The whitebox tablet market exploded in the first quarter of 2011, becoming the second largest segment behind Apple, according to market researcher DisplaySearch.
IDC trims its forecast for tablet shipments in 2013 and says the pressure's on tablet makers to come through in the remaining months of the year.
White-box tablet numbers have jumped in recent months, but the market may fade as quickly as it grew, as vendors discover the importance of offering potential buyers a complete tablet experience.
Intel's third-generation Core-i-series processors go mainstream with new dual-core Core i5 and Core i7 versions.
After years of false promises, Intel finally has a viable CPU for low-end PC gaming.
Intel's new processors are about to make their debut. We test them out for the first time in a pair of laptops. Do they make great strides over last year's Sandy Bridge processors? Here are the results.
As more retail real estate is occupied by tablets, including iPad competitors, proportionately less is devoted to traditional personal computing devices, such as the clamshell laptop.
Samsung and Acer are a distant second and third to Apple, which currently dominates the tablet market worldwide.
Dell's decision to delay the launch of an Android tablet that competes directly with the iPad doesn't bode well for Android tablet success in the U.S. market this year.
CEO Steve Jobs keeps busy this week showing off his company's new products and "spaceship" campus plans, while E3 spotlights new gaming devices. Also: Hacker revival.