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AT&T

AT&T still reliant on iPhone for growth, Android plays small role in Q1 2012 results.

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The iPhone Gravy Train is still firmly on the tracks in AT&T Land. AT&T announced its Q1 2012 earnings today, touting new sales totals powered largely by iPhone activations and little else. AT&T a…

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Android OS

Gingerbread finally overtakes Froyo in Android market share

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Android 2.3 Gingerbread debuted on devices in December 2010, but not until November 2011 did Gingerbread surpass its predecessor, Android 2.2 (Froyo). The latest Platform Versions chart shows that Gingerb…

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Google

Google faces Senate hearings that it stiffles Yelp! and other competitors. [Watch live on C-Span]

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In the U.S. Senate hearings set to investigate claims that Google is anti-competitive, Yelp will accuse the search giant of stealing its content and punishing the review site for complaining about the practi…

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Android News

Carrier Share of Android: AT&T growing, Verizon declining [Stats]

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Chitika Insights, the research division of online ad agency Chitika, has compiled information to create a chart showing the Android traffic by carrier. This represents the percentage of total active Androi…

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Android

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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Android

Android: A History in Infrographic Form [STATS]

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Looking back, it is hard to believe that Android was released just under 3 years ago. The very first phone, the T-Mobile HTC Dream (G1) was released into the world on September 28, 2008 with Android 1.0. With that…

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Android

Google Android is king; sales of Android devices 6 times more than last year

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It’s really no surprise when we see the numbers of the latest Android sales and market share. The Android platform has made itself the King of the mobile OS market in a few short years. Even coming a tad bit l…

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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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Tablets

Android tablets already gaining market share

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It seems that the iPad’s hold on the tablet market may not be as strong as many analysts would have you believe. While the iPad does still hold a large portion of the market, its share is slipping to Android e…

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Android News

Android Finally Tops iPhone in Total Users

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Numbers, numbers everywhere, and finally we have some that show Android has overtaken the iPhone in total US users as of November. RIM Blackberry is still clinging to the top spot with 33.5% of users, but that nu…

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Android News

Android Set to Pass Apple iOS and Nokia in Europe

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Research firm IDC analyst Francisco Jeronimo told Bloomberg in an interview that Android is set to become the top smartphone platform in Western Europe in 2011. According to Jeronimo’s September repo…

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Android OS

Android is #2 OS in the world

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During Steve Jobs’ recent anti-Android tirade on an Apple earnings call, Jobs said his company “anxiously” awaited a report that would show which mobile operating system had the best per…

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Android News

Android extends lead as top OS in U.S.

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Two different research groups announced today that Android has extended its lead as the most popular OS among new handset purchases. Both NPD and Canalys announced that its research shows Android powered the…

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Android and iPhone fight for jaded Blackberry users

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Android and iPhone fight for jaded Blackberry users

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The Crowd Scientists just finished up some telling research about smartphone use and loyalty. When current Blackberry owners were asked if they wanted to switch to the newest Android device (at the time), the…

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