According to numbers by Strategy Analytics, the tablet market went down 9% with vendors such as Apple, Samsung witnessing double digit declines in FY16. Windows tablets, on the other hand, grew 19%.
An analyst with a solid track record for accurately predicting Apple's product plans says the company will launch three new iPads in 2017, including a new "high-end" 10.5-inch model with slim bezels.
Although the Surface brand is a hot commodity right now, Steve Ballmer and Bill Gates disagreed on whether Microsoft should even pursue it. Ballmer's only regret? Not forcing the decision sooner.
Wacom has announced its MobileStudio Pro series, featuring lightweight tablets aimed at professionals, designers and artists. The machines run Windows 10 and feature support for the Pen Pro 2 stylus.
According to a new rumour, Apple may release as many as 3 different versions of the iPad Pro next spring, possibly overhauling its entire lineup and scrapping the Air and Mini lines altogether.
According to the latest figures released by IDC, tablet shipments continue to decline worldwide with only 38.7 million units sold in Q2 2016, a marked 12.3% year over year decrease.
Microsoft's Surface range is struggling even against the iPad Pro despite the detachable tablet market seeing significant growth as consumers look to replace their PCs with tablets packing more power.
Dropbox's new app is rolling out to Windows 10 PCs, offering a wide range of features including support for Windows Hello password-free biometric authentication, and a Mobile version is "coming soon".
Google has published factory images of Android 6.0.1 for its Nexus devices, and has begun rolling out the new update over-the-air, starting with its low-cost Android One handsets in Asia.
The same companies that were quick to deride Microsoft's Surface tablet line in 2012 are now copying some of its unique features with their new tablets.
Dell has announced that it will start shipping its Windows 10 devices on July 28, one day before the OS officially launches. The company is also celebrating the launch with a "#DellLounge" event.
UK pilots have called on airlines to require passengers to carry phones, tablets and laptops in their hand baggage, calling the batteries "an aircraft fire risk that we must all protect against."
Microsoft will hold a keynote at this year's IFA consumer electronics trade show in Berlin, at which it promises to show off a range of new devices "that will light up the Windows 10 experience".
A consumer group conducted a tablet performance test in which Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 was 20% faster than the iPad Air 2, and the iPad mini 3 was beaten by a supermarket's low-cost Android tablet.
Huawei has outed its new MediaPad M2 tablet - which features an 8-inch Full HD display, octa-core 64-bit Kirin 930 processor and 8MP rear camera - by displaying it at a boutique store in Paris.
OnePlus, the manufacturer of the OnePlus One, has started producing their own 10,000 mAh power banks. Priced at an interesting $15, it should be available for purchase either today or tomorrow.
Microsoft's low-cost strategy for Windows tablets is hitting new pricing points as the MOMO7W is being priced at $48 but as of right now, it can only be purchased in China.
Microsoft has been rather quiet about when the next build of Windows 10 will be released but thanks to a new leak, we know that the company is improving support for low-end tablets.
Gabe Aul just confirmed that Windows 10 technical preview for phones and small tablets will be available for insiders later on today though which devices are supported is still unknown.
Alaska Airlines is to offer Windows tablets to passengers on its long-haul flights, providing access to movies, TV shows, music and Xbox games - and all content is free to enjoy until March 31.
A law has been expanded in Taiwan that obliges parents to regulate their children's time on the usage of electronic devices. The law now also equates excessive gadget use with smoking and drinking.
In a statement to Neowin, a Microsoft spokeswoman has confirmed Windows 10 will work on the following types of ARM devices: "phones, phablets and small tablets up to 8 inches."
Microsoft has shown off Windows 10 running on smartphones and small tablets, which is set to replace the Windows Phone and Windows RT operating systems later this year.
As we head in to 2015, it's time to make another ten predictions for what we might see in mobile tech. Will the market slow down, or will we still see some cool new advancements? Only time will tell.
30 McDonald's restaurants in the US are to be equipped with tablets allowing diners to design their own burgers, with plans to expand to 2,000 of the chain's 14,000 US locations by the end of 2015.
A study has found that tablets are now used in 70% of UK schools, with students in 9% of schools each getting their own device - but doubts remain over whether they lead to academic improvements.
Tablet sales growth has almost ground to a halt with the iPad seeing its first yearly decline. However, Android and Windows-powered tablets are seeing continued improvements over market averages.
Microsoft has unveiled Office for Android tablets, inviting users to sign-up for a preview coming in December - and it's also confirmed that a new touch version is coming to Windows 10 in 2015.
With Microsoft dropping its OS licensing fees on small Windows devices, increasingly affordable tablets continue to pop up, and the latest - a 7-inch Windows 8.1 slate - is priced at just $65.
Cherry Mobile is the latest brand to sign up as a Windows Phone partner, with two new handsets - including perhaps the most affordable Windows Phone ever, at just $69 - and two Windows 8.1 tablets.
Alcatel OneTouch launched a Windows Phone 7.8 device back in 2012, but its chief marketing officer says it plans to return with tablets running Windows Phone, including a 10-inch device.
The common refrain has been that tablets are for consumption and that laptops are for productivity. Microsoft tried to bridge that gap with Surface, and now Apple and Google want that too.
As it prepares to celebrate its seventh birthday, Virgin America is rolling out Google Nexus 7 tablets across its fleet, helping flight attendants to provide better onboard service to its passengers.
The USB 3.0 Promoter Group today announced the completion of the USB Type-C spec allowing new devices to have far slimmer USB cables and connectors. It also supports SuperSpeed and USB power upto 100w
Lenovo has confirmed that it is no longer selling small Windows tablets in the United States, and is redirecting inventory of its 8-inch devices to markets where demand "has been much stronger".
Low-cost airline flydubai introduced Windows 8 tablets with integrated passport scanners and printers for its check-in staff, and has so far reduced check-in times to just two minutes per passenger.
US-bound passengers will be required to prove that their mobile devices turn on, as the TSA increases airport security to deal with the 'credible threat' of a bomb disguised as a phone or tablet.
Microsoft's vice president of OEM partners explained how we will see sub-$200 Windows Phone devices before the end of the year and how Windows tablets will also be getting significantly cheaper too.
On stage at Computex, Microsoft showed off a number of recently launched Windows devices as well as some we hadn't seen before. Among these a HP 2-in-1 device and a 7-inch tablet from Toshiba.
Shipments of Microsoft's Surface tablets in the UK rose by 27.1% year on year in Q1 2014, pushing them ahead of Google's Nexus tablets, but both are well behind the market leaders, Apple and Samsung.
The research firm IDC is predicting that larger tablets that can also be used as a notebook, such as Microsoft's Surface Pro 3, will increase in the next few years as sales of smaller tablets decline.
Intel has teamed up with Chinese semiconductor SoC maker Rockchip to work together on Intel's SoFIA line of SoCs that intend to penetrate the entry-level mobile device market.
Samsung is sending out colorful invitations to the media to an event in New York called the 'Samsung Galaxy Premiere 2014' which looks set to introduce some new brightly-colored tablet models.
Teachers warn of infants struggling to play with building blocks, children with poor social skills and teenagers unable to handle pen-and-paper exams, due to 'overexposure' to tablets, phones and PCs.
Microsoft has announced that the price of Windows will be free to OEMs that will put the operating system inside smartphones and tablets that are smaller than 9 inches.
A new report claims Microsoft will help to launch a number of low cost Windows 8 tablets that will be made especially for the Indian market, to try to fight off Android dominance in that country.
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Typically going after the Apple iPad's weaknesses in its Surface ads, Microsoft has instead chosen a new target in ads that will air this Thanksgiving weekend: Samsung's Galaxy Tab 10.1.
A major UK consumer group is calling foul over companies charging huge sums for internal storage upgrades for popular devices with some, such as Google and Apple, marking up prices by up to 1000%.
Google has finally broken silence on the mystery barges docked in various cities, saying that they could be used as interactive space for teaching people about their new and upcoming technologies.