As if the already huge and growing installed base of devices wasn’t enough,
“More and more software developers and free software projects are willing to join development for the Android platform in view of the dynamic shipment growth demonstrated by Android-based smartphones over the past quarters, during which Android smartphones managed to take up a 70% share of the global smartphone market, while rival iOS saw its share slip to 15-20%, according to Digitimes Research.”
see Digitimes Research: More software developers join Android camp
Digitimes also sees this as a threat to Wintel as they advise Wintel to watch out for
Oops. There goes the “applications barrier to entry“… Since there’s no need for anyone with a favourite collection of Android apps to use that other OS no matter the hardware and migration is so easy, why put up with M$’s taxes and restrictions?