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Tablets expected to outpace laptop sales this year

By Rick
Nov 21, 2012
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  1. North American sales of tablets are poised to surpass laptop sales for the first time, claims industry analyst NPD DisplaySearch. The firm points out that sinking tablet prices (e.g. Nexus 7 @ $199, Amazon Kindle Fire @ $159) and ever-increasing...

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  2. Littleczr

    Littleczr TS Addict Posts: 439   +84

    To bat you can't really do homework on a tablet. If not I would buy one for myself. My htc evo 4g lte handles all my media needs at the moment. Although I am considering buying an ipad mini for my g/f. Personally I hate ios, but she is ecstatic about it.
     
  3. Tablets are just a fad /s
     
  4. That's what Microsoft said last year and look at it now with 'The Surface'.
     
  5. Lurker101

    Lurker101 TS Evangelist Posts: 697   +185

    3D is a fad. Tablets are just a form of digital evolution. It doesn't matter whether you like them or not, they're here to stay.

    Strangely enough, they're another device that was predicted by Star Trek.
     
  6. colinf

    colinf TS Rookie Posts: 45   +7


    there not really a fad anymore, but most (probably 95%) of those that buy one very soon realize they didnt actually have need of one

    my dad bought an ipad, I doubted his need of owning one, he espoused he needed it to power his linn magik (as a remote/playlist link to his nas) all was fine for about 2 months........its now gathering dust in a draw and he uses his laptop
     
  7. Rasta211

    Rasta211 TS Booster Posts: 207   +30

    In other news... Laptop theft is down, Tablet theft is up!
     
  8. To all those that didn't know --> "/s" means sarcastim
     
  9. Sarcasm doesn't translate well online though :p
     

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