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Demand for tablets declines

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Wednesday, August 20, 2014

WSJ: Apple said unit sales on the iPad—the best-selling tablet on the market—fell for a second straight quarter.

IPad revenue has fallen in four of the last five quarters, and recent evidence points to slowing sales for imitators that rushed their own tablets to market.

The slump suggests tablets are feeling a squeeze. As smartphone screens grow larger and laptop computers grow thinner and lighter, tablet computers are starting to look less appealing.

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