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The tablet market hits its peak, detachables emerge in force
Tablet manufacturers, both large and small, are slowly shifting focus toward the detachable tablet market segment.
Apple remains top dog of declining tablet market
"Tablet shipment results were mediocre following impressive fourth-quarter performances that were supported by the peak season demand."
Apple still tablet king - and beating Microsoft at its own game
Apple is racking up the wins on the detachables side of the tablet market, taking an early lead in the only growing segment of the tablet market.
Apple and Microsoft set to battle for Aussie tablet supremacy
The tablet battleground is moving to Apple versus Microsoft according to a new report, which shows higher end two-in-ones are winning ground.
HP unveils new One Life line, and it's all about mobility
"The One Life line focuses on design, productivity, security and entertainment so users get an enhanced computing experience for work or play."
The new HP changes gear with world’s thinnest laptop introduction
HP has produced a beautiful and sexy laptop, knocking the previous 'thinnest laptop' record out of the park with the all new Spectre.
Product preview: Teclast X10 3G Phablet
It wasn’t so long ago that you’d pay serious money for a cellular/wifi tablet - this one retails at around just $175.
Business tablet demand ramping up
The market for business tablets is ramping up as businesses shift computing models from PCs or laptops to two-in-one tablets, offering a growth area.
Windows to dominate detachable tablet market
Demand for detachable tablets is set to bolster Windows tablet play, with Windows devices expected to dominate the detachable market come 2020.
Microsoft brings Surface Pro 4 Type Cover to New Zealand
With a starting price of $299.95, the Type Cover can be pre-ordered from the Microsoft Store. From March 15, it will be available in-store nationwide.
Wireless home security market to reach $32 billion by 2019
The emergence of customised solutions and integrated packages will significantly boost the global wireless home security market until 2019.
Xplore Technologies grows market share in APAC
“Our strategy continues to pay dividends as we are seeing our market share increase on a global scale, especially in newer regions like APAC."
Attention all gamers: New ASUS laptop available in NZ
"Maximum gaming performance, attentive design, flawless visuals and instant upgrades. ROG GL552 is ready to play."
Toshiba expands SMB offerings with new laptops
“With our expanded line of Tecra and Portégé products, we are able to deliver devices with enterprise-class performance for a low TCO."
Is Microsoft losing the mobility race?
“The future for Windows 10 Mobile is now in question. Microsoft desperately needs to attract high-profile OEMs and generate consumer pull."
Apple winning the detachable race
The transition towards detachable tablets is in full swing, with Apple coming out on top as the clear winner above Microsoft and other PC vendors.
Consumer electronics market flatlines
“The slowdown in the consumer technology market is irrefutable, serious and global. The market is not about the glitzy gadgets anymore."
Changing consumer habits damaging PC sales
"The PC market is still in the middle of structural change, which will reduce the PC installed base in the next few years."
Hands-on review: Microsoft Surface Pro 4
Microsoft has outdone itself with this device. The kickstand is a simple but killer feature and sets it apart from other tablet devices.
Hands-on review: HP Spectre X2
HP has taken the Surface’s already good design and refined it. The result of this is a great gadget that is a design hit with some minor misses.
Market transition sees detachable tablets booming, iPad Pro turnaround
A market transition is seeing detachable tablets booming, the iPad Pro experiencing a turnaround, and Windows gaining tablet traction.
Has Windows' time come in the tablet market?
After languishing in single digit market share for several years, Windows is finally making a move in the tablet space.
The tablet is dead, long live the detachable?
Tablet shipments slumped in Q3 as owners hold on to their devices for longer periods - but the move to detachables seems to be intensifying.
Business laptop to tablet migrations spurring tablet growth
Laptop to tablet migrations in businesses sparked an increase in tablet sales in Q2, with the enterprise tablet roll out expected to continue