An analytics group reports that Google’s third party support fell for second quarter in a row
Those who believe that the success of Android is due less to the virtues of Google’s (GOOG) operating system than to Apple’s (AAPL) failure to fully capitalize on its first-mover advantage will find support for their thesis in the report issued Thursday by Flurry Analytics.
Using data provided by developers for both iOS and Android devices, Flurry found that the share of third party projects being started on Android devices fell from a high of 39% in Q4 2010 to 36% in Q1 2011 and 28% in Q2.
Commenting on what could have precipitated this shift in developer support, Flurry identified two causes: The Verizon iPhone and the iPad. From the report…
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