Acer launches 8-inch Windows 8 tablet
Device is pre-installed with Microsoft Office and has 8-hours battery life
Tablet computer for women launched in Dubai
Device for women features apps for shopping, weight loss, recipes and pregnancy
HCL launches a new tablet range for MEA market
Powered by Ice Cream Sandwich; entry-level ME U2 tablet available for AED399
Smartphones make up 40% of total phones sold
Data traffic was also found to have doubled between Q3 2011 and Q3 2012
ASUS launches Windows 8 product range
Microsoft's new touch-enabled OS powers desktop and mobile devices
Smartphones to boost motion sensor market by 700%
As a result of rapid adoption of the technology in smartphones and tablets
Apple unveils iPad mini
Apple acknowledges popularity of 7-inch tablets with launch of iPad mini
Tablets rule the roost as PC sales dwindle
Tablet shipments are expected to grow approximately 24% in Q3