Retailers to Sell One-Third of Tablets This Year

Tablets are now the hottest growth commodity in the tech industry. A recent Gartner report even showed that tablet growth is largely helping to offset the decline of the PC industry and pushing continued IT growth in 2013. Now it…

IT Industry Grows in 2013, Despite PC Declines

For over one year now, the PC market has taken a beating. Monthly and quarterly reports all show a story of the declining PC market. That doesn’t mean, however, that the entire IT industry is in trouble. The entire industry…

iPad Now Being Overtaken by Android Tablets

After Apple founded the modern smartphone market in 2007, it took several years for smartphones using Google’s Android operating system to collectively catch up to Apple’s smartphone shipments. Now just three years on from the release of the original iPad,…

Tablet Panel Shipments Were Back Up in July

Though tablets are still predicted to out-sell traditional PCs and notebooks this holiday season, the devices still saw declining declining shipments throughout the spring. Analysts attributed the declines to a lack of new tablet devices and the impending saturation of…

8-Inch Tablet Demand Reportedly Low

Last month, analysts began predicting that tablet manufacturers would begin introducing 8-inch tablet models this fall to compete with Apple’s iPad Mini. Sure enough, tablet manufacturers such as LG began to announce such tablets at the beginning of September. Now,…

Tablet Shipments Overtaking PCs in Russia

Yesterday, market research firm IDC predicted that tablet shipments will beat combined desktop PC and Notebook PC shipments this holiday season. The shift is one that is expected to continue with overall tablet shipments topping PC shipments for 2014. Today,…

Tablet Shipments to Beat PCs This Holiday Season

Last holiday season was disappointing for PC sales. The market was let down by the failure of Microsoft’s Windows 8 platform, and market watchers have partially blamed the rising tablet market for slow PC sales. Now, for the first time…

Larger Smartphones Beating Tablets in Asia

As the smartphone and tablet markets begin to become saturated in western countries, manufacturers are now looking to emerging markets such as China and Brazil for growth. However, with smaller tablets becoming more popular and larger smartphones taking off, market…

Tablet Sales Prediction Cut as Consumers Weigh Choices

After an amazing holiday 2012 showing, the tablet market slowed down during the first half of 2013. Market watchers have attributed the slowdown to a lack of new product announcements in the tablet space, but expect the market to heat…

Tablet Shipments to Reach 381M in 2017

Though the tablet market slowed down during this year’s second quarter, the market is still expected to grow significantly for the foreseeable future. Android tablet shipments alone have doubled in just the past year. Analyst firm Forrester Research is now…