Tablets Set Out to Dethrone Computers

Tablets Set Out to Dethrone Computers

Say goodbye to the traditional laptop and desktop computer–tablet computers will soon be the only thing most people will need, industry analysts predict. And real estate professionals are not immune to the trend, continuing to unlock the business potential computer tablets offer in keeping them in touch with their business while on the go.

Indeed, while global PC sales recently posted its largest drop in nearly 10 years, tablet sales have been soaring.

In 2010, about 19 million tablets were sold worldwide when Apple debuted its first iPad, which then set off a wave of tablet competitors. By the end of this year, tablet sales are expected to more than double to 50 million units. By 2012, industry analysts predict sales could reach 100 million.

“There's definitely a huge swing to the tablet market,” Rafael Barragan, manager of Best Buy in West Los Angeles–which is quadrupling the size of its “Tablet Central” area–told the LA Times. “Pretty soon everything is going to be touch-screen.”

In a recent survey by the Nielsen Company, nearly 77 percent of tablet owners surveyed say they use tablets for tasks that they would have previously used their computers for. About 35 percent of tablet owners said they use their desktop computer less or not at all, and nearly a third of survey respondents said the same about their laptop. Most of the tablet’s appeal is that it offers increased portability, an easier interface, and faster start-up, according to the survey respondents.

Source: “Will Tablet Computers Take Over?” Consumer Reports (May 9, 2011)

About Ady Simion (Realtor and Public Notary)

Ady Simion was named in the Top 1% of all agents for NRT LLC a subsidiary of Realogy that operates a variety of real estate offices under brands such as Coldwell Banker, Sotheby's International Realty, Century 21, The Corcoran Group, and the technology-based brokerages ZipRealty and Climb Real Estate. NRT has 787 offices and 47,000 sales associates. Selling and buying property can be very stressful but with the right agent it can be profitable and a fun experience. Ady is also a Notary Public and being a people person he wants to help negotiate for his clients making their transactions as smooth as possible. Ady’s goals are simple: He wants to be the best source of information on the Los Angeles area Real Estate market, as he assists clients through each transaction with care and professionalism. He is proud of his large referral base of clients who have placed their trust in him over the years. Why him, when there are so many good people out there?!?! • Sellers will have their property exposed to the largest team of sales professionals in the world by far. Coldwell Banker Agents sale more homes than anyone else. • Buyers will have the opportunity to view more properties exclusively. • And most importantly when you hire him you get a whole team working for you not just “only one person”. Ady Simion started his Professional Career as an Insurance Agent, and then mastered the Mortgage Industry focusing on helping buyers and sellers achieve their life dreams. He now is an Agent with the Largest Residential Real Estate Company in the nation and the world, Coldwell Banker, at the Pasadena office which is the leader in the areas in which he specializes. After finishing College Ady has consistently been a Top Producer in every office/business he worked at. He speaks English, Romanian and Spanish. Real Estate is constantly changing and working with an agent that has been involved in the Real Estate buying/selling process most of his life is always beneficial for clients. Call, text or e-mail him or just stop by to say Hi and ask any real estate questions you may have.

Posted on May 18, 2011, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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