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The Apple iPad Effect: Post PC Era Accelerant in Nine Moves
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The Apple iPad Effect: Post PC Era Accelerant in Nine Moves

Some interesting Stats just came my way via Nielsen Wire this May 5th 2011. It appears that Apple Inc CEO Steve Jobs confidence is not only spot on as to his March 2nd 2011 comments of a coming “Post-PC Era”, but it may be the case where his Tablet, the Apple iPad, is the sole reason for such a phenomenon. According to IDC Stats from January 2011, 87% of Tablets sold are Apple iPads. No doubt these numbers has improved since then and the Nielsen Stats are evidence of this trend in the now nascent Tablet market, 99% of which Apple owned in the Fourth Quarter of 2011. Well the Nielsen Stats suggest that the IDC figures have dropped by about 5%, coasting in at about 82% of the US Market as the below graphic from Nielsen shows: So with all those Tablets shipped, which may not necessarily be ...