IDC: Samsung moved 42.2M smartphones in Q1 while HTC sold 6.9M

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The Android game, for now, looks to be Samsung's to lose.

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Millennial Media Releases 50th SMART Report

Millennial Media has released their 50th edition of the Scorecard for Mobile Advertising Reach and Targeting (S.M.A.R.T.) report, and looks back at how the mobile advertising industry has evolved. Compiling data from tens of billions of monthly ad impressions on their network, it’s a ...

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Android Helps AT&T to “Strong Gains” in Second Quarter

AT&T just helped themselves to a pretty nice second quarter, thanks, in part, to a growing Android lineup. How nice? Well, Ma Bell is reporting quarterly (Q2’11) revenue of $31.5 billion, a 2.2 percent year-on-year increase. AT&T sold 5.6 million smart phones, 2 million of which ...

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Nielsen: Android Leads New Buyers as Smart Phones Outsell Feature Phones for First Time

Nielsen has found that more than half of all U.S. consumers who purchased a cell phone in the last month bought themselves a smart phone. At 55-percent, this is up considerably from last year’s 34-percent and could be the first signs of a tipping point for smart phone adoption. ...

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Andy Rubin: Half Million Daily Android Activations and Growing

Andy Rubin, the founder of Android and current Senior Vice President of Mobile at Google, tweeted yet another Android milestone this morning.  You do know that the platform is growing, right?  Well, as Rubin advises, that growth is at a rate of 4.4% week over week.  According to the latest ...

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Android Explodes in Europe to the Tune of 1,580% Growth

Another day, another confirmation that Android is taking over the world. This time we learn that Android grew 1,580 percent in Q4 in Western Europe.

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Latest Gartner Report Has Android Closing in on Symbian for World Domination

Android is closing in on Symbian as the number one mobile operating system in the world. Whereas the third quarter of 2009 saw Android at 3.5 percent market share, today sees the platform at 25.5 percent of worldwide smartphone sales.

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Android Grows While Other Mobile Platforms Stand Still, Decline (Yep, Again)

Stop us if you've heard this one. The latest comScore report is out and it shows gaining while other mobile platforms stand still or decline.

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Latest comScore Report: Android Soars, Others Snore

The latest comScore Report is out and it confirms what we all know: smart phones and Android are taking off like crazy.

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Can Hardware Keep Up With Android?

Since the G1 rolled out a year ago, there’s one question that continues to burn the cilia of my ear. “Does the phone lag?” Why does this bother me so much? It seems like a fair question, doesn’t it? Does it lag? Well, why should it? I mean, a phone should be made to ...

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Google’s Schmidt: “Android Adoption is About to Explode”

Yay for headlines like that. Today was Google’s Q3 earnings conference call and one of the hot topics was the growth in their mobile division.  As well all know, Android is the key ingredient to the recipe of success.   We’ll spare you the entire call and transcript and give you the ...

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