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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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comScore: Android is Most-Used Smart Phone OS

In just a little over two years, Android has leapfrogged every other mobile OS. Our favorite platform is now the most popular smart phone OS in the United States.

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Eugene Kaspersky Says Android Could Dominate with 80% Market Share

After eclipsing Symbian, iOS, and RIM, Android shows no sign of letting up. Where will it stop? One expert believes that number is somewhere around 80 percent.

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Millennial Media: Android Remains Tied with iPhone in Smart Phone OS Share

The latest Millennial Media report (NOV ’10) is out today and it shows Android and iPhone in virtual tie for first place in smart phone OS share. With 38 percent a piece, Android and iOS devices double the next closest platform, RIM, who sits at 19 percent of the pie.

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Graph Shows Android’s Impact on BlackBerry at Verizon

There’s nothing quite like a graph to help understand figures, estimates, and averages. It’s one thing to read about Android’s growth and RIM’s decline, but it’s entirely different when you see it in graphical form.

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Smartphone Data Q3 – The Unbelievable Number Roundup

Every couple of weeks one of the big analytics companies, be they for activations, browser demographic, or any of a hundred hundred other variables, releases metrics regarding the smartphone world.

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Is “Quadroid” the New “Wintel” and Do You Care?

Android enthusiasts and tech savvy gadget fans will already know this, but Qualcomm is becoming a pretty big deal in the mobile world. Thanks to handsets like the G2, Droid Incredible, and EVO 4G, Qualcomm’s chips are found in three out of every four Android phones. As Android continues its dominance in the smart phone universe, Qualcomm and the ever-popular Snapdragon processor is becoming the de facto benchmark for super phones.

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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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Boom! Android Worldwide Growth up 1,309 Percent Year-Over-Year

Today sees yet another report showing Android’s tremendous growth around the world. Research firm Canalys is reporting that our favorite mobile operating system is up a whopping 1,309 percent year-over-year in the third quarter.

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Nielsen: Android is Most Popular Among Recent Smart Phone Buyers

The Nielsen Company has issued another report that shows Android’s growth continues to skyrocket.  According to their data, roughly one in three (32 percent) smart phones sold over the last

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Froyo Now Powers 1 in 3 Android Phones

New figures hot off the press!  Google has released the latest figures for devices accessing the Android Market and we’re getting closer to a Froyo majority.  The period ending October

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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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Gartner: Android to Become No. 2 Worldwide Mobile OS by Year End

Gartner has released a report today that says Android is well on track to becoming the number two (#2) mobile operating system in the world by year end.  Expected to

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Sony Ericsson CEO Gunning for #1 Android Phone Supplier in World

Bloomberg is reporting a short blurb today about Sony Ericsson and their lofty aspirations. According to Chief Executive Officer Bert Nordberg, SE has their sights set on becoming the number one Android phone supplier in the world.

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Nielson: Android Outsells iPhone Handsets During Q2 (US)

Fact: Android is hot.  No longer consider a fledgling platform, Google’s mobile OS is taking off faster than ever.  At nearly two years in, handsets are moving briskly and competition