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iPhone Sales Flat As Android Surges, Blackberry Falls

image from Think you can cover the marketplace with just an iPhone app?  Think again. A new NPD Group survey, which probably isn't making Steve Jobs the most fun guy to hang out with right now, shows Android’s OS was installed in 44% of all smartphones purchased in Q3, an increase of 11% over Q2. Apple's iOS rose just 1%  to 23%  and RIM's Blackberry OS, fell to third position down from 28% to 22%.  “Much of Android’s quarterly share growth came at the expense of RIM, rather than Apple,” said Ross Rubin of NPD. 

Chart: US Mobile Operating System Growth

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