IDC: tablet shipments up 6.7 percent in Q3 2012, Apple's market share drops to 50.4 percent

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http://www.engadget.com/2012/11/05/idc-tablet-shipments-Q3-2012/

Not sure what this means in the longer term, but iPad's market share has dropped from 65% to 50% in Q3 - i guess this may be mainly due to release of Nexus 7.

Hopefully the release of iPad Mini will buck this trend?