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Windows surpassed by Android?

by johnwalker1021 / April 7, 2017 12:15 AM PDT

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Since I Don't Carry A Phone, It's A Non-Issue Here
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / April 7, 2017 10:46 AM PDT

I also find it strange that you stated: "I didn't find the right solution from the internet" since there really isn't a "solution" to this topic. It's simply a discussion.

And why should anyone really be "concerned" about comparisons between operating systems from primarily different platforms.. (Mobile vs non-mobile) It is what it is.

Hope this helps.


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To me not a big deal.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 7, 2017 10:59 AM PDT

Most of these are for smart phones. Google made a big move years ago on pricing, Microsoft didn't and history shows what happened.

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Yes, android is the most used operating system today
by James Denison / April 7, 2017 11:06 AM PDT
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Linux is less then 1% of the PC's.
by orlbuckeye / April 11, 2017 10:50 AM PDT

Android has taken over because of tablets and Smart phones.

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Other places it's used.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 11, 2017 11:05 AM PDT

I see it in DVRs, a few TVs and small computers for data collection.

What this means is, ready? Not much at all. You choose the tool to do the job.

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less that 1% - baloney
by renegade600 / April 12, 2017 1:21 AM PDT

give your source.

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linux % on desktops alone
by James Denison / April 12, 2017 7:09 PM PDT
In reply to: less that 1% - baloney
""As of February 2017, W3Counter estimated "Linux" web browser market share to be 4.63%, while "Android" versions 6, 5 and 4 combined (which is based on the Linux kernel) were estimated to be 33.77%.[17]

The Linux Counter uses an alternate method of estimating adoption, asking users to register and then using a mathematical model to estimate the total number of desktop users. In November 2014 this method estimated 73 million Linux users.[9][18]

In September 2014 Pornhub released usage statistics of their website and reported 1.7% Linux users.

In 2009, Microsoft then-CEO Steve Ballmer indicated that Linux had a greater desktop market share than Mac, stating that in recent years Linux had "certainly increased its share somewhat". Just under a third of all Dell netbook sales in 2009 had Linux installed.""
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My opinion
by cnetmen / April 12, 2017 12:24 AM PDT

Although it is true that Android has surpassed Windows, I don' think this means Windows or PC has been beaten.

Android devices are more cheaper on average which means they are easier to get.

What's more, Windows has more productivity than Android.(Android is for gaming, chatting, calling, right? Silly )

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Re: Android
by Kees_B Forum moderator / April 12, 2017 12:42 AM PDT
In reply to: My opinion

There's a free and well-regarded version of MS Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) for Android. I wouldn't call that gaming, chatting, calling. It's for serious work.

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