In the last twelve months, we’ve posted more than 6,000 stories on Consumerist, some of which have garnered a bit more attention than others.
Apple may be the media darling that grabs most of the headlines, but the sprawling monolith that is Android is the phone of the 99 percent. Or at least the 52.5 percent. Android devices garnered the majority of global market share in the third quarter, while the iOS market slipped from 16.6 to 15 percent in that span. Quickly-fading Symbian — the operating system for Nokia phones — plunged to 17 percent from 36.3 percent last year.
From strange sandwiches to even stranger luggage, from rude receipts to corporate misdoings, here’s a look back at the 10 most read stories on Consumerist for 2010.
This may come as a surprise to exactly no one, but it looks like most customers of big national banks are less likely to believe their banks are trustworthy, according to a new Forrester poll. Even less surprising: the same poll is done every year, and it’s always the same big banks at the bottom of the list. A Forrester VP explains, “They are public institutions who are in business to make money for their shareholder and inevitably, that shows to customers.”
Target and Lowe’s cheered everyone up by announcing that they’re doing just fine in the “tough selling market” that Home Depot was so worried about.
• Verizon Sells Customer Impossible KRZR. To fix his KRZR, Kevin must first convince that it exists.