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Bad times those who live RIM, the company behind the popular Blackberry. The poor reception given his tablet on the market, called Playbook Blackberry has not only confirmed the crisis being experienced by the company. Meanwhile, Apple has gone back to Android continues its momentum and steadily.
Commercial failure. So we could call the first days on the market of the Blackberry Playbook, the tablet with RIM wanted to stand up to Apple and its iPad. In Canada, users responded much less as had happened with the launch last March iPad 2, where they waited in long lines at the mall to get one of these devices.
As we saw days before its release, the poor record sales had been predicted by analysts for the shortcomings of the device. “It’s elegant but flawed and yet offers a secure email service,” said one of them. That has to be connected to a Blackberry handheld for now makes a device with a potential audience too small.
The price of the tablet is also similar to the iPad, when RIM had promised a cheaper gadget and try to stand up to Apple for that edge. The sad results achieved by now had a direct impact on the Nasdaq, down 3% in their actions. Some analysts said the lack of publicity given to the device might have been another cause of these results, noting that by the end of the year RIM will sell 3 million tablets.
The iPad 2, sales leader
Despite being in the millions, these figures are far from the iPad 15 million that were sold in 2010 and the high number of iPad 2 that is expected to sell before 2012. Apple has once again gather momentum and strengthen its leadership with its latest tablet, even though these innovations have not convinced everyone. The thinness of the device is one of its strengths, but have yet to try to get more tablets than stand up to the Apple tablet.
Android is the operating system chosen by other manufacturers to compete with the U.S. company. Google’s platform has a fast pace of growth and to date are activated more than 350,000 terminals worldwide within it. In the market for smartphones, phones like the LG Optimus 2X or expected Samsung S II Galaxy hope to shake the iPhone the easy chair 4, whereas in tablets Samsung also try to do the same with its updated version of Galaxy Tab.
The iPad is by far the most popular tablet personal computer available today. Many competitors such as the Xoom have tried to take some of the market away from Apple, but they have been anything but successful for the most part. People love the iPads because they are convenient for doing computing work on the go, wherever you want to.
Recently, the iPad 2 has been released and many upgrades have come with the new version. The device is quite a bit thinner and lighter, but the screen size is actually the same as the original. There is one aspect of the iPad 2 that has people raving at the moment though, and this is the speed it of. The iPad 2 had a dual core processor, where its predecessor was only single core. This is essential for things like multitasking, and it provides an overall much smoother and cleaner experience when using the device. There are also two cameras on this new iPad, so if you are the type of person to take a lot of pictures, or if you like to do video chat, then you will definitely enjoy this awesome new feature.
As of now, iPad 2 accessories are just starting to hit the market like crazy. There are already many accessories available, but within the next few months there will sure be many more to come. Why not drop another $80 or so on cases, chargers, and other accessories if you have already spent the $500 on the iPad 2 itself, right? Keep an eye out for numerous ipad 2 accessories to be released in the very near future. You really can’t take advantage of the device without some important iPad 2 accessories.
Unfortunately, there have been some complaints from iPad 2 buyers since the product has been released though. They aren’t actually complaints however, its more about the annoyance that the iPad 2 is a bit too similar to the first iPad. These devices are quite expensive, and when people shell out around $500 for a new top of the line device, they expect it to be quite superior to the original. You may be interested in checking out some iPad 2 reviews to learn more about what other people have to say.
There are rumors that the iPad 2 is somewhat of a small stepping stone for the bigger update in the future, which will be the iPad 3. Some consumers are crazy about having the new, best performing products, and therefore they are already gossiping about the future generation of the iPad. It is speculated to be released sometime early in 2012, but some sources say it may even be sooner than that. No one but Apple knows when it will be coming though, so we will just have to wait and watch.