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IDC: Android’s tablet growth stalled by $99 Touchpad [duh]

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Research company IDC thinks retail demand will cool on Android tablets. After previously saying that Android ships 34 percent of the available tablets on the market, IDC thinks Android will drop to 23 percent…

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Europe’s top markets see Android usage nearly triple in one year

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In July 2010, Android phones accounted for only 6 percent of smartphones in the five leading European markets (EU5). By July 2011, Android had risen to 22.3 percent of the phones used in France, Germany, Italy,…

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How’s that Android update pledge treating you? Not very well yet. [STATS]

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Remember back when everyone cheered as Hugo Barra told attendees at Google I/O that the Open Handset Alliance was going to get serious about updates? Barra announced that a collective of carriers and manufact…

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40% of U.S. phones are smartphones. 40% of smartphones are Android [Nielsen]

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In 2010, 3 out of 10 phones used in the United States were smartphones. That percent has since risen to 4 out of 10 according to new data from Nielsen. The vast majority of phones used in the U.S. are feature phones f…

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Android News

Is Verizon’s Android carrier share really in that much trouble?

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Verizon sparked Android’s rapid ascent when it released the Motorola Droid in late 2009. Nearly two years later, Verizon is still the dominant carrier in the United States, though its market share amon…

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Android: Leading in the Southwest, trailing in the East and Midwest

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Californians, Floridians, and Texans get it right. Minnesotans, Louisianans, and New Yorkers haven’t come around yet. I’m referring to the adoption of Android as it relates to specific states…

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Android stats show Gingerbread and Honeycomb on the rise

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The latest round of stats from the Android Platform Versions charts are predictable but encouraging. While this month’s data shows that only a small portion of the Android community has the latest soft…

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Tablets

Less than 2 million Android Honeycomb tablets have been sold [I THINK]

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A market research firm released a report last week stating that Android had captured 30 percent of the tablet market. However, as we pointed out already, that was for the number of Android tablets that had been s…

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Android is out of control! 550k daily activations, 135 million devices, 6 billion app downloads

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Google is in the business of data, and all of the data shared during today’s Q2 earnings call were predictably surprising. Yes, that’s an oxymoron, but there’s a reason for that. CEO Larry P…

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Android could reach 1 million daily activations in 2011

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Google VP of Engineering Andy Rubin revealed yesterday that more than 500,000 Android devices are activated each day. That’s a 30 percent increase from the 350,000 activation total that Google Chairm…

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500,000 Android devices activated every day. [STATS]

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How many Android phones are sold every day? A lot. Google VP of Engineering Andy Rubin just tweeted more than “500,000 Android devices are activated every day, and it’s growing at 4.4 w/w.”…

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Hey, Android Developers: pay more attention to people outside the United States [Opinion]

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Remember those eye-popping stats from Google I/O day 1? The stats about how billions of Android apps have been downloaded, millions of phones have been activated, and that thousands of apps are in the market? T…

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Google accosts us with Android stats at Google I/O 2011

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Well, well, well, it’s Google I/O time and with that comes some crazy stats about Google’s growth over the year. Most importantly, Android has grown to be the one of the most dominate smartphone op…

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Android phones account for half of U.S. market share; 4G is King.

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There has been an abundance of reports in the recent months noting that Android is the leading smartphone platform. Canalys echoed that main sentiment once again in its Q1 2011 analysis, but it discovered some…

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Android News

Google: 39% of smartphones used in bathroom, 79% for shopping; ads are everywhere

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No one needs a study to know that smartphones have become must-have devices at all times. There have been plenty of times that I’ve left home without my wallet, but I honestly don’t remember the las…

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