Data from over a thousand Mobclix users last month shows some interesting demographics on Android users.
Probably the most interesting stat in the Mobclix survey is that a minority of Android owners prefer a touch screen to a physical keyboard. That means there is still significant money to be made with slider phones and new devices like the Droid Pro, which have BlackBerry-like keyboards. Perhaps that is an overlooked reason behind Android's success versus Apple's iPhone.
The survey was done with 1,052 Mobclix ad users during October in the U.S. Check out the graphic below:
Most iPhone apps lose money, but some freebies -- like Shotgun -- rake in the cash
As an app, Shotgun Free doesn't do much. Give it a shake and it makes the sound of a shell being chambered. Tilt it up sharply and the gun fires with a bang as loud as an Apple (AAPL) iPhone can make -- which isn't terribly loud.
But the app is popular. It's been downloaded nearly MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Oct 10, 2009 3:14 PM ET
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