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"Dead in five years": The reports of the tablet's demise are greatly exaggerated

"Dead in five years": The reports of the tablet's demise are greatly exaggerated

There are wildly differing viewpoints on whether or not the tablet is on its way out, as you might guess. One perspective is that of the smartphone taking over what the tablet does; which is basically content consumption and creation, albeit the latter on a more limited scale than, say, a standard desktop or convertible Ultrabook.

Weekend Open Forum: Technology predictions for 2013

Weekend Open Forum: Technology predictions for 2013

Earlier this week, IBM shared what it expects to see over the next five years in technology, with several scientists predicting that computers will become more intelligent and human-like. Although we're not daring enough to gaze half a decade into the future, we thought it'd be fun...

Black Friday 2012 Predictions: HDTVs, Laptops, and More

The holiday season is right around the corner and so is Black Friday, when the Christmas shopping season officially begins. The best way to make the most of Black Friday savings is to be prepared. So we're kicking off the holidays with Dealnews' 5th annual Black Friday predictions.

If you're wondering how low big-screen HDTVs can go, how much you'll have to spend on a decent laptop, or whether you'll actually see a discount on an iPad, then you've come to the right place. We also have predictions for smartphones, eBook readers, game systems, and more.