Tablets

The fastest-growing category of portable computer is the tablet, which in 2011 accounted for some 15 percent of the market. A fiercely competitive market has developed, as Apple's competitors queue up to try and topple the iPad from its dominant position and gain traction in the developing BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) IT landscape.

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Intel brings WiDi technology to tablets

At the Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco, Intel CEO Paul Otellini shows the company's new wireless display technology. Using a WiDi video chip, users can stream HD video and games from their laptop and desktop PC to a tablet device.

September 13, 2010

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NEC ShieldPro N22A

If you took a tank and a tablet notebook, and they had a child, the product would be the NEC ShieldPro N22A. It's just like a tablet, except big, heavy, black and armoured.

December 17, 2008 by Alex Serpo

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The Future Of... Ink

Imagine a magazine that updates its articles whenever new information is available. A tablet that stores all the textbooks a university student will ever need. Or a supermarket shelf tag that automatically reflects price changes. ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das shows us how electronic ink is turning the page on a new era for displays.

November 19, 2008

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Daily Debrief: Bill Gates prepares to say good-bye

CNET News.com's Kara Tsuboi talks with senior writer Ina Fried about Bill Gates' imminent departure from Microsoft. He's technically leaving the company as a full-time employee, but Fried explains why Gates will still be involved with pet projects like search and the Tablet PC.

June 24, 2008

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Sony's tiny tablet PC

The Sony VAIO UX is one of the best tiny ultraportable computers we've seen. But its high price, poor battery life, and less-than-ideal typing experience keep it from being a home run. CNET's Michelle Thatcher takes a look.

July 6, 2006

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Intel shows off the newest little PCs

Intel Mobile Group's Sean Maloney, speaking at the spring 2006edition of the Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco, says several newminitablets are expected to appear on the market within weeks. Maloneysays the drive toward smaller PCs is being combined with moves towardless power consumption.

March 7, 2006

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