Market Force Research, the average consumer in the US is now more likely to buy an Android device than the iPhone. A survey conducted by the firm found that 34% of respondents planning to buy a smartphone are looking for Android devices and 21% are looking for the iPhone. A mere 12% have eyes on a Blackberry for their next smartphone.
Mashable found that apparently Google wasn't keeping its doors open to the right crowd, instead tending to only a small cross-section of adult males. What Meehan said exactly was: "If you go to a nightclub in any city in the world, the pretty girl has an iPhone or a BlackBerry, she doesn't have an Android phone. She has no emotional attachment to an Android phone. It's too complicated. It's a geek device, it's all wrong." Google! How could you have been so foolish, not tending to the pretty girls!
is planning sub-$100 Android smartphones and super-budget data plans in order to stem the flow of subscribers to iPhone-offering rivals. According to the carrier, around 10-percent of US churn - users leaving one network for another - has been down to subscribers wanting AT&T's iPhone. In response, the carrier has suggested it will offer an even broader range of Android-based handsets, together with a $10 data plan. No word on when we can expect to see this arrive, however. [via SlashGear]
Zokem. Their stats suggest that, while iPhone owners report the greatest satisfaction with their devices, Android device owners are more likely to purchase another Android device.