Tag: iOS

Comscore: Samsung, Google still leading the U.S. mobile market

comScore released their quarterly report about smartphone market share. For the period ending May 2012, Samsung and Android are still leading the pack in the top mobile OEM and smartphone OS categories. As far as top smartphone platforms are concerned, Android is once again ahead of all of the other ...

Android continues to dominate U.S. smartphone market

According to the latest data from Comscore, Android continues to dominate in the United States. In the 3-month period ending in March 2012, Google's Android operating system led the pack with over 51% of total smartphone OS market share, an increase of 3.7 points since December, 2011. Apple's iOS came in second ...

New smartphone buyers choose Android over iOS, according to NPD

NPD, a leading market research company, released their Q4 2011 U.S. consumer smartphone sales data earlier today. According to the date, new smartphone buyers choose an Android device over Apple's iPhones. Among first-time smartphone buyers, 54% went with an Android device compared to the 34% who decided to pick ...

ComScore: Android continues to dominate in the U.S.

ComScore released data on the state of the mobile landscape in the U.S. Altogether, there are over 234 million users in the United States that used a mobile device. Out of those 234 million, 97.9 million of them owned a smartphone running an OS built by Google, Apple, RIM, Microsoft, or Symbian. As usual, ...

AT&T posts Q4 record sales, sold over 9.4 million smartphones

AT&T unveiled their earnings for Q4 of last year, claiming that they have had their "best ever" quarter in sales. Ma Bell sold over 9.4 million smartphones running on Android, iOS and other Operating systems. The iPhone claimed 7.6 million out the total sales, leaving a little 1.8 million to Android, Windows and ...

Eric Schmidt says “Android is ahead of the iPhone”

Eric Schmidt, Google's Executive Chairman, made a very bold statement during an interview at the LeWeb conference in Paris. He said that "Android is ahead of the iPhone now," in front of an audience full of Apple product users. He then explained why he thought so by saying that Android has more unit volume, Ice ...

3 year evolution of the iOS home screen vs. the Android home screen

Take a look at the picture above. In a 3 year period, you can see how the home screen on iOS has greatly improved; in the beginning, you only had a black background; in 2010, you have a different background! Look at the progress that Android has made in the 3 years that it has been around. One word sums it up: ...

Who makes the best mobile operating system? The WSJ wants to know!

There is a nice little poll on the Wall Street Journal today, and it has all to do with mobile operating systems. The question of the day is: Apple or Google: Who makes the best mobile operating system? You can probably guess which OS I chose. I think that you should go out and vote, too. So far, Android ...

Has the iEmu project to port iOS apps to Android been cancelled?

A few weeks ago, a developer was trying to raise $20,000 to develop a iOS emulator that could be run on multiple platforms, including Android. The emulator would allow iOS apps to be run on these different platforms, including Android. Over 165 people pledged over $20,000 to get the project started. While many ...

NPD: Android smartphone market share up 52% in Q2, Motorola slides

NPD, one the biggest market research firms, announced today that Android's dominance in the smartphone market has been extended during the second quarter of 2011. Fifty two percent of the smartphones sold in the U.S. are Android-powered, which is a two percent increase from last quarter, according the NPD's Phone ...

Android continues to dominate the smartphone market in the U.S.

The latest comScore smartphone market share report is in, and guess who's on top. If you guessed iOS, you're on the wrong site :-). It's no surprise that Android is leading the pack, again! For the 3 month average period ending in May, Android led the smartphone market in the United States as the top ...

Complete comparison: iOS vs. Android vs. Blackberry OS vs. Windows Phone 7

The folks over at MyPhoneDeals have put together a great chart comparing the features between the top smartphone operating systems available: Apple's iOS, Google's Android, Blackberry's OS 6, and Microsoft's Windows Phone 7. The chart compares many features and categories of the different operating system such as ...

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