Android continues to gain on Apple

I’ve written about his before and have received some pretty emotionally-charged responses, but there is more evidence that Android is making significant advancements in market share against iOS (formerly iPhone OS).  Quantcast recently released their North American mobile operating system market share report and while Apple still owns 58.8% of the marketplace (first chart), the second set of charts clearly shows that Apple is standing on some uneven ground:

Whether it is the monthly, quarterly or year-to-date view – Android is showing strong market growth.