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Google gets it from all sides

Mind the Gap This week, App Annie released its findings for the first part of 2015. The results aren’t surprising, but they are important. The revenue gap between iOS and Android is steadily growing, with iOS App Store revenue a full 70% higher than Google Play. These widely diverging figures are problematic for Google. Though …

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Android instability

Android instability Ben Evans with a blog post of something he first phrased in the Cubed podcast – a contrast of ecosystems from the point of view of PC vs Android vendors. Amongst Android vendors, only Samsung is making money and they have to feel awfully unsure about what the next 2-3 years could bring …

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comScore Reports December 2013 U.S. Smartphone Subscriber Market Share

comScore Reports December 2013 U.S. Smartphone Subscriber Market Share Android saw its share dip slightly (-.3%) but remained on top with a 51.5% share. Apple gained 1.2% and stayed in second place at 41.8%. Third-place BlackBerry declined .4% to 3.4%, narrowly beating Microsoft’s 3.1% share that declined by .2%. Nokia closed out the top-five list with …

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Android Platform Distribution Numbers

Android Platform Distribution Numbers The rollout of the KitKat update by carriers and device manufacturers continues to be slow at 1.8%. The latest numbers reveals that the adaption rate of Jelly Bean, which was first released back in July 2012, increased from 59.1% to 60.7%.  

Apple ends 2013 with 41.8% US smartphone share, Samsung hits 26.1%; Android back to losing share

Apple ends 2013 with 41.8% US smartphone share, Samsung hits 26.1%; Android back to losing share comScore’s latest results are in and it’s mostly a continuation of what we’ve been seeing: Apple and Samsung gained share. Everyone else lost or was flat iOS gained 1.2 percentage points of share, Android dropped (and has been dropping …

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