New data from market research firm Nielsen Company shows Android has pulled slightly ahead of RIM and Apple in market-share among none-paid subscribers in the United States. Android is sitting at 29%, while Apple and RIM are just below at 27%.

The report indicates that a higher percentage of Android users fall into a younger age group than on RIM and Apple. This comes as no real surprise as the BlackBerry isn't as appealing to the younger generation, and the iPhone is a bit pricier than the multiple Android offerings. Furthermore, the open-nature and 'cool' factor on the Android was sure to contribute to this.

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