• Skis03

    Google is winning, as they have grown they have taken over with their newer Samsung, Motorola & HTC phones. Jelly Bean is better than iOS and you can do more!!!

  • dino13

    I’m just hoping that apple and android keep each other on their toes. There is nothing better than a good competition. Maybe Windows can also catch up.

  • KingCrow02

    I love the Android platform

  • gh0st665

    I put this on a Thread regarding this same article. So here is a re-post.

    The world isn’t thrilled about iPhones or iOS. However, when you look into the US market share , it’s a way different race. Android has 53.6% market share (as of Q3) and Apple has 34.3% market share. Globally , yes Android is kicking the crap out of Apple because it runs on hundreds of devices, where iOS runs on 4 or 5 that are currently in circulation. Now, I am not supporting Crapple…err..Apple in anyway. I think they are a bunch of lying, patent trolling, stealing d!ck wagons that like to make a lot of commercials and pay for a lot of product placement in movies and TV so you think they are the only product worth buying when it’s not.

    I once read a quote that summed up the iPhone for me. The quote compared the iPhone to a Toyota Corolla.

    {paraphrased} β€œ…it’s boring but functional and get’s you to where you want to go. It upholds it’s resale value and your mom probably has one.”

    But, for some people, that’s enough! That’s what they want and that’s what makes me sad.

    So, IMHO, the fight isn’t between the OS’. It’s a marketing war. In which Android is just starting to fight via Samsung and the Nexus 7 commercials. Word of mouth has done great, and the limited commercial presence has been OK, but now that the manufacturers are stepping their ad game up, the market share for Android has skyrocketed.

    What also really needs to happen with all of the patent trolling that Apple has been doing is an overhaul of the US Patent Office and get rid of the β€œDon’t innovate, litigate.” stance Apple has now. When you have a level playing field with out the crying and whining, you will probably see some heated competition between Samsung/LG/HTC/ASUS…ect and Crapple…errr…I mean Apple.

    Tl;Dr: Global Market share is wider than US Market share, but Android is still winning, iPhone is the mom-mobile of smartphones, Samsung makes awesome commercials and the US Patent system sucks.