Android hits 75% market share


The 3rd quarter was a good one for Android as it saw its market share rise to 75% (up 91% over last year). Android's biggest competitor is still Apple, however, Apple is only sitting at 15% of market share which has got to make Apple a little bit worried. BusinessInsider has the full story.


Android's dominance of the global smartphone is getting out of hand. 

New data from IDC says Android owned 75 percent of the smartphone market in the third quarter of 2012. Apple was a distant second with 14.9 percent of the market.

Android's unit shipments nearly doubled on a year over year basis, growing 91 percent. Apple was up 57 percent. Android is taking share from BlackBerry, Symbian, Linux, and others.