Use of peer-to-peer sharing fell dramatically last year, with more consumers switching to streaming services.
Google CEO Eric Schmidt claims that 200,000 Google Android phones are currently being sold every day.
Apple has questioned the veracity of a recent US mobile phone sales survey that claimed that Android mobiles were now outselling iPhones in the US.
The latest NPD sales data is in for US game hardware and software sales throughout the month of April 2009, with the recently launched Nintendo DSi ruling the retail roost.
The latest NPD sales data is in, with games media and analysts picking apart the stats, which show that overall US game industry sales declined 17 per cent in March.
The latest games industry research by the NPD Group says that the games industry is effectively recession-proof with consumers set to maintain or increase their spending on games throughout 2009.
Following the announcement of the latest NPD figures, Microsoft Xbox boss Aaron Greenberg claims that Sony's PS3 is "haemorrhaging at retail," with a 2 percent year-on-year drop in PS3 hardware sales.