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CHART: Tablet market soaring, now almost two-thirds the size of PC market

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The market for tablets is continuing to climb dramatically, reaching 49.2 million units shipped worldwide in the first quarter, up from 20.3 million units a year earlier, according to an IDC research report issued today. That’s in sharp contrast with the market for traditional computers. An earlier report by...
CHART: Tablet market soaring, now almost two-thirds the size of PC market
Microsoft Opens Online Flagship Store On Tmall, The 'Amazon Of China'

Heck Yes, Microsoft Absolutely Should Make Its Own Phone (MSFT, NOK)

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Microsoft's attempts to crack the mobile market have thus far failed. The latest comScore data shows it is still losing marketshare in the U.S., even with critically acclaimed phones from Nokia. It's in fourth place, behind Research In Motion, and far behind Apple and Android who are running away with...
Heck Yes, Microsoft Absolutely Should Make Its Own Phone (MSFT, NOK)

Tablet shipments suggest a crossing point with PCs might not be far off

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Just as smartphones roared past PCs by the end of 2010, the tablet market is powering ahead even while shipments of PCs have begun to waver - which could prove a problem for MicrosoftHere's a graph to worry Microsoft - and hearten Apple and Google. It shows smartphone, PC and...
Tablet shipments suggest a crossing point with PCs might not be far off

Boot up: netbook chowder, tablet truths, comment stats, ZTE's newest and more

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Plus Chinese iPad mini demand, use Android on the Mac?, why The Next Web discontinued its Android mag, the big data hype and moreA Happy New Year burst of 10 links for you to celebrate your hangover with, as picked by the Technology teamTablet Market Update: December 2012 >> Chitika...
Boot up: netbook chowder, tablet truths, comment stats, ZTE's newest and more

The iPad Mini Is 'No Walk In The Park' For Suppliers (AAPL)

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The iPad Mini is 4-6 weeks behind its forecasted launch schedule because suppliers are struggling to make it, says Topeka Capital analyst Brian White in a new note this morning: "iPad Mini" is No Walk in the Park for Suppliers and We Expect 5-7 Million Units. Similar to the iPhone...
The iPad Mini Is 'No Walk In The Park' For Suppliers (AAPL)
IHS: Tablet Display Shipments To Grow 56% In 2012, Smaller Tablets Gaining Share

Barnes & Noble to stop building Nook tablets, seeks hardware partners

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Barnes & Noble has announced that it will stop manufacturing Nook tablets, but the company is not getting out of the tablet market completely. Instead of building its own, Barnes & Noble will attempt to create a co-branded line of tablets with third-party manufacturers. The announcement does not affect...
Barnes & Noble to stop building Nook tablets, seeks hardware partners

The Updated Nook HD+ Is Still Fighting The Tablet Wars

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The Nook HD+ came out last December to mixed reviews. The device had a great screen but problematic bugs caused laggy performance and low scores. The company has come out with an updated version and we took a look. The 9-inch Nook HD+ is a Retina-quality tablet with a very...
The Updated Nook HD+ Is Still Fighting The Tablet Wars

The Windows RT Review

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Meet Windows RT. It's Microsoft's first major foray into the modern tablet market, the shipping version of Windows-on-ARM, and it's one of Microsoft's most important product launches ever. Windows 8 shares the same touch-friendly user interface, but the ARM silicon makes RT an almost entirely tablet-centric operating system, the...
The Windows RT Review

One month in, Windows 8 is on track to easily outsell Windows 7

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Windows 8 has received mixed reviews, some focusing on how much faster it is than Windows 7 and others being quick to call it the second Vista. So far, though, this hasn’t stopped consumers from buying it up in droves. According to Microsoft’s own sales numbers, Windows 8 is selling...
One month in, Windows 8 is on track to easily outsell Windows 7

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 gets new 8- and 10.1-inch models

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The added models should give Samsung entry points into a wider range of the tablet market. They'll be available early this month. [Read more]...
Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 gets new 8- and 10.1-inch models
Amazon's Kindle smartphone is coming! And it's 3-D! And we've heard this before! But this time it's true!

Tim Cook On Microsoft's Surface Tablet: It's Like A Car That Flies And Floats (AAPL, MSFT)

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On the company's earnings call, Apple CEO Tim Cook was asked about Microsoft's attempt to crack the tablet market with the Surface. He warned that he hasn't played with one himself, but from what he's read, "it's a fairly compromised, confusing product." He added, that one of the toughest things...
Tim Cook On Microsoft's Surface Tablet: It's Like A Car That Flies And Floats (AAPL, MSFT)

Intel Claims It's Not Getting Completely Clobbered In The Tablet Market Anymore

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TAIPEI (Reuters) - Intel Corp is ramping up its efforts to have more of its chips used in mobile devices, a market it was initially slow to respond to, as officials said on Monday they expect more than 30 tablets using its processors hitting the market this year. Samsung Electronics...
Intel Claims It's Not Getting Completely Clobbered In The Tablet Market Anymore

Google Teaming Up With Samsung For The Nexus 10 Tablet

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Google and Samsung are to launch a tablet together. The gadget will be known as the Nexus 10, a 10.1-inch tablet with a higher-resolution screen* than the third-generation iPad, claims an analyst. Richard Shim of NPD Search, who says his information has come from somewhere further down the supply chain,...
Google Teaming Up With Samsung For The Nexus 10 Tablet

Outlook: Why Apple Will Still Dominate Tablets in 2013

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Despite having several rivals, the tablet market is still pretty much all Apple's in 2013. OnSwipe CEO Jason Baptiste says in an interview on digits....
Outlook: Why Apple Will Still Dominate Tablets in 2013

Amazon treads into premium tablet market territory

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The new Kindle Fire HD 4G LTE tablet, which will run consumers $499 before paying for a data plan, moves Amazon from the low end of the market into the iPad's turf. [Read more]...
Amazon treads into premium tablet market territory

TNW's Daily Dose: Global PC shipments fall (thanks to tablets?), Branch opens to all, and more

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The tablet market appears to be having a negative affect on worldwide shipments of traditional PCs, Obvious Corporation’s curated discussion platform Branch opens to all, and Eric Schmidt stops by China after his controversial North Korean trip. It’s all in today’s Daily Dose. You can catch The Daily Dose every...
TNW's Daily Dose: Global PC shipments fall (thanks to tablets?), Branch opens to all, and more
Leaked Windows 8 tablet pricing suggests Microsoft may have already lost the war (and its marbles)

Amazon's Kindle Fire dips back below 4% market share

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Maybe the Kindle Fire really is the “fruitcake of tablets.” Worldwide market share for Amazon’s family of tablets dropped to 3.7 percent in the first quarter, according to new data from the IDC research firm, which says the Kindle Fire was the “victim of a highly seasonal product cycle.” In other...
Amazon's Kindle Fire dips back below 4% market share

Samsung buys five percent stake in stylus-maker Wacom, strikes manufacturing deal

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You don't have to look much further than the millions of Galaxy Notes sold to realize that Samsung is serious about the stylus, but the company's now made that commitment clearer than ever by buying a piece of Wacom. It's not the biggest of investments for a company of...
Samsung buys five percent stake in stylus-maker Wacom, strikes manufacturing deal

Amazon Pushes Kindle To Kindergarten Kids in U.S.

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As the jostling and jockeying for position in the tablet market gets ever more frenzied, Amazon is hoping for a slice of the education market. Yesterday it unveiled Whispercast, a service that allows organisations such as businesses and schools to manage numerous Kindles from one online location. The benefits are...
Amazon Pushes Kindle To Kindergarten Kids in U.S.
Google and Samsung: with partners like these, who needs enemies?

Apple Cedes Share in Tablet Market

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Though Apple's iPad has dominated the global tablet market since its debut in 2010, its share is falling as consumers vet more options from rivals like Samsung and Amazon....
Apple Cedes Share in Tablet Market

Apps: KitCam, Animation Studio, Toy Story: Letters & Sounds, price drops, and more

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Airbnb 1Airbnb 2 9to5Mac has once again scoured the App Store for all the latest app launches, price drops, noteworthy news, and updates, and we have compiled everything in a roundup below. Check it out, but keep coming back as we continually refresh the list throughout the day. Updated 1. KitCam | 99...
Apps: KitCam, Animation Studio, Toy Story: Letters & Sounds, price drops, and more

Carphone Warehouse beats predictions with 16% rise in UK revenue

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Demand for cheap tablets drove gains, though mobile phone company warns of reduced profits because of cut-price dealsCarphone Warehouse has surpassed analysts' expectations with a 16% rise in UK revenues as shoppers rushed to buy low-priced tablet computers.Europe's biggest independent mobile phone retailer reported high demand for the £99 Amazon...
Carphone Warehouse beats predictions with 16% rise in UK revenue
Don't hold your breath for that Nokia tablet

Intel's Silvermont revealed: After a five-year snooze, Intel is finally ready to crush ARM

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Today, Intel has unveiled its next-generation Atom CPU core. Called Silvermont, this 22nm CPU will power the Merrifield (smartphone) and Bay Trail (tablet) SoCs. With the PC market waning, and investors flocking to competitors with proven mobile designs, Silvermont is a very, very big deal for Intel. Is a fast...
Intel's Silvermont revealed: After a five-year snooze, Intel is finally ready to crush ARM

Why Microsoft's Decision To Make A Phone Is Totally Different From Its Decision To Make A Tablet (MSFT, NOK)

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Microsoft is reportedly ready to make its own phone, just like it's going to make its own tablet. Unlike with the tablet, though, doing a phone doesn't make sense. We explain why here:   Please enable Javascript to watch this video Produced by Daniel Goodman Don't Miss: • Apple Can...
Why Microsoft's Decision To Make A Phone Is Totally Different From Its Decision To Make A Tablet (MSFT, NOK)
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