According to recent rumor reports from all around the web, Apple will be ditching Google Maps as their default mapping application, and providing their own Open Street Map powered solution. The question of “what does this mean” for Apple is certainly intriguing.
Android has finally broken the 50% market share hurdle, according to a quarterly report from comScore. Android continued its phenomenal level of growth for the quarter ending in March 2012, climbing 3.7% since the December survey. Android’s growth continues to come at the expense of RIM and Microsoft, who saw declines ... Read More »
comScore has just released their report on the state of the mobile industry for the three months ending January 2012. The report shows continued growth for the Android operating system, with a total smartphone market share of 48.6% in the U.S., up 2.3% from the three month period ending October 2011. Apple also saw growth ... Read More »
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Distimo is reporting that Android now has 400,000 applications available on the Android Market, putting Android a mere 25% behind Apple’s App Store. Android’s smartphone market share continues to grow more rapidly than any other smartphone platform, and developers are taking notice.
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Millennial’s monthly MobileMix report has come out today, detailing the marketshare of smartphone operating systems, manufacturers and individual phones for the month of November, 2011, ranked by ad impressions served. There’s some very interesting numbers in all three categories, including a loss of the pie for Android and a gain for BlackBerry and Research In ... Read More »
Gartner’s Q3 report shows Android doubled market share in one year; iOS, BlackBerry, WindowsPhone all down
Gartner has just released their latest research report on smartphone operating system market share after Q3, and the numbers are surprising.
In just one year, Android’s market share has doubled from 25.3% to the current 52.5% share of the total market. Without even comparing those numbers to how rival companies fared, owning half of all ... Read More »
Today Gameloft finally released the highly-anticipated Modern Combat 3. For iOS devices only. The Android version is still coming soon, and Gameloft says we should stay tuned for the release date. If you need some more MC3 content to tide you over while you wait on this game, you might want to check ... Read More »
Michael DeGusta has painted a painful picture of the ongoing Android vs. iOS war. Mr. DeGusta looked back at all US-available Android devices as of mid-2010 and compared their update cycles to that of Apple’s iPhone. Frankly, when it comes to OS fragmentation, it doesn’t look good for Android.
In the midst of a smartphone explosion, Android has quickly grown to be the largest mobile OS on the planet. Its open nature allows for the multitude of devices that now exist, with an option for every person out there. When looking at Verizon’s third quarter sales, we can almost assume that most smartphone sales ... Read More »
The Associated Press has received an early copy of Steve Jobs’ upcoming biography. In the no-holds-barred biography of the man we love to hate (and hate to love), Steve’s true feelings about Android come out.
It’s painfully obvious that Steve Jobs thought that Android stole almost its entire operating system from Apple, even though many ... Read More »