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  • The New iPad Already Accounts for Over Six Percent of iPad Traffic



    Apple’s new iPad has been available for a week now, and already the tablet accounts for 1 and 15 (6.6%) of all iPads.

    Chitka announced today that data culled from their ad-serving network over the past 24 hours shows the new iPad generates 6.6% of all iPad traffic going through the company’s servers. Obviously the iPad and iPad 2 were responsible for the remaining traffic...

    As with any new product release the new iPad’s share of Chitka and presumably other ad-serving networks, is increasing. Although, the figures could be slightly skewed because of new device owners’ propensity to use their new toys until passing out. But, the number should continue to steadily grow as Apple adds to the 3 million units sold during the opening weekend. Today marked the launch of the iPad in 25 more markets including Australia, Spain, Poland, Finland, and the Netherlands.

    The new iPad is currently available in 35 countries which means Apple has about 160 more countries to go until the iPads become self-aware and take over the world.

    Source: Chitka [via PC World]
    This article was originally published in forum thread: The New iPad Already Accounts for Over Six Percent of iPad Traffic started by Phillip Swanson View original post
    Comments 7 Comments
    1. GmAz's Avatar
      GmAz -
      Its a new toy. NO **** people are going to play with it more than usual. My god, this site and Apple News in general is getting so damn stupid these days.
    1. Samandrew's Avatar
      Samandrew -
      Troll much
    1. mustard05's Avatar
      mustard05 -
      Quote Originally Posted by Samandrew View Post
      Troll much
      His statement isn't totally incorrect.
    1. RICO_'s Avatar
      RICO_ -
      Quote Originally Posted by GmAz View Post
      Its a new toy. NO **** people are going to play with it more than usual. My god, this site and Apple News in general is getting so damn stupid these days.
      Actually it's the same toy......just with a sexier screen and apparently MORE problems. Sure would like to see a return rate on this device.
    1. domenicp's Avatar
      domenicp -
      Quote Originally Posted by GmAz View Post
      Its a new toy. NO **** people are going to play with it more than usual. My god, this site and Apple News in general is getting so damn stupid these days.
      I wouldn't be that critical, but one does have to question stats coming from an advertising firm.
    1. sziklassy's Avatar
      sziklassy -
      These numbers are actually shockingly low to me. "Already accounts for 6%"... how many people dropped their old iPads for the new one, or are at least using the new one more than they are the old one? Everyone I know, with the exception of one person, who bought the new iPad already had one.

      Quote Originally Posted by GmAz View Post
      Its a new toy. NO **** people are going to play with it more than usual. My god, this site and Apple News in general is getting so damn stupid these days.
      Sorry you had a bad day.
    1. Agent929's Avatar
      Agent929 -
      Quote Originally Posted by Samandrew View Post
      Troll much
      Your trolling yourself by saying that.


      I think every new device try came out with so far had problems at first, but they seem to correct it with iOS updates.