Last time we
checked in with ComScore's report


on smartphone platform market share among US subscribers three months ago, Android was doing a little happy dance as it overtook iOS for the number two spot overall. Well, the cuddly green bots have self-replicated yet again, enough to overtake RIM this time thanks in part to a 5.4 percent decline on BlackBerry's part (down to 30.4 percent in January) coupled with a 7.7 percent boost on the Android side, moving up to 31.2 percent. We imagine ComScore's next report -- covering the period through March -- will see a little boost on the iOS side thanks to
Verizon's iPhone launch


, but RIM's knight in shining armor might be further out; we still don't know when
QNX


-based phones are going to happen, after all, and devices like the
Monaco


don't really seem like cure-alls.
ComScore: Android leapfrogs BlackBerry among US smartphone subscribers to take first place in market share


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