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Spotlight: Android users come up short on tablet apps

Android tablet users are being short changed when it comes to tablet-optimized apps in the Google Play store, according to research by Canalys.

Flurry: iPad owners spend 42% more time in apps than iPhone users

Apple device owners exhibit significantly different application usage patterns based on whether they're accessing an iPhone or iPad tablet, according to new data issued by app analytics firm Flurry.

IDC: Android trumps iPad as tablet market growth slows

Worldwide tablet shipment growth slowed significantly in the second quarter of 2013, with total volumes plummeting 9.7 percent quarter-over-quarter, research firm IDC reports. Vendors still shipped 45.1 million units during the period, however, increasing 59.6 percent over the same quarter in 2012.

Google exec Barra: Android tablet apps catching up to Apple's iPad

While a significant number of popular applications optimized for Apple's iPad have yet to migrate to tablets running Google's Android mobile operating system, the disparity between the two ecosystems is shrinking, contends Hugo Barra, Google's vice president of Android product management.

Touchscreen supply chain shifting under Apple's influence

Apple's changes to iPhone 5 and iPad displays are shifting the supply chain for the touchscreen industry, according to NPD DisplaySearch.

Report: Apple's iPhone leads all connected devices on content sharing

Apple iPhone owners are significantly more likely to share digital content across social networks than consumers across other connected devices, according to a new study released by social media services firm ShareThis.

Microsoft's Surface Pro beats Apple's iPad in security, says law firm

Microsoft's Surface Pro does a better job with data security and confidentiality, as well as computing power, than Apple's iPad, judged Marcus Bluestein, chief technology officer, and Nina Lukina, business analyst, at the law firm of Kraft & Kennedy.

Google Maps finally returns to Apple's iPad

Google is rolling out a revamped version of its popular Maps application for Apple's iOS, highlighted by dedicated support for the iPad tablet.

Spotlight: Apple stores to sell Square Stand that turns iPad into POS system

Apple and Square are partnering to sell docking stands that turn iPads into point-of-sale systems for retail stores beginning this week, 9 to 5 Mac is reporting.

Spotlight: HTML5-based iPad app makes dentists smile

Smile Brands has unveiled an HTML5-based app that enables dentist to use their iPad to streamline dental charting and avoid duplication of data entry, according to a report by eWeek.