In 2010, Apple’s Steve Jobs welcomed the post-PC era when it introduced the iPad.
Now in 2017, PCs are still around and on their way to recovery, while slate-style tablets are struggling. Apple remains the top tablet seller, but its shipments are diving, and Android tablets aren’t as hot as they used to be.
Unlike its heyday, tablets aren’t expected to be huge presence at this year’s Mobile World Congress show in Barcelona. Lenovo and Samsung are launching some Android tablets, but more attention is being heaped on Windows 10 2-in-1 PCs that can be both tablets and laptops.
Where Android has faltered, Windows is now taking over. Many people are replacing tablets with multipurpose Windows 2-in-1 PCs.