Branded tablet shipments are forecast to reach 200 million this year, which represents a 20 per cent increase year-on-year from the 166 million shipments in 2013.
Shipments of PC tablets into the Middle East and Africa (MEA) increased by 111 per cent year on year in the final quarter of 2013, according to latest figures from IDC.
The worldwide tablet market is forecast to grow by 19.4 per cent in 2014, down from a growth rate of 51.6 per cent in 2013, according to latest forecasts from IDC. The research company reduced the 2014 forecast by 3.6 per cent from its previous projection.
The global market for connected devices that allow users to access the Internet is set to surpass 6 billion units this year, IHS Technology said.
Global shipments in 2014 of tablet processors will reach an estimated 299.7 million units, up 23 per cent from 243.1 million units last year, latest forecasts say.
Is a tablet on your Christmas wish list? Some new research suggests that very few of us actually go out and buy our own tablets, instead relying on the generosity of family and friends.
Microsoft's corporate VP of communications managed to generate more reaction than anything the company launched last week when he penned a blog post in reaction to Apple's decision to drop fees for its iWork suite of apps.
The next tablet battleground could be the 12-inch market, according to industry rumors. Both Apple and Samsung are planning to launch tablets with 12-inch screens, D
More than 80 per cent of the total enterprise and consumer-owned smartphone device base will remain unprotected through 2013, despite a steadily increasing consumer awareness of mobile security products, according to a new report from Juniper Research.
Orange Business Services plans to work together with Samsung Electronics to help enterprises make better use of the opportunities that tablets can provide.