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Re: [News] Number of Linux Users Grows Rapidly (Over a Million New Users Per Week)

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____/ bbgruff on Saturday 03 Jul 2010 13:26 : \____

> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>> | 160000 Android-y smartphones are being
>> | sold daily.
> I don't know if you can shed any light on this or not, Roy.
> I have seen the figure for Android phone sales variously reported in recent
> articles.  Sometimes it has been said to be 60,000 a day, and in others
> 160,000 per day.
> I've done my best to make some sense of it, and I get the impression that
> 60,999 a day is the average figure for Q1 this year, and that 160,000 a day
> is a very recent figure.
> If I'm right in this, not only are Android sales figures very high, but the
> rate of increase is phenomenal!

IIRC, 82 is the number of phones running Android quite soon. hypePhone i/OS just 
runs on Apple hardware (same with BlackBerry/RIM) and Windows... well, it runs on 
virtually nothing.

Nokia doesn't touch Android. It wants control with Maemo/MeeGo (Linux).

"KIN" will give Microsoft its comeback. I think.

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