Think Android’s Burying iPhone? Think Again

There’s a lot of talk about how Android phones are quickly overtaking the iPhone in the marketplace. However, selling phones is not the same thing as creating an economy around a device. Apple continues to find ways to marry technology to the things people want to spend money on. And they do it in a way that’s mostly reliable and delightful to use. So people buy their stuff, and then use the devices to buy lots of other stuff. Android is trying to copy the model while lacking the essence, which involves both great business smarts and tremendous understanding of consumers. For the latest numbers that bear this out, read,  “iOS, iPad web use still outpacing all Android devices combined”: