Tech Shipments Growing, Despite Languishing PC Market

With many parts of the worldwide economy still struggling to recover from the recent economic recession, the tech industry still appears resilient enough to weather just about any market fluctuations. Market research firm Gartner today released a new report showing…

Tablet Growth to Slow as Markets Saturate

The tablet segment is seeing explosive growth in emerging markets, heralding an even greater slowdown for the PC market in the coming years. Even with tablets flying off shelves in newer markets, though, the overall tablet market may have already…

455 Million Tablets Predicted to Ship in 2017

Though some analysts have observed that the explosive growth in the tablet market seems to be slowing, that doesn’t mean the overall tablet market has hit its peak. A new report out today from NPD DisplaySearch is now predicting that…

Tablet Market Growth Slowing, Shows Report

As seen in reports last week, the tablet market rose nearly 30% year-over-year during 2013’s holiday season. This growth was expected and welcome for the burgeoning segment, but now some market watchers are bracing for a slowdown in tablet market…

Nearly Half of Online Americans Now Own Tablets

As predicted, tablets were some of the hottest items this holiday shopping season. Over 78 million tablets shipped during the fourth quarter 2013 and Apple is set to lead another year of huge tablet market growth in 2014. The Consumer…

Over 78 Million Tablets Shipped During the Holiday Quarter

Tablets are now eating significantly into sales of traditional PCs and could soon overshadow PC sales altogether. This past holiday season (particularly Black Friday sales) further propelled the growth of the tablet market, firmly planting mobile devices as a dominant…

Apple to Ship Over 80 Million Tablets This Year

Tablets were more popular than ever this holiday season, and Apple and Samsung continued to display their mobile dominance with iPad and Galaxy tablet sales on Black Friday. A DigiTimes report today is showing that this year’s tablet sales growth…

Device Sales Forecast to Hit 2.5 Billion This Year

With IT spending once again on the rise, tech manufacturers are optimistic about their device sales in the coming year. Market research firm Gartner today estimated that shipments of devices including PCs, Tablets, and Phones will reach more than 2.47…

Consumer Computer Sales Increasing, Thanks to Tablets

Throughout the past few years, the tech industry has watched as consumers bought fewer PCs each year. Shipments of PCs and notebooks have been declining for several consecutive quarters now. Consumers have not been lured in by new PC hardware…

Tablet Growth to Slow in Coming Years

The biggest tech success story of the past three years is undoubtedly tablets. Since the debut of the iPad the tablet industry has grown at a breakneck pace with shipments now set to top 221 million units this year. According…

Tablet Shipments Beat Out Mobile PCs This Year

The PC market is declining rapidly, and it is easy to see why. With no compelling reason to upgrade PC hardware, consumers are turning to mobile devices such as tablets for more of their media consumption needs. More proof of…

Tablet Market to Overtake PCs & Notebooks Combined

The low cost and high usability of tablets has for some time now been taking sales away from more traditional PCs. The PC and notebook markets are now experiencing quarter after quarter of declining shipment numbers. Now, market research firm…

Tablet Market Set For 20% Growth in Fourth Quarter

Though major growth in the tablet market is beginning to slow in established markets in the west, the overall tablet market is still set to grow very quickly in the coming years. DigiTimes today reported that tablet sales during the…

Global Tablet Growth Set to Slow in 2014

For the past two years the tablet market has ramped up significantly. The demand for tablet devices has even begun to eat into the traditional PC market, causing PC and Notebook shipments to decline for several consecutive quarters now. For…

Lenovo Could be Ramping Up Tablet Production

The PC market is dwindling, with PC shipments now consistently falling quarter after quarter. Market watchers blame this decline on the rise of mobile devices, specifically tablets that can fulfill the basic web browsing needs of many consumers. PC manufacturers…

Small-Brand Tablets Thriving in Emerging Markets

Though the tablet industry as a whole is thriving, the market segment is already beginning to saturate is the world’s largest tech markets. For large-brand manufacturers of tablets, this could even mean a drop in year-over-year sales during the important…

Branded Tablet Shipments Predicted to Drop in Fourth Quarter

Recent estimates for tablet sales have seen incredible growth, and analysts have predicted even more growth in the years to come. It’s strange, then, that today a prediction was released stating the tablet market will contract year-over-year during the fourth…

Tablet Market Still Growing Fast

With the smartphone market beginning to saturate in larger western markets, manufacturers are increasingly looking to the tablet market for growth. With that in mind, market analysts this week have provided some mixed news for the industry going into the…

Apple Tablet Shipments Falling, Still Tops Others

Earlier this week it was reported that all other tablet shipments combined outpaced Apple’s iPad shipments during the third quarter of 2013. Though this may again change during the holiday quarter now that Apple has announced its refreshed iPad lineup,…

Tablet Growth Estimate Tempered, Though Still High

A number of recent reports have highlighted just how fast the tablet market is taking off. The growth rate for the segment is predicted to be higher than for the beginning years of the smartphone industry. Now, though, some market…