Last quarter marked the first time ever that more smartphones were shipped than PCs—and by a wide margin. Manufacturers moved 100.9 million advanced handsets compared with 92.1 million personal computers. Are people buying phones instead of computers? Nope. Because the phones they're buying are computers. [Register]
In the last three months of 2010, smartphone shipments doubled all the way up to 101.2 million handsets. Android shipped the most, sure. But the real winners are folks leaving their dumb old feature phones behind.