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iPad claiming .03% of all 'net traffic already

Mel Martin
April 16, 2010
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I must say, my iPad has become my primary way to access the Web when I'm at home, and it looks like Apple's latest device is getting a lot of exercise from other iPad users too.

In a report from NetApplications, the iPad averaged 0.03 percent, per day, of all Web traffic for the ten days after its launch. Launch weekend had particularly high numbers, and then the numbers trended down as people went back to work, presumably without their iPads. The numbers actually approach the number of users for Blackberry and Google Android phones.

That doesn't seem like a large percentage necessarily (it's less than half of one percent), but when you consider that it's .03% of all Web traffic, for a device less than a week old, it is worth noting. NetApplications' numbers are based on a selective sampling of Web sites whose logs they have access to and can analyze. Of course, the iPhone and iPod touch have higher numbers, 0.51 and 0.11 respectively. But even after just a week of sale, the iPad is challenging other browsing devices.

It's likely that the iPad numbers will climb even higher, both when the 3G model comes out later this month, and when the iPad has an international release. We'll be on the lookout for other data and keep you posted. For our iPad users out there, is your experience similar to mine? Has the iPad become a preferred device for dealing with mail and the Web when you are home, or even at work?

[Via Ars Technica]








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