Apple has reported yet another increase in the use of its latest iOS 7 operating system on its iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch devices.
Apple said on a developer stats page that as of 4 May, 88 percent of devices are now on the operating system, a one percent increase since the last time the figures were updated in early April.
Use of iOS 6 fell from 11 percent to 10 percent, while users on older platforms remained at two percent.
While the increase is smaller than that recorded in April, it is still notable that Apple devices are moving to the new platform, as it helps reduce the fragmentation on the platform, making life easier for developers and Apple itself.
By contrast, Android is frequently criticised for its fragmentation, which causes numerous security issues and headaches for developers having to manage apps on numerous different platforms.
But iOS 7 has not been a total success for Apple, with many complaining about its design and the new features that have been added. Many owners of the older iPhone 4 have also complained that the update makes their phones unworkable.
Furthermore, Apple has had to release rushed security fixes for flaws that have been found in the system.
Apple is likely to unveil more information about the next version of the platform, expected to be called iOS 8, at its Worldwide Developer Conference later this year. Some rumours suggest a new health-focused app called Healthbook will be added to the operating system.
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