Market shares for smartphones have been fluctuating, with LG, Sony, Windows Phone and Nokia all making gains on Apple.
Figures from NetApplications show that newer Windows versions are on the rise, while Windows XP falls as its end-of-life nears.
Apple has gained the smartphone advanyage in the U.S., but Android continues to eat into its marketshare in Europe, Australia and Brazil.
Though the Apple App Store generates four times the revenue of Google Play, Android is growing by leaps and bounds.
Smartphone and tablet sales will pass the billion mark next year thanks in part to a mobile workforce, says tech research firm Gartner.
Microsoft CEO says the company isn't turning into Apple with the launch of its first hardware. It doesn't want to turn into that "low volume player."