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All posts tagged "iPads"

  • iPads still own the tablet market, but is Microsoft onto something big?

    Apple’s been dominating the tablet scene ever since the first iPad came out. Given the record sales figures for the new iPad it’s hardly surprising that dominance is expected to continue into the foreseeable future. Even a soaring market -- sales are up 98% from 2011 -- and a slew of cheap new devices such as Amazon's Kindle Fire can’t put a dent in the Cupertino-based tech giant’s dominance. According to tech research company Gartner, tablets running iOS are expected to account for around 61.4% of tablets sales in 2012. That share is expected to slip to around 45%...

  • Apple announces 3M iPads sold since launch

    When Apple confirmed that it had a record-breaking weekend with the new iPad, we said it probably wouldn’t be long before it announced some official figures. We weren’t wrong. Just hours after a conference call in which Tim Cook and Peter Oppenheimer detailed what the Cupertino-based tech giant was going to do with its massive hoard of cash, Apple announced it had sold three-million new iPads since Friday. Apple’s senior vice president...

  • Apple posts record Q1 results, promises ‘exciting new things’

    Just days after its market value briefly went past the $400-billion mark, Apple released its financial results for the first quarter of 2012 revealing record quarterly revenue and profit. The tech giant posted quarterly revenue of $46.33 billion and record quarterly net profit of $13.06-billion. Highlighting its increasing global dominance, the company reported that international sales accounted for 58% of its revenue in the quarter. The record profits come on the back...