2012 was the year of the smartphone (there are one billion in use and half of the UK population owns one). And now that the world has woken up to the joy of apps, it's inevitable that 2013 will be the year of the tablet. Once again, Apple must be credited for kick-starting the market with the iPad but there are plenty of desirable rivals that can undercut its price.
People gathered outside Apple Stores around the world this Thursday the 6th of October to mourn the loss of Steve Jobs, 56. Though Apple's shares increased in value and stayed strong throughout the day, people seemed more shaken at the news.