• The Apple App Store hits a new record – 40 billion downloads!
  • Recent reports indicate that Apple’s iOS tops 50 percent of U.S. smartphone sales, up nearly 36 percent from last year, achieving the highest percentage of sales in the American market to date.
  • Expect to see many more tablets in the workplace this year as the BYOD (bring your own device) trend adds more personal tabets to the business environment and companies seek to purchase these devices over computers.

This week's news has been filled with headlines from with mega-brands like Apple and Yahoo! whose announcements will impact the industry in significant ways. This week's Fiksu Feed includes a recap of these and a number of other important trends in the mobile space surrounding loyal users and even a trip to space for the iPhone.