PC Magazine: Market research firm comScore has released its rankings for smartphone platforms between November 2009 and February 2010, and it doesn't look good for Microsoft. Google's Android saw the biggest increases during the period, jumping from 3.8 percent to 9.0 percent market share. Market leader RIM's Blackberry also increased from 40.8 to 42.1 percent, while the iPhone stayed even at 25.4 percent. Microsoft was the big loser, falling from 19.1 to 15.1 percent, and Palm also declined from 7.2 to 5.4 percent of the market.
Overall, smartphone use rose 21 percent compared to the same period last year.