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Who’s to Blame: Us As much as we love the open, unfettered Web, we’re abandoning it for simpler, sleeker services that just work. by Chris Anderson You wake up and check your email on your bedside iPad — that’s one app.
We've seen plenty of data to show that Android is the hottest-selling smartphone OS among US buyers today , but now we have a stat point to show that it's doing pretty well in cumulative terms as well. According to ComScore's latest estimates, Android had 26 percent of all US smartphone subscribers in the quarter ending November 2010, bettering Apple's iPhone for the first time. The major victim of Android's ascendancy has actually been RIM's BlackBerry, whose lead at the top contracted by 4.1 percentage points (nearly 11 percent less than the share it had in the previous quarter). Guess those Verizon iPhones and dual-core BBs had better start arriving pretty soon. <p style="text-align:right;color:#A8A8A8"></p>
Posted Friday, December 31, 2010 3:16PM ET by Gabe Rivera Permalink If the year is winding down, and real tech news is slowing to a trickle, you know it's time to reflect on the past 12 months in tech. Again this year we crunched Techmeme's historical data, cancelling out the influences of our editors, essentially ranking stories by links and citations, to produce the following quasi-"objective" list of the year's biggest tech stories.