Tablets are devices of choice for online gamers, at least for the majority of them. Only 20 percent of gamers prefer games playing on PCs, laptops or smartphones; the rest say that their tablets are best. In fact in many ways tablets are the perfect devices for playing online casino games.
Today playing at a mobile casino is considered generally to be the best way to enjoy online casino games that are played for real money. The top mobile casino games include those that have been tried and tested for literally hundreds of years, for instance roulette and baccarat, traditional casino games such as blackjack, video poker and slots, plus some modern innovations. Most mobile casinos offer up to thirty different casino games and generally you can play them just by downloading a single app to your tablet which then gives you access to them all.
Live casinos are also very popular on the Microsoft Surface and Android tablets, though unfortunately not on the iPad as Live Casinos rely on Adobe Flash which the iPad doesnít have. When you play at a live casino the action is controlled by real croupiers and dealers who deal from real decks of cards and spin real physical roulette wheels; somewhat more stylish and glamorous than random number generators. The top live casino games are blackjack and roulette, and often different variants are available.
Probably the top tablet casino game, poker has a huge following. You can play poker on your tablet for real money at just about any online casino or poker room such as those found at http://www.iPhonecasino.com.au/. As you can play poker in your browser or through downloadable apps that do not require Adobe Flash you can play it on your iPad as well as on your Surface and Android tablets. Poker apps are available directly from the online casino or poker room, or they can be accessed through the various app stores.
Finally, bingo is a hugely popular online casino game for the tablet. You can play it for real money and prizes, or you can download a number of bingo apps through which you can play it with a group of friends.
The second quarter of 2012 has seen the shipments of Smartphone falling down by 5 percent annually, to arrive at 24 million units in the US, as per the research reports from Strategy Analytics. The operating system supported by Android has also lost ground to its competitors in the smartphone industry like Apple Inc, leading to a fall in its market share by 4 points to a closing figure of 56 percent.
The Associate Director at Strategy analytics, Alex Spektor, has added that the growth rate in the second quarter has been the slowest in the US Smartphones market. The major reasons for the slowdown in the market of Smartphones has been attributed to a volatile economy, the tightening of upgradation policies by major players for enhancing their profits and the maturity in the penetration of smartphones amongst the contract subscribers of mobile devices.
Neil Mawston, the Executive Director at Strategy Analytics, has commented that as per the estimations regarding the shipment of smartphones, Android has notched 13.4 million units accounting for 56 percent US market share in Q2. He added that the market share of Android was reaching its peak and though it still remained at the top on the charts, it was increasingly loosing its position to Apple iOS.
The market share of the Blackberry smartphones has also dropped in the United States from 11 percent to 7 percent over the past twelve months, making it reach its bottom point in recent years.
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Even though many of us have given up our mp3 players in favor of Tablets and Smartphones for our digital music, yet the market for mp3 players and portable media players still exists. The lion's share of the mp3 players market is captured and enjoyed by Apple's iPod line of products, yet there is a presence of other significant players who can be termed as worthy competitors for the diehard fans for the world of iTunes.
Many other companies in the mp3 players market such as Cowon, Sony or iRiver are less expensive than Apple's classic and touch devices. Another reason for choosing over an Apple mp3 player is that iPods are known to play files that are in their own ALAC format only and lossless files need other platforms to open properly.
Most software of mp3 players other than iTunes have a distinct advantage over the latter as they allow users to drag and drop files into their internal memory while Apple's music software takes over and does not allow any form of intervention in mp3 music selection.
The presence of micro SD slots in the other mp3 players helps in expanding the internal memory beyond it's previous limit and helps to store more mp3 files. The powerful skill of the sound engine of Cowon BBE certainly has an edge over Apple where you can choose from a few EQ options that are available by default.
So it's a whole world of mp3 players out there and you have to be really smart to choose the best for yourself.