Netbooks were just a transition device to the post-PC era. In retrospect, Apple's iPad was the meteor that forced Netbooks into extinction.
Microsoft's Surface RT sales weren't big, at least not initially, according to the market research firm.
A bigger screen and LTE capability will drive the iPhone 5 to record sales, says a marker researcher.
A teardown of the tablet finds the device to look a lot like Amazon's Kindle Fire. The profit margin seems mighty slim, so the next question is: How many can Google sell?
IHS-iSuppli analyst Wayne Lam says Apple has a pretty sizable lead in the tablet market that will persist for the foreseeable future.
The company is planning to bring out a smaller Surface tablet, IHS iSuppli tells CNET.
The display production schedule for the rumored iPad Mini Retina isn't unlike last year's launch of the first-generation iPad Mini, IHS iSuppli told CNET.
Reporting a slight decline in first-quarter PC shipments compared with last year, IHS iSuppli believes the iPad and other tablets have cut into PC sales, hitting Netbooks more than larger laptops.
Google Fiber has been on a small surge lately with a number of new small town stops, but IHS iSuppli is skeptical about a nationwide tour.
Windows 8 laptop-tablet hybrids should drive a modest recovery in the second half of the year, IHS iSuppli said.