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 of 3.7% ... Read More »
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Sahas Katta, a blogger for Skatter Tech, recently took his Galaxy Nexus into a Microsoft Store to partake in the “Smoked by Windows Phone” challenge. Smoked by Windows Phone is Microsoft’s marketing campaign launched at CES that claims Windows Phone can do many basic things faster than its iOS and Android counterparts. Microsoft is ... 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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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 »
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 »
Google swears that the acquisition of Motorola Mobility will not affect the way Android runs, and we surely hope that is the case. Most Android manufacturers are quite thankful Google is willing to shell out $12.5 billion to protect the platform, as well as the OEMs.
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Today HTC launched a new version of their developer portal, HTCDev.com (previously developer.htc.com). Along with a slick new look, HTC has also added some new resources and tools for Android (and Windows Phone, to a far lesser degree) Developers.
Inside, you will find the HTC OpenSense SDK with information about the various innovative ... Read More »
Watching Android evolve since the release of the T-Mobile G1 has definitely been exciting. Everyone knew it had great potential. And Google has worked diligently to improve the Android experience. The smartphone market is in the middle of an explosion, causing a great deal of competition among operating systems and manufacturers. That little green ... 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 »
It’s that time of the week again, folks. Another research firm is reporting that Android is the most popular mobile platform in the U.S. This time is Nielsen’s turn, which today released its mobile report covering the three-month period from February to April.