Apple officially began selling its new iPad Air to customers on Friday. I was at the Apple Store in Palo Alto and while the store was somewhat crowded, there were no lines out front.
Not since the iPad arrived has there been such an explosion of new tablet tech to choose from.
A new report says Apple’s share of the market for tablet computers fell to 50 percent in the third quarter as the iPad faced more competition from Android devices such as Samsung’s Galaxy tablets and Google’s Nexus 7.
Apple missed Wall Street earnings expectations for the second straight quarter, as iPad sales fell short of analyst forecasts.
Apple Inc.’s pencil-thin, smaller iPad will cost much more than its competitors, signaling the company isn’t going to get into a mini-tablet price war.
Apple Inc. is set to reveal a smaller, cheaper version of the iPad at an event on Oct. 23, according to several reports published Friday.