According to Forrester Research, tablet PC sales will overtake netbook sales by 2012. But Forrester also predicted just 1.2 million iPads will sell in 2010. On what alternative universe data is conclusion based?
Apple's just revealed that its international launch of the iPad is going to be a full-steam affair, and that Apple stores around the world will be opening early—just like for the U.S. launch. The international iBooks store is already open, ready to pipe e-books to new owners.
Apple's announced the sale of its one millionth iPad since the launch of the device on April 3, and according to some estimates 300,000 iPad 3G units slipped off shelves this past weekend. These are big numbers, with big implications for the entire tablet/slate PC paradigm.
Wired magazine's efforts at producing an iPad imprint aren't going to be stifled by the spat between Adobe and Apple over Flash, apparently. The e-mag is plowing ahead—on a path paved with cash, apparently.
The iPad has landed, rocketing its gleaming metal tech down on the dusty computing world to set up a new Tranquility Tablet base. But report after report notes the iPad is anything but "tranquil"—it's blazingly fast. Why? It kinda had to be.
We knew the iPad was going to be transformational mostly due to its app experiences and had heard opinions to that effect. Now Flurry finds developers flocking to the iPad at the expense of other platforms ... even the iPhone.
What seemed like a tiptoeing start to a revolution seems to be turning into a steady march: First we had rumors CBS was toying with iPad-friendly HTML5 videos, and now we learn this is a fact, and that ABC is joining the party, too.