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Day April 5, 2010

Google and Microsoft swap mobile share

according to a report published Monday. ComScore reported that Google’s share of smartphone subscribers rose to 9%, compared to 3.8% at the end of November. Meanwhile Apple’s share fell 0.1 points to 25.4%, while Microsoft’s share fell 4 points to 15.1%.

via Google’s share of mobile market grows: report – MarketWatch.

Seems Google’s gain is Microsoft’s loss.

BlackBerry, saw its share rise 1.3 points to 42.1%, according to the data. The number of owners of smartphones rose 21% in the U.S. in the three months ended in February compared to the prior period.

Launch day: iPad 1.0 outsells iPhone 1.0

300k iPads on Day 1 vs. 270k iPhones in first weekend.

One million iPad apps in one day

Apple also revealed that more than a million applications were downloaded from the App Store for the iPad. Apple’s iBookstore saw over 250,000 books downloaded on the first day alone.

via AppleInsider | Apple sells more than 300,000 iPads on launch day.

Consider that with 300k devices sold, that amounts to 3 apps and nearly one book per device–in one day.  Or an attach rate of 4 content items per device (per day).

Ten weeks after public release, financial web sites show incorrect data on Apple

Closing in on ten weeks since Apple’s last report where they “cleared up” any confusion about accounting rules, most financial sites still show incorrect data on their profiles for Apple.

Out of the 14 major sites I looked at, just 5 have managed to update their historical financials with the retrospective amendments freely available from Apple’s Investor Relations site.

Deagol’s AAPL Model: Ten weeks later, AAPL numbers elude financial web sites.

Total Available iPad Apps: 3269

iPad Apps, iPhone Apps, Deals and Discovery at App Shopper – Popular Recent Changes for iPad.

Far higher growth than the iPhone at launch.