#android’s popularity eclipses Windows among internet users


The stat trackers at StatCounter have come out with their internet usage numbers for the month of March, and they have for the first time reported Android as the world’s most popular operating system. Nudging ahead of the once-untouchable Windows by a tiny fraction, Android is now the world’s most-used platform for getting online according to these latest figures. This represents a natural progression from the difference in devices shipped every year – more than a billion for Android versus 200-something million PCs per year for Windows – but StatCounter is among the first to claim that Android is now in the lead in usage numbers as well.


The trend of mobile internet use taking over from the desktop has…

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