Apple's iPad experienced a sharp decline in Web traffic market share during the days immediately following the Christmas holiday according to data compiled by digital advertising network Chitika. The firm also reported gains for rival Android-powered tablets like Amazon's Kindle Fire and Samsung Electronics' Galaxy Tab.
Rhapsody announced a joint billing agreement with AT&T Mobility, enabling subscribers to add its on-demand digital music services to their monthly wireless bill. Rhapsody previously signed a similar deal with Verizon Wireless.
Apple is asking suppliers to ship more than 12 million display panels for its iPad Mini in the fourth quarter, more than double the number of Minis Apple expected to sell in all of 2012, according to market research firm NPD DisplaySearch.
Apple's new fourth-generation iPad and iPad mini each accounted for only 2 percent of overall iOS tablet app traffic in November, app analytics firm Localytics reports.
iSuppli found eBook reader sales have begun to plunge in the face of competition from multi-function tablets.
Google released this week Gmail 2.0 for the iPhone and iPad with a new look and multi-account support.
Android and Windows-based tablets are expected to gain market share on market leader iPad this year, according to the latest estimates by IDC.
Media giant News Corp. will shutter its iPad-exclusive digital news journal The Daily later this month, less than two years after the publication first launched.
Security researcher Bogdan Calin said he could remotely compromise the internal networks of users with default or weak router passwords by convincing them to open an email on their iPhone, iPad or Mac.
Although Apple's iPad continues to dominate worldwide tablet market share, ABI Research reports that tablets running Google's Android dramatically narrowed the gap during the third quarter of 2012, cutting the iPad's lead to its slimmest margin to date.