Its pricing structure indicates Apple's primary focus is the premium tablet market, but this gameplay is unlikely to work in Asia in the long-run as its competitors rush to fill the low-end mass-market void. And it's missing out on the untapped hybrid device opportunity.
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WitsView stats reveal Apple iPad has hit its lowest market share at 35.5 percent of global tablet shipments, pushing 14.6 million units in the second quarter, while Samsung's market share climbs to 21.5 percent from 20.2 percent.
Pricing, biz software integration, and compatibility with Office will be key factors in Microsoft's ability to snatch crown from iPad, but for others, Android tablets already provide viable alternative.
I've consulted with fortune tellers and palmists a couple of times because I find it intriguing that strangers I know nothing about appear to know so much about my life, even before it plays out.But while it's always fun to find out what they think my birthdate says about my personality, I usually don't take their predictions seriously--especially since I'm still not a millionaire and I'm still not married to a Brit who takes me on his travels.
So it's now thinner, lighter and comes in two colors. No, I'm not talking about Steve Jobs...
Before there was the iPhone or iPad, there was the Palm.Back in 1998, Palm was the Apple of its days.