Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 25th Apr 2013 21:56 UTC
Talk, Rumors, X Versus Y "According to new research from Strategy Analytics, global Android tablet shipments have increased 177 percent annually to 17.6 million units. The total number of tablets shipped in Q1 of 2013 was 40.6 million. Since 17.6 million of those 40 million tablets where powered by Android then it means that Android has a 43 percent global share. The other two big operating systems (and their respective eco-systems) in the global tablet market are Apple’s iOS and Microsoft’s Windows 8 RT. Apple still leads the race with a 48 percent market share, while Microsoft has managed to go from nothing (since Windows 8 RT is its first real tablet OS) to a 7.5 percent market share by selling some 3 million Windows based tablets." If these figures are even remotely accurate, we're going to see Android dominate the tablet (in market share) too. Not good. The Windows RT figures are a shimmer of hope, though.
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RE[6]: A disconnect?
by Thom_Holwerda on Fri 26th Apr 2013 12:29 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: A disconnect?"
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Do these people take 'em out in public and use them?

If they use tablets out in the public they are not my friends.

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RE[7]: A disconnect?
by MOS6510 on Fri 26th Apr 2013 12:30 in reply to "RE[6]: A disconnect?"
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You didn't fall for that one, your skills are improving.

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