NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- American consumers know they want smartphones, but are still mostly clueless about the software running them.Just as Apple (AAPL - Get Report) launched its iOS 4.1 for the iPhone earlier this week, a study from Forrester Research (FORR) found that nearly half of American smartphone owners don't know what operating system their phone uses. Of the more than 30,000 smartphone users Forrester asked about which brand of phone they owned, which features it includes and whether it runs Google's (GOOG - Get Report) Android or Microsoft's (MSFT - Get Report) Windows Mobile operating system, 48% got the operating system wrong.
What's an iOS? Smartphone Users Don't Know
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