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Android

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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Almost 40% of U.S. smartphone market belongs to Android according to Nielsen

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In what can only be described as the least shocking news of the day, Android is the leading smartphone operating system in the U.S. market according to Nielsen. Of course, that’s not shocking because Nie…

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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 News

Android tablet SHIPMENTS now 30% of market, not sales

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In Q2 2010, Apple’s iOS accounted for 94 percent of tablet shipments thanks to the iPad’s complete dominance of the market. In Q2 2011, the number of shipments fell to 61.3 percent as Android shipm…

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Android OS

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

Android’s growth in UK comes from smartphone virgins [STATS]

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The Android race to the top has been chronicled many times, as has the Android vs. iOS debates. However, in the United Kingdom at least, Android’s growth has little to do with converting the iOS crowd. It h…

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Android

Android users love games, according to Nielsen data [STATS]

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The latest round of Nielsen data shows that Android’s present has, and its future will have, a healthy serving of games. Nielsen surveyed smartphone users in the United States and found that gaming is a v…

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Android OS

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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Android OS

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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Verizon

Verizon tiered data, and why price is the most important factor in cell phone purchases [STATS]

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Verizon made it clear months ago that it would introduce tiered data prices – meaning you pay more to get more – as the carrier rolled out its 4G LTE network. Verizon recently confirmed the pricing s…

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Google Android

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

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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Google Android: 350,000 daily activations, 3 billion apps served

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How many Android phones have been sold? Google has never given a concrete number, but the company has revealed how many Android phones and tablets are selling: 350,000 units each day. Holding steady to estimat…

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Only 2 percent of Android phones have the latest software; tablet stats likely worse

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The latest Android Market stats have been released to remind users that their phones are out-of-date. The majority of Android phone are reasonably capable and in-line with major features released from Googl…

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