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ABI: Android tablet shipments poised to overtake Apple's iPad

While Apple's iPad represented 50 percent of all tablets shipped worldwide during the first quarter of 2013, Google's Android is poised to pull ahead of iOS in the months ahead, market intelligence firm ABI Research reports.

iPad innovators lead the best new iOS, Android apps of May 2013

It's a foregone conclusion that tablets are going to supplant PCs sooner or later, but just how soon it's going to happen may surprise you. Tablet shipments are expected to grow 58.7 percent in 2013 to 229.3 million units, up from 144.5 million units a year ago, according to a new forecast from research firm IDC.

IDC: Tablet shipments on pace to surpass PC market in 2015

Tablet shipments are expected to grow 58.7 percent year-over-year in 2013 to reach 229.3 million units, up from 144.5 million units a year ago, according to a new forecast from research firm IDC. At the current rate of growth, tablet shipments are on pace to eclipse those of portable PCs by the end of 2013 and will surpass both desktop and portable PC shipments by 2015.

Mailbox expands to iPad, Android in the pipeline

Mailbox, the buzzed-about messaging app acquired by Dropbox in March, is expanding native functionality from Apple's iPhone to its iPad tablet with the release of its latest update.

Square's annual payment volume eclipses $15B, led by iPad transactions

Square is now processing more than $15 billion in payments on an annualized basis, up from $10 billion six months ago. The figure excludes transactions completed by coffeehouse chain Starbucks, which began allowing consumers to pay for purchases via the Square Wallet application for iOS and Android late last year.

Loop simplifies customer survey process using iPad app

Startup Loop's app enables enterprises to conduct immediate surveys using an iPad, according to a report by TechCrunch.

Austin Convention Center sees 200 percent ROI from iPad, FileMaker Go deployment

By deploying Apple's iPads and FileMaker Go product, the Austin Convention Center was able to realize a 200 percent return on investment, according to a report by Mobile Enterprise.

iPad Mini 2 production to be delayed until October, says analyst

Production of a second-generation iPad Mini with Retina display will be delayed until October due to screen yield issues, according to a research note by analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities that was obtained by AppleInsider.

Apple beats Wall Street's lowered financial expectations

There's good news and bad news about Apple's recent earnings report. The good news: Apple beat Wall Street's expectations. The bad news, Wall Street wasn't expecting much.

Report: Android lags iOS in mobile ad spend, value

The value of ads running on Google's Android-enabled devices declined sharply quarter-over-quarter, while ads for Apple's iOS-enabled devices grew, according to a new report from MoPub. In fact, devices running iOS--including the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch--control over 75 percent of ad spend share, the report said.