Tablet shipments jump to 145 million in 2013

Sales of traditional PCs continue to decline as tablet shipments remains on track to hit a grand total of 145 million in 2013.

Analyst: Microsoft's magic bullet is Windows RT


Mobile computing - currently dominated by tablets such as Apple's wildly popular iPad - is essentially a two-horse race of devices powered by Apple's iOS and Google's Android.



Tablets dominate ultra-mobile devices

An estimated 37 million ultra-mobile devices (UMDs) will ship in the United States during 2011 - with 75% of total shipments expected to be media tablets spearheaded by Apple's iPad 2.

Do you really need a tablet?

Sure, the iPad is one tricked-out device, but do you really need a tablet - Apple or otherwise?

The humble netbook refuses to die

Remember all those talking heads who predicted that tablets and low-cost laptops would kill off the humble netbook? Well, consumer interest in such entry-level devices has apparently shown little sign of waning.

ARM: iPad launch will cause virtual tablet tsunami

An ARM spokesperson has predicted that the launch of Apple’s iPad will prompt the release of over 50 rival tablet PC devices in 2010.

Smartbook shipments to reach 163 million by 2015

A senior analyst has predicted that global shipments of non-X86 powered smartbooks will reach 163 million in 2015.