Though Android (GOOG) has opened up a big lead over the iPhone (AAPL) in device sales, iOS...

|By:, SA News Editor

Though Android (GOOG) has opened up a big lead over the iPhone (AAPL) in device sales, iOS remains the most popular platform for app developers, according to Flurry Analytics. The firm estimates iOS will account for 2.7x as many app project starts as Android in Q4. The greater willingness of iOS users to pay for apps, and the iPad's tablet market dominance, are likely reasons for the lead. (previously)