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Android to Command Nearly Half of Smartphone OS Market by End 2012

By the end of 2011, Android will move to become the most popular operating system (OS) worldwide and will build on its strength to account for 49 percent of the smartphone market by 2012.  more

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Android Will Seize 45% of Smartphone Market by 2016

Android's success since its launch is expected to continue: some 69 million smartphones running the Android operating system shipped last year, and ABI Research expects that in 2016 Android will have captured 45% of the market. more

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Android to drive doubling of smartphone market by 2016

The global smartphone market will double in size by 2016 to hit shipments of 653 million. Android will drive the growth and will emerge as the dominant platform, dramatically outperforming Apple with a massive 20.5 per cent lead on market share, more

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Android Explodes in Western Europe - Becomes the Biggest Smartphone OS in 4Q10

Shipments of smartphones increased to 25.6 million units, 99.4% higher than in 4Q09, to represent 44% of total shipments. Feature phone shipments declined to 33.1 million units 24.8% down compared with the previous year. more

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Android overtakes BlackBerry for first time for Mobile Web Usage

Google's Android mobile operating system overtook RIM's BlackBerry globally for the first time on a monthly basis in February  more

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Android Overtakes iPhone in the UK Smartphone Market

The latest market share figures for smartphone OS, from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech, show that Android has increased its share of smartphone sales in the UK to 37.4%, while Apple's iOS has seen its market share reduce to 22% in the same period. more

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Android and iPhone Could Get BlackBerry Messenger Service

Research in Motion (RIM) is expected to release its own in-house messaging platform, BlackBerry Messenger service on both Apple iPhones and iPads, along with the Android smartphone. more

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Android Top US Operating System but RIM is Single Largest Manufacturer

The battle for the hearts and minds of consumer smartphone owners continues to be a heated one according to data released by The Nielsen Company.  more

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Google Expands Remote Printing to Android and Apple Smartphones

Last April, Google launched a service that enables users to print documents from any device without having to install a dedicated printer driver in the computer. more

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OS Fragmentation Wont Slow Android's Increasing Smartphone Dominance

Android based smartphone sales will continue to grow at more than twice the rate of its major smart phone competitors in 2011, despite market concerns over platform fragmentation and the arrival of the iPhone 4 on Verizon in the USA, more

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