An Apple tablet with a smaller display is undergoing tests, says a Taipei-based market researcher, which also released a 2012 tablet market forecast.
The iPad will maintain its lead, though its share will drop because of competition from Android devices, estimates research firm TrendForce.
Ultrabooks' diminutive size and thickness will spur the use of new technologies, potentially stimulating a moribund laptop market, researcher TrendForce says.
Apple's engineers have had enough time to figure out how to eliminate the unwanted trade-offs in having a larger screen, and there's plenty of market demand to go bigger.
An analyst has hiked his forecast for shipments of the Amazon Kindle Fire in the fourth quarter. If estimates are accurate, the Fire would become the one of the best selling tablets to date. Second only to Apple's iPad.
Supposedly, Redmond intends to push iPad market share below 50 percent, according to the often-wrong Digitimes. The same report says Microsoft expects 32 Windows 8-based tablets this year.
The death of Micron Technology's CEO during a solo flight in a hard-to-handle aircraft symbolizes the risky memory chip market that is the company's bread and butter.
While millions of people will buy the new device, the short list of new features calls into question whether there's enough to entice those who are using the company's current-gen phone.
CNET tracks all the Apple iPad 3 rumors -- from the likely to the crazy -- that we've heard so far.
A smaller version of the iPad is coming, you say? What is this, 2009? No, really -- we've heard this before.