The Android Market has reached a huge milestone, crossing the 100,000 app threshold.Just last year, the Motorola Droid, arguably the most popular Android device, hit store shelves drastically. Even though the T-Mobile G1 has been out now for two years, it wasn’t until the DROID hit that Android really took off and became a direct
According to NPD, the Android OS has dominated quarter 3 sales this year. An amazing 44 % of smartphone sales in the U.S. are Android-based devices. Apple’s iOS made up only 23% while BlackBerry’s RIM dropped from 28% to 22%. Android is moving into a better position to take on the giant iOS.Rubin Ross from
It’s November, and looking at the breakdown of Android versions in the wild, Android 2.1 (Eclair) and Android 2.2 (Froyo) still dominates, at 40.8 percent and 36.2 percent respectively. Eclair devices increased from 40.4 percent a month ago. Android 1.6 (Donut) devices fell to an even 15 percent, and Android 1.5 (cupcake) decreased to 7.9 percent.