quote: Looks like the Apple fanboys just can't handle the truth.Apple products are more expensive - factApple users spend more on apps - factPeople generally buy Android phones/tablets because they are less expensive.People who are looking for cheaper products are less likely to spend even more money on apps or expensive wireless service on a plane.
quote: In 2011, only 3.2% of devices accessing the network were Android and so far in 2013, Android accounted for 16% of usage.
quote: Marketshare is a precursor to revenue and profits.
quote: For proof of this, look at the 'loss leader' business model of the ps3 and xbox360. For years, both Sony and MS bent over backwards to establish market share, because marketshare is what it's all about . Both of those companies established this business model because they knew that profits flow from market share, eventually.
quote: Actually Tony, this (like most of your past arguments" needs to be retired as well. The latest #'s are out and now Android has surpassed IOS in usage as well.http://www.itechpost.com/articles/6320/20130309/an...
quote: All that has changed now that Androids make up an astonishing 37 percent of the usage share in comparison to Apple's 25 percent share.
quote: Fast-forward a few months later and Android's usage share has reached 37%, far above Apple's approximate 25% share.
quote: Why is this? I believe it's because Apple users tend to be less technical, less inclined to require good value for the money they spend, and more likely to derive enjoyment out of the fact that they can take their device - which they are proud of - and use it from 30,000 feet. The wonderment of being able to do that makes it worth it for them.