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Seven out of Ten tablets sold is an iPad –
“We all know the iPad is king of tablets, but it would appear that Apple has extended its lead in the slate market shipping approximately 70 percent of all tablets in the second quarter of this year.”
If you look at the fact that everyone has a tablet in the market and has a version in the works, that is no small feat.
That would be record breaking. Many analysts believe that Apple would announce record breaking sales for this quarter.
“Charlie Wolf with Needham & Company issued a note to investors on Thursday in which he increased his June iPad shipment forecast from 13.5 million units to 20 million units. He admitted that his initial estimate made in April was “hastily formulated,” which is why his latest prediction is so much larger.”
Well this has been coming for quite some time now – finally, the device is getting released in China officially now.
“Apple’s latest tablet, the iPad, will reportedly go on sale this Monday, June 4th, according to Patently Apple. The blog’s sources claim the Cupertino-based company was recently granted a network access license for the Chinese mainland and a release is imminent. ”
A particular variant of the lower priced iPad 2s sold by Apple might have a better battery life due to the chip used, reports Anandtech. But it could be difficult to find, and one needs to open the box to be sure if that is the right variant.
“”The iPad 2,4′s gains in battery life…are significant. We measured a 15% increase in our web browsing battery life, a nearly 30% increase in gaming battery life and an 18% increase in video playback battery life” compared to the iPad 2 with the …
In the iPad 3 features, the personal hotspot one is our favorite –
“Now for the first time, you can share the high-speed data connection on your iPad. If your carrier supports it, iPad can act as a personal hotspot for connecting up to five devices — such as a MacBook Air, an iPod touch, or another iPad — over Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, or USB.”
We can try to digest the 25 billion number in multiple ways. The most obvious way is to understand how many apps on an average, were downloaded by each person. So the number of iOS devices out there is in the range of 275 million. So we know, each device has had an average download of about 90 apps.which we know, could be wrong, even when you consider a bell curve scenario. Where is the catch?
Well, the rumors are that the iPad will be released by March. True to tradition, the photos are out on the tubes. Well, not the device of course, just the casing.
“Today the Apple rumor mill is fixated on a photo doing the rounds which allegedly shows the back housing of the next iPad (the iPad 3, or iPad HD, depending on who you talk to). The image, which surfaced on the Repair Labs Blog, is said to be similar to the previous model’s back (that’s the iPad 2 on the …
Statspotting is reporting that the projected sales of Amazon Kindle fire is around 12 Million for 2012.
“If that happens, it would be Amazon vs Apple officially in the tablet space. We spotted this today:
“Mahaney estimates that Amazon will sell 12 million Fires in 2012 to wrest a 15 percent share of the tablet market from Apple. If he’s right, the Fire will end up generating about $3.2 billion in revenue, or about 5 percent of Amazon’s total”
Statistics Source: AllThingsD”
Elton wrote to us regarding his new stylus for the iPad:
“To avoid the need to retouch every other pen stroke, I have decided to create my own stylus. After months of prototyping and change of design, I finally found the key to build a super responsive stylus. I want to produce my stylus, so more iPad users can benefit from it but the cost for production is too high for me to absorb. So I started a crowdfunding project to raise production funding for my new stylus, XStylus Touch for …