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Re: Munching sour grapes

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____/ Kari Laine on Monday 08 Aug 2011 20:16 : \____

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> On 08/08/2011 06:10 PM, Homer wrote:
>> Verily I say unto thee that RonB spake thusly:
>>> On Mon, 08 Aug 2011 11:30:04 +0100, Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>>>> ____/ Tom Shelton on Monday 08 Aug 2011 04:45 : \____
>>>>> And you understand the difference between a phone and a tablet
>>>>> moron?  Less than 1% of those "activations" are for tablets idiot.
>>>> Got URL?
>>> Yeah, right -- sure he does.
>> He's talking about this:
>> http://developer.android.com/resources/dashboard/platform-versions.html
>> Which shows that 1.3% (not 1%) of all Android activations are for
>> Honeycomb.
>> Certain "analysts" have used this "1%" figure as FUD to suggest Android
>> has a small market share of tablets, without clarifying what they
>> /really/ mean is Honeycomb has a small market share of Android devices,
>> and that all tablets have a small market share compared to smartphones.
>> In fact that "1%" is actually 1.3%, the 1.3% figure is actually a
>> portion of Android devices, not the entire market, and using that figure
>> as the basis for measuring tablet market share makes the false
>> assumption that Android tablets only run Honeycomb, which clearly isn't
>> the case.
>> Whatever the small proportion of tablets is compared to smartphones,
>> Android (all versions) still accounted for 34% of actual tablet sales in
>> Q1 2011.
>> http://lxnews.org/2011/07/11/android-34-percent-of-tablets/
>> But no doubt certain "analysts", and Microsoft apologists like Tom
>> Shelton, will continue to abuse that "1%" figure for FUD.
> Luckily FUDing will not help Microsoft or Apple. Customers are so well
> informed about Android brand that many of them request it. And I am
> pretty sure that FUDing in this group have zero significance to success
> of Android - and success it is!

But Apple and Microsoft also use a cartel for patent blackmail.

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