All for the promotion of a game that the developer claims had gone terribly amiss, the company behind a foolish marketing stunt claims that $9,000,000 was caused in damages and 21 have become homeless as a result of the company's total disregard in devising a ludicrous public spectacle. Several people had even come close to death as result of a poorly-planned wrecking ball demolition... or not.
As we had noted ourselves to find the same tune being sung by many iMessage users beginning this morning, iMessage has not been performing up to its usual par - unless you consider long message delivery delays and failures "normal." Many users have had to wait minutes for messages to successfully send, with some not being delivered at all.
A recent study from eMarketer (which analyzed date from both comScore and Compete) found that given the data usage patterns of both iPhone and Android handset users, only 63% of Android users reported accessing e-mail on their phones within the last three months as opposed to 87% of iPhone users. Android users also fell behind the general smartphone average, whose users reported 70% e-mail penetration.