About 10% of devices people use to browse the web are now Android/Linux smart phones and the number (200 million and counting) continues to rise at the rate of 550K per day.
Two OEMs shipping Android/Linux smart phones each exceed Apple’s rate of shipment, Samsung and HTC.
The first Android 4/Ice Cream Sandwich devices have reached consumers.
M$ still has no hold on the mobile market.
This is a great era in IT. We are at the tipping point where M$ might be able to stabilize its monopoly by releasing “8” and getting Phoney “7” to work for them or the slide will become a headlong rush into the ditch. Now that Android 4 is available, there is no reason Android/Linux cannot take hold in the tablet market and spread to notebooks and desktops. I find that much more likely than that Ubuntu will do that but it is great to have two horses in the race… and having a one year headstart on the incumbent.