Tablet Market

Microsoft’s 8-inch Surface Mini with Pen Support Coming in June

According to a report by Neowin, Microsoft is set to unveil its 8-inch Surface Mini tablet with pen support at a "Microsoft Surface Event" on May 20th. The smaller tablet, which is clearly aimed at competing with iPad mini, has been rumored for well over a year but it looks like the device is now finally ready...

iPad Remains the Tablet of Choice, but Samsung is Catching Up

Apple's iPad, which debuted four years ago and generates over 77% of North American tablet web traffic, continues to dominate the market as the tablet of choice. However, it appears that Samsung and other competitors are finally catching up, Re/Code is reporting. According to online ad network Chitika’s latest numbers, Apple’s tablet share is down 4%...

Tablets Represent 50% of Global PC Market, Apple Remains on Top [Canalys]

According to the latest numbers from analyst firm Canalys, the worldwide PC market grew 17.9% during the fourth quarter of 2013, with tablets representing 48.3% of the total market. Global tablet shipments grew 65.2% year-on-year to reach 76.3 million units with Apple remaining the market leader, shipping 30.9 million units to take a 19.5% share of the global PC market....

Apple’s Global Tablet Market Share Grows to 33.8% in Q4 2013

IDC’s latest estimates of worldwide tablet shipments for the fourth quarter of 2013 are out and it seems that Apple has continued to extend its lead, growing its tablet market share to 33.8% from 29.7% in the previous quarter (via MacRumors). It is believed that the holiday quarter with refreshed iPads (iPad Air and iPad Mini with Retina...