It’s no secret that Android is the star of the party at Mobile World Congress this year. Most of us are caught up in all the news about new devices, but Google’s Andy Rubin has taken a little time out of his busy day to share some new statistics about the Android ecosystem. In ... 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.
“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 »
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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 »
Google’s earnings call for the second quarter is now coming to an end, and the company has a lot to be happy about. In terms of revenue and net income, Google exceeded Wall Street expectations with $9.03 billion in revenue and $2.08 billion in net income. That’s a 32% growth in revenue compared to last ... 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 »
Android is growing at an amazing pace. Google knows it, competitors know it and patent trolls know it. But just in case we’ve forgotten, Chief Android Andy Rubin took to Twitter this morning to remind us just how fast the platform is expanding.
Google likes to measure Android’s growth by looking at how ... Read More »
If you’ve been following Android for some time, you’ll know the popular OS hasn’t gone anywhere but up for the past year or so. Research after research, all show Android growing at an incredible pace. The last credible report came out a couple weeks ago via comScore. And it was more of the same; Android kept ... Read More »
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 »