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Android, however, will continue to dominate the market, Gartner says.
Vendors are trying to innovate their way out of the PC doldrums. Let's look at the curiosities they've created.
Vizio finally is shipping its first Windows 8 tablet, six long months after it debuted at CES. The Vizio 11.6” Windows 8 Tablet PC is now available for $600 but, if you're seriously considering a Windows 8 tablet right now, the best thing to do is wait.
The IEEE 1905 standard for hybrid home networks now has a name—nVoy—and a certification program. But what will it do for you, and how does it stack up against G.hn?
The shift toward smaller tablets will accelerate in the second half of the year when a slew of tablet makers, including Apple, introduce new models with screens 8-in. or smaller, said Richard Shim, an analyst with DisplaySearch.
Consumers and SMBs can finally be assured that 802.11ac networking products will be compatible, even though the IEEE has not ratified the standard.
Acer has announced a new version of its C7 Chromebook, this one with a 16GB SSD, that will be available at Walmart stores and Walmart.com.
Lean storage techniques will keep a lid on storage investments over the next few years, though the world's enterprises still are on track to buy 138 exabytes of storage system capacity in 2017, IDC said.
Facebook has opened its first data centre outside the U.S., using 100 percent renewable energy and operating on the edge of the Arctic Circle in Sweden.
IBM came to Las Vegas for a recent event to do battle, while HP came to give executives face time. This was like bringing a knife to a gun fight.
The new MacBook Air sports built-in compatibility with the newest draft networking standard, 802.11ac, an upgrade of the current 802.11n.
The improved graphics and faster storage provide a nice boost to the 2013 MacBook Air when compared to last year's model.
Hewlett-Packard will extend its 3Par enterprise storage line into flash-only territory this week, promising to combine higher speed with familiar software.