It's been a long year of category mergers, with tablets threatening laptops, laptops threatening tablets and phones getting all the more smarter. Let's delve into the products we loved in 2011.
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In the market for a tablet? Here's a quick run through of our favourites so far.
A tech cart with tablet computers - enough for every kid in the class - travels the hallways of a private school, bringing electronic texts that can be updated and extended with multimedia.
Gartner says 440K of Windows XP-powered Tablet PCs shipped in 2003, 600K will ship in 2004 and roughly 900K in 2005.
Fewer than 92,000 Tablet PCs shipped in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) from the platform's 7 November 2002 launch to the end of September 2003. That's fewer machines than the number of PDAs sold in Q3 by HP alone - some 179,000 units, according to recent figures from IDC.
Tablet shipments fell in May and June but sales rose again in July, up 16.7%.