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
Mirror, mirror, on the wall, who’s the fairest mobile OS of them all? You don’t need any kind of magical powers to answer that, but only some common sense and/or access to reports and forecasts from specialized research firms.
Samsung leads Apple in smartphone customer loyalty, Amazon number one in tablets
What can be more refreshing on a boring grim Wednesday morning than hearing about a report that once again confirms Apple’s diamond kingdom is being torn up piece by piece by Android? Nothing, absolutely nothing!
Everywhere you looked some huge tech company was suing another or purchasing a company for its patents in 2012. While Apple vs. Samsung was the biggest story, it may not prove to be the most important.
As we all know, the mobile landscape is stiff with competing ecosystems. With Android and Apple leading the way, Windows is intent on making a strong showing. Amazon has their own ecosystem, but can something so tightly controlled be a long-term success? While we may never see a truly dominant ecosystem, the new battleground that is mobile will be a vital one to gain the lead.