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Standalone app processor shipments aimed at mobile devices to surpass 1B by 2020

Standalone application processor shipments targeting smartphones and tablets will grow from 462 million units currently to surpass 1 billion by 2020, forecasts ABI Research.

Tablet shipments take a nose dive, says Strategy Analytics

Tablet shipments fell 10 percent year-over-year to 46.5 million units during the first quarter of 2016, the lowest level since the third quarter of 2012, according to the latest stats from market research firm Strategy Analytics.

Basic tablet sales will continue to take a hit, says Gartner

Demand for ultramobiles (basic and utility tablets) – a category that includes the iPad, iPad mini, Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5, Nexus 7 and Acer Iconia Tab 8 – is forecast by Gartner to decline 3.4 percent in 2016.

Spotlight: Global tablet market set for major contraction, says ABI

ABI Research said Wednesday that it expects worldwide tablet shipments to sink below 140 million units in 2021, down from 207 million last year.

Enterprise-friendly detachable tablets are bucking the downward tablet trend, says IDC

Detachable tablets, which appeal to enterprises users are replacements for bulkier laptops, are bucking the downward tablet market trend, according to the latest stats from IDC.

Smartphones will rule mobile device shipments, says Gartner

Gartner is forecasting that by the end of this year, 82 percent of mobile phones shipped worldwide will be smartphones, up an impressive 12 percent from last year.

Large tablets won't overtake 7- and 8-inch models, predicts ABI

Despite the emergence of larger tablets in 2015, the smaller 7- and 8-inch branded tablets will remain the most popular for the time being, ABI Research predicted.

What kind of screen filter is right for your devices?

Mobility is allowing workers to be more productive and responsive to customer needs and creating new flexibility in their work routines. But it also presents challenges for IT professionals, who are now tasked with ensuring these devices don't compromise their organization's information or hinder employee productivity. In this contributed article, Mary Pichotta of 3M offers advise on using screen privacy and protection filters to address these challenges.

Detachable tablets hold key to Microsoft doubling its tablet market share by 2019

Microsoft's Windows-based tablets are expected to double their share of the worldwide tablet market by 2019, taking market share from both Apple's iOS and Android tablets, according to IDC's latest tablet market forecast.

Despite shaky reviews, at least 1 expert expects big things from iPad Pro

At least one financial expert expects the iPad Pro, unveiled earlier this month, to drive significant revenue for Apple in the coming months, according to a report from AppleInsider.