Android is Top Operating System, Apple is Top Manufacturer

According to June data from Nielsen, Google’s Android operating system (OS) now claims the largest share of the U.S. consumer smartphone market with 39 percent. Apple’s iOS is in second place with 28 percent, while RIM Blackberry is down to 20 percent. However, because Apple is the only company manufacturing smartphones with the iOS operating…

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Mobile by Numbers

Gartner’s mobile market report says 428 million mobile devices were sold in the first quarter of 2011, representing a 19% increase year-over-year. A lot of that growth is due to smartphone sales, which were at 100.7 million, a 85% year-over-year increase. The big winner in this quarter was Android, which soared past Symbian to capture…