popular proximity mobile payment app, staying ahead of Apple Pay and other competitors. This year, 23.4 million people ages 14 and over will use the Starbucks app to make a point-of-sale purchase at least once every six months.

Read More

Voice Assistant Use By Daypart [TABLE]

Table: Voice Assistant Use By Daypart

After a surge this past holiday season – when 4% of U.S. adults reported they acquired their first smart speaker device — ownership is up 128% since January 2017, to now one in six Americans (16%) having a smart speaker.

Read More