Despite the sales of iPad slowing down, Apple remains the world’s largest tablet vendor in the world. According to the data compiled by IDC, the overall tablet market in itself is seeing a decline in sales, with the market shrinking by 5.9 percent in Q1, 2015.
An issue with the onboard iPads used by American Airlines pilots grounded “a few dozen flights” on Tuesday night, leaving hundreds of passengers stuck on a runway for several hours. The devices were unable to retrieve flight plans, and many flights had to return to the gate to access a Wi-Fi network.
After raising the prices of digital content like apps and games in many markets late last year, Apple followed yesterday’s event by hiking the prices of its hardware, too. In numerous countries, Macs, iOS devices, iPods, and more are now a little pricier than they were yesterday.
Paper by FiftyThree — known for the creative freedom that it provides — is among the most popular apps on the App Store for the iPad. While the app has been completely free to download since its launch, additional tools like Color, Sketch and Outline had to be unlocked through individual in-app purchases from the app.
According to the data compiled by IDC, tablet sales declined for the first time on a YoY basis since the inception of the market in 2010. While Apple shipped 21.4 million iPads in Q4, 2014 and remained the number one tablet vendor in the market, its shipments declined by 4.6 percent from the same period in 2013.