Google's Android Eyes an Impressive Record in 2014

It seems as if shares of search giant and mobile operating system dynamo Google (NASDAQ: GOOGL  ) just can't be stopped these days.

In 2013, investors largely bought back into Google's promise as one of the world's most innovative and forward-thinking large-cap names in technology. This is certainly well deserved. Google's Android mobile operating system has driven an absolute explosion in volume in the number of overall searches Google provides.

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Looking forward to another very good year
If early indications are anything, Google appears primed to enjoy yet another impressive performance in 2014 and Android will once again be at the center of it all: According to British research firm Gartner, more than 1 billion Android devices will ship for the first time ever. 

In the video below, tech and telecom analyst Andrew Tonner looks at Gartner's most recent projections and argues that even despite its size, Google's shares still have plenty of room to run in 2014 and beyond.

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  • Report this Comment On January 11, 2014, at 3:37 PM, symbolset wrote:

    Gartner on Android

    2008: not gonna happen

    2009: never beat winmo

    2010: never beat BB/Symbian

    2011: never beat iPhone

    2012: this is not happening

    2013: this is going to stop happening

    2014: this is going to stop happening

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Andrew Tonner is a tech specialist for The Motley Fool. He is a graduate of The University of Arizona with a degree in Finance.

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