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When it comes to flying the friendly skies, Apple reigns supreme, with a major in-flight Wi-Fi provider revealing that iOS devices make up a significant number of the devices connecting to its service.
In-flight Wi-Fi provider Gogo announced Thursday that Apple's iOS devices make up 84 percent of all smartphones and tablets being connected to their service while up in the air.
"Apple devices are still reigning above the clouds, following the tablet trend with the iPad being the device of choice," the blog post noted. "Among all mobile devices being used to connect through Gogo, 84 percent carry Apple’s iOS operating system while 16 percent carry the Android operating system."
Before you go thinking that the iPad alone is tipping the scales in Apple's direction, Gogo also revealed that the iPhone makes up 73 percent of smartphones in use, compared to 26 percent for Android and less than one percent for BlackBerry and Windows Phone combined.
Tablets and smartphones now make up 67 percent of Gogo's connected devices, with tablets reigning supreme at 35 percent, followed closely by laptops at 33 percent and smartphones at 32 percent.
The number one in-flight activity for those users is web surfing, with email, social networking, checking sports scores and even shopping trailing close behind for non-business customers.
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