Tablet sales jump

 31 Jan 2014 - 6:12

A file picture shows Apple’s new iPad Air (left) and iPad Mini tablets in San Francisco. Global sales of tablet computers surged 50.6 percent last year, with Apple clinging to the top vendor spot amid strong gains by rivals, a survey showed. International Data Corp said worldwide tablet shipments totalled 217.1 million, up from 144.2 million in 2012.