The business-friendly Android tablet will likely go up against Apple's iPad Pro, which also connects to a keyboard.
In 2014, growth in global tablet shipments is taking a steep dive, as consumers upgrade less often than expected. PC shipments, on the other hand, are enjoying a brief easing of their decline.
The smartphone manufacturer, poised to launch the Android-powered Priv, is laying the groundwork to scrap its own troubled software.
Market researcher IDC forecasts a boom in sales of wearable devices, especially smart ones, with Google's Android Wear gear gaining ground on the Apple Watch.
The Chinese smartphone giant will release the Mi 4c just two days ahead of the iPhone 6S, as it strengthens its grip on its home market by announcing it will launch a virtual carrier service.
Big orders from its top client are propping up the Taiwanese company in an increasingly tough market.
The PC isn't dead, but, as computer makers Asus and Acer are discovering, it's increasingly unprofitable.
That's in terms of sales, not screen size. The firm says shipments of the phone-tablet hybrids will reach 318 million in 2015, more than tablet and portable PC shipments.
The new hardware includes a $50 tablet and an updated Fire TV set-top box. Amazon's strategy differs from Apple's high-end approach but puts the two giants in more intense competition than ever.
A workforce reduction of about 10 percent comes as the Silicon Valley pioneer prepares to split into two separately traded companies later this year.