iPad, whatever you say about it, is still ruling the roost. HP has introduced its TouchPad to lukewarm reviews only to emphasize that iPad beater is a long way away. By that time it’s already time for iPad 3.
Here are the three big stories for iPad.
1% of world web browsing happens on iPad
iPad now contributes to 1% of world’s web browsing. That’s an impressive number for a single product category. In the US, the number gets even more impressive. 2.1% of the US web browsing happens on an iPad. In terms of mobile web browsing in the US, iPad now commands a 25.5% market share just behind iPhone and Android.
US mobile browsing share :
Charts from The Register
100,000 apps for iPad
Macrumors has found that there are 100,000 apps for iPad already. iPad despite being one single product category was able to attract 100,000 apps. Android on the other hand despite have half a million activations every day has over 200,000 apps. Yet another stunning feat for iPad. Of course, 100,000 is an App ID number and the number of functional and still useful apps for iPad would be far lesser.
iPad 2 jailbreak
When something is locked, then you pull all stops to get that out. iPhone went through the same process and iPad went through the same process. For every jailbreak, Apple tries to fix it with a patch to make it more difficult. Only to find out that some out there has used a taller ladder. Unlike earlier jailbreaks, this jail break is even easier to get. Just go to jailbreakme.com on your iOS device, follow the instructions and you will be free from the clutches of Apple.