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re: Android powers 75% of smartphones in Q3
SylvieBarak   11/2/2012 8:17:22 PM
That, and the fact that there isn't really a viable alternative aside from iOS... Let's see if that share decreases once Windows Phone 8 becomes a credible competitor.

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re: Android powers 75% of smartphones in Q3
mcgrathdylan   11/2/2012 10:22:29 PM
Good call. Perhaps that could change the equation, but we shall see.

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re: Android powers 75% of smartphones in Q3
GroovyGeek   11/3/2012 4:24:42 AM
Not a chance. Too little too late. Android became so dominant because it is free to the handset makers. Win8 has no reason to exist and will be a failure. And as I have said here a number of times Apple is on its way to a niche player a decade from now. It is Windows vs Mac all over again and the outcome will be the same for the same reasons

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re: Android powers 75% of smartphones in Q3
chanj0   11/5/2012 5:50:25 PM
GUI and User experience is able to influence consumer. The user experience that Windows 8 brought on the table may be able to create enough momentum to get a reasonable amount of shares of the pie. Who knows! At the end, there are die-hard Apple fans; there must be die-hard MS fans.

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