The mobile PC market that includes tablets, notebooks and mini notebooks is without a doubt one of the fastest growing markets in the world today.  Mobile devices have changed the way we go about our daily lives and in particular the way we approach online gambling like scratch cards. According to the research data form NPD DisplaySearch Apple’s iPad has succeeded in pushing Apple to become the biggest Mobile PC player in the first quarter of 2012.

Mobile devices like iPads have improved our online scratch card experience to levels we could only have dreamt of only a few years ago. It is now possible to play anyone of your mobile scratch cards with the latest apps on your mobile devices.The chance to take full control of our scratchcard playing patterns means that we decide when and where we play our chosen scratch games.

According to the report Apple manages to ship over 17.2 million mobile PC’s worldwide which represents a massive 118% increase from the year before. This incredible number meant that Apple managed to capture a whopping 22.5% of the market share for the quarter. Other major players like HP and Acer followed with 11.6% and 9% respectively. Dell and Lenovo managed o capture about 7% of the market share.

Most of us see the mobile device as the ideal way to improve our online playing experience. The ability to “scratch and win” at the touch of a button makes online scratch cards the ideal social gaming pastime.

As proof that the mobile device market is growing at a rapid pace, NPD pointed out that overall shipments for the quarter reached over 76.2 million which translated in a 30% gain from the same period last year.

Many of the younger generation demand and expect online gambling operators to develop cutting edge scratch card apps that suit their fast paced lives. To be in a position to whip out your IPad or IPhone at your leisure and try your luck on scratchcards is the ultimate in rewarding entertainment.

When it comes to tablet devices, there is no stopping Apple who shipped over 13.6 million iPads in the first quarter. Apple now controls over 62.8% of the market share with their competitors left to only watch. Samsung only managed to grab 7.5% of the market share and Amazon with its Kindle only captured a 4% share.

For Apple’s rivals like HP they could comfort themselves that apple lost a bit of their market share of Mobile PC’s form 26.6% in the fourth quarter of 2011 to “only” 22.5%.

Apple has transformed our modern day lives. Steve Jobs managed to make technology accessible to the masses. There is no gambling format that can give the global masses a user-friendly and affordable winning format like that of the classic online scratch card.