Tablet News Roundup: Techie Seders, Google Tablets & an iPad Birthday
Our office cleared out early for the holidays, but if you’re going to a techie Seder, it might be worth reading our top tablet headlines. Otherwise, we’ll see you back here on Monday.
Happy Birthday, iPad!
The original iPad was introduced 2 years ago in April. During the first year the iPad was available, Apple sold almost 15 million tablets. Last month the iPad3 sold 3 million iPad3s in its first weekend of availability. (AOL Tech)
Google Tablet to Arrive in July
After rumors that the Google tablet would arrive in June, the most recent reports show that those who want to get the device will have to wait until July. (SlashGear)
E-Book Readership Is Increased
More Americans are reading e-books than ever. A recent study showed that 1/5 of Americans have read an e-book in the past year. They haven’t given up on the printed word entirely. Close to 90% read printed books. (MSNBC)
Tablets vs. TV? Not Quite
Instead of using tablets to watch television shows, 88% of tablet users and 86% of smartphone users report using their tablets while watching television at least once a month. (Broadcast Engineering)
Latest iPad Raises Red Flags
Those who are worried about what a post-Jobs Apple would look like have valid reasons for their concern. The iPad3 was distinctly different than the products released when Jobs held the company’s reigns (CNET).
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