Tag: Android OS

NPD says 61 percent of U.S. smartphones are running Android

NPD, one of the largest market research firms in the country, released the results of their latest study about "OS Share of Smartphone Sale" during Q1 of this year. They say that Android has gotten a hold of 61 percent of the U.S. smartphone market; Apple's share, on the other hand, has dropped to 29 percent in ...

Gingerbread is top Android OS according to latest platform distribution data

The latest numbers on the current state of the Android ecosystem is out. The data was calculated over the two week period ending December 1. As of December 1, over 50.6% of devices that accessed the Android Market in the previous 14 days were running Android 2.3 Gingerbread. This increase in Gingerbread market ...

Jumptap claims that we live in the “United States of Android”

Jumptap has just conducted a slightly different study from the ones we usually see from firms like Comscore. They broke down the overall market share of the Android OS by state. With over a 83 million unique users on its ad network, Jumptap's report showed that Android is the king of the mobile operating system ...

Android tablets grab 30% out of the iPad’s marketshare

According to a research made by the folks at Strategy Analytics, Apple's iPad shipments have fell during Q2 of this year. This was due mainly to the multitude of Android-powered tablets that have been hitting the market since last year. For example, Asus has shipped over 400,000 Eee Pad Transformer tablets per ...

Google fix for security flaws underway

Google reported today that they have fixed the the security hole that had affected over 99 percent of all Android devices. A team of German researchers have been able to locate the security flaw last week and immediately contacted Google about the issue stating that Google's authentication tokens were transmitted ...

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