Apple users are still prolific when it comes to tablet Web browsing, while Amazon’s Kindle Fire and Samsung’s Galaxy Tablet families remain in second and third place, respectively. Apple’s iPad usage share increased in May 2013 after a slight dip in April 2013, making its present Web usage share (82.4%) the highest since the beginning of 2013.
Chitika statistics match those included in address to Apple developers at WWDC 2013. Apple’s inclusion of these measurements underscores the value of usage figures in today’s computing environment.
In the three years since Apple’s iPad became the first modern Web-enabled tablet available in the U.S., the tablet market has maintained a steady rate of growth. Tablets have worked themselves into the daily lives of both workplace and casual web browsing, and while the iPad has remained king since its launch, other devices have been gaining in popularity among users.