Tablets will come close to outshipping notebooks and desktops in 2014. At least, that's the latest forecast from research firm Canalys.
In a report released Tuesday, Canalys predicted that tablets will account for almost 50 percent of the total worldwide PC market (which includes desktops, notebooks, and tablets) in 2014. Tablet shipments were less than half a million units behind those of notebooks during the third quarter, and they are expected to reach 285 million next year.
Apple, which has long been the tablet leader, will gain further growth from the new iPad Air and Retina iPad Mini. However, … Read more