Shipments of tablet computers were up in the third quarter, but market leader Apple largely didn't share in the growth. IDC estimates that tablet shipments were up 36.7% from the year before, to 47.6 million units, but the 14.1 million iPads shipped represented an increase of only 0.6%. IDC says Samsung Electronics shipped 9.7 million tablets in Q3, an increase of 123%. IHS estimates Apple shipped 14.25 million iPads in the period, compared with 10.7 million for Samsung.

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