Another sanity check on the “Android is killing Apple” meme

I realize that news sites and tech blogs are in the business of link baiting and stimulating comments, with Business Insider being among the worst offenders. And haters on all sides seem to provide a never ending source of thoughtless re-posts and comments.

Apple isn’t always right and their products are certainly not perfect. But hating for hating’s sake is dumb. The “Android is killing Apple” story always inspires, but as I’ve pointed out before, it’s simply wishful thinking. The September 2012 update from Chitika provides a reality check:

With the iPhone and iPad, Apple dominates the mobile market.
– Chitika August 2012

It will be interesting to see what these charts look like after the iPhone 5 has been out for a while.