Are middle-aged women taking over the iPad?

iPad 3rd-Gen

One of the most interesting topics in the app market right now is the divergence between iPhone and iPad application markets — over the past 18 months, the top-grossing iPad game chart has clearly started slanting towards your mom. At No.1 we have Dragonvale, a game that gives you the ability to grow and breed dragons that are adorably cute. At No.4, Mystery Manor: Hidden Adventure leads a recent surge of hidden object games. These types of adventures rely on the player looking at pictures full of different items and spotting treasures that drive the plot progression. Read the full story at Boy Genius Report.

About Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit



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