This year will see the first full year of decline in iPad shipments, according to new figures, sending a signal to the rest of the tablet market.
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Let the iPad tablet holiday pricing war begin.
Microsoft's Surface sales revenue has surged, while Apple's iPad sales slide: what does this say about the state of the PC market?
OEMs have responded to the PC sales crisis in a variety of ways. We've seen them try to embrace Android, we've seen them betting the farm on different form factors, and we've seen they try to outgun Apple's iPad. But none of it seems to be working. The ball is now in Microsoft's court.
The HP Slate is HP's answer to the Post PC tablet device trend and it's a good one. My HP Slate is as cool as an iPad mini at half the cost.
How low can they go? PC shipments continue to slide as hardware companies still grapple with the rise of tablets.
Even as iPad sales continue to grow, Mac figures demonstrate Apple is not immune to the PC industry woes either.
Desktop virtualization and iPad deployments in the enterprise sector is expected to put further pressure on PC sales, and Intel's Haswell processors and cheap ultrabooks might not offer OEMs much hope.
Why sit at a desk when you could be out and about and still be able to control your PC or Mac from your smartphone or tablet? Here's how I do it.
Six million unsold Surface RT tablets? Something went wrong there. Perhaps Microsoft was a little, uh, over-confident...
While many factors played a part in the implosion of PC sales, there's no doubt as to what catalyzed the catastrophe – the launch of the iPad.
The netbook was just a transition device to the post-PC era. In retrospect, Apple's iPad was the meteor that forced netbooks into extinction.
Microsoft is still tied to Windows and the PC industry, and putting the flagship Office suite on the iPad would give the competing platform additional traction.
For all the talk about the post PC era and how Microsoft machines are losing out to tablets and Apple's iPad, there's some Mac collateral damage too.
As the previously lucrative PC market continues to crumble, Nvidia is looking to embrace mobile computing, and it is talking up tablets as replacements for cheap PCs. But given Apple's dominance with the iPad, nothing is certain.
Integrating improvements to Windows made for specific PC hardware into Windows 8 now rather than in SP1 bodes well for faster future releases. It's something Microsoft needs to be doing to keep up with Apple's iPad.
In a few weeks people will be able to buy Windows 8 and Windows RT tablets. Perhaps it's time to step back and look again at just what "post-PC" means...
While the iPad is chomping away at U.S. K-12 markets, Macs are edging their way into the business market, likely as a result of the post-PC push by Apple's counterpart iPhone and iPad devices.
Bring your own device (BYOD) may hold out the promise of cheaper, more flexible IT, but it won't work for every company - here are some reasons why it might not suit you and your business.
Stepping into tablets and going up against Apple's iPad, Microsoft has introduced a pair of tablets with combined cover and keyboard as it aims for a 'new kind of PC'