Eric Johnson

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Nielsen: Most Mobile Phones Are Now Smartphones

If you’ve got a smartphone, then 2012 was the year you joined the “mobile majority.” That’s according to Nielsen, which says that between Q1 and Q3 of 2012, smartphones grew from a 49 percent to 56 percent market share. Unsurprisingly, Android was the top mobile operating system and Apple was the top phone manufacturer. The fastest-growing apps on Google’s Android OS and Apple’s iOS were Twitter and Facebook Messenger, respectively.


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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus