Android set to topple Windows as most popular operating system

sqwabb

The global market share of the Android operating system is threatening to overtake Windows!—StatsCounter

According to the website StatsCounter, Google’s Android operating system is less than two percentage points away from dethroning Microsoft Windows as the world’s most popular operating system.

Call it the revenge of Linux or the rise of the so-call developing world, either way the moment when Android does finally surpass Windows will be the end of an era and a watershed moment in the ongoing shift of global momentum away from North America and Western Europe.

Microsoft’s monopoly is going, going—almost gone

Looking at worldwide market share as of February 2017, Microsoft Windows still leads all operating systems with 38.59 percent; however Google’s Linux-based Android had a share of 37.42 percent—only 1.17 percent behind.

Apple’s two operating systems—iOS and OS X—are a distant third and fourth, with 12.99 percent and 5.24 percent respectively and GNU…

View original post 1,458 more words

Advertisements

One thought on “Android set to topple Windows as most popular operating system

Say hi!

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s