It was a holly jolly Christmas for Google and Apple.
According to research released from mobile app analytics company Flurry, Google Android and Apple iOS devices combined for 6.8 million activations on Christmas Day. The number of activations went up 353 percent from the 1.5 million average daily activations for most of the month of December.
The study also indicates that Apple App Store is on pace to exceed 10 billion downloads, which will double the number of downloads from 2008-2010 combined. In a similar fashion, the Android Market is more than tripling its life-to-date downloads, with more than 10 billion cumulative downloads being reach this December.