Including iPad shipments would have made Apple the third-largest PC vendor during the fourth quarter of 2010, research firm Canalys says.
Here's a look at a handful of eye-catching iPad accessories making news this month.
Apple's new iPhone 4 has been redesigned for Verizon Wireless, with the smartphone sporting a new antenna optimized for CDMA networks.
An Intel executive on Friday said that its Light Peak interconnect technology, designed to link computers to devices like displays and external storage, is ready for implementation.
Lenovo says it will focus on consumer tablets and also look at enterprise tablets as it tries to rev up its mobile operations.
Lenovo has shown off its first tablet computer, the LePad, and will launch more tablets later this year in a bid to carve out some share in the emerging market dominated by the iPad.
Lexar Media on Monday announced the first 128GB SDXC secure digital memory card, which could help products like digital cameras store more video and images.
The iPad is emerging as a tool for many enterprise users to access e-mail, calendar and corporate documents.
Samsung Electronics and Google on Monday announced the Nexus S smartphone, which will come with Android 2.3.
Samsung has developed a fast version of low-power memory that could help speed up applications in tablets and smartphones.
Cisco's Cius tablet is being tested and will ship in March.
Dell on Thursday acknowledged that some of its recently shipped Venue Pro smartphones have issues relating to Wi-Fi connectivity and mislabeled batteries.
Toshiba has started shipping its Folio 100 tablet with a 10.1-inch screen in Europe.
After facing virtually no competition for months after releasing the iPad, Apple's dominant market share faces a challenge as consumers consider purchasing tablets that could be viable iPad alternatives.
HP on Friday announced its highly anticipated Slate 500 tablet, which is targeted at businesses.