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What is tablet PC?
A tablet PC is usually a fully functional laptop PC, equipped with a stylus and, often, a touch screen. This form factor is intended for mobility where laptops/notebooks may be impractical or unwieldy, or do not provide the needed functionality.
The term tablet PC was made popular in a product announced in 2001 by Microsoft. It was a pen-enabled computer conforming to hardware specifications devised by Microsoft and running Windows XP Tablet PC Edition OS.
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2011-03-28 Yukyung marshals army of IC vendors for Viliv tablet
Globally" designed and based on Windows, Yukyung Technologies' Viliv X70 EX 3G is a good example of a tablet that preceded the iPad
2005-12-07 WEDC's Max-Vu tech integrated in HP Compaq tc4200 tablet PC
White Electronic Designs announced that its Max-Vu technology will be integrated into HP's "Enhanced Outdoor-Viewable Display" option for the HP Compaq tc4200 Tablet PC.
2002-11-12 Transmeta processor powers HP tablet PC
Hewlett-Packard has chosen to integrate Transmeta Corp.'s Crusoe TM5800 processor on its latest Compaq Tablet PC TC1000, the first computer to use the 1GHz processor.
2010-07-07 Toshiba, Intel deliver educational tablet PCs
Toshiba Corp. and Intel KK will jointly commercialize an educational-use tablet PC designed to facilitate learning in compulsory education.
2012-07-30 Tablet, smartphone demand to boost touch screen revenue
Total touch screen module revenue will reach $16 billion this year, and nearly double in six years, reaching $31.9 billion by 2018, indicated NPD DisplaySearch.
2010-07-09 Tablet PCs bite into netbook, notebook sales
The success of tablet PC is expected to pull down sales of notebooks and netbooks, shifting some business away from x86 chips and Windows toward ARM-based processors and Google Android.
2012-07-16 Tablet panel shipments hit 7.5% MoM in June
Spurred by robust shipments of new iPad, Surface and Nexus 7 from their supply chains, tablet PC panel shipments achieved 10.95 million units.
2013-08-20 Tablet display market gains from smaller-sized devices
IHS revealed that global shipments of capacitive touch screen displays for media tablets reached 45.2 million units in Q1, representing a 111.9 per cent increase compared to the same period last year.
2010-10-29 Smartphone chips found in Samsung tablet PC
A teardown revealed that Samsung's Galaxy Tab uses up to 11 components that are used in the company's Galaxy S cellphone, including a Hummingbird processor.
2011-05-31 PC sales to grow 38.5% by 2014
Personal computer sales are projected to be boosted by rapid sales in developing countries and by growing consumer demand for tablet PCs, growing by more than 38.5 percent by 2014, according to IC Insights
2002-07-19 PC makers look towards non-traditional products
PC manufacturers and Microsoft are looking for new ways to expand their markets, conveys In-Stat/MDR
2010-10-15 Otellini says Intel to take tablet market
The Intel CEO declared that the company will use all the assets at their disposal to win the segment, as he reported record revenues for Q3 10.
2010-06-01 OLPC taps Marvell Moby for XO tablet PCs
One Laptop per Child (OLPC) and Marvell Technology have teamed up to jointly develop a family of next-generation OLPC XO tablet computers based on the Marvell Moby reference design
2011-04-14 MEMS oscillators for tablet PCs, E-book readers
SiTime Corp. introduces a portfolio of MEMS oscillators for tablet PCs and E-book readers, based on the SiT8003 Low Power MEMS Oscillator platform
2013-02-12 Low panel supply hurt ultra-slim PC availability
NPD DisplaySearch forecasted that the ultra-slim PC market will reach 44.2 million unit shipments worldwide in 2013, making up 21.4 per cent of the notebook market
2007-02-27 Intel, Motion Computing introduce medical tablet PC
Intel and Motion Computing partnered to deliver C5, the portable PC which uses Intel's first healthcare platform, the mobile clinical assistant
2015-07-20 Intel hits revenue target amid PC, mobile decline
Intel revealed that while PCs continue to slump, tablets remained a bright spot for the chip giant with sales of 9.9 million units, up 11 per cent YoY.
2010-01-12 IC firms wait to ride Apple tablet wave
Rumors are rampant that Apple will soon launch a mobile tablet computer, with many saying it will happen later this month and much of the buzz out of the CES is about devices that adopt the tablet
2010-12-06 How to succeed in tablet PC design
The two keys to successful tablet PC design are enhanced USB connectivity and off-loading data tasks from the CPU.
2007-05-22 Fujitsu ultramobile PC adopts Intel platform
Fujitsu has adopted the recently launched Intel Ultra Mobile Platform 2007 in its newest ultramobile PC
2012-02-06 Emerging markets bolster tablet demand
The evolution of the tablet platform leading to higher pixel densities and better performance are also driving tablet market growth
2002-10-31 eGalax ships touchscreen controller for Tablet PCs
eGalax Inc. has announced the availability of its touchscreen controller solution for the Windows XP Tablet PC Edition.
2011-04-28 DisplaySearch eyes 27% growth for mobile PC market
While netbook and emerging market shipments are expected to drop this year, notebook and tablet computer shipments in mature markets will surge and fuel overall market growth
2007-12-13 Dell aims touchscreen tablet PC at Gen Y workers
Dell this week rolled out its first tablet PC, saying that businesses are ready to consider more flexible types of computers for employees who belong to the twenty-something group or the so-called Gen Y.
2012-03-14 China's mobile PC shipments leapfrogs desktop PCs
Although China's shipments for desktop PCs are flat, the mobile PC market continued to show strong growth, reaching 26.5 million in 2H11, up 25 percent from 1H11, says NPD DisplaySearch
2004-11-30 BOE increases tablet PC display shipments to Fujitsu
BOE TFT-LCD SBU has increased shipments of its Viewiz tablet PC display to Japan's Fujitsu to almost 10,000 per month, five times the original amount.
2011-03-22 Apple to rule tablet touch screen space in 2011-2012
The tablet PC touch screen market will continue to be ruled by Apple this year and next. Meanwhile, touch screen shipments could soar to 260 million units in 2016 from just 60 million units in 2011.
2011-08-23 Apple leapfrogs HP in mobile PC
Apple's 136 percent YoY shipment growth for the second quarter of 2011 elbows HP out of the top spot in the mobile PC market, says DisplaySearch
2012-05-17 Apple iOS regains leadership in tablet space
The key to Apple's media-tablet success has been its offering of a complete hardware-plus-content ecosystem," said Rhoda Alexander, director for monitors and tablets research at IHS
2011-02-23 Apple dominates mobile PC market
Apple's iPad business complements a notebook line whose shipments far surpass the industry average growth rate. It also benefits from strong growth from both the notebook and tablet PC sectors.
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