Apple’s game-changing tablet has sunk to its lowest share of the worldwide tablet market since its inception in 1Q of 2013. Research firm IDC announced today that is preliminary estimates show Apple slowly sliding down the market share as other vendors gain traction, in particular – Samsung. Apple’s market-share for this quarter sat at 39.6%...
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