We already know Microsoft makes more money from Android phones (thanks to patent licensing deals) than their own Windows Phone OS, but the Redmond-based company is taking the way they use Android to the next level today. They’re giving Android users a taste of WP7 without ever having to leave the comfort of their ... Read More »
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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 »
Steve Ballmer must be living in some kind of fantasy world. At the web 2.0 summit in San Francisco yesterday, Steve railed into Android, stating that Android phones are only for geeky computer scientists.
I don’t know about you, but I’m not a computer scientist. I’m willing to bet that most of the 550,000+ people ... Read More »
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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 »
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 »
What do you do when your company is falling apart and no one is buying your product? You diss the competition, of course. Nokia CEO, Stephen Elop, has once again let us know how much he doesn’t like Android.
At the Open Mobile Summit in London today, Elop talked about a wide range ... Read More »
While the platform might not be doing too well with consumers, Windows Phone 7 does have something going for it — and that’s its Metro UI. The OS made a big splash last year when the it was released because of its unique, refreshing, and truly beautiful UI.
Whoa Microsoft, why don’t we all calm down for a second here? Following the massive acquisition of Skype for $8.5 billion dollars, the software giant is ready to pull out its credit card once again and make an even bigger purchase.
comScore’s mobile report for the month of February has been released, and it seems to be good news for our green Android friend. Google’s mobile OS kept its neck-breaking growth through the month of February. Despite the launch of the Verizon iPhone, Android had no problem fighting the iPhone in the Droid’s own backyard — ... Read More »