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30 percent of iOS users upgraded to iOS 7 in the first 16 hours, according to data from tracking company Mixpanel. As we fanboys love to do, compare with the Carrier-controlled Android ecosystem where you have to go back to last year’s Android 4.1 to find numbers close to that:

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9to5Mac readers were of course way ahead of the game … 

9to5Mac was seeing close to the current numbers a full three days ago before iOS7 was released to the general public (Developers, Developers, Developers!) . This is September 15th:

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And right now, you’re sitting a smidgin under 80 percent:

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If you want to see what effect that had on the Internet, Akamai’s real-time web monitor had the answer, with Global Nerdy catching the screengrab as Europe climbed on board. In a nutshell, the Internet as a whole was operating at 112 percent above normal capacity (via Fortune).

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