Device Boundaries (PC, Tablet, Smartphone) Blur
With tablet sales down as much as 30 percent in some instances, Apple appears to be getting ready to enhance tablet attractiveness for business customers, planning a device with a 12.9-inch screen, possibly outfitted with USB 3.0 ports useful for direct offline data backups, as well as keyboard and mouse ports.
Among the problems is an apparent consumer preference for larger-screen phones as an alternative to tablets.
Tablets were supposed to replace personal computers. It now looks like larger-screen smartphones are displacing tablets.
The differences between PCs, tablets and smartphones are blurring.