When RIM first announced they’d be bringing Android compatibility to the PlayBook with the help of their Android Player, fans and developers of both platforms had reason to celebrate. BlackBerry users will have access to thousands upon thousands of incredible apps while still enjoying the device of their choice. Android developers can theoretically take a ... Read More »
A week ago we told you why companies like Microsoft, Apple and Oracle want to strangle Android. Put simply, Android is about to completely own the US smartphone market. But how is our little green friend doing in the rest world? Well, even better in fact.
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This map shows which US states are dominated by Android, ... Read More »
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“Android is on fire.” That’s what Google’s David Drummond said yesterday in a blog post about Microsoft’s, Apple’s and Oracle’s strategy to assassinate Android. Basically, Android is growing like crazy and these three companies are doing everything in their power to not only stop it, but also erase it from the face of ... Read More »
The latest Nielsen numbers bring more good news for our beloved Android. Officially heralded as the top operating system, Android has claimed 39% of the US smartphone market share. Apple trails behind with 28%, and RIM is down to a paltry 20%. Ouch. Windows Mobile has managed to hang on to their meager ... Read More »
It hasn’t been a good month (or year) for RIM so far, but it’s about to get worse. Pictured here is the reason the company’s struggling to keep its Blackberry platform afloat. What you see below is supposedly the LG Optimus Pro, another Android device with a portrait QWERTY keyboard clearly aimed at ... Read More »
Are you ready for your weekly dose of Android growth news? You better be, ’cause comScore is back with its smartphone market report. And guess what? Android’s still growing. Also in the “doing good” section, Apple’s iOS keeps widening the gap between itself and RIM’s Blackberry. That’s pretty much all the good news; ... Read More »
Both Android and iOS market shares grew between the months of March and May, according to Nielsen. The research firm released its smartphone report today, based on a national survey of mobile consumers. The results are not surprising and confirm what we’ve been seeing for the last year or so: Android and iOS ... Read More »
On September 1st, 1939, World War II began with the German army invading Poland. A year later, Germany controlled most of Western Europe. The nation’s blitzkrieg (lightning war) strategy deeply influenced the way in which Germany was able to take over so many countries in so little time.
One of Android’s main advantages is volume. Not a week goes by that we don’t hear about some new Android device that’s coming out in the near future. It’s this nonstop river of Android phones that has catapulted the platform to the number one spot worldwide. As someone who keeps an eye on this avalanche ... Read More »