Apple Tablet

How Low Can the Price of an iPad Go? Just Wait

Apple will never tell you what I'm about to tell you: The iconic iPad tablet will be cheaper next year. We're now just a couple of months away from the likely release of the iPad 3. The original iPad hit the market at price points between $499 and $829. The iPad 2 hit the market at the exact same price. Why should the third time be the charm? Because right now it's raining tablets.

Taking on the iPad: Microsoft Tablets Coming Soon

Microsoft says the first tablets equipped with Windows 7 will hit stores this year. The so-called "slate" computing devices, launched in partnership with hardware companies such as Hewlett-Packard, will go on sale during this year's holiday season.

Apple's 'Latest Creation' Fuels Tablet Chatter

With speculation mounting that Apple is preparing to unveil a new tablet-style computer, the company invited reporters to come see its "latest creation" at an event in San Francisco next week. Meanwhile, a news report said Apple will release a 22-inch, touch-enabled, all-in-one PC in 2010.

Five Media Changes to Watch for in 2010

What media-industry developments and market forces will make headlines in the year to come? Pay-to-read online content, tablet computers, mom-and-pop newsrooms and, oh yes -- banks taking over the magazine and newspaper game.

Kindle: The Next Video-Game Crash?

This holiday season's must-have gift is the electronic reader, and Amazon's (AMZN) optimism remains on high after reporting that Kindle sales in November were the "best" ever. But is the e-reader's time really now? Or will consumers make a choice that they'll bitterly regret in 12 months?