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Just over two weeks after iOS 10 was released to the public, its adoption rate has reached 48.16 percent, successfully overtaking iOS 9, according to data obtained from Mixpanel's iOS 10 adoption tracker.

iOS 10 is now installed on slightly more iOS devices than iOS 9, with Mixpanel's numbers suggesting 47.79 percent of iPhones, iPads, and iPod touches continue to run Apple's previous-generation operating system. 4.06 percent of devices still have iOS 8 or earlier installed.

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Since iOS 10 was released, its adoption numbers have been growing steadily and have been almost on pace with iOS 9 adoption rates during this time last year. One day after release, iOS 10 was installed on 14.5 percent of devices, and at just under one week, following the release of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, it was installed on 34 percent of devices.

iOS 10 saw some early installation issues that may have made people wary of downloading the update, but its steady growth can be attributed to the many appealing features it offers, including a revamped Messages app with stickers and a full App Store, a Siri API for developers, a redesigned Lock Screen experience, a new Music app, new facial and object recognition capabilities in Photos, and more.

Last year, less than two weeks after iOS 9 was released, Apple said it was installed on more than 50 percent of active devices, making it the operating system with the fastest ever adoption rates. Based on Mixpanel's numbers, it doesn't appear iOS 10 has outpaced it, but it did come close.

Article Link: iOS 10 Overtakes iOS 9, Now Installed on 48% of Devices
 

holyjohn

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sigh... I miss the old days when actual Mac stories filled MacRumors site. I understand that iPhone takes up majority of Apple profits, but I am at the same time surprised that the company is so slow at merging the iPhone/iPad environment with Mac. iPhone and iPad are meant to boost Mac, not cannibalize them. I just miss the computer focus these days.
#anotherRantonMac
 
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melendezest

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Wake me up when Apple rescinds this "forced" update policy and allows me to install the software that came with my device, and up to what's supported, so that I can determine the sweet spot.

That is my single biggest gripe with Apple and I will not buy any new iOS device until this is rescinded.

But damn it's hard to resist the temptation (that gloss black iPhone sure is badass lookin')..
 
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Ries

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sigh... I miss the old days when actual Mac stories filled MacRumors site. I understand that iPhone takes up majority of Apple profits, but I am at the same time surprised that the company is so slow at merging the iPhone/iPad environment with Mac. iPhone and iPad are meant to boost Mac, not cannibalize them. I just miss the computer focus these days.
#anotherRantonMac

Well, that would require Apple to release some Macs with proper upgrades at a steady pace.
 
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Icestorm815

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My original iPad Mini is still chugging along on 9.3.5. Too bad I can't upgrade. I'll probably have to wait until it bites the dust and I get a new one.
 
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precogincog

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sigh... I miss the old days when actual Mac stories filled MacRumors site. I understand that iPhone takes up majority of Apple profits, but I am at the same time surprised that the company is so slow at merging the iPhone/iPad environment with Mac. iPhone and iPad are meant to boost Mac, not cannibalize them. I just miss the computer focus these days.
#anotherRantonMac

That's kind of what Windows did and it was horrible. They do share a lot of the same code-base, but I use them differently. That, and the personal computer experience changes have been slowing down (~30 years now?!?), while mobile is still continuing to evolve quickly (~10 years now). I don't think they can afford to stop.

That being said, PC's aren't getting faster, just more processors and better graphics and a lot of heavy lifting is done off-line anyway and networks are growing so slowly (at least in the states) that I think its hard for software folks to take advantage.
 
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iapplelove

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sigh... I miss the old days when actual Mac stories filled MacRumors site. I understand that iPhone takes up majority of Apple profits, but I am at the same time surprised that the company is so slow at merging the iPhone/iPad environment with Mac. iPhone and iPad are meant to boost Mac, not cannibalize them. I just miss the computer focus these days.
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majority of profits is an understatement
 
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Relentless Power

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Back to the annoying and unblockable daily forced install IOS10 now or remind me later spam pop ups.

That is annoying. But I believe there is a way to disable this from happening daily. Macrumors had an article on this while back. It has something to do with iCloud, but I could be mistaken.
 
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