Media Tablet and eReader sales continue to grow at a torrid pace

The worldwide media tablet market grew 45.1% in the third quarter of 2010 thanks to continued huge demand for the Apple iPad according to a report out this week from the International Data Corporation.

Meanwhile, global eReader sales expanded rapidly in the third quarter of 2010 with total shipments reaching 2.7 million units, representing a 40% gain over the previous quarter.