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Android US market share growth continues, comScore reports

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Android US market share growth continues, comScore reports - read the full text td { font-size: 12px !important; } .bgdark td { background: #F7F6F1 !important; } .bglight td { background: #C5C5C5 !important; } The marketing research company comScore has just published its report on the US mobile phone market for the three months ending in July. The...

 

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> In reply to TechnoFreak @ 2011-09-01 10:29 from mcja - click to readMy, you really are a fun guy to reason with ;-). Shininess is the main reason. And no, apple doesn't have "state of the art" hardware. I mean they couldn't compare to arm vendors like TI or Samsung or Qualcomm.

The "curated" appstore is not where the users are given the best but are instead babied around by apple on uncle jobs instructions.

And just to repeat, no memory manipulation/ system wide control api, hence it isn't a smartphone.

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  • 2011-09-01 10:40
  • RKky

> In reply to TechnoFreak @ 2011-09-01 10:35 from mcja - click to readIf I have to wait, Apple is behind.

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  • 2011-09-01 10:36
  • qbY5

> In reply to joonius @ 2011-09-01 10:30 from qbY5 - click to readHardware wise Apple is behind??? Ya wait till the new iPhone is launched...

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  • 2011-09-01 10:35
  • mcja

> In reply to joonius @ 2011-09-01 10:25 from qbY5 - click to readApple takes the best of everything and they make it even better... Thats what I am saying...

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  • 2011-09-01 10:31
  • mcja

> In reply to TechnoFreak @ 2011-09-01 10:29 from mcja - click to readOthers things you listed depends on preference, but hardware wise, Apple is behind. No argument there.

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  • 2011-09-01 10:30
  • qbY5

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2011-09-01 10:11 from RKky - click to readYou are being silly.. You think the reason most people buy an iPhone is just because its shiny??? No, they buy it for the OS,the features, the AppStore and state-of-the-art hardware... Do ya think Android can even think to match Apple in this criterias??? Na.....

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  • 2011-09-01 10:29
  • mcja

> In reply to TechnoFreak @ 2011-09-01 10:23 from mcja - click to readIt's not unforeseeable. If you've noticed the trend, Apple only reuses the currently technology. I don't expect anything new. Unless you're going to claim the notification system a new invention of Apple.

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  • 2011-09-01 10:25
  • qbY5

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2011-09-01 10:14 from RKky - click to readWho knows what new features the new generation iPhone will come with??? Want a hanky??? You will need that in time...

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  • 2011-09-01 10:23
  • mcja

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2011-09-01 10:11 from RKky - click to readIndependent memory manipulation is possible in iOS but only on developer phones. Hence out of reach of most individuals without jailbreak.

Also, this text was entered with swype, which you won't experience as long as you are an iphone user.

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  • 2011-09-01 10:14
  • RKky

> In reply to joonius @ 2011-09-01 09:56 from qbY5 - click to readWell... The first scenario is not going to happen... As for the second scenario, thats not going to happen either... Every manufacturer, big or small, launches Android every week or the other... Thats the whole point... ANDROID is CHEAP...

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  • 2011-09-01 10:14
  • mcja

> In reply to TechnoFreak @ 2011-09-01 09:45 from mcja - click to readCongratulations, Mr. iTroll. You have responded so well by claiming the market place is full of trash :-P. The facts are simple, the iphone lacks the basic framework which makes a device smart. It is not a real smartphone. That is until it supports userspace memory mapping and system wide control apis. The proper code support, file management/transfers come later. The reason most people buy it is because it's shiny. Not for its abilities. As an embedded system, it comes with the best hardware at the time, but apple restricts/cripples it.

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  • 2011-09-01 10:11
  • RKky

> In reply to TechnoFreak @ 2011-09-01 09:59 from mcja - click to readYou told me to go to any site. Clearly, GSM Arena does not say iPhone is better than SGS.

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  • 2011-09-01 10:04
  • qbY5

> In reply to joonius @ 2011-09-01 08:58 from qbY5 - click to readIf you read the review nicely its said that its down to personal preferences...

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  • 2011-09-01 09:59
  • mcja

> In reply to TechnoFreak @ 2011-09-01 09:45 from mcja - click to readCute. Keep dreaming. iPhone5 will come out and beat all current Android phones as everyone expected.

Two scenarios:

1. If it isn't as good as current top Android device, then you cry.
2. If it is better than current Android device, don't worry, Android phones release every quarter. iPhone 5 will be beat by the following week of release. You cry a week later.

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  • 2011-09-01 09:56
  • qbY5

> In reply to style @ 2011-09-01 05:05 from kJq6 - click to read"Android is a lot better then ios simply because of customizability."

That's why lot of people JAILBREAK their iphones. Then you have best of both worlds and that world is much better and bigger than what android can offer. Jailbreak community is HUGE!

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  • 2011-09-01 09:52
  • p77t

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2011-09-01 09:04 from RKky - click to readThe AppStore contains thousands more apps than your Marketplace which contains lots of trash... And when iOS 5 comes its going to beat Android black and blue...

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  • 2011-09-01 09:45
  • mcja

> In reply to TechnoFreak @ 2011-09-01 07:41 from mcja - click to readTell me does the apple app store have app like webkey or any file management app? Any device which abandons file management is one that cuts out the concept which made the computers so smart. The iphone is no different. It's marketed to those who are pretty clueless about phones. You ask what is the use of customization, well have you ever tried apps like SwiftKey or swype keyboards. They happen to be far better than any of the stock keyboards on both the iphone or any android. The only thing iOS has is far better games. Do you have apps like tasker which allow full automation of the phone? Even on the galaxy s/s2 the touchwiz underlying framework is pretty stable and light. It has everything from file management to wifi direct built in. It can also hardware decode several formats. And I have yet to see any galaxy flagship lag. You might find it hard to believe but smoothness is not exclusive to the iphone. And do remember, iphone smoothness and shininess comes from the fact that it is severely restricted.

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  • 2011-09-01 09:04
  • RKky

> In reply to TechnoFreak @ 2011-09-01 07:41 from mcja - click to readGSMArena gave better score to SGS. ;)

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  • 2011-09-01 08:58
  • qbY5

> In reply to xman @ 2011-09-01 07:26 from U$%j - click to readGalaxy S??? Go to any site and they will show you which the better phone is... And what do you mean by flexibility??? What good is customising your Android when you cant beat the iOS??? Go and do your homework and come to comment here....

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  • 2011-09-01 07:41
  • mcja

Htc all the way!

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  • 2011-09-01 07:33
  • q}0e

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