Articles tagged with: ipad
If you define the PC market as a personal computing device market, here is an interesting stat: In the last three months of 2012, some 134 million PCs were shipped, of which Apple tablets (you will know them as iPads) accounted for some 27 million.
So there it is – one in five decisions on personal computing devices goes the iPad way. Huge, for a device that is less than 4 years old.
VNC Viewer connects your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch to a computer anywhere in the world for remote access and control.
The app gives you the freedom to access your computer whilst travelling, remotely support friends, family and colleagues or access servers for troubleshooting wherever they are, reducing downtime, frustration and travel time.
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.
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.”
Techcrunch is reporting a funding event for Kno – to make an iPad killer.
Why is the device compelling? Andreessen and Rashid talk about how Kno is offering a total product – software, hardware and services – that will be compelling to the college user. They can purchase textbooks and view them just as they look in printed format. Users will be able to take notes, draw on the pages, etc., just like the print versions. And they’ll be able to access those books on a variety of devices – …
AppleInsider is reporting that a new iOS enabled Apple TV would finally complete the cloud picture for Apple.
Like the iPhone 4 and iPad, the new Apple TV will run the iOS operating system and be powered by a processor with ARM architecture, and will also have access to the App Store, according to one prominent analyst.
Shaw Wu of Kaufman Bros. issued a note to investors Wednesday in which he revealed that sources indicated the “biggest potential change” to the forthcoming Apple TV refresh is the move to an ARM …
iPad App Reviews »
Cameron Banga sent us this release:
What started as a quick project to make an old app iPhone 4 ready soon evolved into a long term development, building a brand new app from the ground up. We’ve had it in beta for a couple weeks and thought it was pretty good, but our beta testers raved about it, saying that it leapfrogs other battery management apps much like Tweetie rose above all Twitter apps. The app is called Battery Go! Plus and its a universal application that works on all iOS …
Well, this one is certain – that the new version of the iPad has a camera on it. Video Chat was reported to be coming, based on SDK information. We know apps are being built for the iPad with the camera – but what are they?
The iChatr debacle must reflect on the apps on iPad – now this is challenging – Apple gets to say what users can and cannot show on the camera – now this is a huge limitation – who said – all of us will …
BGR has a report on the arrival of FaceTime video calling to the iPad and iPod touch devices.
“It’s actually pretty simple… Your Apple ID will be registered with your device/s, and that will allow other Apple devices to start a FaceTime call using your email address. Apple will also reportedly make use of push notifications to deliver these incoming FaceTime connection requests as we have been informed there is a push notification detector tied into the FaceTime frameworks in the new iPhone OS 4.1 beta.”