Tablet shipments to overtake PCs by year’s end: IDC

Over the last couple of years tablets have been taking bites at the PC market, but tablet shipments will surpass those of desktops and laptops by the fourth quarter of 2013, according to

Published on: September 12th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Microsoft to show off Windows 8 tablet

Microsoft Corp. is expected to offer a first look at its forthcoming OS, Windows 8, on a tablet PC at the Consumer Electronics Show next year.The New York Times was told by an unnamed source that Steve

Published on: December 15th, 2010 Carrie-Ann Skinner

Chinese firms plan tablet PCs amid Apple iPad hype

Several Chinese companies have jumped on the tablet PC bandwagon as buyers await the sale of Apple Inc.'s iPad, possibly presaging wide imitation of the Apple device in China.Apple hasn't said if it will

Published on: March 9th, 2010 Owen Fletcher

SkyService pilots replace paper with tablet PCs

Airline pilots must have, in the cockpit, guides, maps and other aviation requirements during flight, but SkyService Business Aviation has done away with the usual paper shuffling and cumbersome three-inch thick binders. Pilots

Published on: March 3rd, 2009 Kathleen Lau

Lenovo ThinkPad X60 a compelling hybrid

COMMENT ON THIS ARTICLELaptop aficionados wondered whether Lenovo's acquisition of the ThinkPad line from IBM would hurt the class act of the notebook world. Now, Tablet PC fans have to be wondering if

Published on: February 12th, 2007 Dan Rosenbaum

Two FIs reveal vendor partner strategies

The stakes are high when choosing technologies and vendor partners. Get it wrong, and sales can tank or projects can fail. Pair that decision-making responsibility with the ongoing constraints on budgets, and IT

Published on: January 31st, 2004 Matt Hamblen

Tablet watch 2001

The big Comdex gadget story this year? No question, it's the Tablet PC. IBM Corp. won't be making one, and Michael Dell doesn't think there's a market for them. But Microsoft Corp. claims

Published on: November 18th, 2001 Frank Hayes