Despite Apple’s lead in the tablet market taking its first serious dent in Q3, the iPad’s dominance of the tablet market will continue for the next five years, according to Strategy Analytics. The launch of the iPad mini and “continued dominance” of the iPad will ensure Apple’s iTunes App Store remains the “premier destination” for tablet downloads through to 2017, the analyst predicts. In its Mobile Apps Download Forecast: 2008 – 2017 report, Strategy Analytics forecasts a total of more than 350 billion smartphone and tablet app downloads between 2008 and 2017. Read the full story at TechCrunch.
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 shellypalmer.com.