While the iTunes App Store and Google Play are almost at par in terms of app availability and quality, there are still some gaps. What are your thoughts? Which apps are better on iOS, and which iOS-only apps do you want to see on Android, too?
Android gained 8 percentage points in US in the past year, mostly at iOS’ expense
With the release of some smartphone OS market share numbers to the end of March this year, Android is up more than 8 percentage points from 2013 in the US. This brings Android to almost 60% US market share.
The latest Kantar report focuses on smartphone sales by operating system in the UK, as well as other important global markets. Much to our delight, the survey shows Android has the upper hand against iOS all across the world, from London to Beijing.
Android rules US smartphone sales in early 2013, Verizon prevails in carrier battle
There’s no slowing down the Android juggernaut, no matter the number of the opposing forces (or the magnitude of their efforts), which is once again proven by data released earlier today by Kantar Worldpanel ComTech.
Recently, the Brazilian Institute of Industrial Property decided that Apple did not own the exclusive right to the iPhone moniker, a huge precedent for the Android version built by Gradiente Eletronica SA. Without solid footing by which to have the device name altered or changed altogether, it now seems Apple is willing to enter into an "agreement".
Samsung scores a hat-trick at the 2013 GMAs, Nexus 7 wins best tablet