tablet wars

Microsoft's Tablet Moves Show Real Trouble Beneath the Surface

On Tuesday, Microsoft put out a chest-thumping press release about how well its new Surface tablet is selling. But read between the lines of the PR puffery, and you'll see a worried tech giant making another big gamble in its attempt to produce a tablet that can compete with the iPad.

Watch Out, Apple: The Kindle Fire Is Getting Bigger

Size isn't everything when it comes to tablets, but Amazon.com is apparently hoping to make that point moot. DigiTimes is reporting Amazon plans to supersize its Kindle Fire soon with a 10.1-inch screen -- bigger than the iPad.

Is the Kindle Fire Flaming Out?

Amazon sold just 750,000 Kindle Fire tablets during the first three months of 2012, well off its fourth quarter mark. Apple sold 11.8 million iPads. And the future looks even more grim for the Fire.