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#1 Spooky

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Posted May 11, 2010 - 11:13 AM

Android Shakes Up U.S. Smartphone Market
First quarter 2010 information from The NPD Group's Mobile Phone Track reveals a shift in the smartphone market, as Android OS edged out Apple's OS for the number-two position behind RIM.
PORT WASHINGTON, NEW YORK, MAY 10, 2010 - The Android operating system (OS) continued to shake up the U.S. mobile phone market in the first quarter (Q1) of 2010, moving past Apple to take the number-two position among smartphone operating systems, according to The NPD Group, a leading market research company. NPD’s wireless market research reveals that based on unit sales to consumers last quarter the Android operating system moved into second position at 28 percent behind RIM’s OS (36 percent) and ahead of Apple’s OS (21 percent).

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Posted May 11, 2010 - 11:45 AM

android ftw!


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Posted May 11, 2010 - 12:39 PM

webOS ftw!


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Posted May 11, 2010 - 12:59 PM

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Posted May 12, 2010 - 12:13 PM

I'm getting an HTC legend next week...
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Posted May 28, 2010 - 08:19 AM

my new phone

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Posted May 28, 2010 - 03:37 PM

Android ftw :rock:

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Posted May 28, 2010 - 04:37 PM

My friend had some HTC something and it was amazing and worked perfectly, I was pretty surprised. I want one now. I still have a "phone"...

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Posted May 29, 2010 - 01:17 AM

I never imagined I would have a phone that has ram and a processor higher than 300 mhz :laughing:
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Posted June 07, 2010 - 04:50 AM

I might get the Droid Incred.cause i just found out iphone hd is not coming to verizon

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Posted June 07, 2010 - 09:13 AM

I never imagined I would have a phone that has ram and a processor higher than 300 mhz :laughing:


Haha seriously though


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Posted June 07, 2010 - 09:45 AM

Andriod is at 9% market share. Not 28%

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Posted June 07, 2010 - 11:40 PM

Andriod is at 9% market share. Not 28%


That's what Steve says, but who cares. It's a good platform. A VERY good one.
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Posted June 08, 2010 - 09:21 AM

Of course it is, look at the amount of phones that run on Android and RIM OS compared to the amount of phones that run on iPhone OS.

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Posted June 08, 2010 - 10:34 AM

I'll stick the iphone os. You can jailbreak it and do a million things, like getting super sweet themes like these

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Posted June 08, 2010 - 11:10 AM

I'll stick the iphone os. You can jailbreak it and do a million things, like getting super sweet themes like these


I like my Palm Theme that i have on my Pre right now

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Edited by Draztik Rhymez, June 08, 2010 - 11:10 AM.


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Posted July 07, 2010 - 04:19 AM

I want the HTC Evo, but its not available in Australia. :cry:

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Posted July 10, 2010 - 11:18 AM

Samsung Captivate was announced to launch on July 18th! I'm getting it :D

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Posted July 11, 2010 - 01:42 AM

i was seriously looking into getting an android phone

but i couldn't resist and ordered an iphone 4 earlier today, haha

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