Android Becomes a Contender in Global Smartphone Arena

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http://www.linuxinsider.com – Android sailed past Windows Mobile for the first time in the first quarter of 2010, joining Apple's iPhone OS as one of the only two top mobile operating systems to increase its market share year-on-year. That's according to the latest stats from Gartner, which found that smartphone sales to end-users reached 54.3 million units in the quarter, increasing by 48.7 percent over the first quarter of 2009. Symbian remained in the top spot by OS, with 44.3 percent of the market. RIM came next, followed by the iPhone OS, Android and Win (General)