Is Android the Future of Smartphones?

Rory Cellan-Jones has blogged about Google’s Android catching up with Apple in the year 2011, and the projection that it’s going to surpass the iOS app store’s 18 billion downloads in the next few years.

Android is already controlling around half of the smartphone market. There are mixed feelings from developers about the economics of the Android market, but there’s one aspect that’s noticeable amidst the confusion: App developers are willing to take risks because of the sheer size and growth pace of the Android market. It is the openness of the Android technology that stands out.

Read more at TNS

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