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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 …
Some interesting statistic – Some 71% of iPad owners in the U.S. use the Apple tablet for gaming.
“We’ve known for a while now that Apple’s iOS platform was making the gaming industry nervous, but I don’t think we knew how much. Interpret is reporting that the iPad’s gaming base has grown to over 8 million in the U.S. alone…
The research firm claims that 71% of iPad owners in the U.S. use the Apple tablet for gaming. These owners include a large number of traditional gamers, as well as an …
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Statspotting is reporting that some 250 million tablets would be sold by 2017.
We spotted this today:
“Shipments of consumer media tablets like the Apple iPad are expected to approach 250 million units in 2017, a report from In-Stat suggests. While analysts at In-Stat see tablet adoption growing rapidly over the next six years, even a number as large as 250 million is conservative when considering the estimates other firms have recently reported. ”
There have been some rumors on the iPad3 – now we have some dates as well –
“Apple will release the iPad 3 in early 2012, according to the Wall Street Journal’s unnamed sources. Rumors suggest the tablet will feature a high-res display.
Apple will apparently manufacture its first iPad 3 units in October, with an eye toward a launch early next year.
That report comes from the Wall Street Journal, itself quoting unnamed sources supposedly familiar with the matter. If verified, that would mean Apple is sticking with the release schedule …
One fact that should stand out from Apple’s Q3 results today is this:
“It’s only been a year and a few months since Apple’s iPad launched, but as of last quarter, it has already passed Apple’s 27-year-old Mac business in sales.
During the June quarter, Apple sold 9.2 million iPads for $6 billion in revenue. During that period, it sold 3.9 million Macs for $5.1 billion in revenue.”
Statspotting reports that 50 percent of all handset industry profits is made by Apple. That’s right, a player who had no presence in the field 4 years back.
“In less than four years, Apple went from not making a dime on handset sales to commanding approximately half of the industry’s profits, and is now poised to set the bar even higher by shipping 100 million iPhones over a 12-month span, financial experts say.”