Apple continues to lead the tablet market--although its once dominant market share has slipped to a mere 29.6 percent in the 2013 third quarter, according to the latest stats from IDC.
Competition from other technologies, such as phablets and wearable devices, is prompting IDC to lower its forecast for tablet shipments this year to 227.4 million units from 229.3 million units.
Tablet shipments soared 142.4 percent year-over-year in the first quarter of 2013, reaching 49.2 million units, according to preliminary data from IDC.
The iPad, the device that created the tablet market, will lose its grip as the dominant tablet this year, according to the latest prediction by research firm IDC.
HP has finally made its enterprise-grade, Windows-8 powered ElitePad 900 tablet available in the United Kingdom in limited quantities, according to a report by The Register.
Microsoft will start selling the Windows RT version of its highly anticipated Surface tablet on October 26, with a price that may start at as low as $199.00.
Developers who want their Android apps to maintain compatibility with the Kindle Fire may end up avoiding newer APIs found in more recent versions of Android like Ice Cream Sandwich.
Tablet ownership in the United States is forecast to hit a third of the population, or 112.5 million adults, in another four years. So says Forrester analyst Sarah Rotman Epps in a new report
New reports from TechCrunch and Digitimes say Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) has increased its order for the Kindle Fire tablet by another 1 million units in the face of greater-than-expected demand. With its
Panasonic has entered the Android tablet market via a rugged tablet family called Toughpad. The family of tablets includes 10-inch and 7-inch devices. The Toughpad A1 has a high brightness, 10.1" XGA