Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 7th Aug 2013 21:16 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless I wrote this almost exactly three years ago, to much debate:

Sure, Apple will most likely still make far more money per sold iPhone device than competitors will per Android phone, but the trend is clear: as much as I love my iPhone, it will be relegated to a ~10% market share figure within a few quarters.

It took a little longer than "a few quarters", but here we are. Android has revolutionised the smartphone market. I'm not particularly happy about that (both Android and Samsung are far too dominant, which is bad for the market and thus for consumers), but there it is.

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RE: Gaming Platform?
by Fergy on Thu 8th Aug 2013 06:39 UTC in reply to "Gaming Platform?"
Fergy
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And what percentage of all Android users are also on Steam?

Gaming in not the be-all and end-all of a platform.

Personally, the ability (or not) to run the latest blockbuster crash/bang/shoot game is about 1% of my decision making. I do appreciate that a lot of male users, gaming is 100% but gamers don't make 100% of the market.

That doesn't have anything to do with how much money Android is making.

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