Blog of applications efficiency

  • The battle of the week Twitter special: video vs image vs gif

    The battle of the week Twitter special: video vs image vs gif

    A special battle for this new season: different media on Twitter: video, image and gif. Which one is the most energy and resource consuming media when viewing a tweet? The fight All the lights are now turned on the fighters and the match can finally begin. In terms of energy consumption, a tweet with video consumes 63% more than tweet with image, and 25% more than tweet with gif .

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  • Energy consumption of the most popular e-commerce websites in France

    Energy consumption of the most popular e-commerce websites in France

    We measured the energy and resources consumption of the most popular e-commerce websites in France. Thanks to a recent study of SimilarWeb and ECN introducing a ranking of the Top 100 e-commerce websites, we selected the top 30 websites in this ranking and compared them according to their consumption of energy and mobile resources based on a simple functional path representative of their market activity. Why measure energy consumption?

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  • The battle of the week: Mixer vs Twitch

    The battle of the week: Mixer vs Twitch

    A few weeks ago, the famous American streamer under the pseudonym of Ninja announced that he left the streaming platform Twitch for its competitor: Mixer. In just a few days, the milestone of one million paid subscribers had been reached and the platform was the top spot for the most downloaded free apps in the United States. Today’s match is between these two competing applications: Mixer vs. Twitch. In the left corner Mixer, (formerly Beam) the video game streaming service launched by Microsoft in January 2016.

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  • The battle of the week: Kapten vs Uber

    The battle of the week: Kapten vs Uber

    Today’s match will oppose the two VFH (Vehicle for Hire) leaders of the French market: Kapten (formerly Chauffeur Privé) vs Uber. In the left corner Kapten, formerly Chauffeur Privé, the French VFH company founded in 2011, quickly established itself as number 2 of the French market. The company renamed Kapten early 2019, wants to conquer more users internationally. In the right corner Uber, the American giant founded in 2009 of the VFH which has more than 100 million users internationally.

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  • 2019 Ranking of GPS applications

    2019 Ranking of GPS applications

    Smartphone navigation apps are our daily tools for car, bike or on-foot navigation. They are regularly used in our business or personal activities. It is also a precious tool for holidays. And it is not uncommon to have two applications installed. Geolocation activity can be activated on your smartphone but it will cost you an average battery consumption that doubles or even triple depending on the applications and use cases!

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