08/12/2012 10:32 am ET Updated Oct 12, 2012

The Number That Shows Why Apple Is Suing Every Android Manufacturer In Sight

The eyes of the technology world are focused on the epic patent struggle between Apple and Samsung - the latest iteration of Apple's frantic legal battle against everything Android. The iPhone maker has also brought suits against Android device manufacturers HTC and Motorola. Apple has faced criticism for its endless lawsuits designed to stunt competition from Google's Android, but a quick look at Android device shipments in the second quarter of 2012 reveals a key number that suggest Apple is right to worry.