Google says Android smartphones gain momentum

Google said more than 100,000 smartphones running on its Android mobile operating system are now activated daily and its library of applications has grown to 50,000, underscoring rapid adoption of the devices.

The Internet search and advertising leader said on Thursday that searches on its mobile Internet search engine have quintupled in just the past two years.

At its annual developer's conference, Google executives outlined how the Android -- an operating system introduced last year in competition with Apple and Palm.

brennton4762d ago

Fairly impressive figures it must be said. However, I've said it before and will continue saying it now, Google need to adapt their updates program to stop the fragmentation. There's so many devices running different versions of the OS, it's a pain to develop for Android.