Report: Tablets Hot and Getting Hotter

According to Parks Associates' report "Media Tablets: Analysis and Forecasts," 6 million U.S. broadband households are changing their 2011 consumer electronics purchase plans to get a tablet, which is cannibalizing sales in other device categories and inspiring ...

According to Parks Associates' report "Media Tablets: Analysis and Forecasts," 6 million U.S. broadband households are changing their 2011 consumer electronics purchase plans to get a tablet, which is cannibalizing sales in other device categories and inspiring an additional 4 million households who had no previous intentions to purchase a computing device this year. The report indicates that the products at greatest risk of losing sales are other mobile Internet devices, including netbooks, notebooks, and e-readers. Tablets are also expected to have significant impact on content publishing, including newspapers.
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