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Report: Apple’s iPhone Has Over 43% of the U.S. Market

Posted on 04/09/2013 by Chris Hauk

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Apple’s iPhone continues to do well in the United States, as the device holds over 43% of the domestic market, a 7.8% jump over the July quarter of 2012. Android saw its marketshare in the U.S. drop during the same period.

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The Horrifying State of Android Fragmentation: Now Worse Than Ever!

Posted on 08/08/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

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It’s no secret that Google’s Android platform has a serious fragmentation problem – there are such a massive number of factors in play that developers have to do one hell of a tap dance to develop and test apps for the platform. The folks at British network-testing firm OpenSignal have published a detailed new series of charts putting the matter in perspective.

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Google Rips Off Apple’s ‘Find my iPhone With ‘Android Device Manager’

Posted on 05/08/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Google announced a new Android feature on their Official Android Blog late last week called ‘Android Device Manager’, designed to allow users to locate their Android device in real time in case it gets lost or stolen. Sound familiar? It should – because it’s basically a ripoff of Find my iPhone – a feature Apple has offered since 2010, released alongside iOS 4.2.

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