Frank Lord, VP EMEA, ATG outlines his thoughts on how the iPad is set to impact the UK retail sector
The launch of Apple’s iPad earlier this year generated a massive amount of interest from both consumer and business users. Apple reportedly sold a million devices in the first 28 days of its US launch and with many other IT brands releasing or planning devices this year, the marketplace is set to continue growing into 2011.
Impact of the iPad
The tablet device sits between the laptop and the smartphone, giving users a new way to remain connected while they are on the go. While some people have dismissed the idea of a tablet computer, more specifically describing the iPad as nothing more than a giant iPhone, user reviews have been positive and the sales figures speak for themselves.
The ability to browse full web pages and utilise the high resolution 10″