Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 1st May 2013 21:35 UTC
Hardware, Embedded Systems "The Q1 2013 numbers from IDC, a technology and telecommunications research firm who keeps track of this sort of thing, show that Android tablets now lead the market with a 56.5-percent share. The 27,800,000 units shipped in the quarter is a 247-percent improvement from this time last year, when just 8,000,000 units were shipped. It's important to note that this increase doesn't come at the expense of Apple, who shipped 65.3-percent more tablets in Q1 2013 than they did in Q1 2012 - it shows the market is growing, and the lions share of new purchases are Android." While Android's market share growth scares me, it's good that it's not really harming the competition. Also, maybe this will be the carrot for developers to improve Android tablet applications.
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RE[6]: Android is scary?
by Thom_Holwerda on Thu 2nd May 2013 09:23 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: Android is scary?"
Thom_Holwerda
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This is demonstrably false, only two of the 20 something licensees are Windows Phone OEMs.


Uh, you do know Microsoft sells more products than just Windows Phone, right?

You're being exceptionally silly right now.

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