Android: Officially the most popular operating system in the world

The company StatCounter announced that for the month of March the percentage use of the android operating system surpassed for the first time that the windows and is right now the most popular operating system in the world. The data released concerning systems like desktop, laptop, tablet and smartphones they showed that 37.93% of the devices with internet access powered by the android and windows fell to second place with first rate 37,91% in history the internet.

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This represents a trend that seems for quite some time, the turning of internet users in more casual use. This trend is confirmed simply by looking at data from daily desktop sales compared with an operating android devices, where for each sale device running windows we have 10 running android.

The biggest problem right now is for Microsoft's failure to on the market of the smartphones devices, as Windows phone constitute 1% of the global market. It can in the desktop devices to be the number one company on the usage rate of the operating system reaching 84%. However sales of smartphones are soaring in recent years in contrast with the sales of PC that become increasingly scarce over time.

CEO of StatCounter, Aodhan Cullen he said that this change in leadership is a benchmark in the history of technology and the end of an era. Consider how important achievement is that if you think that the android operating five years ago was only 2.4% and is now number one as well that for the first time since 1980 the windows "fall" from the top spot.

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