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Daily Dose - Android Doesn't Count Upgrades as Activations Either

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Google responded to Steve Jobs' implications at the iPod/Apple TV/iOS presentation this week.   At the presentation he said that Apple estimates about 230k new activations of iOS devices every day.  Jobs said that Apple thinks they're ahead of everyone else because "some of our friends are counting upgrades in their numbers."  Google, thinking this referred to them, sent a release saying that they also don't include upgrades and they only include devices that have Google services, so the number of Android devices actually might be larger than their current estimate of 200k new activations daily.  Of course, Jobs could have been referring to Nokia, who claims 300k daily activations.

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