Blog of applications efficiency

  • 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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  • The battle of the week: Drivy vs Ouicar

    The battle of the week: Drivy vs Ouicar

    Today’s match will oppose two carsharing apps: Drivy vs Ouicar. True concept of collaborative economy launched a little over a decade ago, those applications allow car owners to rent their vehicle to individuals or professionals. In the left corner Drivy, a French car-sharing company founded in 2010. The service is available in 6 European countries and brings together more than 2 million users. In the right corner Ouicar, application and collaborative platform launched in 2007 by SNCF.

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  • The battle of the week: Happn vs Tinder

    The battle of the week: Happn vs Tinder

    Today’s match will oppose two social and dating apps: Happn vs. Tinder. Based on the same geographical proximity asset, where contact is created after validation of the two people via their profile, the two applications are a real current social phenomenon. In the left corner, Happn, a French dating application created in 2014. It allows its users to find people they crossed in the day. In the right corner, Tinder, American giant created in 2012, Happn’s competing application for networking and dating.

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  • 2019 Mobile video games ranking : 12 apps measured

    2019 Mobile video games ranking : 12 apps measured

    The 2018 year was a record year for the mobile application market, with more than 113 billion downloads worldwide, up 10% from 2017. These are video sharing and “casual games” applications which have been the most downloaded (Source: AppAnnie). If the carbon footprint of storage servers increases and has a strong impact on the environment, mobile applications are also becoming more and more energy intensive because they are demanding technical resources (RAM, CPU, Data, etc.

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