For the first time ever, sales of Android handsets have outpaced those of the Apple iPhone, reports Yahoo News. According to Nielsen, Google Android phones now account for 27 percent of U.S. smart-phone sales among new phone buyers, eclipsing the 23 percent share held by the iPhone. The numbers cover a rolling six-month period and are reported quarterly. Android popularity reportedly has skyrocketed in the last year, from a mere 6 percent share in the fourth quarter of 2009 (when it was half of even Windows Mobile’s small market share) to 27 percent today. The iPhone slipped from 34 percent...

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Dennis has covered higher education technology since April 2008, having interviewed some of the most recognized IT pros in U.S. colleges and universities. He is always updating eCampus News with the latest in pressing ed-tech issues, such as the growing i