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 ... 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 »
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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 »
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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 »
comScore is back with its monthly smartphone report, and the results are anything but surprising. Just like we’ve been seeing for the past 18 months, Android is still growing at a rapid pace. A bit more interesting though, is the fact that Apple’s iOS surpassed RIM’s Blackberry during the month of April. This ... Read More »
Succeeding the I’m Watch, the I’m Color is a wristwatch that comes packed with a customized version of Android. We have seen other major manufacturers bring similar ideas, like the Sony Ericsson LiveView, and Motorola’s just leaked Tracy XL. Though these manufacturers’ prestige is much higher, the I’m Color is definitely ... Read More »
Gartner has just released its quarterly mobile report, and yes just like we hear every week, Android is still growing at a rapid pace. Unfortunately, the same can’t be said about its competitors. Symbian will soon ship less units than Apple and Windows Phone is less than a percent away from getting thrown ... Read More »
At the BlackBerry World conference this morning, RIM’s CEO Mike Lazaridis gave attendees a little sneak peek of Android apps running on the Blackberry Playbook. This is possible thanks to RIM’s Android App Player, which acts like a virtual environment for regular Android apps to run inside of.
While the Android apps shown ... Read More »